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  1. freaksavior

    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    hmm, ok.

    this might be a dumb questions but why isn't this 1080p? or is it?
     
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    1080i. That's how they are mastered on the disc. You can have the output be 1080p if your monitor can show it.

    How's the picture coming along?
     
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    all three dvds say 1080p.

    I told it not to scale (or should i have it scale?) and to use nvidia pure hd decoder and it looks a little better. it bugs the crap out of me not getting full screen though and having black bars!!!

    my 24" monitor is on 3" smaller than my hd tube tv lol and its a lot nicer :rockout:
     
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    You're right, my bad! They are mastered at 1080p 24FPS.

    You are not going to get full screen on Batman Begins or Superman Returns as they were filmed in 2.40:1 ratio for a very expansive (read: EPIC) view. A ratio of 1.78:1 (16:9) would fill a HD display. "The Hulk", for instance is one.

    You didn't specify if you checked the HD DVD tab in the Configuration menu. It could make a world of difference!;)

    This explains it better than ANYWHERE!
     
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    Also let me guess Dr Spankenstein it was thermopylae who asked you to take it down or who took it down from your sig I will bet? lol oh well
     
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    THe hd-dvd tab or the dvd tab? i have checked hd-dvd
     
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    Who else bought the Harry Potter and Order of The Phoenix on HD DVD?

    I did and I just finished watching it at my neighbors house last bight lol:laugh::laugh:
     
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    Count me in :)

    I dont have an HD-DVD player (yet), but Im thinking of getting the HD add-on for the 360 soon :)
     
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    Had to compress a bit, but this should be within the parameters for our banner.
     

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    You have been added Hookey.:toast::toast:

    Also Dr. Spankenstein I checked the resolution on the pic, it doesnt make sense to me why my computer says the resolution is bigger and yet the picture you hjust made looks smaller at 100% resolution compared to the original but oh well Im happy with it, heck look at Hookeys sig among many others, I really don't see the big deal and why they came so hard on us here.
     
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    Sorry! I didn't read the "fine print"...500x100 or 19.5Kb (whichever is smaller). Well, I submitted a 500x83 banner that weighed 32Kb. So it got double compressed and it looks like HELL now. Give me another evening to balance the size/compression thang...
     
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    I say don't worry about it, the size was fine the way it was to start with imo, heck other peoples sigs have even larger pics than ours in there.
     
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    its a little to small, i like it otherwise
     
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    Id say about three times the height and your good but the length is fine. otherwise awesome job, Spankenstein is in some competition now lol:laugh::laugh::laugh:
     
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    Ok so there is no real limit to the size. I'll spend some more time on it later to make it kooler!
     
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    ok, I made some better ones.

    [​IMG]
    This one says, "Red>Blu". I think it's the best because we wouldn't be in an HD DVD club if we weren't Blu-ray FTL. But, it's possible people might flame us..

    So...

    This one says, "The look and sound of perfect", which is the official slogan of HD DVD.
    [​IMG]
    I dont' think the top one will be an issue and it best describes what this club is all about; but, if u want, we can go for the bottom one.

    If u decide u want to use one of these as the main banner here are the links to add to your sig:
    Red>Blu - http://www.westonbuck.com/gearsofwar/hddvd01.png
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    Official slogan - http://www.westonbuck.com/gearsofwar/hddvd02.png
     
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    I love it:roll::roll:

    The mods had better not have a problem with this sig like they did the first lol:roll::roll:

    Good going i love the Red>Blue thing Its just like in Red vs blue I always cheer for the red team even though the Blue team always seems to be in better shape the reds somehow always pull out an uprising lol http://rvb.roosterteeth.com/home.php
     
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    Has anybody watch Apollo 13 in hd?
     
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    No:(:(:(

    I have not

    Jow good is it?

    I have only bought 4 movies in the HD DVD format thus far (since I don't have an HD DVD player just yet:()

    Movies for me thus far:

    1.) 300
    2.) Batman Begins
    3.) Gods & Generals
    4.) and finally Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix:laugh:
     
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    I didn't like 300 so no thanks.
    batman was my first purchase
    Never even seen gods and generals
    and don't care for harry pottter.

    I asked for apollo 13 for chirstmas so i hope i get it because that should be AWESOME :rockout:
     
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    Gods and Generals was a movie here in the U.S.A that was an accurate basis of the early half of the American Civil War. I don't know how well you people in the U.K. know about this but it was a sad movie if you were a Southerner like me. :laugh::laugh: Don't read into that too much people I don't hate the North over the Sount I was just sad when Stonewall had to die.
     
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    Here's my collection:
    Superman Returns
    Troy
    Planet Earth
    The Last Samurai
    The Departed
    Slither <---- (lool)
    Transformers
    The Dirty Dozen
    King Kong
    Spartacus
    Mission Impossible 3
    The matrix 1
    Teh matrix 2
    Teh matrix 3


    Unfortunately i have a few essential HD movies only published on blu-gay. Namely, Apocalypto. But believe me, if they were released on both formats, I'd only buy them on HD DVD!!!
     
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    Sparticus is on HD DVD:eek::eek::eek:

    Oooh I must get it ASAP.
     
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    Effmaster, you're the leader of the HD DVD club, but you don't have an HD DVD player? You need to get on the ball. And yea u gotta get sparticus, but ESPECIALLY, you need to get slither!
     

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