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#51 OFFLINE   damondlt

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 07:59 PM

Think again.

Yea exactly, Nice try Too Bad I live in PA with Scranton Wilke barre locals. It just so happends NY is our Sports DMA. So again you have no clue! :hurah:

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#52 OFFLINE   Hoosier205

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:01 PM

And be sides what your point? So you are saying Directv is not smart enough to do this with unsubscribed channels?

I don't get what you are trying to prove?

You are trying to change the subject, to another subject that has nothing to do with anything?


You cannot watch unsubscribed channels. Those premiums are opened up to all packages during previews. I don't see any reason to deny people the ability to record content during previews. This has absolutely no affect on you. Not to mention that HBO might not be so keen on the idea of limiting access to anyone during the preview when they are trying to win their business by offering the preview through providers.
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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:02 PM

Nope, But Directv, Dish and all the rest of the cable companys have control of their DVRs.


They also have agreements on how they deliver that content to viewers and limiting the ability to record content with a DVR is something to content owner might not agree with.
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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:03 PM

Yea exactly, Nice try Too Bad I live in PA with Scranton Wilke barre locals. It just so happends NY is our Sports DMA. So again you have no clue! :hurah:


It makes absolutely no difference. None. If you can tune to a channel, you can record it.
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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:04 PM

You cannot watch unsubscribed channels. Those premiums are opened up to all packages during previews. I don't see any reason to deny people the ability to record content during previews. This has absolutely no affect on you. Not to mention that HBO might not be so keen on the idea of limiting access to anyone during the preview when they are trying to win their business by offering the preview through providers.

Again if you are going on a 72 hour free recording binge, Why would you ever subscribe?

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:10 PM

It makes absolutely no difference. None. If you can tune to a channel, you can record it.

Not if its Not Highlighted.

Again don't believe me, no sweat off my sack! Really have no reason to lie about it since it doesn't effect my viewing at all. I'm telling Directv can disable recording abilities, you claim thay can't Well thats on you then.

Next time the Yankees game is on Yes, and they Mirror it to MY53 out of Willamsport PA, I'll let you know and you can see for yourself.:eek2:

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:13 PM

Again if you are going on a 72 hour free recording binge, Why would you ever subscribe?

Given the time and HDD space limitations, you won't get that much when compared to just how much they offer. That's an issue for HBO though, not you. It's their free preview. If it didn't work, the wouldn't keep doing it. That non-subscribers can record during the preview has nothing to do with you as a subscriber. The preview periods are short and infrequent. I think you'll be just fine:
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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:14 PM

They also have agreements on how they deliver that content to viewers and limiting the ability to record content with a DVR is something to content owner might not agree with.

See I don't agree, Tell me or show me anything that proves Directv is forced to allow recording on premium channels.

If that was the case then all the providers would be forced to hand over DVRs in order to sell you a premium channel.

That is not at all the case.

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:16 PM

Not if its Not Highlighted.

Again don't believe me, no sweat off my sack! Really have no reason to lie about it since it doesn't effect my viewing at all. I'm telling Directv can disable recording abilities, you claim thay can't Well thats on you then.

Next time the Yankees game is on Yes, and they Mirror it to MY53 out of Willamsport PA, I'll let you know and you can see for yourself.:eek2:


If you can tune to a channel and view its content, you can record it. I have no idea what you are doing wrong.
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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:18 PM

If you can tune to a channel and view its content, you can record it. I have no idea what you are doing wrong.

Again what ever !:lol:

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:19 PM

See I don't agree, Tell me or show me anything that proves Directv is forced to allow recording on premium channels.

If that was the case then all the providers would be forced to hand over DVRs in order to sell you a premium channel.

That is not at all the case.


I never said they were forced to do so. I said that if they placed limitations on it then the content owner would have a say in it. The same way they have a say in package and, in some cases, lineup placement.
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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:21 PM

Again what ever !:lol:


Still waiting for evidence of DirecTV restricting recording abilities for sporting events. Your claim that you can watch a channel, but not record it is laughable.
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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:25 PM

I never said they were forced to do so. I said that if they placed limitations on it then the content owner would have a say in it. The same way they have a say in package and, in some cases, lineup placement.

Yep, and I bet HBO, wouldn't want non paying subscribers recording their content.

Watch it all you want for free, But record it when you pay for it!


Oh well untill tomorrow Hoosier, always a pleasure.:sleeping:

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:27 PM

Still waiting for evidence of DirecTV restricting recording abilities for sporting events. Your claim that you can watch a channel, but not record it is laughable.

Wait all you want, you'd be the only one. LOL!

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:30 PM

Yep, and I bet HBO, wouldn't want non paying subscribers recording their content.

Watch it all you want for free, But record it when you pay for it!

Oh well untill tomorrow Hoosier, always a pleasure.:sleeping:


Obviously the previews work as HBO wants them to because they keep offering them. Your claims are ridiculous and backed up by very little logic.
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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:31 PM

Wait all you want, you'd be the only one. LOL!


You made the claim. I'm not surprised you can't back it up.
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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:33 PM

Obviously the previews work as HBO wants them to because they keep offering them. Your claims are ridiculous and backed up by very little logic.


Why do you care about my claims?, is your life that boring you can't find anything else to do but worry about what i think or say.?

Wow dude !!:hurah:

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:34 PM

You made the claim. I'm not surprised you can't back it up.

:hurah::hurah::hurah::hurah::hurah::hurah::hurah::hurah::hurah::hurah::hurah::hurah::hurah::hurah:
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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:35 PM

Why do you care about my claims?, is your life that boring you can't find anything else to do but worry about what i think or say.?

Wow dude !!:hurah:


Still deflecting because you cannot back up those claims...
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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:37 PM

!rolling

Still deflecting because you cannot back up those claims...

!rolling!rolling!rolling!rolling!rolling:icon_stup

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:39 PM

Haven't tried it , but again its on MY53 at the same time on occation. So i just record it there.

It seems to only happen when they Mirror the Yankees games that are on YES to MY53 Network. It doesn't happen every game, but I can recall 3 last year.

All the message says something like, "you can not record this event"


Here this is my claim, As I already stated, again when Baseball season starts I'll let you know if it bothers you that bad.:lol:

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:40 PM

Hey don't worry , All the rest of us paying subscribers will foot the bill so you and Justin23 can record free Preview content.:grin:

Your Welcome!


I have Premier...nice assumption though.

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:40 PM

Here this is my claim, As I already stated, again when Baseball season starts I'll let you know if it bothers you that bad.:lol:


If you can view the content on a channel, you can record it. There's no reason to lie about.
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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:42 PM

OK I see your point, but say everyone and their mother stood in front of your free cookie rack and did nothing but eat your cookies over and over for 2 days straight.

Thats why they give a sample, Not the Whole Bag!;)


The "sample" they are giving is the free preview weekend. You just proved our point with that statement...thanks.

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:46 PM

If you can view the content on a channel, you can record it. There's no reason to lie about.

So you've already stated. Not sold on it , since I can't record PPV, or Sonictap music, I'm viewing them now.
If directv wants they can limit your recording, You seem to think they can't.



OH now you woke Justin up from his nap!!! :new_puppy

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