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For anyone who wants a smaller forum header I just made this: https://userstyles.org/styles/160165/sma...for-fanres
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Pac Man Syndrome should probably be on the list too. Video games rot the brain ... maybe even make you go blind due to joystick addiction, lol.
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^ to be watched while playing this in the background --> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZshIb5IJQU
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Vinegar Syndrome gets my vote
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"oxidation" should be on that list too ... (twitch twitch) ...
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We could use a "bad words" list that members could vote on to add (or remove if future votes cause it's total to drop below 50%). Frankly, I'd vote-out "corrosion" ... (shudder) ...
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I'm calling Dumbledore in on this one. Maybe he can create a list of places that should never be mentioned due to a selective lack of humor on their parts?
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I can't stop watching these... https://youtu.be/DwxeE3jIt5A
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I'm just going to leave this here... https://youtu.be/BdbX9FhRco8?t=22s
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Voldemort.
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Why did my post get removed? I didn't say anything wrong about anything. It reminds me of a place that apparently can no longer be mentioned by only some of us I guess. Sad
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Big Grin
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Okay, okay ... such touchy people! I've been ordered to the front of the class & they won't let me write those naughty words even in my punishment ... https://s31.postimg.cc/69jc1l8cr/Bronze_...gy.com.jpg
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hmm, just thinking ... will more "shouts" disappear ...
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@poita - Should we just skip UHD and, instead, invest in the next GREAT format (downward compatible, of course)? Otherwise I'll have to over-book museum gigs just to pay the bills! Woo
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So ... we are STILL acting like CRUMBS to the OT-agent PACMEN? -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8n_zloZwesk
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I still have just few UHD BDs, and I assume, with price at the moment I will just buy some newer movies in 4K, if the movie seems interesting enough to pay about 75 to 150 percent more, compared to the BD...
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Some 4K BD's are better. A Few Good Men and the first 2 Harry Potter films look better than the BD.
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My problem with Braveheart is not the color depth, but the face paint of William Wallace...
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There are some horrendous UHD releases, not many but some. Dredd, 3:10 to Yuma, Oblivion, all worse than the Bluray Edition.
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When they are converted to 8bit, they usually look like the regular BD version with less clipped whites and some slight colour differences.
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Be careful when looking at UHD caps. They never look right on a PC screen, and often look a lot better on a properly setup HDR UHD TV
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I have not seen a single UHD title but from screen caps I am not sold at all they look quite washed out. http://caps-a-holic.com/c.php?a=1&x=466&...&i=10&go=1
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holy s... I think I will pass on the Braveheart UHD BD: http://caps-a-holic.com/c.php?a=1&x=388&...0&i=6&go=1 check out the facepaint... O.O
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R.I.P. Lois Lane (Margo) ... may you always cruize the skies.
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On the darker side of entertainment, "the Superman curse" https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/supe...o-12387108 has struck again http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/201...at-69.html
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So the Die Hard 4K BD has a stereo mix in DTS-HD, but it appears to be a fold down of the 5.1, so the LD audio is still preferable. Image looks pretty good though, a definite upgrade from the old BD.
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@BronzeTitan - my favourite scene in Jurassic World: https://i.imgur.com/hhUEJSe.jpg (SPOILER!) Big Grin
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@Valeyard - Awww ... you should've warned about the spoilers! I didn't know about the evil green-screens. Sad
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@poita - Aussie humor? Big Grin
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Although Black Books is funnier: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-X5oCV7hWgs
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Someone finally fixed Jurassic World! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZpKtyLBCc0
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I'd really change my name if opening this business: http://stancrappfunerals.com.au
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Yep, server maintenance
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Is originaltrilogy.com down?
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well, it's faNres and not faMres, after all! Happy
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in google search I keep putting Famres and getting "Farmers" results silly but It happened a few times now
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Oh, so they'll have the Legacy Edition there?
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This is my new favourite thing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6XERmXsP-U
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The artist has a Behance, don't you know! https://www.behance.net/PeterStults
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More what-if posters: https://imgur.com/gallery/iWfRn8N
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Laserdiscs the size of Tractor wheels with UHD and Audio that will blow your ear drums
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Ok But they must be better. No super8 film-fade (from that famous film company ... doh!) and perfect-read laserdisc electronics that doesn't cost $$$,$$$ !!
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Waiting for the laserdisc format resurrection, in glorious analog UHD!
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Seriously though, they really need to take a cue from the gun industry and make it savage-sexy (like the AR-15, a common rifle tricked-out to look wicked). Hey Kodak! Try something like this: http://collectiblend.com/Cameras/images/...-Super.jpg
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Nice find, SW! ANALOG IS THE FUTURE (we should've known better)! In related news, George Lucas, ever the innovator, will film his next Star Wars movie in Super8! "This will give use even more resolution," he said to our reporter. "It will easily upstage our digital movies." - Fakenews Networks.
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The price for that Super 8 camera is completely insane. What are they thinking?
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Great read, I'm excited about this Super 8 resurgence, thanks for sharing SW.
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Could not be surrounded by any better people than those I work alongside here.
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That is what is awesome about this place. People with like minds and passion coming together to make things happen.
