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DVR Stockpiling: What's Piled Up On Your DVR?


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#1 OFFLINE   Mark Holtz

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 07:05 PM

From TV By The Numbers:

DVR Stockpiling: What's Piled Up On Your DVR?

But a lot of stuff piles up on my DVR. As you can see just from the sliver above I’ve got 9 episodes of Archer, 23 episodes of Castle and 17 episodes of Grimm (along with some stuff I stored around Matt Cain’s perfect game). But there’s a lot you can’t see ranging from 22 episodes of Parks & Recreation, 11 episodes of The Middle, 6 episodes of Common Law. I even still have the final six episodes of Men of a Certain Age which I’m saving like a fine wine.

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#2 OFFLINE   JACKIEGAGA

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 07:12 PM

My wife has 166 episodes of One Life To Live on one of my DVR :mad:

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 07:15 PM

Nada.

My kids HR21 always has the most recent 5 episodes of about 20 shows.

My HR34 is currently 80% free (most of that is the second season of Boardwalk Empire that my wife is working on - I've already seen them & 13 episodes of Once Upon a Time we just started watching. Other than that, only about 6 things on the unit) my HR21 is 100% free.

We generally watch something and delete it.

Back in Feb we only had about 30% free as we typically don't watch new shows right away, but since then we've either watched them or gave up on them and deleted them.

I never watch TV shows/sporting events more than once and have enough DVD's/Blu-Ray's/Netflix to not need to store movies.

I'm sure Directv can't wait to get their hands on your unit.

 
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Posted 23 June 2012 - 07:47 PM

The kids HR34 has:

61 episodes of Tom & Jerry
30 episodes of Tom & Jerry Kids
6 episodes of Simpsons
5 different Tom & Jerry Movies
45 Sponge Bob Square Pants

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 08:03 PM

Adult HR34 has the following:

6 episodes of Ice Road Truckers
2 episodes of Suits
3 episodes of Common Law
5 episodes of Kojak
3 Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction

everything else is pretty much single episodes which are recorded and watched within a night or two.

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 11:20 PM

Until I decided to can it I had all the first season of Last Man Standing. Now other then some movies I have recorded during free-views I have a few episodes of Touch, and American Chopper. I always try and keep up with shows I like/watch!

For the kids, well that's another story, Dora, Caillou, Scooby, Peppa Pig, Team Umizomi, Max and Ruby... the list goes on and on. I bet you can guess (from those shows) the age of my kids. But each of those have at least 12 each.
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Posted 24 June 2012 - 12:18 AM

I have 13 episodes of Flashpoint stored. My husband is stockpiling True Blood, The Borgias and Game of Thrones. He is also recording X-Files from the beginning.

I had begun re-recording MI 5. But I've caught up on those.

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 12:19 AM

NCIS 19 episodes
Castle 15 episodes
CSI NY 10 episodes
L&O SVU 9 episodes

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 12:38 AM

Well until this week, I had 59 episodes of Peter Gunn. I'm now down to 11.

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 01:07 AM

^ I've got a bunch of episodes of Gunn and Dragnet and Adam-12, plus some Jack Benny, Naked City, Green Hornet, Wild, Wild West, Police Story, McHale's Navy, Burns and Allen and a whole slew of other stuff, both recent and classic.

2TB HDD on the media PC nearly full. I have no idea how many hours are there.

512 doesn't have too much on it.
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Posted 24 June 2012 - 06:10 AM

^ I've got a bunch of episodes of Adam-12


What channel?

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 06:57 AM

At the time they were on RTV, but now they're running on Antenna TV (both OTA sub-channels).
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Posted 24 June 2012 - 07:20 AM

My DVR is currently filled to the brim with Seinfeld episodes lol.

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 07:33 AM

I watch & delete on my HR34. Currently at about 60-70% free space, depending on the day.

The rest of the family rarely deletes anything on their HR34, which seems to always be at 1-5% free space.

I need to get through the last 18 episodes of The Wire, 8 of Falling Skies, 4 of Justified, and a bunch of premium channel movies that I recorded anticipating a slow recording summer.

I've been keeping up with Burn Notice and Suits, so not much building up this summer yet, but usually like to always have the latest few recordings of Letterman, Leno, Conan, Kimmel, and Fallon to catch any interesting guests. And always have the last recording of Boomer & Carton as well.

The 5 tuner capability of the HR34 has made recording conflict-free, hopefully for eternity, for me and the family. If it's interesting, record it.
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Posted 24 June 2012 - 07:37 AM

Until last week it was the full season of "person of interest". What a great show!

My last big item is the last 2 seasons of "Chuck".
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Posted 24 June 2012 - 09:45 AM

My kids HR21 always has the most recent 5 episodes of about 20 shows.

