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    Speaker matching between different versions (Paradigm specifically)

    I know this is probably a more manufacturer specific question. I'm looking for some bookshelves, I'm keeping an eye out for a pair of studio 20s on the used market, I'm in no hurry to buy. These will only be used as stereo speakers for the next few years at least. (I'm a student, and I move...
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    The simple things in life that annoy us.

    those stupid "Say something!" smileys all over the internet. OMG I just wanna punch my effing screen in whenever I come across those things YouTube - Say Something, What?
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    Toshiba HD-A3 upconvert SDDVDs over component?

    ah, so assuming none of those are true (can't remember if my tv is HDCP, it's one of those toshiba 720p 50" CRT RPTVs...can't even remember the model number off top) will this player still output a 480p signal over component or unprotected DVI? will is just downconvert HD DVDs or will those not...
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    Toshiba HD-A3 upconvert SDDVDs over component?

    sorry if the answer to this question is burried somewhere in here, but i want to buy one of these later this afternoon. since the A3 is so damn cheap now, and my dvd player is starting to skip discs, I'm going to go for. I just want to know if it will upconvert over component or if I have to...
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    Trans Siberian Orchestra - O' Holy Night. Am I going CRAZY???

    alright, either I'm going crazy, or music is somehow spontaneously dissapearing from my computer. any TSO fans out there, do you know if there is a version of O' Holy Night with singing in it? for some reason I can CLEARLY remember hearing this song sung by...whoever the singer is, and being...
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    Help! missing dvd's in Stargate season 10!

    thanks guys! i gave em an email. I'll call their asses if they don't get back to me :D
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    The very definition of 'Owned'

    gah, I wish it had the original posts from nick though, it's all been edited out :frowning:
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    Help! missing dvd's in Stargate season 10!

    Imagine my rage when I opened the stargate season 10 I bought when on vacation, to find that the first volume, supposed to contain disc 1 and 2 of 5 were...not there!!! like what the hell! I bought it when I was on a trip to NYC just after christmas. I got it from FYE (or is it FYI?...sorry I'm...
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    been out of the game for a while, in need of a new receiver

    thanks seth! I was actually looking at the Marantz 3001 the other day. what do you think of that one? I probably should have mentioned earlier, I'm in canada. so buying things american online isn't going to fly, cause i'll get dinged with atleast 100 bucks in border fees and taxes etc. also...
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    been out of the game for a while, in need of a new receiver

    ok so I don't have an HD player, and probably won't for a while :frowning: so i'm down to the Pioneer 1017 or the Yamaha 6060. Never had experience with either. how do you guys feel about them? It'll be paired with JBL Northridge speakers if that makes any difference...
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    been out of the game for a while, in need of a new receiver

    Hey all. I haven't really looked at anything HT for about 2 years now since going to college. But now i'm gonna be living back home for the next little while. I just discovered this morning that the right channel on my sony receiver is shot. It plays muffled quiet sounds. I don't know if this...
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    Toshiba HD-A3?

    i'm not entirely sure what that means kevin. does strips off mean it won't play, or will play anyways. What about good old component cable? will that send a 720/1080i picture without hurtin anything?
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    Toshiba HD-A3?

    hey folks. Sorry I don't know anything about the HD players these days. I haven't been looking at HT stuff for a couple years. But, I might be picking up this toshiba boxing day for pretty damn cheap. I wasn't planning on going HD anytime soon, but for the price of an average dvd player and a...
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    Regulus, how do you haul that 20" beast around?
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    1408 - No Interest?

    agreed. I have not seen it yet. But after watching the trailer, I don't really feel the need anymore.