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Old 07-15-2009, 10:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Got on the news for a minute...lol

Had a guy from a local news station contact me on here and did an interview with him on saving gas. Ended up being on the news for a minute or two. Got it on my DVR but have no way to transfer to PC. Maybe I'll figure out a way at some point after the initial "omg I look like a stooge!" wears off, hahahaha.

Basically I tried to explain the most simple ways to increase mpg. Things like being easy on the go pedal, avoiding using the brakes, and maintenance.

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Old 07-15-2009, 10:55 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Look on the back of your DVR. Many of them have a USB connection. Try it out and see if your computer "sees" it as an external drive.
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Congrats. Nice to hear about this kind of publicity. Did you think the short segment was good?
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Look on the back of your DVR. Many of them have a USB connection. Try it out and see if your computer "sees" it as an external drive.
Time warner pretty much casterates their DVR boxes. It has like three USB's, a firewire, E-sata and ethernet and I dont think any of them are actually functional. Only way I can think of is to have a TV tuner or VIVO in my PC and record through A/V.


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Congrats. Nice to hear about this kind of publicity. Did you think the short segment was good?
Coulda been a bit more thorough and I could have had a bit more.... practice? haha but I think it covered those basic things okay.
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The other option is to ask the station to provide you with a copy of the segment. Most don't have a problem with that.
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If you can copy it to an old-school VCR tape, I can copy it to DVD.

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