channel hopping


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channel hopping

(chat)
To rapidly switch channels on IRC, or a GEnie chat board. This term may derive from the TV idiom, "channel surfing".
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While some Americans consider RCN "the best company," it is more difficult to determine the "best programmer," since channel hopping is an hourly event.
And AXAR1500's real time protocols support fast channel hopping and interactive TV guide operation.
Its debut programme is called Channel Hopping and consists of music by French, English and Irish composers.
Yes, I know it's hardly highbrow entertainment and it certainly won''t scoop any top telly awards, but it's amazing that whenever I'm channel hopping, how often I manage to "stumble upon" - and what's more, get engrossed in this hilarious show.
Then again, I'm not the kind of person to have hobbies, as in things to do outside the house which don't involve lying on the settee and channel hopping with Thumper-like dexterity.
uk Famed for their easy set-up universal remotes, this latest model features a touchscreen, colour display, touch-slide navigation, control for 18 devices, and logos to make channel hopping even easier.
He likes channel hopping so we get snatches of various programmes, including one in which swear words are bleeped so often that it ends up with more bleeps than words.
The other night, channel hopping, I happened upon a TV series called Airline.
This is his first Wimbledon quarter-final after five years of channel hopping.
The airwaves will be buzzing between Rugby Park and Ibrox with armchair viewers channel hopping like never before.
One guy was channel hopping but all the pictures were virtually the same.
Channel hopping THOSE planning an autumn break across the Channel should have a look at the range of selfcatering and bed and breakfast options available with Owners in France.