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Annoying Glenn Beck, Eliot Spitzer Ad


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#1 OFFLINE   GaryReno

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Posted 26 September 2012 - 03:17 PM

How can I get rid of ads when changing channels in the low 200's?

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#2 OFFLINE   James Long

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Posted 26 September 2012 - 03:23 PM

Wait until October 3rd?

#3 OFFLINE   runner861

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Posted 26 September 2012 - 03:50 PM

What is this ad? And why will it end on October 3?

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Posted 26 September 2012 - 04:02 PM

It is one of those bottom of the screen banners that DISH uses (or has used) on all the movie channels, Speed, the Blockbuster channels and now all the news channels.

For a few seconds while the channel loads the bottom of the screen says:
Live Debate: Glenn Beck and Eliot Spitzer. Tune in to Ch. 102 on 10/2, 10PM ET.

#5 OFFLINE   Michael P

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 12:54 PM

How can I get rid of ads when changing channels in the low 200's?


Avoid all the channels where the pop-up shows up.

#6 OFFLINE   BillJ

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 04:38 AM

I agree it's annoying but it isn't hurting anything. Just a consequence of evolving technology. If they can do it, they will. Just hope they don't get to the point the Motley Fool website did this week when they let one of their promoted events completely hijack the website. Open the website and this stupid thing took over so you couldn't access any part of the website. The day Dish does that is the day I leave for good.

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 05:21 AM

I agree it's annoying but it isn't hurting anything. Just a consequence of evolving technology. If they can do it, they will. Just hope they don't get to the point the Motley Fool website did this week when they let one of their promoted events completely hijack the website. Open the website and this stupid thing took over so you couldn't access any part of the website. The day Dish does that is the day I leave for good.


More like evolving advertising.

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 10:48 AM

Turn off TV Enhancements, if you've not already done so. Should be Menu-Settings-Installation-TV Enhancements on most receivers.
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Posted 28 September 2012 - 01:44 PM

Turn off TV Enhancements, if you've not already done so. Should be Menu-Settings-Installation-TV Enhancements on most receivers.


The Enhancements setting doesn't affect it.

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 03:32 PM

Those things on many channels are only a couple of seconds... I find them really easy to ignore, so no big deal to me.

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