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Forum: Community News & Polls   03-27-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 32,077
Posted By chimpuat
Some of my gear is a little long in the tooth,...

Some of my gear is a little long in the tooth, but I subscribe to the "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" school of thought. That being said, I certainly wouldn't mind getting something new!...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-04-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By chimpuat
I've been a member of this forum for many years,...

I've been a member of this forum for many years, and spend most of my time lurking. Sometimes, I feel like many of you don't realize how valuable your knowledge, opinions, and suggestions are. This...
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-31-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,641
Posted By chimpuat
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Terrell78 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: AVS Articles   10-03-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,448
Posted By chimpuat
at the risk of invoking a hackneyed jeff...

at the risk of invoking a hackneyed jeff foxworthy routine, "you might have a home theater if..."<br><br>- you've ever installed in-wall speaker wire in 'old construction' walls<br>- you've made an...
Forum: Xbox Area   09-20-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 34,059
Posted By chimpuat
i picked up my pre-order tuesday from gamestop,...

i picked up my pre-order tuesday from gamestop, it had a few nice perks ('starter' weapons that weren't horrible, a special treasure chest key, etc).

the key to the treasure chest is the real...
Forum: Xbox Area   06-27-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2,489
Views: 142,636
Posted By chimpuat
i've only played about 30 minutes into the DLC,...

i've only played about 30 minutes into the DLC, but it's definitely worth it so far. i like the crossbow (not really a spoiler, they give you one almost as soon as you start the dawnguard quest).
...
Forum: Speakers   06-27-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,906
Posted By chimpuat
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by shadyJ http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1417326/how-do-you-kid-proof-bookshelf-speakers/0_100#post_22164209)

AM40 Pinpoint...
Forum: PlayStation Area   06-01-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 136,434
Posted By chimpuat
Guess I've been lucky, I haven't had any problem...

Guess I've been lucky, I haven't had any problem at all watching HBOGo via my xbox and through PlayOn. I'm on 12MB AT&T u-verse ADSL, the computer and consoles are on a gigabit internal network.
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-10-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,320
Posted By chimpuat
I've seen a few movies in the theater this year...

I've seen a few movies in the theater this year (moreso than in recent years), and I've been underwhelmed every single time as far as the sound goes. I always go to the same theater, and always sit...
Forum: Speakers   04-24-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,751
Posted By chimpuat
"Awww, come on guys, it's so simple! Maybe you...

"Awww, come on guys, it's so simple! Maybe you need a refresher course. It's all ball bearings nowadays."

sorry, seemed like an appropriate moment for a "Fletch" quote.
Forum: PlayStation Area   04-05-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,589
Posted By chimpuat
i do a lot of shopping (especially around the...

i do a lot of shopping (especially around the holidays) on amazon, so the prime membership paid for itself many times over. the fact that they offer you free streaming is just an added bonus. there...
Forum: Xbox Area   03-29-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,586
Posted By chimpuat
depending on where you live and availability,...

depending on where you live and availability, comcast is now offering streampix (a direct competitor to netflix, with similar content) for $4.99 in addition to one of their xfinity TV services (i'm...
Forum: PlayStation Area   03-27-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,676
Posted By chimpuat
man, you guys are making me count my blessings...

man, you guys are making me count my blessings that i'm divorced!

i have 50% custody of my 8yr old daughter, so every wed/thurs/fri and every other saturday, she's with me and that DOES limit my...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-21-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6,221
Views: 291,576
Posted By chimpuat
i just started reading the comics, in an effort...

i just started reading the comics, in an effort to tide me over until next season begins. if you hate spoilers, DON'T read them! with a few minor exceptions, the TV series is tracking more or less...
Forum: CE Pro & Electronic House Articles   03-20-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,462
Posted By chimpuat
in the long run, it seems cheaper for me to...

in the long run, it seems cheaper for me to continue ripping my own DVD's, paying a little extra for the PlayOn pro license, and eating the costs for any bandwidth overages on a monthly basis....
Forum: Xbox Area   03-09-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,149
Posted By chimpuat
doesn't that also kind of rain on the backwards...

doesn't that also kind of rain on the backwards compatibility parade? i know sony sort of pioneered this effort with the PS3, so maybe i'm being naive in thinking microsoft would include the ability...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-07-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,202
Posted By chimpuat
as a suggestion, if you have some freetime,...

as a suggestion, if you have some freetime, check out a site called floorplanner.com

i measured my room, doorways, windows, etc, then drew it on there. measured my furniture, drag/drop'd the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-22-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,262
Posted By chimpuat
i have the Denon 1610 (couple of years old),...

i have the Denon 1610 (couple of years old), i've been very happy with the sound quality and features. i've been looking at this year's models while thinking about my ever-present upgrade-itis, but...
Forum: Xbox Area   02-22-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 34,059
Posted By chimpuat
my friend and i logged so many hours playing the...

my friend and i logged so many hours playing the original on the PS3 (split-screen) and on the xbox over live, this is probably one of the few games this year that i plan to pre-order.

if i ever...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-02-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,184
Posted By chimpuat
i don't think you have to put it IN the seat,...

i don't think you have to put it IN the seat, just on the floor where the main listening position ordinarily is. i have yet to try this in my house, because i have a THT sub, and it's not fun to...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-02-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,184
Posted By chimpuat
Quote: I'd kill a kindergartener for a soda...

Quote:

I'd kill a kindergartener for a soda fountain machine


for some reason, that really cracked me up. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif

that wood looks beautiful....
Forum: Xbox Area   02-01-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,489
Views: 142,636
Posted By chimpuat
i had about 184 hours invested in it, had...

i had about 184 hours invested in it, had finally completed the main quest, completed the mage, companions, thieves, and dark brotherhood stories, and then i had to return it to the blockbuster i...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   01-17-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,726
Posted By chimpuat
i saw the first PA in a theater, and i was one...

i saw the first PA in a theater, and i was one of the few people laughing throughout the thing. i didn't bother watching either of the 2 sequels. i always tell people that i've been divorced twice,...
Forum: Xbox Area   01-10-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2,489
Views: 142,636
Posted By chimpuat
past few days i've seen some odd bugs. nothing...

past few days i've seen some odd bugs. nothing gamebreaking, but there were a couple from the main quest storyline that were unexpected. the radiant quests and the little side things that distract...
Forum: Xbox Area   01-07-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2,489
Views: 142,636
Posted By chimpuat
i'm over 180 hours now, just shy of level 50,...

i'm over 180 hours now, just shy of level 50, and i STILL haven't finished the main quest!

i inadvertently picked a side in the civil war, not realizing that it causes a 'failed mission' for the...
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