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#1 ONLINE   armophob

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 04:39 PM

reposted from another thread

Got a glossy mailing from D* today that explains some of the undocumented remote features. Including the double dash and press and hold play for slow motion.
Looks like they are not only acting on this sites software suggestions, but also the informing the general public ideas.

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#2 OFFLINE   KurtV

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 07:58 PM

I got it too.

#3 OFFLINE   mtnagel

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 06:51 AM

They should just send out Craig's undocumented tips sheet.
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#4 OFFLINE   TimGoodwin

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 07:14 AM

Did not know about the press and hold play for slow motion.

Thanks!

#5 OFFLINE   Stuart Sweet

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 08:48 AM

I got this mailer too. My initial reaction was, "Tell me something I don't know". This was followed by "They could at least have stuck in a PPV coupon or something". But then my more enlightened side took over, and I realized that the only reason I know this stuff is because of avidly reading this site. There are probably thousands of people who didn't know that, and this might help them.

I work in printing and it's good to see people still relying on it, but at the same time, I would have preceded this with an onscreen message saying "Look in your mailbox for important information about your remote control!"

Maybe also I would hire Craig and have him write a weekly "Tips and Tricks" newsletter which would be on their web site with teaser messages downloaded to the DVR. I know he does this in the "official" forums but he's doing it out of his own generosity, not pay.

Which reminds me to say thanks to everyone, Craig, Doug, Earl, Matt, everyone who works 10x harder to make this a better experience than any CSR I've talked to over there. You guys are incredibly generous and I really appreciate it.
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#6 OFFLINE   mtnagel

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 03:45 PM

Which reminds me to say thanks to everyone, Craig, Doug, Earl, Matt, everyone who works 10x harder to make this a better experience than any CSR I've talked to over there. You guys are incredibly generous and I really appreciate it.

Wow, to even be mentioned in the same sentence as Earl. I feel so honored :o

Unless of course you were talking about some other Matt and if that's the case, then :mad:

Just kidding :D
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#7 OFFLINE   MartyS

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 04:42 PM

Which reminds me to say thanks to everyone, Craig, Doug, Earl, Matt, everyone who works 10x harder to make this a better experience than any CSR I've talked to over there. You guys are incredibly generous and I really appreciate it.


I have to echo that sentiment, since I've learned more about D* out here and the HR20 and its functions than I could ever learn just by using it.

I also thank all of you out here who make me look like a genius to my friends who don't access the forum (even though I've told them to) and give them all these tips. They just can't understand how I know all that stuff!!!:lol:
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#8 OFFLINE   hdtvfan0001

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 05:51 PM

I also thank all of you out here who make me look like a genius to my friends who don't access the forum (even though I've told them to) and give them all these tips.

To keep that going, Ya might want to rethink your Avatar and signature logo... :lol: :lol:




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