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    It's not just our TV network

    Watched a few minutes of Clemson vs. UNC tonight and it looked like a VHS tape recorded in EP mode. Remember what that was like?



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    Re: It's not just our TV network

    kind of sad that in 2011 the picture quality is worse than what we had on 1979 tube tvs.



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    Re: It's not just our TV network

    Quote Originally Posted by ruxCYtable View Post
    Watched a few minutes of Clemson vs. UNC tonight and it looked like a VHS tape recorded in EP mode. Remember what that was like?
    You just lost half of your audience. Unfortunately I am intimate with this arcane terminology.


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    Re: It's not just our TV network

    Hell, I still use a VCR from time to time. Use that bad boy until it craps out.


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    Re: It's not just our TV network

    Quote Originally Posted by cayin View Post
    kind of sad that in 2011 the picture quality is worse than what we had on 1979 tube tvs.
    I agree with you. There has to be a logical explanation. Maybe it's because virtually every game is on TV now and they have more crews spread out covering more stuff and they have to make equipment last longer. That's the only logical explanation I can come up with.



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    Re: It's not just our TV network

    Quote Originally Posted by RING4CY View Post
    Hell, I still use a VCR from time to time. Use that bad boy until it craps out.
    I still have a record player with an 8 Track in it.



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    Re: It's not just our TV network

    So you're saying all low budget productions suck compared to ESPN?



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    Re: It's not just our TV network

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    You just lost half of your audience. Unfortunately I am intimate with this arcane terminology.
    Our first VCR had a 15' corded remote. Haha!



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    Re: It's not just our TV network

    Quote Originally Posted by Ciclone View Post
    Our first VCR had a 15' corded remote. Haha!
    Ours too. And it could only toggle back and forth between play/record and pause. No FF or RW.



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    Re: It's not just our TV network

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    So you're saying all low budget productions suck compared to ESPN?
    I was just bringing it up because several people have complained about the video quality on CTN-produced games this year. Even the mighty ACC with its own network has issues with video quality, was my only point.



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    Re: It's not just our TV network

    Quote Originally Posted by Ciclone View Post
    Our first VCR had a 15' corded remote. Haha!
    haha awesome.... You sir are an old tater



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    Re: It's not just our TV network

    Quote Originally Posted by CYCRAZY View Post
    haha awesome.... You sir are an old tater
    What does that say about someone who is 25 years old and still uses a VCR?


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    Re: It's not just our TV network

    I got to watch the game on HD. Why can't they provide that feed to espn and others?



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    Re: It's not just our TV network

    The first VCR my parents bought came with a free trip to the Bahamas. Prolly around 1988.



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