With my old HR10-250, I could record a PPV show and watch it any number of times for as long as I kept the recording. I'm assuming this was the default behavior, as my box was not hacked, but maybe I just got lucky? Anyways, the HR20 seems to force you to re-purchase said PPV after a certain time frame. I recorded Beerfest two weeks ago, watched half of it. Went to watch it again and its asking me to purchase it again. Pretty weak DirecTV. I'm sorry, but after 3 tech visits, my MPEG4 sat signals still suck, and I just keep throwing money at DirecTV, and getting next to nothing in return. Thanks for "allowing me" to "upgrade" to this new box. As soon as Fios is available, seeya later DTV.