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Bed, spelled backwards spells bed?!

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I was under the assumption it spelled "Deb"...
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That's called a palindrome.

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Crocodiles and alligators
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Vegemite and Fosters. Discuss.

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Wow...this thread has truly gone where no thread has gone before -- er, I mean, off the rails.


I'm officially out; see y'all next Halloween!
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All I can say they do not go well together. Putting them together is a HORRORFEST


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All I can say they do not go well together. Putting them together is a HORRORFEST


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There is nothing in the world more helpless and irresponsible and depraved than a man in the depths of a Vegemite binge, and I knew we'd get into that rotten stuff pretty soon.

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I had to look up Vegimite and I would try it! Dunno if Fosters would go good with it but I love to drink Fosters!

Side note I gave Afflicted a second watch last night and that film is really good for a low budget Vampire movie!
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I'm officially out; see y'all next Halloween!
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Slippy and Wabo,have you guys eaten Ludifisk?
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Anyone ever get house plans done up? What was the ballpark cost?
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Dunno what that is? Is it good?
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Yeah I wanna know about this as well.
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Dunno what that is? Is it good?



Yeah I wanna know about this as well.
Coworker got his for 3500, would have been 2k for the paper vs CAD files. Just curious, we are getting ready to go down that path.
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Yes. Not a fan.

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Never have. But I did stay at a Holiday Inn last night if you'd like me to draw you up some.

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Coworker got his for 3500, would have been 2k for the paper vs CAD files. Just curious, we are getting ready to go down that path.

Exciting that you are planning for a new home! Is there going to be room for a media or HT room?
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Never have. But I did stay at a Holiday Inn last night if you'd like me to draw you up some.







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I will take your word for it!
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Anyone ever get house plans done up? What was the ballpark cost?
Maybe ask Archiguy.

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Lossless is demonstrably "better" audio reproduction, but whatever floats someone's boat.
Your right-on-the-money example of arguing over audio is the reason why I don't anymore...it's just pointless.
I hear ya, it's one reason I avoid most of the audio threads and video threads (hardware) on AVS these days. Something that seems to be lost at times is music and movies are supposed to be fun. In theory that's why we put the time and money into this stuff. Ok rant over... Drink!

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Don't _____ either of them off and if you have to get close to tell them apart, you are way too close, and have been there for way too long.
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Do not mix together in areas with inadequate ventilation, and keep away from open flame. Keep at least 100 feet from any Weber. Do not take with Sriracha sauce. In case of explosion, we don't know you.

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Wow...this thread has truly gone where no thread has gone before -- er, I mean, off the rails.


I'm officially out; see y'all next Halloween!
Rails?? What rails, "The Horned One " has authorized no rails.

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Just sitting back and waiting for DTS X upgrade.
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What is the point in seeing another guy with his head blown off?
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I've already done so, in high-end demonstration booths at various conferences....friends' high-end home theaters....heck, I even had it out with Steve Dixon, one of the developmental engineers at the Harmon International group. In a closed-door listening test using ridiculously expensive hardware, I still couldn't tell the difference between the lossy and lossless tracks in a blindfold-esque comparo.

I'm one of the members of that camp that swear the jump from Dolby Digital and DTS (legacy lossy) to Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio (high-resolution lossless) is nowhere near as mind-blowing as what many in the industry would lead you to believe. I'm sorry.
You do understand just because YOU can't detect a difference doesn't mean others can't, right?

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You're arguing over it right now...aren't you?
Nice observation (sorry, can't help myself)...I always have to get in the last word.

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SERIOUSLY?
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Wow, a miracle occurred!! I had a few hours alone in the condo as wifey went out without me, and I was able to watch a horror movie on Netflix on my tv.

REC-3, first time i have seen the third movie in this series. Started a little slow for me, but then i always say that, i have no patience. But it got better and better, and i really enjoyed the second half a lot. Plenty of good gore, and it helped that i fell in love with the girl who played the main character, the bride. Good movie.

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Wow, a miracle occurred!! I had a few hours alone in the condo as wifey went out without me, and I was able to watch a horror movie on Netflix on my tv.

REC-3, first time i have seen the third movie in this series. Started a little slow for me, but then i always say that, i have no patience. But it got better and better, and i really enjoyed the second half a lot. Plenty of good gore, and it helped that i fell in love with the girl who played the main character, the bride. Good movie.
I also liked REC-3, but I believe many people here didn't care for it.
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Nor should they.
What is the point in seeing another guy with his head blown off?

Because of inconsistencies in what the initial investigation stated on paper vs what was photographed. Like I said before there is a lot of messed up stuff that happened and even the Chief of Police back then says they should reopen because of how shotty the investigation was done. A lot of stuff can be cleared up if info can be looked at with new eyes.

Not that I want to see the gore, but things in the room, i.e. the way the stuff was arranged in the room vs what was said in the report.

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Because of inconsistencies in what the initial investigation stated on paper vs what was photographed. Like I said before there is a lot of messed up stuff that happened and even the Chief of Police back then says they should reopen because of how shotty the investigation was done. A lot of stuff can be cleared up if info can be looked at with new eyes.

Not that I want to see the gore, but things in the room, i.e. the way the stuff was arranged in the room vs what was said in the report.
Police investigations are often "shotty."
Cops are not geniuses and they can't wait for 5 o'clock (like everyone else).
Hollywood has brainwashed us into thinking they have to be Columbos or there is a travesty of justice.
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Police investigations are often "shotty."
Cops are not geniuses and they can't wait for 5 o'clock (like everyone else).
Hollywood has brainwashed us into thinking they have to be Columbos or there is a travesty of justice.
I remember reading somewhere the problems involved with convincing juries that what CSI type of investigations you see on TV are not what you can do with evidence in the real world. Couple that with crummy police work, and you have a problem.
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Oh I agree Oink and Tenth planet, that is why stuff always takes awhile for the truth to come bubbling to the surface!
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