My useless personal DVD statics...

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Troy LaMont, Oct 10, 2001.

  1. Troy LaMont

    Troy LaMont Supporting Actor

    Mar 11, 1999
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    I was not very busy at work today so I decided to 'analyze' my DVD collection.
    Total DVDs = 168
    Total DVDs in DD 5.1 = 144
    Percent DVDs in DD 5.1 = 86%
    Total DVDs in DTS = 28
    Percent DVDs in DTS = 17%
    Total DVDs Anamorphic Widescreen = 113
    Percent DVDs Anamorphic Widescreen = 67%
    Most of my non-anamorphic widescreen DVDs were purchased early in my DVD collecting experience. I have purchased a couple of non-anamorphinc widescreen DVDs recently, but most were 'needed'. [​IMG]
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  2. Neil Joseph

    Neil Joseph Lead Actor

    Jan 16, 1998
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    Here are mine
    Total DVDs = 52
    Total DVDs in DD 5.1 = 45
    Percent DVDs in DD 5.1 = 87%
    Total DVDs in DTS = 19
    Percent DVDs in DTS = 37%
    Total DVDs Anamorphic Widescreen = 41
    Percent DVDs Anamorphic Widescreen = 79%
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  3. Jesse Skeen

    Jesse Skeen Producer

    Apr 24, 1999
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    Percentage of discs that only contain the version "Formatted to fit your screen": 0
    (This does not include the $5 Simitar Jackie Chan movies I bought which are pan and scan, because there is no indication onscreen or on the packaging, so I didn't know what I was getting. If "Formatted To Fit Your Screen" is anywhere on the package, I don't buy it.)
  4. SteveGon

    SteveGon Executive Producer

    Dec 11, 2000
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    I'm not even gonna try this! Too many dvds! [​IMG]
    He thought on homeland, the big timber, the air thin and chill all the year long. Tulip poplars so big through the trunk they put you in mind of locomotives set on end. He thought of getting home and building him a cabin on Cold Mountain so high that not a soul but the nighthawks passing across the clouds in autumn could hear his sad cry. Of living a life so quiet he would not need ears. And if Ada would go with him, there might be the hope, so far off in the distance he did not even really see it, that in time his despair might be honed off to a point so fine and thin that it would be nearly the same as vanishing.
    -- Charles Frazier, Cold Mountain
  5. Brian Lawrence

    Brian Lawrence Producer

    Feb 28, 1998
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    Total dvds excactly= 1000
    In 5.1 = 356
    In 5.1 % 35.6%
    This smells like a poll. [​IMG]
  6. Thomas Lang

    Thomas Lang Extra

    Apr 4, 2000
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    Lucky for me I have a spreadsheet with all this information [​IMG]
    Total DVDs = 147
    Total discs = 172
    Total DVDs in DD 5.1 = 119
    Percent DVDs in DD 5.1 = 81%
    Total DVDs in DTS = 26
    Percent DVDs in DTS = 18%
    Total DVDs Anamorphic Widescreen = 115
    Percent DVDs Anamorphic Widescreen = 78%
    Total widescreen DVDs = 137
    Percent widescreen DVDs = 94%
    Total THX approved DVDs = 29
    Percent THX approved DVDs = 20%
    Alle the remaining non-widescreen DVDs (10) are fullscreen NOT P&S!

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