Tue Apr 01, 2003 10:49 pm

Do you have a DVD player? What sort?

I have 3, a Palsonic and 2x pioneer. One of the Pioneers died and I had to pay $199 to fix it ...  Wow!

I have over 500 DVD's, anyone else collect them?

do you have problems with DVD "rot"? I've not had one instance of it, but others complain all the time about it. What do you think?



Wed Apr 02, 2003 12:54 am

Got a Samsung, Pioneer and PS2 here.

Getting close to 100 DVDs in the library now. The last ones I got were:

Resident Evil
Queer as Folk (British)
X-Files Seasons 1-5 for $65 each....jealous Bron?  Smile/happy/getting dizzy
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Wed Apr 02, 2003 4:04 am

My Playstation 2 does the job as good as any DVD player.  Big grin
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Wed Apr 02, 2003 7:18 am

I don't have one, but would LIKE to get one, maybe a PS2..
VHS is getting really boring, but hey.. it still works  Smile

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Wed Apr 02, 2003 7:21 am

Sure am Scotty ... need 2-5 so if you see them at that price let me know.

I notice season 3 of Angel is out now ....

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Wed Apr 02, 2003 7:28 am

I have an APEX AD-1500 DVD player. I just got it for christmas so I only have 8 DVD's:

-Joy Ride
-Monsters Inc.
-The Origional Kings of Comedy
-The Ring
-The Telephone
-Changing Lanes

I really hate the fact that most DVD's come in "Widescreen" instead of full.
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Wed Apr 02, 2003 2:20 pm

I have a X-box and PS2, and they both do just great to be able to play dvds. also what is dvd rot?
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Wed Apr 02, 2003 2:32 pm

America West!

ack, don't buy into that Pan n scan crapola!

Widescreen is the way to go, at least you see the whole movie, not 2/3rds of it with Full screen.

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Wed Apr 02, 2003 2:34 pm

I have the only DVD player in the house...a Toshiba 9 inch TV/DVD combo in my DVD collection isnt very big so I can list them all right here...

Air America
Apollo 13
Billy Madison
Crimson Tide
Demolition Man
The Eiger Sanction
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Get Shorty
Good Morning, Vietnam
Jackass the movie
Necessary Roughness
The Rainmaker
The Right Stuff
World Air Routes Air Seychelles
Just Planes 67 LHR/MAN

I plan on getting the Family Guy DVD Collection when that is released here in the US finally in about 2 weeks or so...Ive been waiting for that for months, its been out in Europe for a while apparently, Family Guy is my all-time favorite cartoon so Im psyched for that...I also want to get "The Endless Summer" on DVD but I cant find it most places...the only place I found it, I didnt have enough money and when I went back in a few days, it was gone...oh well...

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Wed Apr 02, 2003 4:05 pm

I have Pioneer multiregion and a PS2.

Probably around 100 DVD's and about 30 VCD's.

The Pioneer is hooked up to my Sony AC3 (dolby 5.1) decoder / amp.


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Wed Apr 02, 2003 4:55 pm

I have 2 DVD drives in my PC (didn't know how to kill the region lock when I got the first one), both from Panasonic.

I have 15-20 DVD's, and plan on getting more - and my most recent DVD buy was "The Simpsons: Backstage Pass".
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Wed Apr 02, 2003 5:03 pm

I have a Playstation 2 which doubles as my DVD player. My DVD list aint that big yet either so here it is:

Apollo 13
The Right Stuff
Crimson Tide
The Alien Trilogy
Back To The Future Trilogy
Space shuttle Columbia IMAX special
NASA manned spaceflight set(4 dvd's)
Fast Cars
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Wed Apr 02, 2003 5:21 pm

Got a Panasonic DVD-RA41, factory multi-region and RCE compatable  Smile
42 DVDs so far, latest being One Hour Photo and The Bourne Identity Region 1...
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Wed Apr 02, 2003 6:02 pm

I have a cheap Toshiba right now but I'm hoping to upgrade to a nice Panasonic RP-82 or RP-92 with progressive scan, or maybe even a Denon DVD changer if I ever strike it rich. Also right now I've only got a 2 channel stereo reciever with a 12" subwoofer playing summed mono so I need to save up for a 5.1, 6.1, or 7.1 reciever and some more speakers for surrounds and a center channel.

Here's basically my entire setup, the first two are pictures of the sub. I built the enclosure from scratch out of the 3/4" MDF.

I only own half a dozen DVD's so far but I rent them quite often.



Wed Apr 02, 2003 6:28 pm

What sort of Pioneer Mx5, I had a 535 which had a major memory failure and cost me $199 to fix >:-0 .. now I have a 355 which isn't as good but has 5 years warranty ... It wouldn't play a DVD the other day and i'm unsure of wether it's the DVD or the player at fault. That's really quite irritating.


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