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#1 OFFLINE   brucegrr

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 10:07 PM

As of this week the Midnight Forum stopped working on our 722.

I get a 943 error that says this programming is not available in your area.
Tech support says Ohio law is blocking anything above 1x. I can find no new relevant law that says there is now a block in Ohio.

Anyone heard anything on this? I actively monitor the political scene in Ohio and I haven't read anything on this.

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#2 OFFLINE   Stewart Vernon

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 11:05 PM

It has been blocked since forever in NC so I don't even know what I'm missing. I find these kind of bans of content to be sad and unnecessary.

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 05:51 AM

Anyone heard anything on this?


Might help if you explained what you were talking about.
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Posted 05 January 2012 - 10:30 PM

This is a known issue and is being worked on. Please submit something to a DIRT member so they can send in a report.

Edit: To clarify, Midnight Lounge (VOD), not Midnight Forum :)

#5 OFFLINE   MattG@DISH Network

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Posted 05 January 2012 - 11:03 PM

As of this week the Midnight Forum stopped working on our 722.

I get a 943 error that says this programming is not available in your area.
Tech support says Ohio law is blocking anything above 1x. I can find no new relevant law that says there is now a block in Ohio.

Anyone heard anything on this? I actively monitor the political scene in Ohio and I haven't read anything on this.


Here are the adult programming blackout restrictions. If you're not in one of these areas, send me your account/phone number in a PM so I can report the error for you

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Hamilton County, Ohio
Marion County, Indiana
Duval County, Florida
Polk County, Florida
Bay County, Florida
Escambia County, Florida
Leon County, Florida

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Arkansas
Mississippi
Oklahoma
North Carolina
Tennessee
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Hamilton County, Ohio
Marion County, Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana
Jacksonville, Florida
Tallahassee, Florida
Polk County, Florida
Pensacola, Florida
Panama City, Florida
Duval County, Florida
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Leon County, Florida

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#6 OFFLINE   brucegrr

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Posted 07 January 2012 - 10:14 AM

Not sure what's not to understand? Not working. Got the message I mentioned? Anyone know anything about this?

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Posted 07 January 2012 - 10:47 AM

Did you see the post #5 with information about restricted areas? If you are not in any of these areas, Matt suggested you send him a PM so he could submit a trouble report to our programming department. Thanks.

Not sure what's not to understand? Not working. Got the message I mentioned? Anyone know anything about this?



#8 OFFLINE   brucegrr

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Posted 07 January 2012 - 12:31 PM

I did.

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Posted 07 January 2012 - 02:48 PM

Not sure what's not to understand? Not working. Got the message I mentioned? Anyone know anything about this?


Because there is no "Midnight Forum" that's what we couldn't understand. Midnight Lounge we understand. :)

#10 OFFLINE   brucegrr

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Posted 07 January 2012 - 03:47 PM

Yeah, I got porn and this forum mixed up.:)

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Posted 07 January 2012 - 03:52 PM

Yeah, I got porn and this forum mixed up.:)

What features have I missed on this forum?:grin:

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#12 OFFLINE   SayWhat?

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Posted 07 January 2012 - 05:02 PM

Might help if you explained what you were talking about.



I still have no idea what you're talking about. Is this a channel or what?
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#13 OFFLINE   Stewart Vernon

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Posted 07 January 2012 - 05:54 PM

I still have no idea what you're talking about. Is this a channel or what?


He is talking about the adult section of Dish Online.

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Posted 07 January 2012 - 06:38 PM

OoooooooKey.

Didn't know there was one.
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#15 OFFLINE   Stewart Vernon

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Posted 07 January 2012 - 07:33 PM

OoooooooKey.

Didn't know there was one.


You may live in a state, like I do, where the content is banned... Or if it isn't your cup of tea maybe you just haven't looked.

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Posted 07 January 2012 - 07:58 PM

Actually, I don't really do DishOnline. Just never bothered.

Just would have been nice if the OP had included a little more detail on what the thread was about.
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#17 OFFLINE   Stewart Vernon

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Posted 07 January 2012 - 10:31 PM

Actually, I don't really do DishOnline. Just never bothered.

Just would have been nice if the OP had included a little more detail on what the thread was about.


You seem to be the only one who didn't know what he was talking about though...

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#18 OFFLINE   brucegrr

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Posted 10 January 2012 - 07:29 PM

I don't do Dish Online either. Tried the Midnight Lounge once. When a new software update comes along I try to check every function to make sure everything is working. After the last software update I noticed that the Midnight lounge gave me the message mentioned in my first post. That said, there was no cause and effect. The software update came along the same time a new law in Hamilton County, Ohio went into effect. I don't live in Hamilton County SO the Midnight Lounge should not be blocked. If I ever get a hankering to watch cheap, grainy, hey isn't that movie from 1983, porn I want to be able to do it.

I would love to hear back from Dish as to exactly what the problem is. Sounds like a bug or quirk in in the way the blackouts are handled.........

The Midnight Lounge on the 722 is in the same menu area as your DVR recordings.

Hamilton County, BTW is noted for its battles over porn, adult entertainment.

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 09:29 PM

After reading this thread I checked my 722k and it says "This feature is not available for viewing in your area". On post #5 Texas is not listed. I'm not that worried about it but I wonder why its not avalable anymore.

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Posted 12 January 2012 - 06:49 AM

Always fascinates me that people who scream about government interference in their lives will happily pass laws that interfere with other peoples' lives. But we probably shouldn't get into that can of worms here.




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