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Sky will broadcast this year's FA Cup final, between Manchester City and Stoke City, live in 3D on 14 May - without ad breaks to spoil the effect, apparently. Sky World subscribers with a Sky+ HD box and a 3D TV will be able to watch the match at home in 3D. Every other footie fan will have to visit one of the 1500-odd pubs …


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  1. Caff

    3d commentators?

    Does that mean 3d talking heads during half time?

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    How good of sky

    To not have ads in a premium 3D channel that's available at an extra cost over the standard non 3D long as you already pay the extra cost to have the HD subscription....and the extra cost to have the Sports channel in the first place.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward


      The 3D channel is free. but you do need to be subscribing to sky world + HD to receive it.

    2. hplasm Silver badge
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      I'd buy a hardware ad-blocker for paid-for cable/sat TV.

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward


        Thats what the PVR feature is for, does anybody even watch adverts anymore? I certainly don't.

  3. Ben Naylor

    Crock of Sh*t

    3D is a load of balls. It basically gives you a headache and lowers the quality. For once, Techrepublic puts the point across very well.

  4. McBread

    But commentary...

    ...still to be one dimensional?

  5. David 39

    But the only reason

    I bought a 3dTV subscribe to skys' extortionate package was to watch Barry Sheen sell me Cillit Bang in 3d :(

  6. Stanislaw

    Come on, The Potters!

    ... all thirty-three of you!

    Red & white stripes. Ta duck.

  7. The Fuzzy Wotnot


    You've given me just one more reason to get up the basement steps and go outside into the RealWorld(tm)!

  8. JDX Gold badge

    @Ben Naylor

    Doesn't give me a headache. Certainly far less so than opinion masquerading as fact on these forums.

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