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The "I Got Them!!" Challenge

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#41 OFFLINE   man_rob


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Posted 26 September 2007 - 06:41 AM

LOL im not sure man_rob but i think they "may" just qualify as "No huge pictures please!" LOL

I thought by huge pictures, they meant things like this:


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#42 OFFLINE   smiddy


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Posted 26 September 2007 - 06:44 AM

I actually dreamed that I had them, but woke up. I then turned my TV on and they were there! True story.

I can see the shrimp from Shark Tail saying this, nice!
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#43 OFFLINE   m4p



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Posted 26 September 2007 - 06:48 AM

Yay!!! Thanks to Directv and to DBSTalk for all the great information and hard work. All new channels coming in!

Very tempted to call in sick today!

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#44 OFFLINE   smiddy


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Posted 26 September 2007 - 06:51 AM

DIRECTV.... It's what's for HD.

Yup, I like this one!
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Posted 26 September 2007 - 06:52 AM

Giggity giggity goo!

#46 OFFLINE   B-Town Blues

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 06:52 AM

I called a CSR this morning, and they said the new HD channels will be launched in Mid October.

#47 OFFLINE   smiddy


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Posted 26 September 2007 - 06:53 AM

Bless, me, Directv for I have sinned...this will be first confession to thee.

On the 19th, I felt wrath in my heart, despite your troubles with the demon "Techdificultus"

I have coveted my neighbors Dish Network, even looking upon Voom with inexpicable lust.

I have spoken to false prophet CSRs, and taken their tales as gospel.

I have worshiped at the altar of the 103b signal meter, forsaking other true channels for its blue glow.

I had seen the signs on 498 of your HD coming, yet forsaken what they said...beginning to believe the infidels that said you would miss your September launch.

For your penence, I have scheduled launch on the day you work from 7am to 5pm, then have parent/teacher conferences. Thou shalt not gaze upon the promised land until at least 9pm, wife permitting.

Go with Earl

This one, its good too!
Aaron 'smiddy' Smith

#48 OFFLINE   luv2fly3



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Posted 26 September 2007 - 06:59 AM

New LCD Television & Cabinent ......$2500.00
Total Choice Service from D*...........$47.99
HD Service from D*...................$9.99

New HD Channels this morning on the TV........priceless!
HR22-100 w/AM21 to Sony KDF-E42A10 via HDMI and Sony VPL-HS51 Projector via Component
D12-500 to Sony 51" Rear Proj via Component
Zinwell WB68 multiswitch
AT-9 5 LNB Dish

(Had a HR20-700 and H20 previously)

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 07:02 AM

Oh yeah, we got 'em!

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 07:08 AM

Houston, Tranquility base here...The Eagle has landed.

Roger, Tranquility. We copy you on the ground. You got a bunch of guys about to turn blue. We're breathing again, thanks a lot.

"Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible."
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Posted 26 September 2007 - 07:10 AM

An informant high in the ranks of DTV called me yesterday proclaiming the launch would take place today in the wee hours of the morning. After being out late at a concert I had neither the will or the energy to set my alarm any earlier than my usual 8am but at 4:01am compeled by some unatural force I sat straight up in bed turning on the TV and scanning for the new channels in the guide.... nothing and my heart sank at the disapointment. Cursing in lust for HD I stumbled to the kitchen and as I brewed a shot of esspresso and read the morning news online I heard the familiar "click click" of my TV changing resolutions... Boiling coffee in hand I hurridly tripped over my obese cat, burned my hand on my drink fell and hit my head on the couch... and in sitcom fashion I peaked over the back of the sofa mouth dropped open CNN in HD. Slightly concussed and burned my cat and I sat on the ottoman staring as we filped throught the new channels... I hurriedly dressed and turned on animal planet and left for work proclaiming the new HD to everyone I met like scrooge on Christmas day!

