|If I can keep these rants contained to a single thread instead of continuing to spread through this forum like cancer, then I'll shoulder the pity.|
|If you and/or Chris can provide a single statement which fairly illustrates why other members of this forum should be continually ridiculed or disrespected for our "absurd", "unfathomable", or "irrational" opinions, then I'll stand down.|
You KEEP stating things that insinuate that I or Darin said anything like that, that we should "ridicule or disrespect" other members. Where did I ever say that we or anyone else should be able to do that?
Here are YOUR OWN characterizations, which are totally without merit. Nobody here has EVER claimed any of these things, yet you come in and argue against Darin and Me as if we had said these things:
|originally posted by Clarence:
I don't think it's "completely irrational" or "unfathomable" for others to prefer an opportunity to directly, visually compare the images... 1st hand observations.
|Yet this forum "loses respect" when we state that we don't assess performance by the specs and numbers alone. Call us "*completely* irrational" but we still think that it's appropriate to see the actual images in comparison. "Unfathomable"|
|Yet you had no problem with this libel:
Originally Posted by ChrisWiggles
Me personally, I have enough respect for people like Mike, that I find it difficult to believe that he doesn't care about good images.
|So it's *completely* irrational to prefer PQ by what we see on a screen and not obsess over spec or measured on/off contrast values?!
Is it unfathomable that you could have a better picture with less favorable on/off and/or less light output?
Is it irrational to imply that solely because a projector may have higher measured numbers, then the PQ must be better?
|Because we contend that there's more to an image than measured on/off CR and light output?!|
It is up to you either to:
1) apologize and correct those misrepresentations which you may have honestly mis-read by skimming through posts quickly,
2)you can apologize for purposefully concocting those things, because I've never said anything like that, and neither has Darin.
The only thing I'm "ranting" about here, is irrational and unhelpful conduct of a some forum members. And based on your conduct here, you are included in that group, because making up stuff and totally misrepresenting things that I've said and attacking me personally rather than EVER engaging the actual issues is pretty unacceptable.
I haven't seen you engage ANY substance in this thread yet. Heck, you don't even ever have to, but you certainly have the obligation not to misrepresent what I've said, and for that you honestly should apologize.