Another Convert! W00t!

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Damien Montanile, Jan 4, 2002.

  1. Damien Montanile

    Damien Montanile Stunt Coordinator

    Jun 3, 2000
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    Thought someone might get a kick out of this conversation...This just happened about a half hour ago.
    epiphanynj: ok you have to take the test
    epiphanynj: Wide Screen
    epiphanynj: or Full Frame
    : dude, no clue
    : what does that mean
    epiphanynj: do you know the difference
    : nope
    epiphanynj: you familiar with the term letterbox
    : I need to be schooled
    : no clue
    : help me out brutha
    : explain to me
    epiphanynj: ok
    epiphanynj: when you watch a movie
    : ok
    epiphanynj: do you know how sometimes you get those black bars at the top and bottom of the screen
    : yeah
    : like in the theatre
    epiphanynj: do you know why those are there
    : nope
    epiphanynj: ahhhh
    epiphanynj: ok
    : I just thought it was ti simulate theatre
    epiphanynj: somewhat
    : can you get rid of them
    : cause I don't really like them
    epiphanynj: ACK
    epiphanynj: dont say that!
    epiphanynj: blasphemist!
    epiphanynj: (Link:
    epiphanynj: read that
    epiphanynj: or at least skim through it
    epiphanynj: itll make you understand
    epiphanynj: are you reading?
    : why get huge tv so that you can black out the top and bottoms of it
    : I am going to right now
    epiphanynj: there is a reason those bars are there though
    epiphanynj: if they werent there youd be missing A LOT of the movie action
    : really
    : how
    : ok, let me read
    epiphanynj: go for it
    epiphanynj: let me know your opinions
    epiphanynj: absorb my brother
    : absorbing
    : ok ok
    epiphanynj: ya with me?
    : you got me convinced
    epiphanynj: understand?
    : I need to read the end of this here thingy
    epiphanynj: did you see the examples
    : yeah
    : I am looking at the animated re-rendering stuff
    That was rather easy actually...I just sold him my rp-56 and am going to help him with setting up a home theater...Cant wait...And I owe this all to you guys for teaching me over the last few years [​IMG]
  2. Joshua Clinard

    Joshua Clinard Screenwriter

    Aug 25, 2000
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    Abilene, TX
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    Joshua Clinard
    Great story! I convinced someone over AIM a few months ago using the widescreen-o-rama too. Now she is waitng for ws movies that haven't even came out yet. She REALLY wants Sleeping Beauty in ws. She is only 14 years old.
  3. WoodyH

    WoodyH Stunt Coordinator

    Mar 23, 2000
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    Congrats on the convert! [​IMG] Always good to hear.
  4. Dave Poehlman

    Dave Poehlman Producer

    Mar 8, 2000
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    Thats a good site for educating the public.. I will forward it to all I know.

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