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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-29-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8,571
Views: 692,088
Posted By ashVID
Can you answer my question? I could care less...

Can you answer my question? I could care less about crappy local news. I would not pay $1 a month for it. Why not pass thru the national signal like satellite used to do? If there is a local must...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-29-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8,571
Views: 692,088
Posted By ashVID
Can I ask a question nobody locally will answer?...

Can I ask a question nobody locally will answer? I could care less about the trashy local news. Could COX pass thru the signal from another market? Like many people, an antenna is not really an...
Forum: Nintendo   01-01-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 93,277
Posted By ashVID
I think it is pretty funny that people take...

I think it is pretty funny that people take their own local situation and use that to make some comment about general availability or even the status of a console or company. In most areas, neither...
Forum: Nintendo   12-30-2006, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,204
Posted By ashVID
I agree that the answer is not an easy one but...

I agree that the answer is not an easy one but consumers are going to catch on pretty quick. The subscription model is better because, as I noted, you are buying a service, not a license for a game...
Forum: Nintendo   12-28-2006, 04:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,204
Posted By ashVID
Paying $8 to play an antiquated game I already...

Paying $8 to play an antiquated game I already own is over-priced for me. I like the subscription model because it is like I am getting a "service" not buying a game that I already own and I am not...
Forum: Nintendo   12-28-2006, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,204
Posted By ashVID
Ahh... DIVX all over again... This is an...

Ahh... DIVX all over again... This is an inherent flaw in the new distribution model and why the crackers and hackers stay in business. Let's face it, I bet 90%+ of VC downloads are of games people...
Forum: Nintendo   12-26-2006, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By ashVID
My bro-in-law owns a very nice regional theater...

My bro-in-law owns a very nice regional theater chain. He shut it down last night for the family. Actually, it is best for the 360, you can network between screens, etc. it is pretty crazy.


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Forum: PS3 Purchase Chat Area   12-18-2006, 11:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,553
Posted By ashVID
Quote: Originally Posted by Monstermile ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Monstermile
Apparently nothing. They are still netting $500. Three ended at that price with BIT in the last hour. And the buyers look legit. Not zero feedback having...
Forum: Nintendo   12-18-2006, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,711
Posted By ashVID
I think the TRU press release is actually pretty...

I think the TRU press release is actually pretty discouraging to anyone on the hunt for a Wii, it is at the BOTTOM of the list indicating they know it will be no more than a couple thousand or 4-6...
Forum: Nintendo   12-18-2006, 11:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By ashVID
No probs whatsoever at my local mall and this...

No probs whatsoever at my local mall and this mall is within 1/2 mile of a Super Target, Best Buy, Circuit City and TRU...all that had lines of 75 - 200+ people at them. The key here was the...
Forum: PS3 Purchase Chat Area   12-18-2006, 11:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,553
Posted By ashVID
PS3 is by far the superior hardware but, classic...

PS3 is by far the superior hardware but, classic Sony, it is a pain to program for and even a bigger pain to manufacture. They have a massive brand and it is far too early to even say they are in...
Forum: Nintendo   12-17-2006, 07:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,478
Posted By ashVID
I was bound and determined to get one today and...

I was bound and determined to get one today and refused to camp out. I devised a decent plan of attack, there were about 6 stores with Wiis within a couple miles of eachother with staggerred opening...
Forum: PS3 Purchase Chat Area   12-13-2006, 11:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,824
Posted By ashVID
This has very little to do with supply and...

This has very little to do with supply and demand. This has to do with hype. People are making pretty sweeping conclusions with no real data. I read somewhere that up to 75% of the PS3s purchased in...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   10-05-2006, 07:32 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 14,908
Posted By ashVID
The real problem is that many people dont even...

The real problem is that many people dont even understand HDTV. It is hard to know how legit their answers are. Many people think that the HDTV pack makes their Xbox HD. I am sure it is linked...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   10-05-2006, 07:26 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 14,908
Posted By ashVID
Many of the early adopters of the 360 were HDTV...

Many of the early adopters of the 360 were HDTV owners, some estimates had it upwards of 50% but I have not seen anything SOLID that says that right now, 50% of the 360s are connected to HDTVs. I am...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   10-05-2006, 04:27 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 14,908
Posted By ashVID
Quote: Originally Posted by larrimore There...

Quote:
Originally Posted by larrimore
There is a flaw in your logic. All of the add-ons that you count were for games. The problem with the games add-ons were interesting. With Turbo Grafx, the...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   10-04-2006, 04:36 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 14,908
Posted By ashVID
My point is that when PS3 launches, many will...

My point is that when PS3 launches, many will sit in the box for the first 6 weeks, that's all. Also, while the sale numbers of media are not insignificant, the number people should be looking at...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   10-04-2006, 12:50 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 14,908
Posted By ashVID
Quote: Originally Posted by Kosty How soon...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kosty
How soon do we see Blu-ray guys and HD DVD guys start saying that the Amazon numbers after launch don't mean anything or mean everything after the PS3 launch?
...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   10-04-2006, 12:48 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 14,908
Posted By ashVID
Quote: Originally Posted by Travisimo No one...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Travisimo
No one is saying that either format is about to overtake standard DVD anytime soon. But it could very well be us early adopters that decide which format will...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   10-01-2006, 09:45 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 14,908
Posted By ashVID
Wow! Again... let's add perspective. The numbers...

Wow! Again... let's add perspective. The numbers are WAY below expectations. Who cares if HD-DVD is outselling BR... why wouldnt it be? It has been out longer, has more titles, etc. The real balance...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   10-01-2006, 12:53 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 14,908
Posted By ashVID
Time for some perspective... I am not an HD...

Time for some perspective... I am not an HD hater, I own 3 HDTVs and 2 HD monitors but, like most of planet earth, I could care less about HD movies. These sales numbers are grossly exaggerated by...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-26-2006, 01:01 AM
Replies: 7,780
Views: 916,164
Posted By ashVID
Quote:Originally Posted by renzdrummer...

Quote:Originally Posted by renzdrummer http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

BB shouldn't be taking money off or selling this TV to anyone when...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-26-2006, 12:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,683
Posted By ashVID
IMHO if you are JUST watching TV... plasma is...

IMHO if you are JUST watching TV... plasma is the better picture. TV looks great, DVDs look great... HOWEVER, if you ever plan to play video games, hook up a computer, etc. LCDs look better than...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-21-2006, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7,780
Views: 916,164
Posted By ashVID
For those who didnt get at BB, you can get a...

For those who didnt get at BB, you can get a warranty from http://www.extend4less.com for cheaper than BB. I am going to call tomorrow and get the exact details...



ash =o)
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-15-2006, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 294,031
Posted By ashVID
Just got mine... still setting it up but a...

Just got mine... still setting it up but a little buggy. Is there no audio support for WMV-HD files? I get no audio from any of the ones I DLed from Microsoft.

ash =o)
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