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Forum: Videotron   2015-12-03, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,222
Posted By hamstercaster
No bugs whatsoever so far and I've had it for a...

No bugs whatsoever so far and I've had it for a month now. It's working really well and the upscaling to 4K is pretty good too. I haven't tried letting my 4K tv do the upscaling yet as I've been...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2015-11-13, 02:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,919
Posted By hamstercaster
That's probably good for Videotron users as well...

That's probably good for Videotron users as well since Videotron has the 4K box already. Presumably Rogers will be using the same Samsung Box? I bought the 4K box from Archambault on sale for $300....
Forum: Videotron   2015-11-06, 08:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,222
Posted By hamstercaster
So I received the 4K PVR yesterday and activated...

So I received the 4K PVR yesterday and activated it. There isn't much to say so far aside from the looks which is imo better than the X8 with the white lights instead of the hard to read blue...
Forum: Vidéotron (Forum en français)   2015-11-02, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,664
Posted By hamstercaster
En passant, pour ceux que ça intéresse, je viens...

En passant, pour ceux que ça intéresse, je viens tout juste d'en commander un chez Archambault. Ils l'ont avec un rabais de $100 et reviens donc à $299, soit $50 de moins que le X8. J'avais acheter...
Forum: Videotron   2015-11-01, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,222
Posted By hamstercaster
For those interested in getting one, I just...

For those interested in getting one, I just ordered one from archambault. They have it on sale at $300, cheaper than the buggy x8. You can also have it on rental for free provided you have one of...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2014-06-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,095
Posted By hamstercaster
It's started a long time ago at McDonald's with...

It's started a long time ago at McDonald's with "Un Chausson avec ça" (Would you like an apple pie with that?). It's the same almost everywhere now and many Managers' and staff jobs depend on it as...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2014-04-23, 12:23 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,370
Posted By hamstercaster
@reidw - Honestly, I never noticed where my...

@reidw - Honestly, I never noticed where my orders shipped from before my last two orders. All I know is that it has never taken so long to deliver product to my door (home and/or work). I noticed...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2014-04-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,370
Posted By hamstercaster
Another service affected by the new price hikes...

Another service affected by the new price hikes are free deliveries from the likes of Futureshop, Amazon etc. Anytime I ordered something online with free delivery, it usually took 2 days to get to...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2014-04-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 28,482
Posted By hamstercaster
Mikec IMHO, Weber grills are well worth the...

Mikec

IMHO, Weber grills are well worth the price tag. Home Depot carries a few models. A good all around grill would be a Weber Genesis. You should be able to find it under $1000. They have a...
Forum: Videotron   2014-03-17, 12:57 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 99,360
Posted By hamstercaster
I have to admit that I'm a little miffed about...

I have to admit that I'm a little miffed about PKP joining the Party Québécois but at the same time, I don't really have any complaints with the products I'm subscribing to. Sure I have had some...
Forum: Videotron   2014-03-17, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,137
Posted By hamstercaster
Very satisfied. No problems whatsoever.

Very satisfied. No problems whatsoever.
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2014-03-07, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,995
Posted By hamstercaster
The problem with Staples, and Grand and Toy for...

The problem with Staples, and Grand and Toy for that matter, is that they much of their business is through Government of Canada. They have Standing Offers with GoC and GoC pretty much has to buy...
Forum: Videotron   2014-01-29, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,773
Posted By hamstercaster
I've been having that problem with the last three...

I've been having that problem with the last three boxes although not as often with the box I now have. Talking to their techs on the phone, many have mentioned that the problem is probably with the...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2013-10-07, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,360
Posted By hamstercaster
Same here.

Same here.
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2013-09-27, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,360
Posted By hamstercaster
Hey, I'm aware that they are on commission and...

Hey, I'm aware that they are on commission and that they push this because they get a nice cut out of it. I'm also aware that it's been around forever. The ridiculousness of it all, for me at...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2013-09-26, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,360
Posted By hamstercaster
This is getting ridiculous...

