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Am I the only one who hates Universal's BDs?

Old 11-04-18, 05:09 PM
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Am I the only one who hates Universal's BDs?

Why do these assholes insist on putting their own bullshit screensaver on their discs, and why can't players block the shit? If I ever rip my entire collection to HTPC, those fuckers will be first. You have no idea how pissed I get when I pause something, come back, hit play and see a bullshit Universal logo instead (which requires hitting OK instead of PLAY). Even Oppo allows it, and my Oppo has its own fucking screensaver for fuck sake.
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Old 11-04-18, 05:24 PM
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Yes. Yes you are.
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Old 11-04-18, 05:36 PM
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The hatred is strong. Almost as strong as my hatred of hearing John Williams shit score for the Jurassic Park movies.
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"Doesn't bother ME!"
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It’s 2 clicks instead of 1. Who the fuck cares?
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Itís 2 clicks instead of 1. Who the fuck cares?
It's stupid and unnecessary, and it's bullshit players can't block it.
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Old 11-04-18, 07:19 PM
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Re: Am I the only one who hates Universal's BDs?

Aren't they the only one's that don't put a bunch of crap at the beginning of each disc and basically go straight to the movie or do they all put crap at the beginning?
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It is annoying and most of the time you have to go back to the main menu and press play again
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Fucking first world problems.
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Old 11-05-18, 01:05 AM
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I hear ya.
It took me awhile to discover NOT to press the Play Button.
After all these years, I still hate this cheap form of advertising from Universal.
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Old 11-05-18, 04:17 AM
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Just watched one tonight and I hated that it forced me to play the entire Universal intro before I could start the movie. All their HD-DVDs do that too and include a zooming-out HD-DVD logo with it, always making me cheer for the format that lost.
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