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Sticky Thread Sticky: ***Newbies - Please read this message about the FAQ before posting*** by Jomtien
This FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) link below contains the answers to most of the common questions asked in these groups. Click on it and read it first and if you can't find an answer in it then please post here and someone will do their best to help you (or heap abuse on you as the case may...
February 26th 05 06:31 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Sky Digital FAQ - updated 31/10/2004 for new "Freesat" FTV cards by Jomtien
Sky Digital FAQ Summary: This article answers questions about the UK digital television satellite system "Sky Digital": the equipment needed for reception, and channels and services carried. This FAQ primarily describes the Sky Digital package as provided to UK residents. Residents of the ROI may...
February 28th 05 05:37 AM
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PIN number on odd channels by Brian
Both Horror channel and sometimes TCM are suddenly asking for a PIN number intermittently. Does anybody have any idea why and if it is now suddenly necessary, what PIN number is it asking for? Thanks in anticipation.
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November 7th 05 11:03 PM
by Philip Chadwick Go to last post
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BBC/ITV Freesat...Do I need a Freesat Card for my SKY box ? Do I needa Freesat Box ? by Sky dish of the day
I already have SKY FTA card in my SKY box. Can I receive the new May '08 BBC/ITV Freesat on this box, with or without a Freesat card ? Or do I also have to buy a Freesat box ?
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May 6th 08 03:00 PM
by Commander Gideon Go to last post
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Sky's Stargate SG-1 episode blunder? by Kulvinder Singh Matharu
Today's SkyOne Stargate SG-1 episode was called "Line in the Sand". Last week's episode was called "The Quest Part 2 of 2". The problem is that there should be two episodes between these two programmes. And it looks like that a key character has been killed off in the missing episodes. Thank you...
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January 17th 07 09:05 PM
by Kulvinder Singh Matharu Go to last post
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PIN number and FREE to view SKY channels by Rand Al'Thor
I dumped SKY about 3 years ago but use the digital box for the free channels. I have FREEVIEW in our bedroom as a backup. The signal for that can be iffy so I don't want to use that for main viewing. Problem is that recently on occasion Channel 4, Film 4 and Five US channels the screen goes...
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January 13th 07 07:47 PM
by Heracles Pollux Go to last post
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EPG should warn about repeats by Stan The Man
I got annoyed (for the umpteenth time) last night because I had planned my evening so as to be free to sit down and watch the latest nightly episode of the 2006 (Poker) World Series on Challenge. The EPG had given the same generic information as on the three previous nights when different events...
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November 25th 06 08:30 PM
by Tumbleweed Go to last post
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Honest answer needed..about SKY HD by the_niner_nation
Ok, heart is ruling my head here and I will inevitably buy a family HD Tv for family use ( I already own a small one for my xbox 360), and what I would like is an as unbiased ' yay' or ' nay' as to wether it's worth investing in SKY HD. I currently have the sports and movie packages etc and...
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November 1st 06 07:39 PM
by Zero Tolerance Go to last post
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Is Alan Yentob trying to get Ferne Cotton to miscegenate? by Toto
I notice he's sent her away to Vegas with another negro..
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October 31st 06 01:25 AM
by DVDfever Dom Go to last post
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FS: Amstrad DRX400 Digibox by mikes
Currently 99p. Two hours to go http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=330032361810&rd=1&sspagename=STRK%3AMESE%3AIT&rd=1
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October 4th 06 01:53 AM
by Jim Watt Go to last post
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Sky+ recording by SMS by Brian Wescombe
Anyone else tried this? I did a test recording of 'NCIS' on Five tonight while I was out. I was rather surprised when I got back to find that it had recorded!
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July 16th 06 12:29 AM
by Rich Howard Go to last post
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Are letters for real? by Andre C
It is always amusing to read the banal letters sent in to the Sky magazine which has popped through the post today. But surely they are not serious or real. Quote from today Robert Carlyle was great in full Monty... Conveniently Sky have a feature on him and his new show. So we are to believe...
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April 24th 06 05:07 PM
by Dom Robinson Go to last post
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Sky Half Price? by Ed
My latest three month half price deal ends in a month, so I need to cancel. However, usually when I ring they say 'have another two months half price', but starting from the day I call. Is this going on at the moment does anyone know? And yes, i know I'll find out if I ring, but I want to know if...
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January 5th 06 10:26 AM
by Poldie Go to last post
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Ex-sky subscriber – series 2 card to FTV? by Jonty Pearson
Given the imminent doom of my series 1 card for FTV, I was thinking of jumping the gun and re-subscribing to sky for a month, then disconnecting, and thus gaining a series 2 card for ITV, CH4 & 5. Does any recent ex-sky subscriber (i.e. series 2) care to comment as to whether sky still convert the...
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August 12th 03 08:00 AM
by Jomtien Go to last post
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Sky Sports only? by Ed
Does anyone think it will ever be possible to pay, say =A320 a month just for the 4 sports channels? I have absolutely no interest in 200 or so of the channels I am paying for just to get the cricket and rugby. Ed
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June 13th 05 10:14 AM
by Ed Go to last post
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FTV in Guesthouse by Jan
We run a seasonal B&B. and have the Sky Basic package in our private lounge. I have had to sign documents swearing that Sky is not shown in Public areas-- it isn't. We do have an analogue system that plays to the guest lounge- we had it installed years ago so we could (at that time) receive Channel...
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November 24th 04 11:08 PM
by Jan Go to last post
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If I upgrade to Sky+ will Sky give me a card for my existing box? by loz
I am thinking of upgrading to Sky+. I want to keep my existing box, but I don't want a mirror subscription. I just want it for the "free" channels. Will Sky provide me a card for this? Or will my existing card still work - for the free channels? Or is my existing card transfered to Sky+ Ta Loz
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August 23rd 04 11:40 PM
by Tumbleweed Go to last post
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Sky > Sky+ upgrade questioins.. by Zapp Brannigan
I have the basic Sky "Family" package, £19.50 (used to be £13, that's how much it's gone up...) Anyhows, The dish/box is knackered, so I am considering "upgrading" to Sky+, if the price is right... I had a look at the Sky website, and I am now more confused that before I started.. Can anyone...
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April 23rd 04 11:04 AM
by Neil Go to last post
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Sky Plus by Paul Hyett
According to a reply to a letter in Mar'04 Satellite TV Monthly, Sky are planning to launch a 120Gb version of Sky+ 'later this year'. -- Paul 'US Sitcom Fan' Hyett
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February 27th 04 11:46 PM
by Dee Go to last post
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Amstrad to make PVR's for Sky by Holcroft
Today's FT - Amstrad: The group also announced it was about to start shipping personal video recorders (PVRs) - the new generation of set-top boxes - to BSkyB, entering a market dominated by rival Pace Micro Technology.
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March 11th 04 01:38 PM
by QrizB Go to last post
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How does Pout work ??? by Jacko3
I have cancelled $ky and have the up-to-date card (that should allow me to watch FFV) but incase it doesn't... I keep seeing people talk about Pout... What is it? How does it work? How much does it cost? Can I register online?
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November 4th 03 11:01 PM
by Alan Lynas Go to last post
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NFL Coverage on NASN by Chris
I've just noticed that NASN have secured the rights to ESPN's NFL news/highlight shows. Great news for us American football fans. Chris
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September 22nd 03 07:20 AM
by GIL€$ Go to last post
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