How many hours of material do you own on DVD?

 
Old 01-23-04, 12:17 PM
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How many hours of material do you own on DVD?

For example, there's approximately 50 hours of material on the Alien Quadrilogy box. It would take over two days straight to watch all of the documentaries in that thing. The Black Hawk Down Deluxe Edition has at 12 hours of extras and commentary...it would take the better part of a day to complete watching that set.

Now what if you wanted to do the same with your other DVDs. How long would it take? Is it even possible?
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This question is a bit much to ask those of us who belong to this forum. I have over 1700 DVDs and there is no way realistically for me to even estimate how much material I have on all of these DVDs unless I added them all up after comparision to various DVD sites.

For the record, I went through the Quadrilogy in 4.5 days. But please note that I'm currently unemployed and have lots of free time available in between job searches / interviews.
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Re: How many hours of material do you own on DVD?

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Is it even possible?
Nope.

I have 257 in my collection, and as far as I know there is no function in Profiler to add up all the minutes together.

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Old 01-23-04, 12:39 PM
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Basically, the real question is; "Who in here has absolutely no life whatsoever?" Only someone without even the thinnest thread of a life would even begin to do the work it would take to answer that question. That is unless you own only one or two DVD's.
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This thread will die a quick death.
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[Dr. Evil]10 Billion hours[/Dr. Evil]
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Old 01-23-04, 02:42 PM
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Re: Re: How many hours of material do you own on DVD?

Originally posted by LasVegasMichael
Nope.

I have 257 in my collection, and as far as I know there is no function in Profiler to add up all the minutes together.

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Just export the minutes to a CSV file, then pull it up in Excel, and sum the appropriate column...

I'm at 2225.6 hours.
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Arbitrarily, I'll guess my DVDs average 6 hours each (including movie, commentary's etc). Some have much more, a few have less. So that leaves me with close to 5000 hours betw. movies and extras, or around 208 days (with no sleep, no work, etc.) to watch everything. No sweat.
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Re: Re: Re: How many hours of material do you own on DVD?

Originally posted by waskydiver
Just export the minutes to a CSV file, then pull it up in Excel, and sum the appropriate column...

I'm at 2225.6 hours.
Wow! I just used the function for the first time!

Thank you!

I am at 1699.8 hours.

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Old 01-23-04, 06:01 PM
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Originally posted by Iron_Giant
"New Members" can come with questions I never would ever have thought of, you got to love them.
I agree. Someone will join the Forum in February and ask:

"How many total pixels do you have in your DVD collection?"

and a senior member will respond:

"Does that include the insert?"
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I don't know about the bonus feature length but I do have feature length:

MINUTES: 19739
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HOURS: 329
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DAYS: 13.7

I also add them up automatically with excel.
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sorry to be cynical, but who cares about the # of hours of bonus materials?? that seems like a ludicrous question.
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Originally posted by scott1598
sorry to be cynical, but who cares about the # of hours of bonus materials?? that seems like a ludicrous question.
There are many threads that I don't care about. I simply choose not to read them, much less respond to them.
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To combine this w/ your other thread http://dvdtalk.com/forum/showthread....hreadid=341984 I have more viewing time on DVD than my savings would last if I lost my job/were unemployed
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Originally posted by steebo777
[Dr. Evil]10 Billion hours[/Dr. Evil]


It's an oldie, but a goodie.
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a shitload!
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hmmm... today i spend a good 5-6 hours just for extras from terminator 1 & 2 (Ultimate Edition)

the other day, the whole day just for Black Hwak Down Deluxe edition

so, i got 398 more titles to go through...
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