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Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-07-2014, 10:26 AM
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Posted By Alan G.
I've had my 103D since the first week it was...

I've had my 103D since the first week it was released. All of a sudden, last week, I had a problem where when powering up the display never got past the "Hello" stage and the door wouldn't open....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-07-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5,270
Views: 414,918
Posted By Alan G.
I've had my 103D since the first week it was...

I've had my 103D since the first week it was released. All of a sudden, last week, I had a problem where when powering up the display never got past the "Hello" stage and the door wouldn't open....
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-10-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 7,887
Posted By Alan G.
Oh! I didn't think of the program play date...

Oh! I didn't think of the program play date eligibility. And I couldn't find anything about that. :o
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-10-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 7,887
Posted By Alan G.
Well, the Emmys dropped the ball missing Eva...

Well, the Emmys dropped the ball missing Eva Green's performance. She was that good!
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-06-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 7,887
Posted By Alan G.
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Ph8te http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1518039/penny-dreadful-showtime-in-may/120#post_24800780)

Maybe because you're thinking...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-06-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 7,887
Posted By Alan G.
Yeah. I leaned forward and said, "WHAT?!!" at...

Yeah. I leaned forward and said, "WHAT?!!" at that ending. The Ripper murders were all women, weren't they? And it's too early in the game for Ethan to rip up Dorian.

Honestly, I don't know what...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-30-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5,270
Views: 414,918
Posted By Alan G.
I think the Darbee setting is a function of...

I think the Darbee setting is a function of screen size and viewing distance from the screen. I have a 50" Pioneer Kuro, but I sit 14 feet from it. So, my Darbee setting is 50% for HD content. That...
Forum: Video Processors   04-28-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8,120
Views: 626,586
Posted By Alan G.
Thanks guys. I don't know if HFR is the way...

Thanks guys.

I don't know if HFR is the way things will be going, or that I like it or not. It will take some getting used to. My experience was rather jolting at first.

Getting back to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-25-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,628
Posted By Alan G.
Despite all the so-called cultural...

Despite all the so-called cultural "advancements" made in the last few decades, commercials for women are all about how they look. Commercials for men are all about beer and...
Forum: Video Processors   04-23-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8,120
Views: 626,586
Posted By Alan G.
Thanks Friendly Fire and Bill. Interesting...

Thanks Friendly Fire and Bill. Interesting answers and good descriptions!

All I knew about film/video is that I saw both Hobbit films in HFR and, to me, they looked like video. But I couldn't...
Forum: Video Processors   04-23-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8,120
Views: 626,586
Posted By Alan G.
Someone asked me if used properly, does the...

Someone asked me if used properly, does the Darbee effect make an image look more or less like film. He said if it looks more like film, he'd buy into it. If it makes things look hyper detailed and...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-21-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 41,393
Posted By Alan G.
The last shows have been pretty elaborate plans,...

The last shows have been pretty elaborate plans, but it's been fun watching boss Abbott agree to play roles in the plans, a complete turnaround for him. But who can argue with success? Cho kills me....
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-08-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8,639
Views: 2,849,784
Posted By Alan G.
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by InCali http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1178801/movie-with-the-hottest-girl-youve-ever-seen/7950#post_24583626)

I saw "Gilda"...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-08-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 264
Posted By Alan G.
^ ^ ^ ^ Wow! Well put!

^ ^ ^ ^ Wow! Well put!
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-07-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 264
Posted By Alan G.
When I was a kid, the Howdy Doody Show would...

When I was a kid, the Howdy Doody Show would show clips from the silent "Mickey McGuire" series. When I was told that was Mickey Rooney, I couldn't believe it. He was good even then. Watching him,...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-22-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 178,974
Posted By Alan G.
Bill, I know what you mean about Lon Chaney, Jr....

Bill, I know what you mean about Lon Chaney, Jr. I always wanted to like him, but they kept putting him in things he just wasn't suited for; an overweight Frankenstein's monster (the opposite of...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-06-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,251
Posted By Alan G.
Maybe it's just me. After being glued to every...

Maybe it's just me. After being glued to every season since the second, after multiple goosebump inducing songs over that time, I just don't see it this season. The songs picked, for the most part,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-01-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5,270
Views: 414,918
Posted By Alan G.
Thanks, Bill. I'll see if I run into any...

Thanks, Bill. I'll see if I run into any abnormalities.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-01-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5,270
Views: 414,918
Posted By Alan G.
I recently updated the 103D's firmware via...

I recently updated the 103D's firmware via direct download. It did not ask for a factory default reset. It did the last time I updated. Should I still do this manually?
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-12-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By Alan G.
"Ten From Your Show Of Shows" not on DVD?! For...

"Ten From Your Show Of Shows" not on DVD?! For SHAME.
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-12-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,245
Posted By Alan G.
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by IceAgeTom http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1515152/50-years-since-the-beatles-changed-most-everything/90#post_24344936)

Once...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-21-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5,270
Views: 414,918
Posted By Alan G.
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ttringle http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1492940/official-oppo-bdp-103d-darbee-edition-owners-thread/2340#post_24243000)

Now I...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-19-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5,270
Views: 414,918
Posted By Alan G.
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by rdgrimes http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1492940/official-oppo-bdp-103d-darbee-edition-owners-thread/2310#post_24237287)
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Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-19-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5,270
Views: 414,918
Posted By Alan G.
Oh, I was being facetious about a Netflix...

Oh, I was being facetious about a Netflix conspiracy. I used to occasionally send one back and get a replacement until it happened so much. Funny because I would get Netflix DVDs that would have...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-19-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5,270
Views: 414,918
Posted By Alan G.
Thanks, Bob. Great, and better yet -...

Thanks, Bob. Great, and better yet - understandable, explanation. I waited about 10 - 15 seconds before trying the skip button, then the stop, but neither of them worked (Stop always worked on the...
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