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oh yes, I know, I read far more than I comment on
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Forgot to mention, but, if they join, the project makers can also get particular help (allot of members here are full of ideas & suggestions) and even pool together as a group effort in their common interests. Very helpful.
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of the ones I know about of course
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thanks BT, Sporv replied via PM as well, maybe they join and like what they find, from the normal set of encoders/rippers/muxers they both take things about as far as it can go short of doing what happens here
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All else aside, FanRes is an "open forum" and anyone can join at any time. Just click the above "Register" (which is shown when you're not signed-in) to join. "Join" allows one to post (including in this Shoutbox). But FanRes is a resource even for those who don't join, they just can't add to the sum of knowledge here. They still can "lurk" to see what others are doing, if they want (of course). Even then, FanRes fulfills a function of spreading the love of preservation and creativity -- a win/win for everybody! Smile
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but what they do, is 1 step below what is happening here, so if they want to learn something new, maybe this is the place for them
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in the sense that there is zero guarantee anyone that joins will participate, none whatsoever, it is
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I wasn't making a point, just an observation, based on my experience here. Projects worked on here don't magically appear as you well know and It is exactly why some areas of the forum are only open to those who participate. Definitely nothing moot about that.
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I don't speak for them, they are their own people, but they are 2 of the names that stick out in private tracker world because they go beyond what most other users do in terms of their releases. That makes me think they may be a good fit, but am I certain, of course not
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considering there is no guarantee anyone that joins will participate in the site after joining that is a moot point, all that is is closed doors as without your prerequisite guarantee, nobody could join
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I think it would genuinely depend on wether they are actually interested in participating in the site as members or just the software being created from scratch/updated/used by folks for projects? I do not speak for admin on this, just my experience as a project maker here.
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sporv, I see you have been replying on forum, any answer to this would be appreciated, have a few people that I think would be very interested in that software you dudes are using
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don't know if anyone is here right now, but is there a specific process regarding inviting people here, is it closed, open?
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I hang with Quigon on most occassioins nowadays, the Emperor Palpatine's New Clothes were never impressive, he's just an attention whore anyways. LOL!!! Smile
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All the Emperors hang around ... The Senate. (Thanks for that give-away, GL!) Wink
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I didn't even know until yesterday that he has ties to Twitter, the Emperor that is, lol.
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Muhahahahahahahahaha
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I thought I felt a disturbance in The Force ... it's Emperor Zuckerberg! Eek
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The darkside banished OT to a Twitter page, I hope they at least got store bought cookies, lol.
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Routine maintenence
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Is OT down? I receive a bad gateway error...
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As a German, I really do not understand the fuss about the s-word. Big Grin
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I'm glad to see the site isn't locked anymore. I know I said sorry for using the "s" word twice in a post but I don't think I'm to blame for this ... then again, worse has been said about me for far less. LOL
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The mere humans always try to put the "fear of the gods" in everyone, but we TITANS just Arnold-laugh! <-- "Hercules In New York" reference Big Grin
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phew, wondered if you had been locked out
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Ve-e-ery interesting that our dear PostImage's website is suddenly attacked ... AFTER ... we started discussing OT's format. (Did anyone else notice they (OT) have the "Death Star" as their logo? Shocked REBEL PILOTS TO YOUR X-WINGS !! Ok )
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From postImages.org >> "postimg.cc domain is locked by Registry, no prior notice. While we hope to resolve the issue, we chose postimg.CC as our new home. Please update codes embedded in your websites." ... So here's my above picture in the corrected link: https://postimg.cc/image/t2rjesb0b/
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Seinfeld?
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Jerry is back! Happy
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I like grey myself.
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^ Never mind my suggested dark design. I just went there and white isn't the new default. Too bad, I thought there might be new blood at OT -- but just same old same-old ... Sad
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(Actually, Postimg squished it in their preview.) Anyway, don't they know the power of the dark side? (Or that's what they WANT us to think? Clever Sith.) ... https://s9.postimg.cc/juzay33y7/OT_dark.png Wink
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White AND anamorphic? (bring your own lens) Big Grin
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OT turned white? https://s20.postimg.cc/nlcjvjwzv/OT_white.jpg - I like it! EDIT: they introduced two themes, one dark and the other light, like us
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Imagine how many sales they must have lost by not putting out there that their DVD was in 16/9. This was the time where people didn't buy 4/3 DVD because they wanted the best for their newly bought widescreen TVs
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Some companies make errors on the backside...
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Nope subs are only french & english. Why would they list 4/3 on the box I have no idea. I love those weird releases with unique soundtracks.
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Ah, the Dutch RCV release seem to differ from that one.. Maybe an earlier release from RCV, when online listing where not that well maintained...
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Does it have Dutch subtitles? RCV is a company that seems to release in Netherlands and Belgium.
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Here's a link to the cover of the weird Pulp Fiction DVD which contains the surrounds mixes http://www.degaine.com/jaquettedvd/P-jz/...ion_v3.php
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"Have you checked out what Google is up to? Google knows and stores an insane amount of information about you that you probably don't know about. ... you can log into your Google account and view your personal data and tracking history ... You can even download it as one giant file. Just don't try to print it because it will be several million pages." http://www.glennbeck.com/content/audio/4318-hour-1/
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I noticed this has way more information on the edges than the regular Blu... If anyone is interested Wink