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30 sec skip with HR-20


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#26 OFFLINE   Dusty

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Posted 20 July 2007 - 10:37 AM

I prefer slip. With skip, I ended up with too many jump backs anyway. With slip, I can actually stop it before the slip is completed. It's quite useful before you figure out the rythmn of the commercial breaks.

Slip is more useful than skip during football games. It's essential for watching 4-5 games in 2-3 hours.

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#27 OFFLINE   bidger

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Posted 20 July 2007 - 11:14 AM

I prefer slip to skip for three reasons:

1) I don't have to program it in like you do on a TiVo, then button is just there.

2) Slip isn't "blind" like skip. When I see the ball snapped, I hit the Jump Back button and I'm good to go.

3) I can load up Slip incrementally. For a commercial break, I hit it 6 or 8 times and hit the Jump Back when I see the show has resumed.

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#28 OFFLINE   Steve Robertson

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Posted 20 July 2007 - 11:17 AM

I prefer slip to skip for three reasons:

1) I don't have to program it in like you do on a TiVo, then button is just there.

2) Slip isn't "blind" like skip. When I see the ball snapped, I hit the Jump Back button and I'm good to go.

3) I can load up Slip incrementally. For a commercial break, I hit it 6 or 8 times and hit the Jump Back when I see the show has resumed.


That is just the way I do it as well I have grown to like it better.

#29 OFFLINE   Drew2k

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Posted 20 July 2007 - 05:37 PM

I came in to using the HR20 not liking the SLIP, but I'm slowly coming around to liking it. The primary reason is while slipping through commercials, I have actually seen a lot of promos for upcoming movies, specials, series, etc., that I used to skip right over and know nothing about. Now I'm finding my self replaying some network promos when things look interesting.

#30 OFFLINE   kikkenit2

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Posted 20 July 2007 - 07:16 PM

Well, Obviously lots of people love slip, and so do I. That's why i'm strongly advocating a minimum of BOTH options in setup to keep everybody happy. I don't think Verizon even has this button so i'm staying with D*. E* forces 30 sec skip on a dedicated button (not reset like the HR10) but at least they have DLB. TWC has no skip or slip. This makes D* funner (and faster) to watch sports with (NFL). The RC64 doesn't have both buttons. I would hope the next gen. would instead of red/green suggestion buttons. Only so many buttons.




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