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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-16-2005, 05:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,538
Posted By drmyeyes
I agree about the availability of content as a...

I agree about the availability of content as a requirement for success of the format. What has changed is the internet as a source for rentals. Someone, somewhere will adapt the Netflix model for...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-16-2005, 03:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,538
Posted By drmyeyes
It was the high cost of VHS/Beta that started...

It was the high cost of VHS/Beta that started the rental market in the first place. (Remember when tapes cost $60 and up, in 1980's dollars?)

While it will be a while before your neighborhood...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-15-2005, 06:21 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 18,313
Posted By drmyeyes
I've been reading Miles Davis' autobiography...

I've been reading Miles Davis' autobiography this past week. He talks about trying to get a blues guitar type voicing into his music after he spent a lot of time listening to Muddy and BB. (Not...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-14-2005, 05:11 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 18,313
Posted By drmyeyes
Re: BB & Albert When I first began playing...

Re: BB & Albert

When I first began playing the blues, years ago, I played with a pretty good NY area musician, who right off insisted that I listen to a lot of BB. I picked up a whole bunch of...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-10-2005, 05:50 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 18,313
Posted By drmyeyes
Hey, Robert, Yes, I got to see Bryan Lee...

Hey, Robert,

Yes, I got to see Bryan Lee many times at the Old Absinthe. I passed by what feels like 25 years ago when I heard this incredible electric torrent coming out the window and spent the...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-08-2005, 06:50 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 18,313
Posted By drmyeyes
Bryan Lee is a great New Orleans area electric...

Bryan Lee is a great New Orleans area electric blues guitarman who has a number of cd's out and can be caught live most nights at small clubs in the Big Easy (blind, doesn't travel too much.)
...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-06-2005, 02:20 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,648
Posted By drmyeyes
Quote: Originally posted by RobertWood I'm...

Quote:
Originally posted by RobertWood
I'm happy with DVD. For me to attempt to explain that would be pointless. No one participating in this thread would accept it no matter what I say. And I'm...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-06-2005, 01:56 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,648
Posted By drmyeyes
Quote: Originally posted by LoveMovies ...

Quote:
Originally posted by LoveMovies
drmyeyes,

p.s. are you a Jackson Browne fan, or an eye doctor?
Both.

The Jackson Browne part, however, goes back so many years that he's somewhere in...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-06-2005, 01:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,995
Posted By drmyeyes
Quote: Originally posted by RBO I give my...

Quote:
Originally posted by RBO
I give my duplicates or no longer desirable dvds to the in-laws.
I gave my no longer desirable in-laws to the video store!
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-06-2005, 01:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 513
Posted By drmyeyes
Me, too. Just missed a week of work, lying...

Me, too. Just missed a week of work, lying around coughing (and I'm a doctor). Part of the problem is that when I lie down, I start coughing, so I haven't even been able to toss back and forth in...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-03-2005, 04:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,648
Posted By drmyeyes
HELP!! Now I really don't know what to do. ...

HELP!! Now I really don't know what to do.
I've been happily living with DVD's on my 106" 2.35 screen, as HD was not available in my area via cable, and my house doesn't "see" a satellite....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-21-2005, 03:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,155
Posted By drmyeyes
If you smoke enough, the haze in the room...

If you smoke enough, the haze in the room eliminates the 'screen door effect'. Cheaper initial outlay than buying a depixilating lens, but, at $5 and up a pack around here, more expensive in the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-05-2005, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By drmyeyes
I use my iPod with the Belkin microphone...

I use my iPod with the Belkin microphone adapter. Almost limitless recording time, and you don't need to carry a second device to listen to music on the way home.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-08-2004, 04:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,732
Posted By drmyeyes
I dunno, my by-eye calibrated, 104" wide screen...

I dunno, my by-eye calibrated, 104" wide screen with LCD projector + ISCO II (2 or 3 years old, hopelessly outdated) still looks much better than all the local cinemas, even with DVD's, let alone...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-01-2004, 03:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 992
Posted By drmyeyes
You can be certain that whatever cable you run...

You can be certain that whatever cable you run will be out of date 10 years from now. If you can't put in conduit, then surface mount your cable or hide it under molding. You can also run it on the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-19-2004, 05:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By drmyeyes
Mine's outside as well. I agree that the best...

Mine's outside as well. I agree that the best time to use it is in the winter, especially in the snow. Hardly ever use it in the summer, when it's just too hot.
I've got a large picture window that...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-10-2004, 03:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 508
Posted By drmyeyes
Amazing. That just looks like a ukulele, because...

Amazing. That just looks like a ukulele, because he's so huge. It's actually a Gibson J-200!
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-24-2004, 07:57 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 15,130
Posted By drmyeyes
How easy is it to clean the panels/light path...

How easy is it to clean the panels/light path when the inevitable dust blobs appear?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-13-2004, 03:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By drmyeyes
It's the elves who live inside and frantically...

It's the elves who live inside and frantically draw the images. Don't forget all their crayons.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-10-2004, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 843
Posted By drmyeyes
I don't know about your projector, but I can...

I don't know about your projector, but I can tell you that mine, for sure, has a whole family of elves inside performing for my benefit. I know, because lately they've gained access to my fax...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-25-2004, 03:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,969
Posted By drmyeyes
Anthony- Backlight constricts your pupils (not...

Anthony-
Backlight constricts your pupils (not dilates them), letting in less light, perhaps making the blacks look blacker.
Forum: Screens   04-29-2004, 05:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By drmyeyes
I have a 2.35 screen. Unfortunately, yes, some...

I have a 2.35 screen. Unfortunately, yes, some subtitled movies show the titles below the picture area, in what would be the letterbox, if the screen had a letterbox, but in my case they display on...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-11-2004, 06:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,121
Posted By drmyeyes
I think this belongs in the under $3500 forum,...

I think this belongs in the under $3500 forum, unless you're making very gourmet popcorn.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-10-2004, 11:29 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,888
Posted By drmyeyes
I've bought numerous items on ebay, ranging from...

I've bought numerous items on ebay, ranging from $5.00 DVD's to $2000 guitars (twice!). I've had nothing but good experiences. The key is to buy only from high positive feedback users, using a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-09-2004, 03:42 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 13,820
Posted By drmyeyes
Is there truth to the rumour that both George...

Is there truth to the rumour that both George and Martha had G90's which they sold a year ago when they were tipped off about the Qualia?
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