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  1. Matthew_V

    didn't know R. Lee Ermey felt this negative about working with director David Fincher

    The other day I was suddenly interested in looking online for some interviews with R. Lee Ermey. I stumbled upon this:
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    when a title is on xbox AND PS2, is xbox version always better ?

    I made a list of games that I'm interested in, and most of them were released on the xbox AND the PS2. When I've compared photos (at gamespot) of the xbox and PS2 versions of a game, it usually seems like the xbox version has graphics that look a little better. But I wasn't sure if this is...
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    "Xbox 360 defects: an inside history of Microsoft’s video game console woes"

    "Xbox 360 defects: an inside history of Microsoft’s video game console woes" by Dean Takahashi | September 5th, 2008 http://venturebeat.com/2008/09/05/xbox-360...e-console-woes/
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    is xbox (not 360) durable/reliable enough to safely purchase as refurbished

    I was weighing whether it'd be a mistake to buy a refurbished xbox system. Gamestop appears to be selling them for around $ 50, and Hollywood Video's Game Crazy has a special right now where for $ 60 you get a refurbished system and three used games. I'm aware that a large percentage of the...
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    animated movie Final Fantasy VII Advent Children $ 4.99 @ Suncoast

    I did a quick search and did not see this listed. I was at a shopping mall Suncoast store, picked up a sales flyer, and noticed that the two DVD Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children is on sale for $ 4.99. According to the flyer, the sale is good for Sat Nov 25th and Sunday Nov 26th...
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    Confusion about network ethernet length

    My father is planning on purchasing a laser printer that will be connected to a network via a wired connection. Because of space constraints, the place in his office where he plans to put the printer would require an ethernet cable of a length around 5feet to 15feet (That's a rough guess...
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    Will the Pioneer DV-275A (and 578A) play PAL DVD-R (i.e. convert PAL->NTSC) ?

    I have a CH-500 that will play multi-region and convert PAL --> NTSC, but it won't play back DVD-Rs without locking up after about a minute or two. I thought it would be handy if the player I get would be able to handle any PAL DVD-Rs that I might record in the future. I had very briefly...
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    ? about required HDD space for simpe DVD reauthoring and commercial editing

    My family recently bought a standalone DVD recorder that can record to DVD-R, DVD-RW, and DVD-RAM. What I was thinking is that with a PC DVD recorder, I could take the DVD that I recorded with the standalone unit, and then a) edit out stuff like commercials from the DVD-RW, add chapters, etc...
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    Is there any way to switch the functions of the CAPSLOCK KEY & the left Ctrl key ?

    For a long time my dad has been using a particular Northgate-brand external desktop keyboard where the positions of the "Caps Lock" key and the left "Ctrl" key are switched (i.e. the left-Ctrl key is right next to the "a"-key). Having had it for so many years, he's become used to the Ctrl-key...