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Old 02-02-2015, 06:01 PM   #7
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Fortunately I was smart enough or patient enough to hold out until the format war was over...
Little known or remembered as to exactly why/how the true mechanism of action was for ending the format war, posted in ~ spring of 2010….
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Well, think of it this way, if it makes you feel any better, a certain studio in Burbank continued to sit on the fence (Blu and Red) and continued playing both sides in order to milk every cent out of the format war situation that they could.

When they started to get word that the retailers were lining up to make ‘the decision for them’ i.e. Blu-ray exclusivity, they then essentially ended the format war by going tru Blu…..at the same time arrogantly sticking it to the top dogs at Toshiba with jet fuel costs over the Pacific, not to mention the needless added carbon footprint to the environment.
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