The "I Got Them!!" Challenge

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Programming' started by Tom Robertson, Sep 18, 2007.

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  1. Sep 18, 2007 #1 of 251
    Tom Robertson

    Tom Robertson Lifetime Achiever DBSTalk Club

    Nov 15, 2005
    Ok, we know you want to say it. So who can say “I got the new HD channels!” in the most creative way?

    Our judge will be none other than MC (Master of Creativity) Stuart Sweet. :)

    Some basic ground rules: No huge pictures please! Keep the post smaller than the height of your name block on the left. Remember, this is a family oriented site. Be creative :)

    Ready, set, go!

    (This thread will be closed in a few days. After all, everyone got it at the same time! :D)
  2. Sep 26, 2007 #2 of 251

    Strejcek Icon

    Sep 27, 2006
    An officer pulls over a driver for going 45 in a 15 MPH school zone and eventually decides to issue a $500 speeding citation. As the offcer is explaining the citation, the violator breaks into tears, saying the end of the world is here, yadda, yadda.

    At that point the officer tells the violator, it's not that bad, I do have some good news. The violator asks, "what's that?" The officer responds "I just got my new HD channels this morning from DTV."

    What did you think I was going to say, I saved a lot of money by switching to Geico? :D

    Althogh I'm the hypothetical officer in this post, I would never actually say that to a violator, but I did get my HD finally!! WooHoo.
  3. Sep 26, 2007 #3 of 251

    dwilliam_houston Mentor

    Feb 6, 2007
    Satellite connected to the slimline dish...
    Slimline dish connected to the multiswitch (Zinwell of course...)...
    Zinwell conncted to the B-Band Converter....
    B-Band Converter conncted to the HR-20...
    HR-20 conncted to the Plasma....

    What do you get.....


    THANKS DIRECTV and THANKS DBSTALK DIRECTV Members for the great ride over the last 6 months. The day has finally come and there will now be nothing to talk about other than hearing others say.....

    "Im not getting my channels... I want credit"
    "This is HD Lite not HD"
    "When are we going to get xyz feature"
    "Dish has xyz... Im going to switch"
    "There is a tree in the way and I can't see 103b"

    Probably not very creative but hopeful will give a couple of laughes...
  4. Sep 26, 2007 #4 of 251

    SteveHas Hall of Fame

    Feb 6, 2007
    How Do I love TV
    let me count the 20 new ways
    thanks to DirecTV &
  5. Sep 26, 2007 #5 of 251

    ChrisPC Godfather

    Jun 16, 2003
    I actually dreamed that I had them, but woke up. I then turned my TV on and they were there! True story.
  6. Sep 26, 2007 #6 of 251

    dmurphy Active Member

    Sep 28, 2006
    E-mail from my bank this morning:

    Funds Received: PAYPAL*EAGLEPC: $0.05
  7. Sep 26, 2007 #7 of 251

    RamaX AllStar

    Nov 24, 2006
    " So....i get up this morning, head right into the shower as usual. Come back and start to get dressed start watching TV as i do. Turn on the guide...
    and i have to change my pants."

    Yes, Katie, daddy got some new toys this morning and he's very happy
  8. Sep 26, 2007 #8 of 251

    MIKE0616 Godfather

    Dec 13, 2006
    I was up at 5 and looked, turned off the TV, fixed coffee and then thought, check again.

    Was all set to be disappointed, but WOW! Mythbusters in HD was worth the wait!!! :hurah:

    Glad I left cable and the "yoyo satellite company!" And now my wife will quit asking me "and why did we change?"

    TY TY TY D*!!!!!!!
  9. Sep 26, 2007 #9 of 251

    Taltizer Legend

    Sep 26, 2007
    New here today i have all the new channels but none of the starzhd channels have message on all 3 of my D* recievers saying message 721 channels not purchased i called D* and she resent authorization again and said give it and hour if nothing to call back.Its really odd i have all new ones except the starzhd channels and i have the premier pcakage.I have reset recievers and even did resetups on them and still 721 message.
  10. Sep 26, 2007 #10 of 251

    dblake15 Mentor

    Sep 29, 2006
    Directv HD package = $9.99
    50' HD TV= $2500
    Waking up in the morning and seeing new HD channels after years of waiting= Priceless
  11. Sep 26, 2007 #11 of 251

    jobedoggie Cool Member

    Aug 16, 2007
    Sing to the tune of...we are the champions...

    I got my new HD channels, my friend
    And I'll keep on watching til I'm dead...
    I got my channels
    I got my channels
    No time for cable
    Cuz I got my new HD channels..............
  12. Sep 26, 2007 #12 of 251

    deltadave Cool Member

    Sep 17, 2006
    Cool! I turned on the TV just after 6a here in Atlanta. Didn't realize I was one of the first to get to see them! They look great.

    Also happy to say the Atlanta market is getting the 247 - TBSHD channel. I was a bit concerned we wouldn't get it here in Atlanta since we had only gotten the local TBS but as of this morning 247HD is working for me too.

    Glad I am off work today, so much for doing anything else!
  13. Sep 26, 2007 #13 of 251

    FHSPSU67 CE'er & Retired Engineer

    Jan 12, 2007
    Windber, PA
    In the words and voice of Joe "Willie" Namath:
    We did it!
    WE DID IT!
  14. Sep 26, 2007 #14 of 251

    Mavrick Hall Of Fame

    Feb 1, 2006
    This day is Legend.....wait for it.....ary!!!!!
  15. Sep 26, 2007 #15 of 251

    gresmi Mentor

    Mar 4, 2007
    A haiku:

    As a new dawn breaks
    a sharp picture blurred by tears
    glorious HD
  16. Sep 26, 2007 #16 of 251

    dtv757 Icon

    Jun 3, 2006
    thanks everyone on the board and all the mods for all the great information that you provide us.

    yes I GOT THEM TOO,

    any word on when the 2nd wave will launch lol !!!

    still waiting for MHD, FOOD NET HD, NBA HD, & USA.
  17. Sep 26, 2007 #17 of 251

    flytank AllStar

    Feb 25, 2007
    Dude I feel like I just gave birth !!!! Wooohooooo!!!!!!.....
    ....but....but wait, E* "still" has way more HD than D*...ohh yes 70 total right? Out of which 10 or so are the "Doom" channels (sorry ehmm, Voom) and 50 are PPV right ROTFL !!!!!!!

    Good job D* !!!!!! and thanks to all my friends here at DBS Talk !!!!
  18. Sep 26, 2007 #18 of 251

    mjwagner Icon

    Oct 8, 2005
    I woke up this morning
    Turned on my TV
    And what in my two bleary eyes dd I see
    But beautiful new channels
    In glorious HD
    Staring right back at me!

    [FONT='Times New (W1)']Disclaimer - While the WNC SWA-48 works perfectly well for me for the new HD channels this specific make and model multiswitch is not approved by DirecTV. Neither is the diplexing of OTA and SAT signals on a single coax line but with the proper placement of the BBC, that works just fine for me as well. YMMV[/FONT]
  19. Sep 26, 2007 #19 of 251

    Lefky AllStar

    Jun 22, 2007
    I was sleeping and suddenly I heard my TV turn on. I rushed downstairs to find my dog watching the Animal Planet in HD. I heard him say, "Wow, do you see that poodle?"
  20. Sep 26, 2007 #20 of 251

    jeffwltrs Godfather

    Apr 2, 2006
    Lakeland, FL
    Glorious NEW HD channels coming from the sky from D10!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Pictures looked great, but, I had to come to work!
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