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MeatSpin Times Square?

I think so.
I seriously almost fell out of my chair!!! YES!
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post #22 of 59
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MeatSpin Times Square?

I think so.
That's bad that I had the same idea. Could always mix it up with a few showings of 2Girls1Cup...
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post #23 of 59
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That's bad that I had the same idea. Could always mix it up with a few showings of 2Girls1Cup...
Well you could add in some EyeFinity to those Time Squares Screens so you have a paranormal view of MeatSpin AND 2Girls1Cup!
post #24 of 59
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Looks shopped.

Anyone know anything about repeaters?

I highly doubt you can just broadcast to one with no inside knowledge or authentication.
Hard to gather any information really, what I can get is they have some sort of hacky piece of software which acts like a universal remote, while at the same time sends video wirelessly directly to the screen, rather than to the computer or whatever a/v device controls the screen, therefor theoretically bypassing all security, but, how can the screen accept a signal wirelessly?

Are they using the same sort of thing a satellite dish does, but in smaller scale?

Beyond that, I'm totally baffled by this.
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post #25 of 59
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Looks shopped.

Anyone know anything about repeaters?

I highly doubt you can just broadcast to one with no inside knowledge or authentication.
Welcome to New York City.

As I said earlier, being someone that basically lives in the city // walks through times square @4x a week...This ISN'T by any means, uncommon.

Whenever there's a major celeb in town, it happens...Whenever some tourist wants to be all cool and ****, it happens...I'd bet it happens on the upside of 10-15x a week...It's literally nothing special.

A friend of mine is part of the organization that runs it, and has told me several times that they as a whole, have little to no administrative skills...

I'd almost bet you a monkey could project an image on that screen.
post #26 of 59
I want ONE!
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post #27 of 59
Being that I work for a billboard company that is on par with Clear Channel (owner of this particular display). It really isn't that difficult to hack into a wireless receiver for the data feeding into this unit.

That being said we also own a spot in Time Square and I plan on informing the IT fellas controlling our digital units to work on their security.
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post #28 of 59
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Being that I work for a billboard company that is on par with Clear Channel (owner of this particular display). It really isn't that difficult to hack into a wireless receiver for the data feeding into this unit.

That being said we also own a spot in Time Square and I plan on informing the IT fellas controlling our digital units to work on their security.
Boo!

Some jokes on there would be nice for a change.
post #29 of 59
Meatspin? 2girls1cup? no no no you guys are doing it wrong.

You must rickroll Times square.
post #30 of 59
transmitting video over a headphone jack..?

Didn't know it could handle the bitrate...
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