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HD-DVD Officially Wins Format War !


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#1 of 20 OFFLINE   NolanJ

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Posted September 12 2006 - 09:51 AM

If this doesn't prove it, nothing else will!

http://www.gizmodo.c....pan-194885.php

#2 of 20 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted September 12 2006 - 11:03 AM

Well, shit! Time to throw out my Viagra.

 

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#3 of 20 OFFLINE   Garrett Lundy

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Posted September 12 2006 - 11:16 AM

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UPDATE - as luck would have it, it appears that another adult HD-DVD is already out there by the name of Pirates. It's some sort of epic production with lots of pirate-on-wench action, just the way we like it here.

I own it, its the awesomest movie ever! (Just skip to the wench-on-wench and the skeleton fight scenes)The 2nd. disk says "HD DVD", but somebody told me it was really just Windows Media 9. I don't have a HD DVD player or Win PC to verify anything tho'.
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#4 of 20 OFFLINE   MarekM

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Posted September 12 2006 - 12:20 PM

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Originally Posted by Garrett Lundy
I own it, its the awesomest movie ever! (Just skip to the wench-on-wench and the skeleton fight scenes)The 2nd. disk says "HD DVD", but somebody told me it was really just Windows Media 9. I don't have a HD DVD player or Win PC to verify anything tho'.

yes PIRATES (adult movie) is in HD in WM9 format file..... as few other adult movies....,
and yes people are often confused, and they think it's HD-DVD disk.....,
it's high definition movie in WM9 file format for PC .......

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#5 of 20 OFFLINE   RobertR

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Posted September 12 2006 - 01:18 PM

I think it's funny that people are saying porn in HD won't work because it would "show too much". Before there was video, porn was shot on 35 mm FILM, which has higher resolution than HD. I never heard any complaints about "too much resolution".

#6 of 20 OFFLINE   Steve Tannehill

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Posted September 12 2006 - 01:22 PM

All your p0rn are belong to us.

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#7 of 20 OFFLINE   Michael Boyd

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Posted September 12 2006 - 04:03 PM

Damn, Amazon.jp wont ship it to the US.

Oh well japanese porn is all fuzzy on the naughty bits anyway.
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#8 of 20 OFFLINE   Tim Glover

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Posted September 12 2006 - 05:00 PM

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#9 of 20 OFFLINE   Ed St. Clair

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Posted September 12 2006 - 06:21 PM

Are you saying the only people into HD are perv's?
What happen to Disney making HD the norm???
I thought "smut", was supposed to look smutty!!!
Not clear as a bell???
Movies are: "The Greatest Artform".
HD should be for EVERYONE!

#10 of 20 OFFLINE   Jerome Grate

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Posted September 13 2006 - 01:21 AM

Sounds like to me they're using the "WRONG TOOLS" to fight this war.Posted Image
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#11 of 20 OFFLINE   JediFonger

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Posted September 13 2006 - 01:51 AM

in terms of technical aspects, i would imagine there were more adult movies using film as their medium pre 80's. so people have to remaster "films" like debbie does dallas to get advantage. gosh, i can imagine it now... TrueHD 7.1, DTS-HD Master =.

but by the 80's... i think the different will be moot on SD-DVD and HD mediums. the irony is that the porn industry is just starting to acquire porn in HD prosumer/consumer cams. the latest entry being Canon's HV10 for $1,300 MSRP and an already released $900 sony HD cam. =/.

#12 of 20 OFFLINE   Mark Zimmer

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Posted September 13 2006 - 02:28 AM

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Originally Posted by Michael Boyd
Damn, Amazon.jp wont ship it to the US.

Oh well japanese porn is all fuzzy on the naughty bits anyway.

Actually, they changed that law a few years ago and now the bits may be as naughty as they please.

So I guess the message is, find a friend in Japan who will act as your shipping agent.

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#13 of 20 OFFLINE   PatWahlquist

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Posted September 13 2006 - 03:38 AM

From the article in the link...
"The movie includes both an HD-DVD and standard DVD version due to HD-DVD's small penetration rate thus far. "

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#14 of 20 OFFLINE   NolanJ

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Posted September 13 2006 - 09:47 AM

Well, the wonderful HD-A1 isn't region free anyway, right?

#15 of 20 OFFLINE   dkny75

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Posted September 13 2006 - 03:24 PM

It is region free for HD DVDs since they currently have no region. You just wouldn't be able to play the SD version of it.

#16 of 20 OFFLINE   JediFonger

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Posted September 14 2006 - 05:16 AM

i hope they KEEP it that way.

#17 of 20 OFFLINE   Alistair_M

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Posted September 14 2006 - 06:18 AM

HD-DVD is the John Holmes of high definition!

#18 of 20 OFFLINE   NolanJ

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Posted September 14 2006 - 08:42 AM

If there are any Japanese forum viewers out there who would like to ship this disc to their American brothers (all expenses paid, of course), please let me know! :-)

#19 of 20 OFFLINE   JonZ

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Posted September 20 2006 - 02:56 PM

I have been thinking about HDDVD lately and have just now officially changed my mind about waiting this format stuff out Posted Image

#20 of 20 OFFLINE   Dave Moritz

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Posted September 28 2006 - 08:56 AM

I guess this redefines HD-DVD market penetration Posted Image
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