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Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2009-10-27, 12:15 AM
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Posted By FunkyTown
So you mean new channels that Shaw Direct adds...

So you mean new channels that Shaw Direct adds will automatically be added to his favorites lists? That seems odd.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2009-10-24, 09:39 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 246,636
Posted By FunkyTown
You get to keep the dish. If you've been with...

You get to keep the dish. If you've been with them less than one year, you'll need to give back the receiver.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2009-09-29, 05:31 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 246,636
Posted By FunkyTown
It's because statistics have shown that people...

It's because statistics have shown that people don't switch often. You're actually better off to switch every 4 to 5 years to get these deals.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2009-09-27, 07:23 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 246,636
Posted By FunkyTown
As long as I was with Starchoice they have raised...

As long as I was with Starchoice they have raised their prices annually. When I joined them my bill was around $43 per month. When I left I was paying $63. Every year the cost went up with them. ...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2009-09-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 246,636
Posted By FunkyTown
Yea I'm extremely pleased with the quality. I'm...

Yea I'm extremely pleased with the quality. I'm glad I did this test as it verifies the fact that my setup is perfect. The Pioneer TVs are truly the best plasmas and will take an SD signal and make...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2009-09-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 246,636
Posted By FunkyTown
I watched the episode of Letterman with Obama and...

I watched the episode of Letterman with Obama and actually find the Bell picture is a bit more vibrant in color. As far as details, the pours in people's skin and such is the same.

I've been...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2009-09-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 246,636
Posted By FunkyTown
I have set timers on both PVRs to record these...

I have set timers on both PVRs to record these shows.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2009-09-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 246,636
Posted By FunkyTown
I currently have both too - the Bell 9241 PVR and...

I currently have both too - the Bell 9241 PVR and the StarChoice/ShawDirect DSR530. One of the reasons I stayed with Shaw/Star for so long was due to the fact people were saying picture quality was...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2009-09-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 246,636
Posted By FunkyTown
I switched too and am very happy about it. ...

I switched too and am very happy about it. However I would not want ShawDirect to go out of business because there would not be much competition left seeing as we have such little competition to...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2009-09-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 246,636
Posted By FunkyTown
Well it's not legal, but you could run another...

Well it's not legal, but you could run another cable from your jack that is working. If you can't hook it up yourself call an electrician. If you'd rather not do that, call your alderman and tell...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2009-09-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 246,636
Posted By FunkyTown
If you bought cable boxes, then nobody likely...

If you bought cable boxes, then nobody likely came to your house to disconnect any cables. Those boxes are programmed to work at the cable office. Try plugging one of the boxes into the line where...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2009-09-08, 05:36 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 246,636
Posted By FunkyTown
I don't know. The man was very nice and he had a...

I don't know. The man was very nice and he had a voice that sounded just like Winnie-the-Pooh. Seriously! I asked him if he was new to the DSR530s and he said no. He went on to say that the...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2009-09-08, 06:55 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 246,636
Posted By FunkyTown
The man I spoke with did not know anything about...

The man I spoke with did not know anything about a new PVR. I mentioned that I heard one was coming out and thought this might be the saviour of ShawDirect. He said he has no information on a new...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2009-09-06, 01:47 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 246,636
Posted By FunkyTown
Thanks again Riko. It saved me a few days of...

Thanks again Riko. It saved me a few days of service as I wasn't going to call until next weekend. I called just now and they asked me questions as to why I was leaving. Let's just say I was very...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2009-09-06, 01:18 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 246,636
Posted By FunkyTown
That's a good idea. I'll call them now. Thanks.

That's a good idea. I'll call them now. Thanks.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2009-09-05, 02:57 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 246,636
Posted By FunkyTown
Unhappy I'm very tired of waiting to get a decent working...

I'm very tired of waiting to get a decent working PVR from ShawDirect. They keep postponing the release of their firmware and the hardware sucks on top of it.

I jumped ship today after years of...
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