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    Help with Abbreviations on Sky TV guide please.

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      Help with Abbreviations on Sky TV guide please.

      Hi, I'm new here with this being my 1st post, I hope I'm posting this in the right area.
      I'm in need of help with 1 feature in the TV guide menu.
      If you press the 'TV Guide' then 'Movies' you'll see on every film in the guide after pressing the i (information) button a review of that film comes up and at the top you'll see the film title in a yellow header but on the far right of that header there are certain letters such as - on the film Babel these letters DD,W,S show on the right side of the banner. Can someone please tell me or show me where I can find what all the letters mean for all films/programs please? I guess there must be somewhere that tells me all this information??
      I know HD means High Definition but can't figure the rest

      Thank you for taking the time out to help, Heidi x


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      Re: Help with Abbreviations on Sky TV guide please.

      DD Dolby digital, W widescreen, S subtitles. AD Audio Description.

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      Re: Help with Abbreviations on Sky TV guide please.

      The list is in the Sky Interactive menu, Customer Services section under the FAQ section.

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      Re: Help with Abbreviations on Sky TV guide please.

      Oh of course,, in the Sky Interactive menu obviously

      Thanks you two for your help. Jay

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      Re: Help with Abbreviations on Sky TV guide please.

      Quote Originally Posted by surreyuser View Post
      The list is in the Sky Interactive menu, Customer Services section under the FAQ section.
      Sorry if I'm being dumb here but I still can't find the list, I looked in the 'Interactive Menu' but from there where do I go?

      Thanks again, Goodie.

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      Re: Help with Abbreviations on Sky TV guide please.

      Interactive
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      Then scroll down to question 27 (of 36) which summarises the codes.

      Looks like theres a mistake though - Audio Described programmes get an AD code, not N as shown in the FAQ's.

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      Re: Help with Abbreviations on Sky TV guide please.

      Thanks again Proppinupthebar.

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      Re: Help with Abbreviations on Sky TV guide please.

      1 more question on this subject.

      I was just watching 'Ray Mears Bushcraft' and noticed in the information menu these 2 abbreviations - AD & S
      I looked to find out (out of curiousity) what they meant and found 'S' is sexual content, and with AD I couldn't find anywhere what it meant?
      Ray Mears Bushcraft is not an adult program, it has no sexual content.
      The description of the program is - Ray Mears explores the art of living outdoors.

      Does anyone know what AD means please?

      Also, do you think it's just been mis-abbreviated with the 'S' ?

      Thanks again. Goodie

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      Re: Help with Abbreviations on Sky TV guide please.

      AD - audio described (has a voice over for the blind describing what the pitcure is)
      S - Subtitles!?!?!?!?

      although the sky website for abbreviations suggests T for subtitles and N for audio described: http://www.sky.com/portal/site/skyco...cleId=11315703

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      Re: Help with Abbreviations on Sky TV guide please.

      Quote Originally Posted by reddwarfcrew View Post
      AD - audio described (has a voice over for the blind describing what the pitcure is)
      S - Subtitles!?!?!?!?

      although the sky website for abbreviations suggests T for subtitles and N for audio described: Sky.com - Sky Help Centre>Product Help
      Ive always thought 'S' was subtitles but looking in my Sky guide through 'Interactive button' it suggests 'Sexual Content'

      Cheers for the link you supplied RedWarf. All the best matey, Goodie.

     

     

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