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06-26-09, 08:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,773
Posted By taronga

Re: Does PAL speedup bother anyone around here?

Yes, it does! I can see and hear the difference. But with any luck the film is engrossing enough that I get sucked into the story and forget about it after 5 minutes. Most of my PAL DVDs are UK TV,...
Forum: DVD Talk
10-09-07, 11:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,718
Posted By taronga

For the longest time I thought that closed...

For the longest time I thought that closed captions didn't work with my cheapie DVD player. Turns out there is a menu option (which defaults to ON) that blocks the closed captioning signal from...
Forum: DVD Talk
09-23-07, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,102
Posted By taronga

I don't look at calendars, just subscribe to a...

I don't look at calendars, just subscribe to a bunch of DVD news RSS feeds.
Forum: DVD Talk
09-23-07, 09:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,813
Posted By taronga

According to Sony Pictures site...

According to Sony Pictures site (http://www.sonypictures.com/homevideo/catalog/catalogDetail_DVD043396230101.html), the only bonus feature is:

Bonus Musical Performance: "Mama"

Which was on the...
Forum: DVD Clubs
09-15-07, 02:13 AM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 140,387
Posted By taronga

I like the "Reason for Cancelling" choices they...

I like the "Reason for Cancelling" choices they give.


Don't like returning cards
Moving out of the US
Member Deceased
Prices too high
Completed my commitment
Other reasons
Forum: Hot Deals
09-15-07, 01:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,206
Posted By taronga

You have to sign up for each restaurant's e-mail...

You have to sign up for each restaurant's e-mail list to get these.

Captain D's - free meal
Fazoli's - free dessert (lemon Italian ice, chocolate chunk cookie or New York cheesecake slice)
Sonic...
Forum: DVD Talk
09-04-07, 12:51 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 19,192
Posted By taronga

Unfortunately, it looks like we'll only be...

Unfortunately, it looks like we'll only be getting 10 minutes of deleted scenes (http://www.bbfc.co.uk/website/Classified.nsf/0/E2395509DC252F0980257346002D9C0E?OpenDocument).
08-22-07, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,122
Posted By taronga

1 per disc. If there's a bonus disc you get hit...

1 per disc. If there's a bonus disc you get hit for shipping twice even though most other sites consider 2 discs in a single amaray case as one DVD for shipping purposes.
Forum: DVD Talk
08-21-07, 10:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,353
Posted By taronga

Not with DVDs but I did get an extra vol. 3 CD in...

Not with DVDs but I did get an extra vol. 3 CD in a Billy Joel box set from BMG. It found a good home with a friend of mine who happened to already have vol. 1 & 2.
Forum: Store Forum
08-20-07, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 14,830
Posted By taronga

My store must be pretty lax because most of the...

My store must be pretty lax because most of the time they don't ask for ID and give out cash instead of a gc. YMMV.
08-11-07, 06:19 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 100,340
Posted By taronga

Out of curiosity, how long does is it before new...

Out of curiosity, how long does is it before new posts are marked old? I have a bad habit of opening too many tabs, and by the time I get back around to DVD Talk the "New" icons are frequently gone. ...
Forum: DVD Talk
08-08-07, 07:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,795
Posted By taronga

I thought I read somewhere that Spice World is...

I thought I read somewhere that Spice World is open matte.
08-07-07, 11:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,924
Posted By taronga

I ordered from BlahDVD - 11.99 w/free shipping...

I ordered from BlahDVD - 11.99 w/free shipping worldwide. Plus, there are some vouchers available to new customers.

Spend 30 and get 5 off
https://secure.blahdvd.com/Customer.aspx?mode=1
...
Forum: Hot Deals
08-02-07, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,832
Views: 237,892
Posted By taronga

Thanks kilcher. Some lurker has already used it.

Thanks kilcher. Some lurker has already used it.
Forum: DVD Bargains
08-01-07, 09:02 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 36,525
Posted By taronga

When you go back to do the switch, grab a...

When you go back to do the switch, grab a widescreen copy before heading to the customer service desk. Don't show the old receipt, just tell the cashier that you want an even swap. As long as the DVD...
Forum: DVD Bargains
07-29-07, 10:53 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 36,525
Posted By taronga

The last time Walmart had an exclusive bonus disc...

The last time Walmart had an exclusive bonus disc I wanted packaged with the fullscreen version I took it home and separated the two (being careful not to break the seal on the movie disc), held onto...
Forum: Store Forum
07-29-07, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By taronga

Generally speaking, Americans receiving orders...

Generally speaking, Americans receiving orders from overseas will not have to pay customs fees unless the product total is US$200+. Other than shipping and the increasingly scary state of the US$,...
Forum: Hot Deals
07-10-07, 11:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,707
Posted By taronga

Somebody told me what Walmart's price is going to...

Somebody told me what Walmart's price is going to be but unfortunately I've forgotten. $18-something. Chances are I'll price match like last time anyway.
Forum: Store Forum
07-10-07, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,958
Posted By taronga

I received a letter today from Certegy Check...

I received a letter today from Certegy Check Services informing me that my information was "misappropriated" by an ex-employee and sold to a data broker.



Yikes. I'm off to place a fraud alert...
Forum: DVD Talk
07-07-07, 02:22 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 26,660
Posted By taronga

I got that too, from another website--my email...

I got that too, from another website--my email address ends in @nc.rr.com like many Roadrunners. Is yours in that format, or is it @somewhere.com?[/QUOTE]

It was a gmail addy. Pretty common, one...
Forum: DVD Talk
07-07-07, 02:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,009
Posted By taronga

The box side - just to make dusting easier.

The box side - just to make dusting easier.
Forum: DVD Talk
06-26-07, 11:24 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 26,660
Posted By taronga

I tried to sign up to DVDSpot and it keeps saying...

I tried to sign up to DVDSpot and it keeps saying that my e-mail address "is not in the format this page requires!" WTF?
Forum: Store Forum
06-26-07, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,958
Posted By taronga

I'm upset about this too. I'm trying to get my...

I'm upset about this too. I'm trying to get my credit card balance down, and this was a handy alternative payment option.
Forum: DVD Talk
06-24-07, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By taronga

My 4 year old Sony is picky no matter what the...

My 4 year old Sony is picky no matter what the studio. It's generally all right with my own well-maintained DVDs, but put in a rental disc with just the slightest fingerprint smudge and it will freak...
Forum: DVD Talk
06-20-07, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 21,066
Posted By taronga

You might try dollar stores. I was just in Family...

You might try dollar stores. I was just in Family Dollar on Monday and they had a whole shopping cart full of 6x9 bubble envelopes on clearance, 2 envelopes for 66 cents.
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