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02-21-04, 06:47 AM
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Posted By Yellow Hammer

from Dictionary.com: Disabled so that...

from Dictionary.com:

Disabled so that movement, especially walking, is difficult or impossible: Lame from the accident, he walked with a cane. A lame wing kept the bird from flying.
02-11-04, 11:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,178
Posted By Yellow Hammer

recommended; as another poster alluded, maximize...

recommended; as another poster alluded, maximize your shipping, i.e. order in quantities of 5, 10, 20, 30 etc.

A common complaint is that many times they won't hold up an order if one DVD is out...
01-27-04, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By Yellow Hammer

well, since these movies came out in the theatres...

well, since these movies came out in the theatres in the last month, I wouldn't expect to see these on DVD until at sometime in March. The turnaround time to go on DVD for HK popular movies these...
01-26-04, 01:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By Yellow Hammer

Both are newer re-releases. The God of Gamblers...

Both are newer re-releases. The God of Gamblers re-release is really nice.

The All For the Winner re-release came out 10 days ago. There have been comments that certain scenes have been cut....
01-06-04, 07:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,989
Posted By Yellow Hammer

before you make a blanket statement like that you...

before you make a blanket statement like that you need to compare the bottom lines. Layoyo has a lot of DVDs cheaper than DDDHouse but shipping is way more expensive, and they also have DVDs that...
12-22-03, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 991
Posted By Yellow Hammer

My JVC HR-S3811U was a nice S-VHS recorder,...

My JVC HR-S3811U was a nice S-VHS recorder, considering that it only cost about $125. However, the tape wouldn't eject anymore last month, so I declared it DOA. Yep, after 1 year 2 days of use.
12-17-03, 01:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By Yellow Hammer

thanks for the posts and info! as it turned out,...

thanks for the posts and info! as it turned out, I went on EBay last night and picked up a Sennheiser RS 45 for $69 shipped. Seems like the Sennheisers are the way to go. I was over at Good Guys...
12-14-03, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By Yellow Hammer

Wireless Headphone recommendations

Trying to look for a pair of wireless headphones for my upstairs TV so as not to wake the kid up. I wind up falling asleep in the living room way way too often. Standone Toshiba 40" widescreen, not...
11-25-03, 06:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,989
Posted By Yellow Hammer

well they did make an announcement on Nov 18 on...

well they did make an announcement on Nov 18 on their site (in the "Today's New" section) which sounds like could be your problem:

Nov 18 Announcement :-

We enhance security and changed our...
11-21-03, 03:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By Yellow Hammer

Alfer - does the player have a place for a GLink...

Alfer - does the player have a place for a GLink cable for an external emitter? Damn Philips site produces a blank page when going to their consumer audio web page.
11-20-03, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By Yellow Hammer

I find that the SF Chinatown stores and for that...

I find that the SF Chinatown stores and for that matter all the Bay Area stores that sell HK-based DVDs are indeed still relatively speaking expensive. I'm assuming that this is so because damn...
11-20-03, 04:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By Yellow Hammer

is it my imagination, or does it seem like none...

is it my imagination, or does it seem like none of the DVD or HD recorders handles a cable/satellite box with an infrared emitter? Standard on most higher-end VCRs.

Thanks for that Sound and...
10-13-03, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By Yellow Hammer

Fist of Legend, hah! There are no good versions...

Fist of Legend, hah! There are no good versions of FOL on DVD. The Taiwan Ritek version is in Mandarin only. Good luck finding this. By far the best version is the LD.
10-01-03, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By Yellow Hammer

there's a very long discussion thread on the...

there's a very long discussion thread on the Asian DVD Guide forum:

http://pub127.ezboard.com/fhongkongdvdsgeneral.showMessage?topicID=5721.topic
09-14-03, 12:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,863
Posted By Yellow Hammer

wow I guess I don't read DVD forums enough. ...

wow I guess I don't read DVD forums enough. Boiling DVDs, eh? Well, if Charles Goodyear invented rubber by accident, maybe you can stumble upon something remarkable too!

Maybe if I boiled my...
09-11-03, 08:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,863
Posted By Yellow Hammer

Asian DVD Guide thread on the movie. Mostly...

Asian DVD Guide thread on the movie. Mostly positive (as far as the movie itself goes).

http://pub127.ezboard.com/fhongkongdvdsreviews.showMessage?topicID=2679.topic
09-11-03, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By Yellow Hammer

it's probably hard to find the Megastar version...

it's probably hard to find the Megastar version nowadays, since it's OOP. The HKL version (Reg 2) is very nice, and the Deltamac version (Reg 3) is pretty decent as well.

Interesting personal war...
09-10-03, 02:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,863
Posted By Yellow Hammer

I'm always a big believer in box office numbers...

I'm always a big believer in box office numbers in determining whether to watch a movie or not, despite the many fallacies in this line of thinking. Twins Effect is currently the #1 BO film out of...
09-09-03, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Yellow Hammer

This movie never made it to the big screen (went...

This movie never made it to the big screen (went straight to video) so I doubt if there's anything too exciting that will come out of this movie.
09-08-03, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By Yellow Hammer

I echo what Trigger says. Layoyo is quite solid,...

I echo what Trigger says. Layoyo is quite solid, customer service is decent, the owner Ricky is a really nice guy. You have to consider the bottom line pricing of total DVD cost + shipping. ...
08-15-03, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By Yellow Hammer

for future reference, the sticky at the top of...

for future reference, the sticky at the top of this forum on HK DVD and Discussion has all this type of information.
08-08-03, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By Yellow Hammer

>> Actually I don't really care for HK...

>> Actually I don't really care for HK comedies[1] all the ones I currently have are because of a particular actor.

Hmm...well you can probably strike out My Lucky Star and My Left Eye Sees...
08-07-03, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By Yellow Hammer

100 Ways To Murder Your Wife - old mid-80's...

100 Ways To Murder Your Wife - old mid-80's pretty funny comedy starring Chow Yun Fat and Anita Mui. This was Chow BABT (before A Better Tomorrow) so he wasn't a superstar yet.

Friend - biggest...
08-05-03, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 894
Posted By Yellow Hammer

The MHVF forums doesn't go much into DVD specs or...

The MHVF forums doesn't go much into DVD specs or equipment, but for International movie discussions it is by far the best English-language forum.

http://www.mhvf.net/
08-04-03, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,704
Posted By Yellow Hammer

no no no quit it already with the suggestions,...

no no no quit it already with the suggestions, 90% chance you'll end up with a bootleg, and for what, just to save a buck?....

The way to go is to buy from the big 3 HK places (DDDHouse, Layoyo,...
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