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Old 2017-09-19 , 08:33
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They always need to know what channel and when - Claws is on 103 on Tuesday evenings.

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And here we have the useless synopsis situation again, what is this movie about???


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Old 2017-09-19 , 08:42
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I wonder why they feel the need to reference another movie in a movie synopsis. There was nothing groundbreaking about Battleship, its not like you are referring to Pulp Fiction.

Dear MC if i wanted to find out the other projects the cast and crew have worked on, there is IMDB for that... When i sit down to find something to watch on the fly, i need the synopsis to be descriptive , i have already bought the service no need to mislead me.
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Old 2017-09-19 , 10:30
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The foreign language synopsis problem is happening again with the eTV group, similar to post #3.

Please could the team take more care with their QA, many thanks.


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Hello

This was reported as part of our QA, but was not fixed timeously. We will take action to ensure it is corrected immediately. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.
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Old 2017-09-19 , 11:06
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Thanks Trisan.

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This was reported as part of our QA,...
Sounds like some progress to me.

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...but was not fixed timeously.
Perhaps worth mentioning that plenty of users choose to use the full 8 day guide and plan their recordings etc. that far in advance.

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@Rock4us2 - spot on, post of the month IMO!
I just don't see it as an attempt to "mislead", rather I think it's too much attempted value-push.

Nothing wrong with that MC, but not at the cost of functionality, please.
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Old 2017-09-19 , 11:13
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They always need to know what channel and when - Claws is on 103 on Tuesday evenings.

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And here we have the useless synopsis situation again, what is this movie about???


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I've asked M-Net to have a look at this synopsis, they will write something with a bit more plot information in it.
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Old 2017-09-19 , 11:14
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Thanks Trisan.



Sounds like some progress to me.



Perhaps worth mentioning that plenty of users choose to use the full 8 day guide and plan their recordings etc. that far in advance.

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@Rock4us2 - spot on, post of the month IMO!
I just don't see it as an attempt to "mislead", rather I think it's too much attempted value-push.

Nothing wrong with that MC, but not at the cost of functionality, please.
Absolutely, this is an error on our side.
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Old 2017-09-19 , 11:16
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While we are talking about no real synopsis. The new program claws only have generic synopsis. Both on TV guide and cu
I have forwarded this to Vuzu to ask if they can provide episode-specific synopses.
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Old 2017-09-19 , 11:24
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I've asked M-Net to have a look at this synopsis, they will write something with a bit more plot information in it.
I think I need to sit down!

Nothing personal meant in my jesting here Trisan... that's about the only positive response we've ever got in years to one of these "moron-synopsis" queries. THANK YOU!

More will be certain to follow , there's at least certainly a number of older movies with the problem sitting on CU+.
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Old 2017-09-19 , 11:41
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I think I need to sit down!

Nothing personal meant in my jesting here Trisan... that's about the only positive response we've ever got in years to one of these "moron-synopsis" queries. THANK YOU!

More will be certain to follow , there's at least certainly a number of older movies with the problem sitting on CU+.
When M-Net switched to its new synopsis style they were more marketing heavy. They've since toned that back to provide more plot information. This was one of those early synopses I believe.
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Old 2017-09-19 , 12:00
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This was one of those early synopses I believe.
Agreed, most likely.
The later change was appreciated, but it's still not that uncommon for the more recent descriptions to be quite thin on detail / appropriate info, and as mentioned it's been difficult to deal with.

Thanks also to M-Net.
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