Jp6?

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  1. Kip

    Kip Stunt Coordinator

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    Forgive me if this has been answered previously, but I couldn't find it in any recent posts. Can someone please explain the term "JP6". I see it often in the pan & scan vs. widesceen discussions and was curious about its meaning.

    Thanks,

    Kip
     
  2. Rain

    Rain Producer

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    Hi, Kip. Cool name. Welcome to HTF.
    Ok, so it's not JP6, it's J6P, which stands for Joe Six-Pack. It's a tounge-in-cheek term referring to the average Joe Blow, basically. You know, people who don't like "those black bars" on their TVs. [​IMG]
     
  3. Lyle_JP

    Lyle_JP Screenwriter

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    It's actually "J6P", and refers to "Joe 6-Pack", the average consumer who knows little or nothing about being a home theater enthusiast, and whose cries of "I don't want black bars on my TV!" and "These DVDs need to be less complicated" threaten the very future of DVD. It is the "VHS-ing" of DVD that we try to fight here at the HTF through education. Some J6Ps (most probably) are hopeless causes, but many of them just need the facts to release their inner "home-theater nut".

    -Lyle J.P.
     
  4. Kip

    Kip Stunt Coordinator

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    Thanks Rain. I am sufficiently enlightened.[​IMG]
    Kip
     
  5. Marty M

    Marty M Cinematographer

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    Someone also gave a term to the women -- Jill Wine Box.
     
  6. DarrenA

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    I thought "JP6" stood for Jurassic Park 6[​IMG]
     
  7. Jeffrey Forner

    Jeffrey Forner Screenwriter

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    Heaven help us if there IS Jurassic Park 6.
     
  8. Joshua Clinard

    Joshua Clinard Screenwriter

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  9. bill lopez

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    Let us not forget they also own $85 dvd players.[​IMG]
     
  10. Joe McCabe

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    I thought it was Jane Box Wine??
    Christ we've got problems!! [​IMG]
     
  11. Bjorn Olav Nyberg

    Bjorn Olav Nyberg Supporting Actor

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    Actually I think we should start using Joe 12-pack (Heard it on a Simpsons episode)
     
  12. Brad_W

    Brad_W Screenwriter

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    We could also start using:

    1. John Q. Citizen (JQC)

    2. Joe McPan and scan (JMP&S)

    3. Jonny Pan and scan (JP&S)

    4. Liz Taylor (b)

    5. Joe McLame-erton (JML)

    6. John Q. McPan and Lame (JQMP&L)

    7. Lame McLamerton (LML)

    8. Princess Pan and Scan (PP&S)

    9. Chesty LaPan and Scan (CLP&S)

    10. Joe Forty Ouncer (JFO)

    Just some suggestions.
     
  13. Duane Robinson

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    I prefer the Montgomery Burns nomenclature myself. Maynard G. Muskyvote just seems so perfect in my eyes. But then my eyes are crossed so what does it matter.
     
  14. Dennis Nicholls

    Dennis Nicholls Lead Actor

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  15. Stevie O

    Stevie O Agent

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    [​IMG]Maybe in Canada we should call them J2-4? [​IMG]
    (Here in the Great White North a "two-four" is slang for a case of 24 beers)
     
  16. Gruson

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    If there is a Jurassic Park 6, the damn T-Rex better get more screen time than what he got in part 3 DAMMIT!!!!
    [​IMG]
     
  17. Stefan A

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    Well, if there is Jurrasic Park 6, hopefully it will be subtitled "The Extinction"
     

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