Been shopping for a sound bar for about a month now and since the sound bar was on sale at FS and BB this week, I decided to buy it. So I'm at work and decide to reserve it in store and pick it up...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2013-09-10, 10:53 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 28,482
Posted By hamstercaster
This weekend I tried Alton Brown's way of cooking...

This weekend I tried Alton Brown's way of cooking ribs on the charcoal, which was to cook them at around 225 degrees for 5 hours or so and the result was just great. I tried the Steven Raichlen's...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2013-08-08, 08:26 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 28,482
Posted By hamstercaster
Lol Jake. Oldyellr, I don't think one way's...

Lol Jake.

Oldyellr, I don't think one way's better than the other as long as your steaks are cooked the way you like them. Like it was mentioned by someone else earlier (Marcp I believe), there...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2013-08-07, 12:44 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 28,482
Posted By hamstercaster
Exactly. I rotate the steak before flipping. It...

Exactly. I rotate the steak before flipping. It has just become a habit, specially if we have people over for dinner. There's always a "woooahh" reaction when you bring the steaks in and they see...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2013-08-06, 12:42 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 28,482
Posted By hamstercaster
I usually flip my steaks once. I put my steak...

I usually flip my steaks once. I put my steak diagonally on the grill and get my sear marks then turn the steak diagonally the other way to get the diamonds. Then flip the steak and cook till they...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2013-08-02, 03:36 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 28,482
Posted By hamstercaster
She still puts them in the freezer. I didn't say...

She still puts them in the freezer. I didn't say they were frozen. Actually, I should have formulated that another way then how it was in my post. Bottom line is that she puts them in the freezer,...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2013-08-02, 03:32 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 28,482
Posted By hamstercaster
I don't think I'm going too hot, at least, the...

I don't think I'm going too hot, at least, the results have been pretty good so far. For things that take longer to cook, I do cook to lower temperatures. For example, I'll usually sear chicken to...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2013-08-02, 02:47 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 28,482
Posted By hamstercaster
Don't know about that last one... All I've heard...

Don't know about that last one... All I've heard throughout the years is never cook cold meat, it makes it tough. She gets her steak out of the freezer??? I don't usually have any problems...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2013-08-02, 07:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,833
Posted By hamstercaster
Got the update on both my Nexus 7 and Nexus 4...

Got the update on both my Nexus 7 and Nexus 4 last night and this morning. Upgrade went smoothly. I have yet to play around on my units to tell if there's any noticeable difference.
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2013-07-29, 01:57 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 28,482
Posted By hamstercaster
Thanks for that link MarcP. Very informative. I...

Thanks for that link MarcP. Very informative. I learned a few things by watching that video.
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2013-07-17, 12:32 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 28,482
Posted By hamstercaster
To anyone with a charcoal grill/smoker who...

To anyone with a charcoal grill/smoker who doesn't own the Weber Rapid Fire Chimney, get one. Well worth the investment. 3 balls of newspaper, a lighter and voilà. It heats your...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2013-07-05, 02:04 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 28,482
Posted By hamstercaster
My next purchase could possibly be a BGE, a...

My next purchase could possibly be a BGE, a Kamado or maybe even a Smokey Mountain. However, with the kettle and a gas grill I find I have all my bases covered. Sure, it's much harder to slow cook...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2013-06-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,802
Posted By hamstercaster
My phone was the 3G version and I was having...

My phone was the 3G version and I was having other problems as well, mainly battery problem. I would shut my phone completely off at night with 60% left and wake up to a dead phone. This would...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2013-06-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,802
Posted By hamstercaster
I had a Nexus S until Tuesday. It had gotten...

I had a Nexus S until Tuesday. It had gotten pretty slow and was having problem syncing email and such. I upgraded to a Nexus 4. Wish I had upgraded before ;-). The Nexus S is a pretty old device...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2013-06-04, 11:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,874
Posted By hamstercaster
I don't have kids and don't feel like I'm...

I don't have kids and don't feel like I'm persecuted for not having kids either. It's not from a lack of trying. I just can't get one passed the goalie. The people around us know of us wanting...
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