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Done cleaning. If I even read so much of a hint of someone stepping out of line... that person will feel my pusishment. Just behave folks.

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[quote=MNiceGuy;3749027]
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I can notice the difference between an upconvert DVD and BD. I Am Legend looks absolutely flawless but remember that my HLR is only running at 720p and therefore not taking full advantage of the technology. A quality 1080p screen will show you what BD is all about. I watched Dead Man's Chest for a few minutes on such a setup (a 120Hz 1080p Samsung) and I was taken aback by just how good the picture was. This might sound sensational but scenes in the movie made it seem like I was looking through a window and rather than watching a movie.



Agreed. While us OCN'ers will gobble up technology as fast as it comes out, we are but a tiny spec in the grand scheme of the market. Many people that I talk to are already overwhelmed by the idea of BD and its proper supporting equipment. To say "scratch that...buy THIS!" at this point would further confuse people and probably alienate some from making the dive. Mainstream electonics markets (for Joe Bluecollar and Auntie Smith) actually move quite slowly, especially comparted to the computer market we're all so fascinated with.
Hmm well it must have been the TV it was on. It was like a 52" Sony Bravia LCD. Like I said it looked like I was watching the BBC.
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Odd- some people are saying they can't keep 360s, PS3s, Wiis, and/or blu-ray in stock but apparently Staten Island is so empty - my local Bestbuy has an entire wall of PS3s, 360s, and an entire section filled with Blu-Ray. No wiis....
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when i see an upconverted dvd on a 42" HDTV i'm impressed, it's a huge step up from the 2 main 480i tube tv's in my home, lol

movies look SICK on my monitor but 24" just doesn't do 1080p justice when viewing from 6-7' away
    
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