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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-29-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 15,230
Posted By NickTheGreat
I thought we had big thunderstorms roll through...

I thought we had big thunderstorms roll through last night, or was it just your subs rumbling all the way from KC :D
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-29-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3,065
Views: 368,026
Posted By NickTheGreat
I am pretty sure digital coax is only for audio. ...

I am pretty sure digital coax is only for audio. I've never used it personally, but that is my understanding.

When you say analog TV, you must be talking about a very old set? I've never used...
Forum: 3D Content   08-29-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 17,610
Posted By NickTheGreat
I subscribe to the theory that Disney is trying...

I subscribe to the theory that Disney is trying to phase out physical media. Meaning, they don't have to print discs at ALL and still get money from us.
Forum: 3D Content   08-29-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 17,610
Posted By NickTheGreat
I liked 3D on my 46" Sammy LED set. It added to...

I liked 3D on my 46" Sammy LED set. It added to the movie.

But on my 110" PJ . . . :eek:
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   08-28-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,699
Posted By NickTheGreat
It is tough when most households use a STB of...

It is tough when most households use a STB of some sort.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-28-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 29,938
Posted By NickTheGreat
That is what I meant THE FIRST TIME! :eek: :D ...

That is what I meant THE FIRST TIME! :eek: :D

Anywho, I like the progress on your theater. I know very little about audio, so I enjoy pretending to follow along :D
Forum: 3D Content   08-28-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 17,610
Posted By NickTheGreat
Yeah it is a way to get the disc in the US. But...

Yeah it is a way to get the disc in the US. But it should not count as Disney releasing 3D in the US. Seeing how you have to go outside the US to purchase.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-28-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 29,938
Posted By NickTheGreat
Lol. :D I'm not too proud to mix some...

Lol. :D

I'm not too proud to mix some whiskey with pepsi. I wouldn't do it with a nice Scotch or anything real expensive. :)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-28-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By NickTheGreat
Yeah. And actually in my particular instance, it...

Yeah. And actually in my particular instance, it wouldn't be that much of a pain.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-28-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By NickTheGreat
I disagree with your premise; I love TV's above...

I disagree with your premise; I love TV's above the fireplace. But that's not what you're asking. ;)

What does that south wall look like? I know it isn't ideal from a window reflection...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-28-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By NickTheGreat
So when I had the foresight to wire the new line...

So when I had the foresight to wire the new line for my PJ into an existing one, I thought I was doing it right.

But I really should have done a powerbridge type of solution where I could have a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-28-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 29,938
Posted By NickTheGreat
It's okay to have whiskey mixed with Pepsi with...

It's okay to have whiskey mixed with Pepsi with pizza. I do this from time to time. But yeah, whisky would make more sense to drink afterwards ;) :D
Forum: 3D Content   08-28-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 17,610
Posted By NickTheGreat
Being able to buy a Disney 3D title from Amazon...

Being able to buy a Disney 3D title from Amazon UK is NOT the same them as them releasing it in the US.

It really pisses me off too, because a lot of the 3D titles we want at home are Disney...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8,703
Views: 649,412
Posted By NickTheGreat
My bad, gotcha now. I was just curious if...

My bad, gotcha now. I was just curious if subtleties of being on the couch was bad for calibration. But I misread and misunderstood at the same time.

I used my camera tripod, and set it on my...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-27-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 111,097
Posted By NickTheGreat
That's my thoughts too. :)

That's my thoughts too. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8,703
Views: 649,412
Posted By NickTheGreat
Why must the tripod be on carpet?

Why must the tripod be on carpet?
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-27-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 12,353
Posted By NickTheGreat
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-4DuQPy6PCic/U-YKR8YqLYI/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-4DuQPy6PCic/U-YKR8YqLYI/AAAAAAAALHc/wk97EtcpGPo/s1600/burns-excellent.gif
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-27-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 334
Posted By NickTheGreat
Yeah I've always heard use the clothespin to...

Yeah I've always heard use the clothespin to calibrate, but then tape a coin or something on top of the blade. :)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-27-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 29,938
Posted By NickTheGreat
I was gonna say . . . :eek: I was in a...

I was gonna say . . . :eek:

I was in a theater once (dlbeck's) and he played it at or above reference level. Wow :cool: :eek:
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-26-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 334
Posted By NickTheGreat
I don't really like the idea of the smaller one. ...

I don't really like the idea of the smaller one. And definitely not blowing on stuff. Will get things really dirty fast
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-26-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 334
Posted By NickTheGreat
I've never noticed ceiling fans making weird...

I've never noticed ceiling fans making weird noises.

It does help to get a quality one, and definitely balance it afterwards. Have you ever seen somebody with a clothespin on their fan?
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-26-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By NickTheGreat
I've noticed on my retractable AT screen I can...

I've noticed on my retractable AT screen I can see the ghosting behind it. But I'm more like 24" from the back wall.

I wouldn't see why you couldn't paint the back wall a flat black or even use...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-26-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 111,097
Posted By NickTheGreat
Just a reminder that next week's episode is 2...

Just a reminder that next week's episode is 2 hours, starting at 9 (8 CDT) :)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-26-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,932
Posted By NickTheGreat
That's what I'm thinking too. :)

That's what I'm thinking too. :)
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-25-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 111,097
Posted By NickTheGreat
Well obviously the alien spaceship will be /...

Well obviously the alien spaceship will be / could be faster. Duh :rolleyes:

:D
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