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    • r2015
    • By r2015 8th Jul 17, 10:06 AM
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    Sky catch up Vent
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    • 8th Jul 17, 10:06 AM
    Sky catch up Vent 8th Jul 17 at 10:06 AM
    I was watching Riviera on Sky Atlantic and noticed all 10 episodes were on catch up so I decided to download them and binge watch it.


    All went well until episode 10, the final episode, when I got a message to upgrade my subscription.


    You've guessed it, episodes 1 to 9 are in SD and episode 10 is in HD.


    My wife isn't very happy having to wait all these weeks to see the conclusion.:mad :
    Another year, past 71 now and getting even more forgetful and tending to ramble more.
    If you think I've asked this before I probably have.
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    • photome
    • By photome 8th Jul 17, 12:29 PM
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    • 8th Jul 17, 12:29 PM
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    • 8th Jul 17, 12:29 PM
    Life sucks !
    • r2015
    • By r2015 8th Jul 17, 3:14 PM
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    • 8th Jul 17, 3:14 PM
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    • 8th Jul 17, 3:14 PM
    Problem solved, I signed up to a 14 day free trial of now TV, now to binge watch everything.
    Another year, past 71 now and getting even more forgetful and tending to ramble more.
    If you think I've asked this before I probably have.
    • pimento
    • By pimento 11th Jul 17, 2:38 PM
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    • 11th Jul 17, 2:38 PM
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    • 11th Jul 17, 2:38 PM
    Thanks for the head's up. I had planned to watch this as well but I won't bother now and might wait until they're all available in SD.

    I find that Sky tell you all the things you can watch but they all cost extra. I already give them way too much a month. Unfortunately, we're not cabled and there are no plans to so Virgin Media isn't an option.
    "If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur." -- Red Adair
    • barbarawright
    • By barbarawright 11th Jul 17, 9:48 PM
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    • 11th Jul 17, 9:48 PM
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    • 11th Jul 17, 9:48 PM
    Thanks for the head's up. I had planned to watch this as well but I won't bother now and might wait until they're all available in SD.

    I find that Sky tell you all the things you can watch but they all cost extra. I already give them way too much a month. Unfortunately, we're not cabled and there are no plans to so Virgin Media isn't an option.
    Originally posted by pimento
    Now TV is a lot cheaper than Sky and has everything as boxsets
    • sillygoose
    • By sillygoose 12th Jul 17, 8:49 AM
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    • 12th Jul 17, 8:49 AM
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    • 12th Jul 17, 8:49 AM
    That's naughty!

    now I see why they are always pushing box sets and binge watching! get you hooked and force an upgrade if your desperate for the conclusion.

    It sort of reminds me of Amazon and its perpetual pushing and trickery of its Prime membership.
    • Moneyineptitude
    • By Moneyineptitude 12th Jul 17, 11:14 AM
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    • 12th Jul 17, 11:14 AM
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    • 12th Jul 17, 11:14 AM
    About time High definition ceased to be only available through an extra premium.
    • Blackbeard of Perranporth
    • By Blackbeard of Perranporth 12th Jul 17, 12:22 PM
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    • 12th Jul 17, 12:22 PM
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    • 12th Jul 17, 12:22 PM
    What is this Riviera?
    Watching the trail
    of cheap supermarket bags filled with a lfe gone by
    • pimento
    • By pimento 12th Jul 17, 3:44 PM
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    • 12th Jul 17, 3:44 PM
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    • 12th Jul 17, 3:44 PM
    Now TV is a lot cheaper than Sky and has everything as boxsets
    Originally posted by barbarawright
    Unfortunately, the other half likes the sport.
    "If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur." -- Red Adair
    • Le_Kirk
    • By Le_Kirk 12th Jul 17, 4:16 PM
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    I was watching Riviera on Sky Atlantic and noticed all 10 episodes were on catch up so I decided to download them and binge watch it.

    You've guessed it, episodes 1 to 9 are in SD and episode 10 is in HD
    Originally posted by r2015
    I am recording all the episodes (SD) prior to starting to watch them. Do you know if there are plans to show the last episode in HD? I will be annoyed if that is the case as I pay for my Sky subscription and expect to be able to watch ALL for which I pay.
    • amfan
    • By amfan 13th Jul 17, 2:24 PM
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    How strange, I watched them all weeks ago in SD
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