Back in Feb we only had about 30% free as we typically don't watch new shows right away, but since then we've either watched them or gave up on them and deleted them.

I never watch TV shows/sporting events more than once and have enough DVD's/Blu-Ray's/Netflix to not need to store movies.


We must have the same kids.

We do the same with new shows. If they catch on, we will watch, if they get the hook after one season, then we will delete.

I do keep a DVR that does nothing but record movies. When we get to watch a movie, it is usually more of a spontaneous thing, so having a bunch on the DVR makes sense. Too many restrictions for PPV.

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 10:46 AM

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 10:57 AM

The last three episodes of Dallas on our 722k. Ordinarily we watch and delete - more like using the DVR to stockpile the commercials we like to skip thru.

We also tend to record programs and do some time-shifting. Thursdays and Fridays are our least favorite nights on TV.
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Posted 24 June 2012 - 12:10 PM

Just went through and cleaned some stuff out of the External HD, had most of Ringer that I deleted and several movies I finally watched. Anyway stuff left from memory was Boardwalk empire (everything after 1st season I think 20+ episodes), Luther 6 ep's, All of Grimm, most everything is movies either newly released or older ones I like. Actual DVR doesn't have much on it after I accidentally wiped it a few weeks back, think I have a few ep's of Graham Norton and that's about all. All the new running shows currently going I like too much to watch any later than a few hours to a few days after they air.

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 12:45 PM

Spread across four receivers and a couple EHD's I have not yet watched entire seasons of:

Alphas
Person of Interest
Missing
The Firm
The Killing (both seasons)
Luther (season two)
Homeland
Strike Back
Boss
Alcatraz
Luck
Rubicon

I may never get around to watching some of the now canceled shows.

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 01:00 PM

Spread across four receivers and a couple EHD's I have not yet watched entire seasons of:

Alphas
Person of Interest
Missing
The Firm
The Killing (both seasons)
Luther (season two)
Homeland
Strike Back
Boss
Alcatraz
Luck
Rubicon

I may never get around to watching some of the now canceled shows.


You have most of my favorites on there! Watch Rubicon, even though it was cancelled. Missing - meh.

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 01:57 PM

I've been paring down the series I have episodes left to watch, but right now I have on EHD:

American Horror Story, 12 episodes
Boardwalk Empire, 18 episodes
Boss, 3 episodes
Breaking Bad, 24 episodes
Bret Maverick, 14 episodes
Burn Notice, 21 episodes
Chuck, 29 episodes
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, 46 episodes
Dallas, 2 episodes
Damages, 13 episodes
Dexter, 41 episodes
Doc Marting, 6 episodes
Friday Night Lights, 38 episodes
Frozen Planet, 6 episodes
Game of Thrones, 6 episodes
Girls, 9 episodes
Glee, 62 episodes
Hot in Cleveland, 36 episodes
House of Lies, 7 episodes
How I Met Your Mother, 38 episodes
Inspector Morse, 1 episodes
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, 55 episodes
Lost Girl, 19 episodes
Midsomer Murders, 6 episodes
Mistresses, 15 episodes
New Tricks, 23 episodes
Parks and Recreation, 23 episodes
Sanctuary, 28 episodes
Sons of Anarchy, 54 episodes
Stephen Hawkings Sci Fi Masters, 7 episodes
The Client List, 9 episodes
The Fades, 3 episodes
The Firm, 11 episodes
The River, 6 episodes
Treme, 14 episodes
True Blood, 38 episodes
United States of Tara, 23 episodes
White Heat, 5 episodes
William and Mary, 10 episodes

I also have some specials we haven't watched yet plus 547 movies and miniseries on 4 EHD's some of which we've watched, some not yet.

There is no way I'll live long enough to watch all this and watch current shows, but I'm ready for another writer's strike.:sure:

Oh, and that's not counting DVD/BD's and VHS tapes.

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 02:13 PM

Last post by phrelin made me curious.

Is there any way to have EHD shows show in alphabetical order?

If so, any particular providers or dvr brands only?

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 02:13 PM

I just have a bunch of movies recorded from premium-channel "free preview" weekends -- I don't actually subscribe to any such channels, and the free previews are just about enough for me.
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Posted 24 June 2012 - 02:19 PM

Last post by phrelin made me curious.

Is there any way to have EHD shows show in alphabetical order?

If so, any particular providers or dvr brands only?

Yes, in Dish VIP612/922/722/722k boxes you go to the "My Recordings" screen, go to "sort", and you get this screen:

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It sets the sort both for the current recordings on the internal hard drive and the recordings on the external hard drive.

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