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Poll: Portal Poll #013

Will you buy a Blu-ray player now that HD DVD is dead?

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#1 brewin

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Posted 20 February 2008 - 06:14 AM

The format war is over and Blu-ray emerged victorious. Now what?

#2 banj0

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Posted 20 February 2008 - 07:40 AM

Upconverting DVD player is cool for now. It actually works pretty well on 720p/1080i.

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Posted 20 February 2008 - 02:03 PM

I dunno.. Probably will not, just buy a BR-RW Drive for PC, and or will download BR DivX Compressed HD content..

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 04:25 AM

OK, so I will explain my No Other. I have no need of the thing. I don't use the 2 DVD drives that I have now. I never watch a DVD and all that I burn are CDRs so I really have no need for the HD thingy. And my need for bragging rights has long passed...talker. :cc_surrender:

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 04:38 AM

I have to agree with banjo on this upconverted dvd's are great, I would not mind hd but they dont have Movie's out that even compells me to buy it, why buy a player then?

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 04:50 AM

Looks like my PS3 turned out to be a pretty good investment. I got a Folder for F@H, and I got a Blu-ray player in the deal too! :cc_surrender: not to mention a media player :lol:

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 05:00 AM

It took me a very long time before upgrading from VHS to DVD, and it will take as much time to upgrade to BD. When DVD's will become close to unavailable...

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 05:09 AM

View Posthog, on Feb 20 2008, 09:00 PM, said:

It took me a very long time before upgrading from VHS to DVD, and it will take as much time to upgrade to BD. When DVD's will become close to unavailable...
Hmm, you still listening to 8 Tracks?

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 05:26 AM

View PostNvyseal, on Feb 20 2008, 11:09 PM, said:

Hmm, you still listening to 8 Tracks?
Don't you mean 'Ate' tracks? I remember my roadpacking :lol: years and seeing 'em strung out on the side of the highway all the time... people had the tendency to pitch 'em out the window after they got 'ate' by their tape decks... :cc_surrender:

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 05:32 AM

View PostNvyseal, on Feb 21 2008, 12:09 AM, said:

Hmm, you still listening to 8 Tracks?
Nah... But I do have some old records and 2 turntables :cc_surrender:

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 05:43 AM

View Posthog, on Feb 21 2008, 12:32 AM, said:

...I do have some old records and 2 turntables :cc_surrender:

No microphone? :lol:

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 06:04 AM

View Postbanj0, on Feb 20 2008, 09:43 PM, said:

No microphone? :cc_surrender:

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Posted 02 March 2008 - 06:49 PM

I'm upgrading all my players and PC's to HD DVD, in my town the prices have gone down by at least 70%! I've already snapped up all my favourite films in HD DVD format.

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Posted 02 March 2008 - 10:50 PM

I voted...No. DVD is good enough. I suppose when the Blu-rays are down to $35 I'll buy one if I'm doing a new build. No need here.

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Posted 02 March 2008 - 11:15 PM

View PostWFO, on Mar 2 2008, 02:50 PM, said:

I voted...No. DVD is good enough. I suppose when the Blu-rays are down to $35 I'll buy one if I'm doing a new build. No need here.

same here. can't justify the prices atm, plus the present bl drives are reported to be a bit slow and buggy, along with the price of blank media...




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