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Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-10-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16,815
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Posted By wmcclain
You can probably get a replacement remote. ...

You can probably get a replacement remote.

Otherwise: do you have a price range for a new player?

Are you in the US? If not, where?

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-09-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 167,865
Posted By wmcclain
I dare you to tell a John Ireland joke. -Bill

I dare you to tell a John Ireland joke.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-09-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 167,865
Posted By wmcclain
It's been many years, and I only remember two...

It's been many years, and I only remember two lines (from memory):

[Beautiful woman approaches] Hero: "Ah, an oriental".

Hero: "The director has to do his traditional cameo apprearance"....
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-09-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 71,142
Posted By wmcclain
Wild thing... I think you got it. Review:...

Wild thing... I think you got it.

Review: Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-09-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 167,865
Posted By wmcclain
Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)...

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050490/), directed by John Huston.

This is another in the "adventures of a tough guy and an inaccessible woman" genre, similar to...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-09-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By wmcclain
For snapshot and other non-standard raid...

For snapshot and other non-standard raid solutions, SnapRAID has a quick comparison table of different options: http://snapraid.sourceforge.net/compare.html

SnapRAID is the only one of those I...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-09-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 71,142
Posted By wmcclain
Name that movie. Answer: Heaven...

Name that movie.

Answer:


Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)


-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-09-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 4,623
Views: 350,122
Posted By wmcclain
Panasonic has a pretty good reputation for DVD...

Panasonic has a pretty good reputation for DVD performance, but I don't know of any comparative test reports. This was common back in the DVD player days but seems not to be done anymore.

OPPO is...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-08-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 71,142
Posted By wmcclain
Coming soon to Blu-ray. IMDB says not....

Coming soon to Blu-ray.



IMDB says not.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-08-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 71,142
Posted By wmcclain
Name that movie: ...

Name that movie:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=153465&stc=1&d=1404850808

Answer:


The Great Train Robbery
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-08-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 71,142
Posted By wmcclain
That was the actual challenge: I didn't recognize...

That was the actual challenge: I didn't recognize her when I was watching it.

So-so Statham vehicle. At the realistic as opposed to the fantasy end of the spectrum. Still at Redbox.
...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-08-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6,163
Views: 314,545
Posted By wmcclain
I'm sure you understand this is system dependent....

I'm sure you understand this is system dependent.

With the parameters I've posted HandBrake takes about the running time of the title for Blu-ray: 2 hours for a 2 hour title. This is on Intel...
Forum: Post Testing Area   07-08-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 119
Posted By wmcclain
No, attached to 209, not 219. Wait, you're...

No, attached to 209, not 219.

Wait, you're right. I was confused. The attachment was in 219 and now it's gone!

Here it is again, and I've embedded it.

That the skin makes a difference in...
Forum: Post Testing Area   07-08-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 119
Posted By wmcclain
I'm seeing what's shown in the attachment to 219:...

I'm seeing what's shown in the attachment to 219: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/43-forum-operations-center/1563889-needs-fixed-thread-6.html#post25559002

-Bill
Forum: Post Testing Area   07-08-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 119
Posted By wmcclain
My #209...

My #209 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=209) still looks good to me this morning, but your composition is old-style broken.

I'm viewing with Firefox and the...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-08-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 71,142
Posted By wmcclain
She does kind of look like a crazy woman back...

She does kind of look like a crazy woman back stage at the ballet, but no.

-Bill
Forum: Post Testing Area   07-07-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 119
Posted By wmcclain
Ok, it's working again at the moment. Attached is...

Ok, it's working again at the moment. Attached is what I see for post 209 above.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-07-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 71,142
Posted By wmcclain
Name that movie. Homefront -Bill

Name that movie.


Homefront


-Bill
Forum: Post Testing Area   07-07-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 119
Posted By wmcclain
You're right. It's busted again. I swear it was...

You're right. It's busted again. I swear it was working yesterday. I'll get a picture next time.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-06-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 71,142
Posted By wmcclain
I'll give a quote from Rancho Deluxe anyway. From...

I'll give a quote from Rancho Deluxe anyway. From memory:

Slim Pickens: "Nobody else here knows what this is, because I'm so old. This is a slug from a .50 caliber Sharps buffalo rifle... Shoot,...
Forum: Post Testing Area   07-06-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 119
Posted By wmcclain
Quote Testing Posts

Simple quoted blocks seem to be working now.



The "Quote" label could be deleted. The boxed text works, or you could just indent and change the background color.

-Bill
Forum: Post Testing Area   07-06-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 257
Posted By wmcclain
It looks like simple quote blocks are working...

It looks like simple quote blocks are working now.



This is after. Should be one blank line before and after the block.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-06-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 71,142
Posted By wmcclain
Maybe Rancho Deluxe? -Bill

Maybe Rancho Deluxe?

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-06-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 71,142
Posted By wmcclain
I knew it was The [some number] [funerals or...

I knew it was The [some number] [funerals or burials] of M_____ E_____ but only research revealed the details.

I remember it as a bit grotesque. Much like a Cormac McCarthy story. I don't think...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-06-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 6,163
Views: 314,545
Posted By wmcclain
Using the command line HandBrake, default is q=20...

Using the command line HandBrake, default is q=20 and it crops black bars but retains the pixel dimensions of the image area.

By default it does convert audio to AAC. I thought it always downmixed...
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