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Forum: HDTV Programming   12-19-2014, 03:36 PM
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Posted By lobosrul
There is absolutely no way in hell the engine is...

There is absolutely no way in hell the engine is changing before 2017. It looks the shortest lived engine formula was the 3.5L era, from 1987 to 1994. However, in 1987 and 1988, 1.5L turbos were...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-19-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,006
Posted By lobosrul
Because the local affiliate does whatever they...

Because the local affiliate does whatever they want to the signal. My ABC affiliate now converts it to 1080i for some bizzaro reason, and gives it around 12 Mbps MPEG-2. It looks terrible. FOX is far...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-18-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 98,753
Views: 8,858,592
Posted By lobosrul
Yeah, kinda like the opinions of said analysts :p

Yeah, kinda like the opinions of said analysts :p
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-06-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,852
Posted By lobosrul
In the US our OTA TV is rather de-centralized....

In the US our OTA TV is rather de-centralized. Each of the big 4 networks only owns a handful of stations, mostly in top 8 or 10 markets in the US. The rest of the stations (there are over 200...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-02-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7,218
Views: 325,812
Posted By lobosrul
This recalls an argument I had with my dad a few...

This recalls an argument I had with my dad a few years back (thanks to the internet I won). Tetanus is caused by a bacteria that is sometimes found on rusty nails. Its not actually caused by rust....
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-26-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,852
Posted By lobosrul
Satellite transponders are, for the most part...

Satellite transponders are, for the most part capable of 40Mbps. Right now Dish crams in 8 or 9 HDTV channels per transponder for example. But if they wanted to they could reserve a transponder for a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-26-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,852
Posted By lobosrul
I very much doubt we'll see 2160i, its not even...

I very much doubt we'll see 2160i, its not even supported in Rec 2020. But then who know what standards will be adopted at a future date.

My guess is, is that about 10 years from now cable and sat...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-18-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 102,157
Posted By lobosrul
By large force I meant a platoon to company of...

By large force I meant a platoon to company of special forces sent in by heli at night. Or perhaps a high altitude drop. We still have about 10,000 troops in Afghanistan at present, and I assume...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-18-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 102,157
Posted By lobosrul
While I found the episode very compelling, it...

While I found the episode very compelling, it takes some serious suspension of disbelief that such an important prisoner as Saul would be able to escape that easily? Just one guard, really?

And...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-13-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6,771
Views: 102,022
Posted By lobosrul
That seems extremely unlikely given that they...

That seems extremely unlikely given that they already have both drivers under contract, and the huge pile of cash they spent to develop the car and power unit (it should take less to just update it...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-13-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6,771
Views: 102,022
Posted By lobosrul
I'm starting to believe the conspiracy theorists:...

I'm starting to believe the conspiracy theorists: the big teams are purposely running out the smaller ones. They want a bigger piece of the pie, and they'd like to have a smaller team in their...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-11-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,760
Posted By lobosrul
I saw this very question on another forum. And...

I saw this very question on another forum. And I'll give the same response:

Yes he's a real person, and part of one of the funniest comedy teams in the world. Do yourself a favor and watch Spaced,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-04-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 98,753
Views: 8,858,592
Posted By lobosrul
By way of comparison the most expensive show...

By way of comparison the most expensive show currently on television, is Game of Thrones at 6 million an episode.

Indeed.... what were they smoking, and why aren't they sharing!
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-30-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,994
Posted By lobosrul
Lincoln commercials: I guess if you haven't seen...

Lincoln commercials: I guess if you haven't seen True Detective, Matthew Mcconaughey's Lincoln commercials, or the movie he made "Lincoln Lawyer" the sketch would have made no sense.

Dance...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-30-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,994
Posted By lobosrul
I guess everyone is entitled to their own...

I guess everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but if you dislike the show so much, why continue to watch it?

You really didn't find the fake Lincoln commercials funny?! I was literally...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-28-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 997
Posted By lobosrul
Peaky Blinders series 2, and 2 other series that...

Peaky Blinders series 2, and 2 other series that I, uh... found: Our Girl and The Detectorists, all from the BBC.

US TV, hmm every new show I have now given up on. I'm liking this series of...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-25-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6,771
Views: 102,022
Posted By lobosrul
... and then there were nine: ...

... and then there were nine:

http://www.jamesallenonf1.com/2014/10/just-18-f1-cars-on-the-grid-for-us-grand-prix-says-ecclestone/

The big teams need to get together and agree to a more...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-22-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6,771
Views: 102,022
Posted By lobosrul
Looks like Caterham is done for: ...

Looks like Caterham is done for:

http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/struggling-caterham-race-send-cars-austin/

One more team drops out and we get 3 car teams.
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-22-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6,771
Views: 102,022
Posted By lobosrul
Old school McLaren colors, me likey very much.

Old school McLaren colors, me likey very much.
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-14-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7,218
Views: 325,812
Posted By lobosrul
Well yeah, but in order to turn one must be...

Well yeah, but in order to turn one must be bitten, or die. You can't turn from just inhaling a bit of zombie goo or such.

And, no one with a mullet is a confident scientist. I think the dude is...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-14-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7,218
Views: 325,812
Posted By lobosrul
In season 1 they didn't really know yet that it...

In season 1 they didn't really know yet that it absolutely has to be a bite from a zombie to become infected. Now they do. Of course the other question is, why don't the use the zombie guts rub camo...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-09-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,519
Posted By lobosrul
I'm not sure thats really true. At one point I...

I'm not sure thats really true. At one point I had a rather high end NVIDIA gaming card (for the time) a 6800, that did not decode h.264 (no Purevideo) yet cheaper 6 series cards did support it. I...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-09-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6,771
Views: 102,022
Posted By lobosrul
Its tough to push a car in gravel, down right...

Its tough to push a car in gravel, down right impossible if an axle is broken, or a wheel is off. Edit: ok I guess it was in grass, but the front end was bent out of shape pretty bad, doubt it could...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-07-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 102,157
Posted By lobosrul
Girl. And... yeah kinda weird looking.

Girl. And... yeah kinda weird looking.
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-07-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 320,257
Posted By lobosrul
Yeah, Amy needs to be fawning over Bernie. She's...

Yeah, Amy needs to be fawning over Bernie. She's now much prettier.
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