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Forum: DVD Bargains
07-15-07, 06:22 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 21,094
Posted By Hobgoblin

I walked into BestBuy at 11AM on Sunday. They had...

I walked into BestBuy at 11AM on Sunday. They had removed ALL fliers from the rack. At the shelf where they keep the 7.50 DVDs they had a price correction notice for the Die Hard set.

I asked a...
06-11-07, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,350
Posted By Hobgoblin

Actually it was the new Yamaha DVD player that...

Actually it was the new Yamaha DVD player that was causing the problem (and it was connected via a co-ax). I connected the Sony to the receiver with a TOSlink optical cable and there were no...
06-10-07, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,350
Posted By Hobgoblin

They are plugged in separate outlets. I...

They are plugged in separate outlets.

I borrowed a Sony from my friend and tried it today. The receiver works with no problem at all....It is indeed weird.
06-10-07, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,350
Posted By Hobgoblin

I used to have a monster optical cable connecting...

I used to have a monster optical cable connecting the old Sony DVD player to my Yamaha receiver.

The Yamaha DVD player only has co-axial digital out. So I use a new co-ax cable to connect the...
06-09-07, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,350
Posted By Hobgoblin

Yamaha receiver powers off by itself while in use

I have a Yamaha RXV795 AV receiver. I have been using it without problems with 3 different Sony DVD players for about 8 years. A few weeks ago my Sony DVD changer died (within 8 months of purchase)...
05-20-07, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,994
Posted By Hobgoblin

:) My first two players lasted 3 to 4 years....

:)

My first two players lasted 3 to 4 years. But the one I have a problem with currently is only one year and one month old....
05-20-07, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,994
Posted By Hobgoblin

Ditto for me. When I rewatch movies, I like to...

Ditto for me. When I rewatch movies, I like to watch sections of one movie and skip to some other section of another movie. For example I would load a Bond movie, a LOTR movie a Batman movie etc. and...
05-20-07, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,994
Posted By Hobgoblin

I noticed the slowness of this model too and it...

I noticed the slowness of this model too and it was very annoying. But the picture quality was nice and I have been generally happy with it.

When this problem started ten days ago, initially the...
05-19-07, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,994
Posted By Hobgoblin

Sony DVP-NC85H changer stopped working after 12 months - need help

I bought this unit just about 13 months ago. It was working fine all along until the last few days. It started freezing up randomly first. Now every time I pop in discs, it just spins and says "No...
02-19-07, 06:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,933
Posted By Hobgoblin

I was checking out the Sony SXRD today at Best...

I was checking out the Sony SXRD today at Best Buy. It seems to have a very bad ghosting problem with moving pictures. Motion is jerky and very distracting like some cheap LCD computer monitor.
...
01-16-07, 06:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,933
Posted By Hobgoblin

Thanks for the information. Just a few more...

Thanks for the information. Just a few more questions :) Does the quality of the picture deteriorate as the lamp ages? How does one know that a new lamp is needed? Does the lamp just die one day or...
01-15-07, 11:05 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,933
Posted By Hobgoblin

I was on the lookout for a 1080p HDTV as well and...

I was on the lookout for a 1080p HDTV as well and this seems to be good based on the reviews I see at Amazon. I have a few questions though:
What is LCoS? How is it superior to other technologies...
Forum: DVD Bargains
11-05-06, 08:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,781
Posted By Hobgoblin

So the Die Hard discs are the original crappy...

So the Die Hard discs are the original crappy non-anamorphic DVDs from 1999?
Forum: Store Forum
05-30-06, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 774
Posted By Hobgoblin

Has anyone signed up for the Netflix class action settlement offer?

I got this email from netflix a few weeks ago:

"You are receiving this notice because you were a paid Netflix member before January 15, 2005. Under a class action settlement, you may be eligible...
Forum: Hot Deals
02-03-06, 05:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,713
Posted By Hobgoblin

I have had this one for a few months. It takes...

I have had this one for a few months. It takes ages to load a disc and it sometimes just does not want to work.

The main problem I have with this unit is that it does not have a fibre optic output...
Forum: DVD Bargains
11-27-05, 07:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,821
Posted By Hobgoblin

My target had TTT & ROTK but had run out of FOTR....

My target had TTT & ROTK but had run out of FOTR. They refused to give me a raincheck because the deal is not listed in this weeks flyer, even though they have a sticker on the shelves saying "5.88...
Forum: Book Talk
11-20-05, 03:18 PM
Forum: Book Talk
11-20-05, 07:25 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 33,599
Posted By Hobgoblin

Since most of my Favorite Stephen King stories...

Since most of my Favorite Stephen King stories are already memtioned here, here are some of my favorites that havent been mentioned so far: Stephen King's The Shining is pretty good. Among his short...
Forum: DVD Bargains
11-05-05, 06:51 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 43,045
Posted By Hobgoblin

Amazon has it in stock again now, sans comic...

Amazon has it in stock again now, sans comic book. Those of us who got the DE with the comic book were very lucky indeed.
Forum: DVD Bargains
11-02-05, 09:06 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 43,045
Posted By Hobgoblin

Got mine today with comic book + Sith. A pleasant...

Got mine today with comic book + Sith. A pleasant surprise. I never thought that I will actually get this.
Forum: DVD Bargains
11-01-05, 06:30 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 43,045
Posted By Hobgoblin

Sorry if my choice of words offended you, but I...

Sorry if my choice of words offended you, but I was pissed at them because they weren't giving me a straight answer on my order status.

Anyway I got a shipping notice yesterday. I am currently...
Forum: DVD Bargains
10-29-05, 02:08 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 43,045
Posted By Hobgoblin

After waiting for three days to get a reply for...

After waiting for three days to get a reply for my e-mail, I finally got a reply from the idiots at Scamazon:


Star Wars:ROTS is getting released on November 1st. Why do these idiots want to...
Forum: DVD Bargains
10-28-05, 08:16 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 43,045
Posted By Hobgoblin

No such luck here. My preorder of Batman Begins:...

No such luck here. My preorder of Batman Begins: Deluxe + Star Wars: ROTS shows a shipping estimate of November 15. I am in a dilemma as to whether to cancel my SW:ROTS in order to expedite shipping...
Forum: DVD Bargains
10-28-05, 05:55 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 43,045
Posted By Hobgoblin

They could reserve the remaining stock for...

They could reserve the remaining stock for pending preorders. But it seems they really want to screw the people who preordered by getting rid of everything asap. :(
Forum: DVD Bargains
10-27-05, 09:11 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 43,045
Posted By Hobgoblin

The status has again reverted to Availability:...

The status has again reverted to Availability: Usually ships within 24 hours at Scamazon. What kinda game are they playing with us???
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