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    Now, I understand deaf people probably have a hard time. I can sympathize, but wtf is it with middle of the night sign language on TV.

    Just tried putting Horror channel on Sky and it's Rosemary's Baby. With Sign Language.

    WTF

    I mean, fair dos it's cool they're trying to help deaf people but ffs the middle of the night, do deaf people have vampire characteristics? Are there thousands of deaf people sitting up watching these random channels like this. None of the other movie channels have this so wtf.

    I mean what's wrong with subtitles you TV goons.
    It's not just that, Rosemary's Baby it's hardly the greatest film in the world. But if it's not this all that's left is crappy documentaries about river cycles and tribes and people who make boats and fishing on the beeb. Wtf - Sure put the sign language on the beeb during these crap programmes that no one watches if you must give someone the job of translating to the deaf, but interrupting the film channels randomly. WTF - Do you have a surplass of staff, are you nuts you daft people. Take that frankly weird looking woman off the screen and push her down some stairs for ruining the film even more than it already is. You utter berks.

    Seriously, I've never understood the point of this with 888 subtitles and all that, so why the hell is this so. Drunk people manage to watch the sport in a noisy Wetherspoons with subtitles, why aren't deaf people doing the same anyway? And who handed in the survey to say they're all up in the middle of the night? Just bloody ridiculous, those big-eared nob-faced TV execs should wear blenders for hats. Morons ruining late night telly. -- Can't wait to see it done on porn next. Idiots.

    Anyone find this accurate, if you remove the ranting parts? - Are deaf people up at night?
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    course they're up at night, just because they cant hear doesnt make them any different in that respect! ooo your quite selfish
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    (Original post by an_end_has_a_start)
    course they're up at night, just because they cant hear doesnt make them any different in that respect! ooo your quite selfish
    What all of them - 3 in the morning or whatever.
    And they don't put it on in the day, or in soaps and crap like that so what's the difference?
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    (Original post by an_end_has_a_start)
    course they're up at night, just because they cant hear doesnt make them any different in that respect! ooo your quite selfish
    Yeah, however the point made was that these sign language folk are a lot more prominent during the early hours of the morning
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    I can see your point,to an extent.

    Such as why is there sign language on the music channels at this time of night but not during the day.
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    What all of them - 3 in the morning or whatever.
    And they don't put it on in the day, or in soaps and crap like that so what's the difference?
    things are usually repeated with sign language on and to be honest a lot of the sign language stuff is on early in the morning like on itv theres something called sign zone (or something along those lines)

    i know its 'annoying' to have a random woman in the corner of the screen flailing her arms around but deaf people need to have as many opportunities as seemingly 'normal' people
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    The point of putting signed programs on at night isn't because deaf people are nocturnal. It's because it's the least popular time for viewing so it doesn't disrupt unimpaired viewers. It's designed so that deaf people can record (i.e. VHS or DVD, or Sky+) their programs to watch during the day.
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    (Original post by an_end_has_a_start)
    things are usually repeated with sign language on and to be honest a lot of the sign language stuff is on early in the morning like on itv theres something called sign zone (or something along those lines)

    i know its 'annoying' to have a random woman in the corner of the screen flailing her arms around but deaf people need to have as many opportunities as seemingly 'normal' people
    seems a bit daft - why not just give them a bloody channel

    I mean they've always had subtitles. That's fair enough -

    It's just so annoying. I've got some little woman doing stuff now, and all I'm wondering is not what's going on in the film, but what's usually in that corner of the frame. Bloody TV making fools, Big Brother's bad enough but fools directing air traffic because deaf people supposedly don't sleep at night, or because they will all be compelled to record crap
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    (Original post by an_end_has_a_start)
    things are usually repeated with sign language on and to be honest a lot of the sign language stuff is on early in the morning like on itv theres something called sign zone (or something along those lines)

    i know its 'annoying' to have a random woman in the corner of the screen flailing her arms around but deaf people need to have as many opportunities as seemingly 'normal' people
    You're missing the point completely, its not that he cares about them being there, it's that they're ony on in the early hours of the morning as if Deaf people are only awake then. Why don't they have people doing sign language all day on all programmes, why just choose to put them on in the really early hours of the morning, it makes no sense.
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    (Original post by secretmessages)
    The point of putting signed programs on at night isn't because deaf people are nocturnal. It's because it's the least popular time for viewing so it doesn't disrupt unimpaired viewers. It's designed so that deaf people can record (i.e. VHS or DVD, or Sky+) their programs to watch during the day.
    what naff documentaries or rosemary's baby. Choice :yy:
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    (Original post by thats funny)
    what naff documentaries or rosemary's baby. Choice :yy:
    Would you rather they signed everything, like Top Gear, or The Simpsons, or your favourite daytime shows? I think not.
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    (Original post by Petit chou)
    You're missing the point completely, its not that he cares about them being there, it's that they're ony on in the early hours of the morning as if Deaf people are only awake then. Why don't they have people doing sign language all day on all programmes, why just choose to put them on in the really early hours of the morning, it makes no sense.

    bottom line: people would complain if they were on in the daytime. it doesnt make for 'good viewing' as awful as that sounds its just the way people are.
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    They do this with the Venture Bros., which I wouldn't mind if they actually aired any episodes without some tit in a pink shirt flailing around in the corner. It's shown exclusively late at night so it has just as high a proportion of hearing viewers as any program in the day - so why the signing?
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    Your able toget some channels with sign language all the time now, i know Disney do it but i'm not sure which other channels do. I think its a good idea!
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    (Original post by thats funny)
    seems a bit daft - why not just give them a bloody channel
    How would you feel with one single channel?

    (Original post by thats funny)
    I mean they've always had subtitles. That's fair enough
    Subtitles are *******s. Go to one of the terrestrial channels and put subtitles on - you'll notice they don't match up with the text very well. Sometimes it's better than others. Sometimes the characters come out with big speeches and the subtitles are very truncated. Sometimes they're misheard, and frankly ridiculous (I believe the subtitles today on Two Pints said "don't twist my baby!" rather than "don't christen my baby!"). On news reports and live things they're often so far behind that they're misspelt, two minutes behind what the reporter says, slow and buggy, often simply truncated because the person doing them has failed to keep up and had to miss bits out. Now go onto a Freeview channel and you'll notice they rarely even exist...

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    It's just so annoying. I've got some little woman doing stuff now, and all I'm wondering is not what's going on in the film, but what's usually in that corner of the frame.
    Nothing's in the corner of the frame, they make the picture smaller. And programmes with sign language on are normally repeats of stuff earlier in the night - if you can't stand the sign language, turn the TV on earlier.
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    I like watching them on music videos, there's this one woman who makes me laugh because she's dancing along with the music as she signs, it may be to show deaf people the beat of the music, i'm not sure, but this woman seriously can't dance lol.
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    (Original post by secretmessages)
    Would you rather they signed everything, like Top Gear, or The Simpsons, or your favourite daytime shows? I think not.
    I'd say don't sign anything or give them their own channel
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    I'd say don't sign anything or give them their own channel
    I can't believe i was actually sticking up for you earlier!

    How would you feel if you had one lousy channel to watch? Its not signed all the time, its only on late at night so get over it. Like you said, they only show crap so why do you watch it/care exactly?
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