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Forum: HDTV Programming   08-30-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 11,129
Posted By cel4145
I thought we were discussing USA Network? It's...

I thought we were discussing USA Network? It's big, and part of an even bigger conglomerate.

(also, that article talks about the fact that small businesses don't necessarily fit that model)
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-30-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 135
Posted By cel4145
Don't buy into the "must be lossless to sound...

Don't buy into the "must be lossless to sound good" philosophy. Premium streaming music can sound very good. Many people find that high bit rate mp3s are often indistinguishable from lossless.

As...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-30-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 11,129
Posted By cel4145
Corporations are not sympathetic to others pain....

Corporations are not sympathetic to others pain. They are psychotic

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/our-humanity-naturally/201103/why-corporations-are-psychotic
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-30-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 11,129
Posted By cel4145
If there was any kind of group management...

If there was any kind of group management discussion about the decision to postpone the episode, someone should surely would have pointed out that postponing the episode with the media attention it...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-30-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 11,129
Posted By cel4145
You do know what company owns USA Network? NBC...

You do know what company owns USA Network? NBC News, which is owned by . . . Comcast.

Yes. Comcast the loving company that we've all come to know and love who never aggressively pursues their...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-30-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 135
Posted By cel4145
Right. Active speakers have active crossovers and...

Right. Active speakers have active crossovers and separate amps. Be aware that not all powered speakers in this budget range are active speakers with active crossovers. If they don't have separate...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-30-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 135
Posted By cel4145
I would think that the Monoprice speakers would...

I would think that the Monoprice speakers would have crossovers.

Here's an older model HK receiver. If the seller still has it and it works well, would sound great:...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-30-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 135
Posted By cel4145
I am not a fan of the SMSL brand. Historically,...

I am not a fan of the SMSL brand. Historically, some of the product models have been plagued with poor build quality and reliability. For a small digital amp, I recommend Topping or Indeed (ebay...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-30-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 13,987
Posted By cel4145
Heck, it's even true for ALL TV fiction. I would...

Heck, it's even true for ALL TV fiction. I would challenge someone to find a TV series that you can't poke at least a few holes in when it comes to realism. Even the very large majority of so-called...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-30-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 11,129
Posted By cel4145
I think the key words here are "for a show." It's...

I think the key words here are "for a show." It's a corporation. There's no true altruism. USA is both avoiding any potential for negative backlash and trying to create the illusion of being caring....
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-30-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 13,987
Posted By cel4145
It is true you have to suspend disbelief about...

It is true you have to suspend disbelief about the feasibility of the AI technology when viewed in context of the rest of the technology the Humans world has. I guess I treat it just like I do LOR...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-30-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 9,256
Posted By cel4145
Oh, I understood there was not mean intent; such...

Oh, I understood there was not mean intent; such words associated with great evil still can offend regardless. That being said, it is unfortunate that the self-appointed forum police didn't leave...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-29-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 29,219
Posted By cel4145
I would be more concerned if they don't bring...

I would be more concerned if they don't bring them back. Doc Yewll was consistently one of the more intriguing characters on the show, and her sarcastic wit I think added to any interaction with...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-29-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 29,219
Posted By cel4145
Gothic romance, even with an adventurous twist,...

Gothic romance, even with an adventurous twist, is just not for me. But honestly, I do agree it is very well done and understand why it's so popular :)
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-29-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 29,219
Posted By cel4145
Is that what your beloved creators of BSG 2 are...

Is that what your beloved creators of BSG 2 are doing next? Remaking Bonanza? Oh, wait. Ronald D. Moore is busy making Outlander. I lost some life I regrettably can never reclaim watching a few...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-29-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 9,256
Posted By cel4145
Really? I don't like it when people use the...

Really?

I don't like it when people use the term "nazi" to label specific people. It can be very offensive, in case you are unaware of that. Perhaps you are not old enough to remember, but "list...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-29-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 29,219
Posted By cel4145
Farscape: original space opera BSG 2.0: rehash...

Farscape: original space opera
BSG 2.0: rehash of a previous show into a space soap opera

And will the real Commander Adama please stand up . . . (drum roll) . . . look! It's Lorne Greene!
...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-29-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 29,219
Posted By cel4145
No doubt. This season was pretty badly written...

No doubt. This season was pretty badly written for the two main characters who brought us into the series.

Here's what I hope: Season 4, Episode 1 & 2, Defiance faces an aerial attack from a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-29-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 29,219
Posted By cel4145
Checked Wikipedia. Last year it didn't renew...

Checked Wikipedia. Last year it didn't renew until late September.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-29-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 29,219
Posted By cel4145
I recently caught her in a Sliders rerun when she...

I recently caught her in a Sliders rerun when she was in her early twenties. Took me a few minutes to figure out it was her:
...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-29-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 9,256
Posted By cel4145
I like to call them "Thread Moms." It's a little...

I like to call them "Thread Moms." It's a little nicer, and fits well because they think they are everyone's mother. :)
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-29-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 29,219
Posted By cel4145
It really did feel like that. Maybe O'Bannon was...

It really did feel like that. Maybe O'Bannon was worried that it wouldn't get renewed, and after what happened with Farscape, decided to make sure it had some closure? Especially after Revolutions...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-29-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 29,219
Posted By cel4145
You were right. Datak saved the day. :)

You were right. Datak saved the day. :)
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-29-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 9,256
Posted By cel4145
Yep. An countered by the toilet pool....

Yep. An countered by the

toilet pool. Nothing like creating a huge cesspool in you backyard. (lol)

I also suspect this show has particular appeal to someone (like you) who has a bunker....
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-29-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 9,256
Posted By cel4145
That was great Nothing like finding out you...

That was great

Nothing like finding out you are NOT the last person on earth, but the other person is a grammar nazi. That, and her OCD about following traffic and parking rules was great.
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