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#1 OFFLINE   loudo2002

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 08:45 AM

Im sure one of you guys can answer this in about 10 seconds, so here goes.

If a game is on in my local area, say on channel 11, would it also be on the 700's channel that the sunday ticket games are on, or would that channel be blacked out?

It gets annoying when you want to just scroll thru games and not have to switch back to the local channel all the time.

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#2 OFFLINE   boukengreen

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 08:55 AM

that channel would be blacked out have to watch your local channel
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Posted 02 August 2012 - 09:57 AM

Are your local channels on your receivers? There are a couple of methods you can use to just see the football channels. Set one of your custom guides to only these channels. I'm doing that right now for just the Olympic channels. There is also the quick Tune where you have nine channels quickly available.

#4 OFFLINE   Shaqdan

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 10:46 AM

I was going to suggest that as well. I have one custom guide called "weekend" for just that purpose.

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 02:12 PM

Im sure one of you guys can answer this in about 10 seconds, so here goes.

If a game is on in my local area, say on channel 11, would it also be on the 700's channel that the sunday ticket games are on, or would that channel be blacked out?

It gets annoying when you want to just scroll thru games and not have to switch back to the local channel all the time.

Thanks for the help!
Lou


I personally use the score guide for both football and baseball season, this allows me to see all games available and if the score is a blow-out I have no real interest in watching the game.

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 02:24 PM

that channel would be blacked out have to watch your local channel


I'm pretty sure you are right that the channel will be blacked out and he will have to watch his local channel. But, won't gamesearch kick in when he turns to that channel and find it or him? I can't remember it's been a couple years since I've had Sunday Ticket.
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Posted 02 August 2012 - 03:16 PM

I think gamesearch just comes up with a screen saying blackout & redirects to the local channel.

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 03:51 PM

I think gamesearch just comes up with a screen saying blackout & redirects to the local channel.


favorite channels is the way to go. I actually have one for Sunday 1 pm games and another for Sunday 4 pm games. I have to edit both once a week of course but it works great.
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#9 OFFLINE   SteveHas

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 03:57 PM

Game is always blacked out on NFLST, when available on local affiliate.

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 04:41 PM

I'm pretty sure you are right that the channel will be blacked out and he will have to watch his local channel. But, won't gamesearch kick in when he turns to that channel and find it or him? I can't remember it's been a couple years since I've had Sunday Ticket.


Game search is a very slow way to go when you know where the game is on. Only really useful when you don't know where you can get the game like some college stuff.
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Posted 03 August 2012 - 07:01 AM

Game search often takes me to a channel in the 300s that I don't get rather than channel 2 or 11.

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Posted 05 August 2012 - 04:25 PM

What about with the To Go portion of the Max package? If I have a game on my laptop does it know it is available locally? Or do I get all the games on my laptop no matter what?

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Posted 05 August 2012 - 04:59 PM

What about with the To Go portion of the Max package? If I have a game on my laptop does it know it is available locally? Or do I get all the games on my laptop no matter what?


It will be blacked out on To Go as well.
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Posted 05 August 2012 - 05:04 PM

It will be blacked out on To Go as well.


How does it know where you are? the idea of To Go is to watch it no matter where I am on my computer so if I am out of town and want to watch a game that is showing on a local channel back home but not where I am I should be able to watch it

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Posted 05 August 2012 - 05:29 PM

How does it know where you are? the idea of To Go is to watch it no matter where I am on my computer so if I am out of town and want to watch a game that is showing on a local channel back home but not where I am I should be able to watch it


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