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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-05-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,343
Posted By bbordner
Most occurrences of copying are used for...

Most occurrences of copying are used for complete fraud - they just want a real-sounding ad/auction to collect the money and run. They don't have anything...

Always worth reporting to sysadmin.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-12-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11,339
Views: 1,280,527
Posted By bbordner
I've found a local auth dealer who is willing to...

I've found a local auth dealer who is willing to sell the 1909 for $450, which beats most of the (advertised) Internet prices... but of course my wife sez "Amazon is having a 50% BF sale!" She...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-09-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12,493
Views: 1,598,353
Posted By bbordner
I bought a Universal MX-450 RF/IR remote and a...

I bought a Universal MX-450 RF/IR remote and a MRF-260(?) IR repeater - the repeater receives RF from the remote and flashes IR in the equipment cabinet.

To operate the outside components...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-14-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,228
Posted By bbordner
Spam - Do Not Want!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Spam - Do Not Want!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-14-2008, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,703
Posted By bbordner
I've been looking in this area myself - 32"...

I've been looking in this area myself - 32" seems to be an "awkward" size...

Right now, Sharp has the LC-32D62U and LC-32GP1U (gaming version; +$) and that's IT.

Checking the CES postings, it...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-19-2007, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,931
Posted By bbordner
Please let us know what happens when you return...

Please let us know what happens when you return it, and the (clueless) counterwretch looks inside the case ...

Then next year we get a "movie" of these video-rental surveillance cam shots of...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-19-2006, 12:05 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 53,484
Posted By bbordner
The allusion to Shakespear is most apt - it just...

The allusion to Shakespear is most apt - it just sounds like an absurdly profane version of Hamlet, etc...

Then again, I think: what if the original Shakespear was just as filthy, and we only...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-28-2006, 01:17 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,993
Posted By bbordner
J-Men Forever...

J-Men Forever (http://lodestonecatalog.com/cgi-bin/...gi?sku=FSOL901 (http://lodestonecatalog.com/cgi-bin/ltmcat.cgi?sku=FSOL901)) is the obvious choice. For $14.95, why not? However, it may be best...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-28-2006, 08:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,256
Posted By bbordner
This is the movie that I played for my neighbors...

This is the movie that I played for my neighbors - the ones who never had a TV, almost never went to the theater, and who thought I was insane to have a "home theater"...

At the end, they said...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-28-2006, 07:51 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,993
Posted By bbordner
If you like the old cartoons, or the dense and...

If you like the old cartoons, or the dense and twisted dialog of Robin Williams/Marx Brothers/Firesign Theatre, please try Invader Zim.

I won't try to describe it - here, go to Wikipedia...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-18-2006, 08:26 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,270
Posted By bbordner
I always wanted to do "The Stars My Destination"...

I always wanted to do "The Stars My Destination" also; it's a very visual book and Alfred Bester was also a TV writer...

However...

In general, please stop this type of fantasy - the main...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   03-23-2006, 01:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,270
Posted By bbordner
I liked the flash of "This is what ... actually...

I liked the flash of "This is what ... actually believe" - where did I last see that? Oh, yeah...

The clubhouse looked very familiar - based on the Adventurers' Club at Disney World? That's my...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   03-21-2006, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,185
Posted By bbordner
My main complaint was the picture quality - the...

My main complaint was the picture quality - the BBC screen-capture downloads that I got are far better. Maybe it's my local Comcast messing up SciFi, but the pic was so fuzzy that it was really...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   03-17-2006, 10:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,210
Posted By bbordner
I've seen these and have been waiting eagerly...

I've seen these and have been waiting eagerly for the TV and DVD here... It's never been considered "great SF" but always very entertaining and often thought-provoking. It starts off slow (so many...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-01-2006, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 606
Posted By bbordner
Does HDCP = AACS? I wonder about this due to the...

Does HDCP = AACS? I wonder about this due to the current debacle about video cards; recent ones were sold as HDCP-compliant but that is being retracted. Apparently they (and ALL hardware?) need to...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   02-27-2006, 12:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,062
Posted By bbordner
What about burning MY video from an HD camera...

What about burning MY video from an HD camera onto an HD-whatever? Will it NEED an AACS "feature" to allow it to play on commercial home players (even if you say"copy all you want")? How do I get...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-24-2006, 11:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,606
Posted By bbordner
The new HDCP video card requires a new HDCP...

The new HDCP video card requires a new HDCP monitor, new HDMI cable, new Windows Vista... buy all new to get... well... what DO we get out of this? Forget building/modifying anything after this -...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-22-2006, 12:12 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,705
Posted By bbordner
With all the talk of "a violent world", I...

With all the talk of "a violent world", I thought it would be "March of the Penguins"...



I'll shut up now.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-22-2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,095
Posted By bbordner
Auton lifts are the usual solution - but $$$...

Auton lifts are the usual solution - but $$$ Search for "auton" across all forums here; I got many hits. Those threads also discuss cheaper options...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-03-2006, 10:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,019
Posted By bbordner
I also like Red Dwarf, but it's only on DVD so...

I also like Red Dwarf, but it's only on DVD so far as I know. Are we limited to air-only?

Another DVD favorite (cheap!) is Invader Zim (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invader_Zim) - it is shown at...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-02-2006, 12:08 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,746
Posted By bbordner
Wax, or the Discovery of Television Among the...

Wax, or the Discovery of Television Among the Bees (1991) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0105791/


I bought a copy of this many years ago (VHS) directly from the maker - I never could get...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-02-2006, 11:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,019
Posted By bbordner
Doesn't anyone watch Adult Swim programs on...

Doesn't anyone watch Adult Swim programs on Cartoon Network? Robot Chicken...? What I really like is the interstitials (white text on black) between the shows/ads - very bizarre.

Actually, I...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-29-2005, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18,256
Views: 2,059,964
Posted By bbordner
We in NJ (where Verizon is trying to get a...

We in NJ (where Verizon is trying to get a statewide clearance rather than each town) are already starting to get strange commercials. I saw one recently stating that Verizon TV was "a bad idea"...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-29-2005, 10:20 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 32,343
Posted By bbordner
I can't even watch this any more - my wife made...

I can't even watch this any more - my wife made me leave the room due to my comments...

I've put up with a lot in TV movie "sci-fi", but this is not only unremittingly stupid but SO





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Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-29-2005, 10:11 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 31,333
Posted By bbordner
So upconverting is triggered not by access over...

So upconverting is triggered not by access over the network, but as a consequence of using dvdshrink (removing the CP - shh!).

If you then burn the dvdshrinked version onto a DVD-R and play it in...
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