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Old 12-12-2014, 10:42 PM   #961
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It's not that negligible, the color saturation is much better and it scaled a lot better than DVD on a TV, not to mention no MPEG2 artifacts and lossless audio.


BDs are also a lot more robust than DVDs with their anti-scratch coating.
Not to mention the deleted scene integration. I found that pretty bad on the DVDs. On the blu rays, it is great.
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Old 12-12-2014, 11:03 PM   #962
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It's not that negligible, the color saturation is much better and it scaled a lot better than DVD on a TV, not to mention no MPEG2 artifacts and lossless audio.
Yes, I know, I've seen the difference, and like I said, to me, it's "negligible":
Here, I'll define it for you:
"so small or unimportant as to be not worth considering; insignificant."
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Old 12-12-2014, 11:38 PM   #963
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I hate the DVD cases because I hate digipacks. Give me a plastic case I can replace if something happens any day over a cardboard case that is bound to not last the test of time.
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Old 12-13-2014, 07:48 AM   #964
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Yes, I know, I've seen the difference, and like I said, to me, it's "negligible":
Here, I'll define it for you:
"so small or unimportant as to be not worth considering; insignificant."

To some people the taste of the finest filet mignon is "negligible" over a burger at McDonald's.
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Old 12-16-2014, 09:27 PM   #965
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I look forward to watching Season 16, even though some have called it the worst.
Nah, the worst season (pre-season 20, that is) is season 15. The only two episodes that are remotely decent are "Tis the Fifteenth Season" and "Diatribe of a Mad Housewife".
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The worst season is 17 and then 24.
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Not to mention the deleted scene integration. I found that pretty bad on the DVDs. On the blu rays, it is great.
I found the DVDs video quality unwatchable after watching the upscaled BDs. The differences are huge, far away from negligible to me. Maybe ignorance is a bliss to some, but unfortunately I can see a huge difference.
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Hey, I have a question for you guys regarding the DVDs of the older seasons. For some reason it seems like the video flickers at times around edges and stuff and I don't remember it being that way when I watched the discs years ago. Do any of you know what the problem is and how I fix that?
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Hey, I have a question for you guys regarding the DVDs of the older seasons. For some reason it seems like the video flickers at times around edges and stuff and I don't remember it being that way when I watched the discs years ago. Do any of you know what the problem is and how I fix that?
Player may not be playing back the episodes in "video" mode. It's probably trying to play back in progressive mode. (Removing 3/2) When the early seasons were authored, it wasn't possible. The shows were edited on video and did not have a consistent 3/2 pull down to work from.

I actually saw attempts to fix this Fox years ago, but it's just not possible.

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Player may not be playing back the episodes in "video" mode. It's probably trying to play back in progressive mode. (Removing 3/2) When the early seasons were authored, it wasn't possible. The shows were edited on video and did not have a consistent 3/2 pull down to work from.

I actually saw attempts to fix this Fox years ago, but it's just not possible.

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I have no idea what you just said. What is video mode?
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I have no idea what you just said. What is video mode?
I think he's talking about watching it interlaced, as opposed to forcing it progressive.
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I think he's talking about watching it interlaced, as opposed to forcing it progressive.
How do I do that? I've never even heard of anything like that before. Is that a setting on my TV? On the PS3?
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How do I do that? I've never even heard of anything like that before. Is that a setting on my TV? On the PS3?
IIRC it's called BD/DVD Cinema Conversion under your Video Settings. Instead of automatic I believe you need to set it to Video.
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