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#1 of 175 Amy Mormino

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Posted July 12 2004 - 04:17 AM

I love going on DVD forums for entertainment and news about my beloved shiny discs, but sometimes I get a little tired/amused at the same phrases being used again and again. Ones like these:
1. Some variation on: "I can't believe (insert movie title) is being released, while (obscure movie title) hasn't been released!"
2. "Now that (movie title) is coming out, I can die happy!" I envy people who write this, as I wish my goals in life could be totally fulfilled by a DVD release.
3. "I'm doing the happy naked dance!" I kind of like that one.
4. "Damn you (Universal, Columbia, MGM, Disney, Paramount, George Lucas, etc.)!!!!"Posted Image
5. And the eternal classic: "No OAR: No Sale!"

Any others that I haven't mentioned?

#2 of 175 Andrew Chong

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Posted July 12 2004 - 04:35 AM

Not to look down on those who have mentioned these as I have sometimes thought these myself.

Posted Image No OSL (original sound and language), no sale.

Posted Image (Insert Studio Name) is at it again; when describing any number of things that seem to form a pattern with respect to a particular company.

Posted Image (effectively) Money is better spent on anything but BOSE.
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#3 of 175 WillG

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Posted July 12 2004 - 04:37 AM

"According to the last (insert studio here) chat........"

I'm guilty of that one.
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#4 of 175 Zen Butler

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Posted July 12 2004 - 04:44 AM

1. IBTL
2. "I just saw __________and all I can say is WOW! +Insert about 4-5 paragraphs here+
3. Argh!
4. WTF
5. "with only occassional signs of haloing"
6. "Hans Shoots First"
7. "Fool Screen"
8. J6P
9. "Superbit, is it REALLY worth it?"
10. Acronyms
11. "Anywho"

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#5 of 175 Matt Czyz

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Posted July 12 2004 - 05:35 AM

-edited by me- Mine was dumb. Never mind Posted Image

#6 of 175 Jesse Skeen

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Posted July 12 2004 - 05:44 AM

(Name of movie) has been released for the first time in widescreen, brand-new transfer at a list price of $9.99, but has no extras, not even a trailer! (Name of studio) should be ashamed of giving this great film such shoddy treatment!
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#7 of 175 Kristian

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Posted July 12 2004 - 05:52 AM

"Why is there no insert on the [name of movie] DVD?!"
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#8 of 175 Cees Alons

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Posted July 12 2004 - 06:09 AM

"No Snapper, no sale!"

Hey, wait... no that wasn't it, exactly... Hmmm.


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#9 of 175 Thomas T

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Posted July 12 2004 - 06:14 AM

In response to a tantalizing array of new releases for the year by XYZ Studio:

"There's nothing on the list that I want"

"Still no Fill In The Blank? C'mon XYZ, what's the hold up?"

"What? Fill In The Blank is being released in mono only? If ever a film needed a 5.1 remix, this is it"

#10 of 175 Rob Gardiner

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Posted July 12 2004 - 06:16 AM

1. New and clever ways to work in a silica reference.

2. Product X is a rip-off considering product Y (unrelated item from a completely different company) costs much less.

3. Why isn't this classic film, which sounded fine in the first place, remixed into 5.1??? <-- Thomas beat me to it

4. Why no DTS?

#11 of 175 Dave Simpson

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Posted July 12 2004 - 06:30 AM

",,,this one will be mine!", and variations thereof, upon the announcement of the release of a new title. Cheers.

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#12 of 175 Michael Reuben

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Posted July 12 2004 - 07:01 AM

Quote:
4. Why no DTS?
The cliched version involves an expression of anger, like the following example, which was lifted verbatim from a recent post:

Quote:
No DTS? Grrr.

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#13 of 175 Zen Butler

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Posted July 12 2004 - 07:23 AM

Quote:
"There's nothing on the list that I want"


How funny, I forgot about this one. Posted Image (That's great and thanks for posting that tidbit of information.)

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#14 of 175 Jaxon's Dad

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Posted July 12 2004 - 07:33 AM

"I've said it before and I'll say it again...(Insert redundant and therefore useless tidbit here)"

"They'd better have FEATURE ie. anamrphic, DTS, new extras, etc...." I always want to say "Or else... you'll do what exactly...? Not buy it?? Posted Image

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#15 of 175 Jaxon's Dad

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Posted July 12 2004 - 08:05 AM

Double Post. Sorry.
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#16 of 175 Kevin M

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Posted July 12 2004 - 08:24 AM

During any poll of favorite...whatever, someone always chimes in with "I can't believe someone hasn't mentioned...". Posted Image Yeah, but your going to so why bother with this pseudo-"I'm so great and you all are stupid for not thinking of it first" nonsense?
-Kevin M.

There's a human tendency to resent anyone who disagrees with our pleasures.  The less mature interpret that as a personal attack on themselves.
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#17 of 175 Jacob McCraw

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Posted July 12 2004 - 08:25 AM

Using the first letters of the title of a movie without first spelling out the title as if everyone should know what THJDKIDJGFNGJCBNEHFJJKGJD is.

#18 of 175 Rob Gardiner

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Posted July 12 2004 - 08:29 AM

Where is season 2 of my favorite "orphaned" TV-on-DVD release? (Twin Peaks, MTM, etc.)

THREAD TITLE: "Project X coming to DVD" (no question mark)
POST CONTENT: "Does anyone know if/when Project X will ever make it to DVD?" Posted Image

Quote:
Double Post. Sorry.

Thanks, Doug, that's another well-known cliche. Posted Image

#19 of 175 Kevin M

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Posted July 12 2004 - 08:29 AM

Jacob, Posted Image Posted Image Hate that.
-Kevin M.

There's a human tendency to resent anyone who disagrees with our pleasures.  The less mature interpret that as a personal attack on themselves.
- Roger Ebert
 

#20 of 175 Rob Gardiner

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Posted July 12 2004 - 08:36 AM

Did I get the wrong copy of THE SHINING / FULL METAL JACKET / EYES WIDE SHUT???


VOYAGER / INSURRECTION / NEMESIS / ENTERPRISE stinks!


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