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Old 14-03-2017, 14:23   #41
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I have never understood buying films, It's not like music where you might listen to the album a few times a week. I think it's just really weird to watch a film over and over again. Even if you hired it from blockbuster 3 times it would still be cheaper than buying it!

Its just collecting for collecting sake and you need help!
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Old 14-03-2017, 14:46   #42
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Not really, depending on the film. Some films I will have easily watched 10,20,30+ times over the course of my life.
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Old 14-03-2017, 15:05   #43
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200 times for for Star Wars a new hope over the last 35 years. I watched it every day for 2 weeks when I rented the VHS in the early 80's. Over 100 times for Terminator 2.
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Old 14-03-2017, 15:35   #44
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Seriously, you need help! You know there's this thing in the sky called the Sun, you should go and have a look!
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Old 14-03-2017, 15:39   #45
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Different people like different things. I remember the days when this forum was called thedvdforums and was frequented by people that watched a lot of DVDs.
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Old 14-03-2017, 15:44   #46
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Seriously, you need help! You know there's this thing in the sky called the Sun, you should go and have a look!
This is why I don't go here any more much. Why are you here? This is the DVDforums?
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Old 14-03-2017, 15:51   #47
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Oh come on, stop getting your knickers in a twist, this is why I don't come here much anymore! Its a bit of banter, am I not aloud to have my own opinion?

This is The Digital Fix Forums, it changed its name a while back!

Edit: You know what, I think on that note i will wish you all farewell.

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Old 14-03-2017, 15:58   #48
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Oh come on, stop getting your knickers in a twist, this is why I don't come here much anymore! Its a bit of banter, am I not aloud to have my own opinion?

This is The Digital Fix Forums, it changed its name a while back!

Edit: You know what, I think on that note i will wish you all farewell.
Of course you're entitled to your opinion but it seemed obvious that was the kind of reaction you were going to get.

No-one is getting their knickers in a twist but it would be the same as me saying to you that you need to get a life if you watch the football every Saturday.
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Old 15-03-2017, 17:54   #49
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I can watch certain favourite films multiple times.
But a lot of new stuff now is instantly forgetable fodder which most people will watch once and never again. I don't even know how they still sell.
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Old 15-03-2017, 18:17   #50
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Oh come on, stop getting your knickers in a twist, this is why I don't come here much anymore! Its a bit of banter, am I not aloud to have my own opinion?

This is The Digital Fix Forums, it changed its name a while back!

Edit: You know what, I think on that note i will wish you all farewell.
Where's the thanks button?
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Old 15-03-2017, 20:56   #51
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So back on topic...
Anyone with a 4K TV done some A-B comparisons between an upscaled Blu-ray on the 4k set and the same Blu-ray on a regular 1080p TV? I mean it's not like watching a DVD on a 1080p TV is it, and I have to go re-buy the entire collection again
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Old 15-03-2017, 22:16   #52
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Anyone with a 4K TV done some A-B comparisons between an upscaled Blu-ray on the 4k set and the same Blu-ray on a regular 1080p TV? I mean it's not like watching a DVD on a 1080p TV is it, and I have to go re-buy the entire collection again
I'd say Blu-Rays do look better on my 4K setup but that's probably just me trying to justify the cost of my Oppo player and Samsung TV
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Old 16-03-2017, 07:28   #53
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Since they'd be upscaled I'd have thought they would look slightly better?
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Old 18-03-2017, 15:24   #54
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so anyone watched planet earth 2?

without doubt the best thing i have ever seen on a home screen, just absolutely stunning. brillaint treatment of hdr and the colours are spectacular.
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Old 09-11-2017, 18:37   #55
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Just seen the prices for Dunkirk at £34.99 and £36.99 for Blade Runner 2049. Were standard Blu rays like these sorts of prices when they first arrived?

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Old 09-11-2017, 18:44   #56
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Nope, nowhere near.

Personally I'm still thinking I won't ever be buying into 4k. I spent too much on DVD, then too much on BD so it's highly unlikely I'll ever be buying in 4k. I would wager that DVDs are still outselling BD significantly so BD is unlikely to disappear any time soon.
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Old 09-11-2017, 18:55   #57
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Nope, they never would have caught on
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Old 12-11-2017, 22:20   #58
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I’m buying discs as the quality (particularly HDR) is way above any streaming service. But I have noticed an uplift in pricing recently, everything so far has been £20, but new releases are now listing for £25. As above Dunkirk pre-order is a **** take and Blue Planet at £75?!

I can’t work out whether it is a demand thing because more people are going 4k, or the opposite and they putting the prices up as they are not shifting enough.
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Treated myself to an lg 4k OLED 65" set. Coming on Tuesday. Was going to wait a while longer but a special event at Fenwicks got me a discount of £400. Couldn't resist.

Will be going for a 4k projector next year too. Already upgraded the reciever and will be adding two atmos ceiling speakers.

And yet... yup the prices for discs is ridiculous. Steaming and sales for me. And only new releases. Not rebuying any Blu-rays I already have.
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Old 12-11-2017, 22:52   #60
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If you stream video at 8k 60fps HDR... even youtube video compression doesn't look half bad... :P

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