Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Feb 2012 21:59 UTC
Multimedia, AV An interesting anecdote at MinimalMac about television being broken. The author's young daughter, who is growing up in a Netflix/Hulu/iTunes/etc. household, was confronted with actual TV for the first time, and wonders why she can't pick what to watch, why the shows are being interrupted all the time, and so on. Clearly - TV is broken.
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RE[6]: DVD Quality
by lucas_maximus on Tue 28th Feb 2012 22:11 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: DVD Quality"
lucas_maximus
Member since:
2009-08-18

This is what I hate about the internet, "You are wrong and I am right" over something that is down to perception. I get defensive when someone blatantly (or deliberately) misses the point of the entire post and goes into talking about whether the video is mathematically correct ... :| ... The point was originally was

decent upscaler + existing DVD collection != you have to get everything again in hidef.

Predator on standard definition good CRT TV (like the one I mentioned) look fantastic and enjoy the movie (and I have seen it in the cinema), so if it looks good upscaled ... well bonus!

Whether it is a videophile's wet dream I do not care.

As for Lost, it started out on a beach. In many scenes they were on a beach (including some guy making a massive SOS outta stones and then is told to stop by the black lady that did have cancer) ... so you know you have to forgive me for thinking quite a lot of it took place on a beach, because quite a lot of it ... did.

:-|

Edited 2012-02-28 22:16 UTC

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RE[7]: DVD Quality
by ilovebeer on Wed 29th Feb 2012 02:20 in reply to "RE[6]: DVD Quality"
ilovebeer Member since:
2011-08-08

This is what I hate about the internet, "You are wrong and I am right" over something that is down to perception. I get defensive when.........

ZZZzzzzz...

Predator on standard definition good CRT TV (like the one I mentioned) look fantastic and enjoy the movie (and I have seen it in the cinema), so if it looks good upscaled ... well bonus!

It's commonly accepted that specifically Predator (among other movies) is NOT good reference material. And that isn't exactly a secret.

As for Lost, it started out on a beach. In many scenes they were on a beach (including some guy making a massive SOS outta stones and then is told to stop by the black lady that did have cancer) ... so you know you have to forgive me for thinking quite a lot of it took place on a beach, because quite a lot of it ... did.

The vast majority of the show wasn't beach scenes therefore you obviously don't know what you're talking about. As I said, you're just talking out of your ass in an effort to go against what I've stated... A non-tool would do their homework, as all non-tools do, and go 'hey you're right, I should've looked into it first'. But of course people are stupid and think what they assume is what the truth is.

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RE[8]: DVD Quality
by lucas_maximus on Wed 29th Feb 2012 08:42 in reply to "RE[7]: DVD Quality"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

Sorry I didn't watch enough of LOST to actually give a shit ... I knew I was getting strung along after the first series.

You can call me a tool all you like, but you decided to ignore the entire point and act like a prick ... It is boring. So I decided to argue the toss.

Have fun acting like an arsehole, I heard it doesn't work so well in real life.

Edited 2012-02-29 08:47 UTC

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