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  1. PeterK

    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...
  2. PeterK

    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...
  9. PeterK

    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...
  11. PeterK

    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...
  12. PeterK

    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?
  15. PeterK

    1408 - No Interest?

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

    what is a jellicle cat!?!?

    alright this just isn't funny anymore. what on earth does jellicle mean? or supposed to mean or refer to??? all these damn Cats websites keep giving me the run around about it! what a cruel and unusual word!
  17. PeterK

    Looking for a Nikon 18-200 VR DX Lens

    just got one about 3 weeks ago at my local camera shop. MSRP price as far as i know. guess i just got lucky. they said they had 2 in stock and they go in and out pretty quickly.
  18. PeterK

    My Puppy Won't Speak!

    isn't a dog that doesn't bark prefered???
  19. PeterK

    Need Help/Question on speeding ticket Plea bargain

    i think speeding tickets come with way too many points. sure the fine is ok i guess. but really speeding in MOST cases doesn't make ones driving any more dangerous than obeying the limit. Here in ontario you get 4 points for going 30km (19mi) over the limit. but only 3 points for things like...
  20. PeterK

    Help me choose a new camera, pretty please

    yes, absolutely get it. can't go wrong with the canons. I've had the A 75, 540 and SD450. they all take great pics and I prefer them to all other point and shoot. plus the A ones are getting really really cheap! oh, go for the 570 IS though if you can afford it. image stabilization help a LOT...
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    Which digital camera do you have?

    What do you guy's think of your D40 cameras? i'm debating getting one. only, i wanna get the nice VR lense with it and it costs more that the camera! anyone compared it to the D50?
  22. PeterK

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7) SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS!

    is there gonna be a box set of all seven released? I haven't bought any cause i've been waiting to get them all together. and I also haven't decided which version to buy. and I figured they might release a new edition of all the books once 7 comes out as a new collector set or something.
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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7) SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS!

    yaa, I'm totally staying in my house locked up until I'm done this one. OOTF got TOTALLY ruined for me by people in residence who all broadcasted dumbledore dying on their front doors! :@
  24. PeterK

    Funniest line in a movie?....

    planes trains and automobiles, Colton? yeahhh that's a good one...I think i'll watch that movie now :D
  25. PeterK

    Funniest line in a movie?....

    Mike white in Orange County playing the english teacher. :D Mr. Burke: Shaun! I read your story. You used a lot of big words. Great! Good for you! It was a little long, so I didn't read the whole thing, but who cares 'cause I gave you an A! Mr. Burke: Now, when I say "Romeo and Juliet,"...
  26. PeterK

    iPod question...

    just use winamp it can do EVERYTHING it will even convert all ur mp3s to 128kbs so you can keep whatever high quality audio you have on your computer and put the smaller file on the ipod. saved up about 600mb for me on my 4gb.
  27. PeterK

    How often will Google Earth / Yahoo imagery be updated?

    yeah google earth shows my region 3 summers ago. we're in cananda though, i guess we'll get lower priority :P
  28. PeterK

    Small bookshelfs for computer?

    paradigm atoms. I'm using a pair as my computer speakers. I have a sub paired with them but honestly it's not even necessary unless ur specifically planning on rattling windows. just the pair of speakers is all you need, and they sound great.
  29. PeterK

    Looking for some movie reccomendations...

    ok i'm home for reading week! yay! just watched Thank you for smoking. thought it was hilarious. I loved the kid! Any other suggestions? cause i'll only be able to get them while i'm home this week!
  30. PeterK

    Looking for some movie reccomendations...

    rear window, now that one i wasn't sure about...was there a remake? I think I saw that...i'm not sure though. It's the disabled guy that watches the neighbours through the window, right?