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 07:10 AM

I called a CSR this morning, and they said the new HD channels will be launched in Mid October.

you just got less than a day of the HD channels, and you consider them OLD, enjoy these, think of more channels at the end of october........

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 07:11 AM

Just D*o it!
"If I can't fix it, it ain't broke"
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HR21-100 - Networked
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Posted 26 September 2007 - 07:11 AM

It's all good! Posted Image
I feel a lot more like I do now, than I did when I first got here!

#55 OFFLINE   Stuart Sweet

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 07:15 AM

Looks like some great contenders, so far... keep 'em coming! I'll be judging the contest at 5:00 PM PDT Friday, 9/28 so you have a little while. Get those creative juices flowing!
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#56 OFFLINE   morphy



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Posted 26 September 2007 - 07:15 AM

I got the Mots, and by the "Mots" I mean "the new DirecTV HD channels".

#57 OFFLINE   smiddy


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Posted 26 September 2007 - 07:16 AM

4 out 5 Optometrists agree, HD.
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Posted 26 September 2007 - 07:16 AM

6:00 AM - First thing I did this morning - check for new HD -

It's here, it's finally here.........I'm very glad I got off the fence and got the HR20!.............

.........shoulda took off work today though......:D

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 07:20 AM

It's my Birthday (actually yesterday); and I got 21 NEW HD CHANNELS! How about that for a Birthday present. Thanks DirecTV!
HR20-700 (0x241) on UPS, networked via WGA54G, WMP11, VOD Enabled, BBC's Connected
R15-500 (0x121A) on UPS
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Posted 26 September 2007 - 07:21 AM

Twas the Night Before HD....

Twas the night before HD, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a clicking mouse;
The posts were made by the users with care,
In hopes that DirecTV HD soon would be there;
The subscribers nestled all snug in their beds,
While visions of brilliant pictures dancing in their heads;
And mamma in her 'kerchief, and I in my cap,
Had just settled down for a long summer’s nap,
When out of DBSTalk there arose such a clatter,
I sprang from the bed and ran to the computer to see what was the matter.
Away to my living room I flew.
Could it really be true?

The moon reflecting of my favorite show,
Gave the lustre of mid-day to objects below,
When, what to my wondering eyes should appear,
But posts a flying by impatient subscribers, is HD finally here?

With my computer, HR20 and eSata drive,
I knew in a moment it D10 must be live!

More rapid than eagles the signals they came,
And they whistled, and shouted, and called them by name;
"Now, Lefty! now, Sixto! now, RAD and Eagle!
On, Smthkd! on Harsh! on, Ken984 and syphix and all the others too!

The 5-LNB dishes on top of the roof so tall!
Now channel surf away! surf away! surf away all!"
As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly,
When they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky,
So up to the house-top the coursers they flew,
With the entertainment center full of high-tech toys, and DirectTV HD too.

And then, in a twinkling, across the nation
The glistening and Dolby of each glorious HD station.
As I drew in my hand, and was surfing around,
And through the sky came DirecTV HD with crystal sound.
It was brilliant color on my DLP
The wonderful new picture was bright as could be;

A bundle of HD channels for all,
Just in time for NFL Football.
All the hardware updated.
Their eyes -- how they twinkled!
And oh, how they had waited, Spending endless hours explaining KA-band;
and other stuff we still don’t really understand.
But it didn’t really matter, the channels were so crystal clear,
All the viewers, they were finally happy;
Their days of waiting were through
All of the colors were now in perfect hue
After hundreds of thousands of posts, what next?
I guess its back to complaining about D* CSRs and install techs.

Its time to move on, bigger better things await
There’s still VOD, 1080p, more channels to create.
Laying their left hands on the remotes, their right hands on their mouse’s,
I don’t expect these guys will ever leave their houses.
In the living room they sit, planting themselves on the couch,
Sitting there for hours, even days, each one a big ol’ slouch.

And, then they all heard one lone lurker exclaim…
"HD for all, and to all a good-night."
It's not TV it's HDTV


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