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Local broadcast misses beginning 4 minutes

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by dfense, Dec 3, 2006.

  1. dfense

    dfense Well-Known Member

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    I hate it when that happens. I got the ticket and still miss most of the first series becuse I'm watching Vrabel, who just ended the NE game with a pick, lying on the ground for 5 minutes. Then the 3 kneeldowns. What the ****
     
  2. bratchek

    bratchek New Member

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    I missed almost 10........the first play i saw was the shockey td
     
  3. vta

    vta The Proletariat

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    I must be in a sweet spot... Over the last few weeks I've seen a lot of posts about missing the games and parts of games. With the exception of the Titans game, I've been able to watch all of them, from start to finish.

    And I'm in NJ.
     
  4. Bleu Star

    Bleu Star Bye Felicia!

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    I had NFL Superfan (which DTV gave to me free for the rest of the year) so I caught the whole start of the game on one of the game mix channels. I was able to switch between game mix one and two to see when the Saints game was over so I could switch it over.

    They're coming to install my HD on Tuesday so I will catch the remaining Cowboys games in HD. I love me some DTV.

    I'm usually insanely bored by the games that are playing when the cowboys aren't on the field. I wasn't bored at all today though. I kept it on the Red Zone Channel the whole time and caught every score as it happened. was pretty sweet!
     
  5. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    Yea, i missed the opening drive because of the Lions Pats game...come on
     
  6. Boyzmamacita

    Boyzmamacita CowBabe Up!!! Zone Supporter

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    I missed a big run by Barber and a Crayton catch to start the game because the Lions were losing to the Pats. Who cares? I hate the NFL's broadcast rules.
     
  7. windward

    windward NFL Historian

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    ditto for me. i had the internet radio on in the first drive and Time Warner in Hawaii was SHOWING COMMERCIALS.
     
  8. dfense

    dfense Well-Known Member

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    Well, you can bet it's going to be one of the replay games on the NFL channel.
     
  9. DefendeR

    DefendeR Benched

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    Not here in San Antonio...they cut the Saints-Niners game to go to the Dallas game....props to Fox 29 KABB.
     
  10. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Looking down on you Staff Member

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    I feel for you all....NOT!

    Sorry...I got stuck watching the game over the net on SopCast where you could not even see the time or down and distance.

    So...I don't feel too bad if some missed a few minutes of the start.

    :cool:
     
  11. Fan Since 77

    Fan Since 77 New Member

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    In Austin, the saints game was stopped and switched. I think that mistake is on your local station, because if our stations can switch, surely the others can.
     
  12. Boom

    Boom Just Dez It

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    When that happens try watching the ticket channel that has the Dallas game. When I saw the Saints game was going to run over, I checked and it was on ticket. I actually watched the entire game there.

    I'm not sure if someone has to call DTV or what, but I've noticed that DTV will start broadcasting the game when the local channel's first game runs long. Or it has for me, atleast.
     

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