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    News - Five HD to launch on Sky

    Satellite broadcaster deals a blow to Freeview by announcing that it will be the first to offer HD programming from the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Five.
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    Re: News - Five HD to launch on Sky

    Considering the explanation of why there won't be a service on Freeview HD 'till 2012, it seems surprising they're choosing Sky with it's limited user base.

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    Re: News - Five HD to launch on Sky

    Sadly for Channel 5, showing a turd with additional detail actually makes it even more revolting.
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    Re: News - Five HD to launch on Sky

    So wait for freeview or pay £40 a month... I will wait...

    I have been watching flashforward in HD anyway using other methods so not much of an issue.

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    Re: News - Five HD to launch on Sky

    This is a joke. All major terrestrial broadcasters will now have HD channels on Sky but not on Freeview or Freesat. Ofcom what are you playing at? I thought you were supposed to stop things like this happening?

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    Re: News - Five HD to launch on Sky

    I watch more on 5 than any other channel. It might have turd snootyjim, but the others, especially the BBC, have gotten even more turdier since 5 came about.

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    Re: News - Five HD to launch on Sky

    HD TV will cause more suicides, celebrities will be under so much presure to look dazzling.

    Andrian Chiles will soon jump out of the window behind him.

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    Re: News - Five HD to launch on Sky

    Quote Originally Posted by AGTDenton View Post
    HD TV will cause more suicides, celebrities will be under so much presure to look dazzling.

    Andrian Chiles will soon jump out of the window behind him.
    Nah, wait until you've got Newsnight in HD. I'm sure there'll be more casualties amongst the viewers when Paxman's interviewing the likes of Ann Widdecombe. Some things are best left in SD.
    My only concern is should I hide my true identity? A costume maybe?

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    Re: News - Five HD to launch on Sky

    Quote Originally Posted by Percy1983 View Post
    So wait for freeview or pay £40 a month... I will wait...
    Indeed, same here. Subscribing to Sky really would be scraping the barrel.

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    Re: News - Five HD to launch on Sky

    Quote Originally Posted by ilh View Post
    It might have turd snootyjim, but the others, especially the BBC, have gotten even more turdier since 5 came about.
    I guess if you're used to eating turd, decent food isn't as appealing.
    Last edited by MonkeyL; 17-03-2010 at 03:45 PM.

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    Re: News - Five HD to launch on Sky

    Quote Originally Posted by pauldarkside View Post
    Nah, wait until you've got Newsnight in HD. I'm sure there'll be more casualties amongst the viewers when Paxman's interviewing the likes of Ann Widdecombe. Some things are best left in SD.
    you mean she'll look more like this chap than ever before?

    http://therelativeabsolute.files.wor...is_karloff.jpg

    Someone give me some glasses now. I'll paint over the lenses so I can't see the TV

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