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DIRECTV HD Channel Anticipation (Official Q1 2010 Thread)


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#1151 OFFLINE   ejjames

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 07:05 PM

Michael Wilbon was protesting loudly on PTI of his inability to watch hockey in HD on directv. That will get someone's attention.

He then said he would watch hockey in black and white before he watched ice dancing on NBCs main channel. :)
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#1152 OFFLINE   Jeremy W

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 07:09 PM

That will get someone's attention.

Doubtful.

#1153 OFFLINE   dcowboy7

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 07:31 PM

Once again the channel 355 (cnbc-hd) was showing USA-HD programming the whole day. Maybe we can start a thread on what's the next HD channel to disappear ? Just kidding, I know it's something they are doing for the Olympics .


No they werent....Becky Quick, whose hair is really getting long & i like it, was on the business show this morning as usual on cnbc.

#1154 OFFLINE   dcowboy7

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 07:32 PM

Michael Wilbon was protesting loudly on PTI of his inability to watch hockey in HD on directv. That will get someone's attention.

He then said he would watch hockey in black and white before he watched ice dancing on NBCs main channel. :)

Chris Rock says he doesnt watch hockey because the only thing black in hockey is the puck & we all know what happens to that.

#1155 OFFLINE   Hoosier205

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 07:53 PM

Haha...a CSR just told me that DirecTV hasn't added any new HD recently because the companies who own those channels don't want them to be on DirecTV. I said...all of them? She said yes. Mental midgets.

She then told me that channels like MSNBC HD can only be with so many providers at one time. So, DirecTV has to wait for their agreements with another provider to expire before they are allowed to come to DirecTV. What the...

#1156 OFFLINE   beachmonkey

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 07:57 PM

Haha...a CSR just told me that DirecTV hasn't added any new HD recently because the companies who own those channels don't want them to be on DirecTV. I said...all of them? She said yes. Mental midgets.

She then told me that channels like MSNBC HD can only be with so many providers at one time. So, DirecTV has to wait for their agreements with another provider to expire before they are allowed to come to DirecTV. What the...


thats the biggest pile of crock I have heard :nono2:

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 08:01 PM

thats the biggest pile of crock I have heard :nono2:


Their handling of this entire fiasco has certainly caused me to lose some optimism regarding additional HD offerings with D12.

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 08:11 PM

this is exhausting
Waiting for
BBCA HD

#1159 OFFLINE   JoeTheDragon

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 08:33 PM

If that's the only way to watch, so be it. People are getting all bent out of shape over 1 channel not in HD. If MSNBC HD was that important, they can switch providers. If ETF and money are the reason they can't, then live with what you get.



Again, you have options.


Like only DISH and No CSN CHI HD 24/7 MLB NETWORK and more is trun off.

comcast does not have it in my area as well meny other HD channels.
I want CLTV / CLTV HD on direct tv.

#1160 OFFLINE   TheRatPatrol

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 08:36 PM

this is exhausting

Yes it is. :nono2:

But its nice to finally see some excitement around here. Seems like we had more posts in the last 2-3 days then in the last 2-3 months. ;)

#1161 OFFLINE   sigma1914

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 08:39 PM

Haha...a CSR just told me that DirecTV hasn't added any new HD recently because the companies who own those channels don't want them to be on DirecTV. I said...all of them? She said yes. Mental midgets.

She then told me that channels like MSNBC HD can only be with so many providers at one time. So, DirecTV has to wait for their agreements with another provider to expire before they are allowed to come to DirecTV. What the...


Why even ask? Are you that bored?
If you stop responding to them or put them on ignore, then eventually they'll go away.

#1162 OFFLINE   Avder

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 08:41 PM

Maybe theyre holding some kind of intra-office competition and the CSR that tells the wildest and most hilarious lie gets a free pork roast or something.

#1163 OFFLINE   Hoosier205

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 08:42 PM

Why even ask? Are you that bored?


I'm watching the opening ceremony put on thus far by Vancouver. So...yes. Let's hope it gets better.

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 08:48 PM

Their handling of this entire fiasco has certainly caused me to lose some optimism regarding additional HD offerings with D12.


Don't lose faith....good stuff coming in HD not that far down the road. In fact, the road may have just been shortened. ;)

#1165 OFFLINE   CockerKingdom

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 08:51 PM

Alright satelliteracer!!!!!!!

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 08:51 PM

When I see Satelliteracer has posted, I get all tingly inside with anticipation.
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#1167 OFFLINE   Hoosier205

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 08:51 PM

Don't lose faith....good stuff coming in HD not that far down the road. In fact, the road may have just been shortened. ;)


I look forward to any good news. Just don't come in here telling us we are getting MSNBC HD the day after the Olympics end...that would not be pretty. :D

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 08:55 PM

When I see Satelliteracer has posted, I get all tingly inside with anticipation.


Lets Get Ready to Rumble..........
Waiting for
BBCA HD

#1169 OFFLINE   beachmonkey

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 08:56 PM

Don't lose faith....good stuff coming in HD not that far down the road. In fact, the road may have just been shortened. ;)


As you know I have been quite vocal on the Olympic handling by DirecTV and rightfully so.. they have lied to everyone. That being said, I joined DirecTV a few months ago knowing what was coming for D12 and the fact that DTV has better programming packages such as ESPNU in the base package (have to have the high package for that on Dish). And MLB Network (which was the ultimate deciding factor).

After seeing this mishandling of the HD Olympic coverage, I too am losing faith in what to expect. But I will trust your word on this.

#1170 OFFLINE   CockerKingdom

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 08:57 PM

Yippy!!!!:hurah:

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 08:57 PM

When I see Satelliteracer has posted, I get all tingly inside with anticipation.



Careful....I'm married and it's almost Valentine's Day. I'm off the market. :D

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 08:58 PM

Use the force Luke........
Waiting for
BBCA HD

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 08:58 PM

Don't lose faith....good stuff coming in HD not that far down the road. In fact, the road may have just been shortened. ;)

He is alive!! :bowdown:

Ok, how short? ;)

Edited by TheRatPatrol, 12 February 2010 - 10:07 PM.


#1174 OFFLINE   Satelliteracer

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 09:01 PM

There will be a festivus, probably several of them.....(what is the plural of festivus?)

Hang in there guys, I know you've been patient but good things ahead in the not too distant future (no, cannot elaborate on that only to say the timing has improved a bit).

:)

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 09:03 PM

When I see Satelliteracer post, it reminds me of an old TV commercial.
When E.F. Hutton speaks, People listen.
Insert E.F. Hutton with: Satelliteracer:)




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