Odd Spartacus Glitch

 
Old 09-19-01, 01:53 PM
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Odd Spartacus Glitch

I was rewatching Spartacus last night a notice the following.

At 108 minutes into the movie, Spartacus returns to his former prison. We see Spartacus look around in a long shot. Strangely though, the bricks on the wall at the bottom of the screen flicker. There flicker isn't similar to the wavy patterns that a busy shirt might make.

It's an odd phenomenom. Any one know why this happens?

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Re: Odd Spartacus Glitch

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I was rewatching Spartacus last night a notice the following.

At 108 minutes into the movie, Spartacus returns to his former prison. We see Spartacus look around in a long shot. Strangely though, the bricks on the wall at the bottom of the screen flicker. There flicker isn't similar to the wavy patterns that a busy shirt might make.

It's an odd phenomenom. Any one know why this happens?

Thanks.
It's probably just twikoff. No reason to worry.
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What's a twikoff? Not worried...don't think anything is "wrong" with my disk...just curious about the limits of the technology.
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Mine doesnt twikoff. Is it the old one or the Criterion?
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Criterion.

LBP...did you know which moment in the film I'm referering to? It's the bricks in the lower part of the frame that create a "line" that visually leads to Douglas.
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I thought the twickoff problem was only on the Das Boot version.... no?
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What was that das Boot joke again? I always laugh when I hear it ...
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I've got the same movie and just forwarded to the part you mentioned. I see no flickering, so it's obviously not a twikoff... mostlikely due to some abrasion on your disk due to heat, or a microscopic scratch. Either way, it's your disk.
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Okay otters... Let's walk back to your cages. (Damn, who let them out?) [Drags the otters by their collars] Sorry friend, this won't happen again.
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It's got to be twikoff.
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It's got to be twikoff.
Mine had damn_twikoff, but best buy exchanged it.

Now its fine!
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*Cough*

*points to the Other forum and stares*
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I'm glad I spent some time in the Other forum recently. It's good to know a twikoff when ya see one.
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Originally posted by Bushdog
*Cough*

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uh oh, daddy's getting mad
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Damnit!! I thought I would've been the first crossover success from Other, not Twikoff.
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Originally posted by Jules Winfield
Damnit!! I thought I would've been the first crossdressing success from Other, not Twikoff.
It's always been you Jules... I can't drink a Smoothie now without thinking of you...

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Um, I guess you figured you are getting messed with?

On the serious side you might want to ask The Edit King.
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Is it just me or does it feel great to you guys to get out?
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It's always been you Jules... I can't drink a Smoothie now without thinking of you...

I would be furious at you for editing my post if it wasn't true. (Jules stuffs his bra.)
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Originally posted by bfrank
Is it just me or does it feel great to you guys to get out?
Yes, it's quite refreshing. It's like after all the holes, mold and fungus growing on an old pair of underwear(Other), your mom buys you a new pair. It feels weird at first but then that first fungi appears and it starts looking like home. Ahh.
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It is a bit sad that we strayed off topic for this thread though....

Hey...if you have some oddities at certain points when playing back a DVD....check for melon juice on the DVD. If it splatters on the disc, it may affect the playback
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