you know you spend too much time in the HTF Software section when...

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  1. Mark Walker

    Mark Walker Cinematographer

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    The license plate of the car in front of you reads,
    "RAH 393," and you instantly think, "'Vertigo'!"
    What symptoms of HTF Software section addiction do
    you present?
    Mark
     
  2. Paul McElligott

    Paul McElligott Cinematographer

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    You're watching or reading a Star Wars story, and you start thinking, "R2? R5? Why are the 'droid region-coded?"
     
  3. Kyle McKnight

    Kyle McKnight Cinematographer

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  4. Robert Spalding

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    haha, funny Kyle.
     
  5. Louis-Olivier

    Louis-Olivier Stunt Coordinator

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    you read a thread called "you know you spend too much time in the HTF Software section when..."
     
  6. Joseph Bolus

    Joseph Bolus Cinematographer

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    "Are you talking to me??"
     
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    When you click on your HTF bookmark and the words to the Cheers themesong pop into your head....
     
  9. Ricardo C

    Ricardo C Producer

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    ...When you start getting pissed off at people at work because they don't seem to know what "OAR," "DD EX," "LFE," or "ISF" mean

    ...When people look at you like you're crazy when you speak of "PAL speed-up"
     
  10. David Lambert

    David Lambert Executive Producer

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    ...When Best Buy's stock value goes down, and your co-workers blame you for not picking up enough DVDs this past Tuesday. True story. [​IMG]
     
  11. Scott Weinberg

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    ...when your signature reads "I'll beat up anyone who asks about Star Wars DVDs."
     
  12. Tom Pokarney

    Tom Pokarney Auditioning

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    You start to think that maybe your glasses are adding edge enhancement to the tree by your front porch
     
  13. Andre F

    Andre F Screenwriter

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    you read a thread called "you know you spend too much time in the HTF Software section when..." [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    When out to dinner with friends and one of them says that a certain DVD looks "so awesome" when you know for a fact that you and all your pals here in HTF hate the f*cking transfer but you could never explain to your friends at dinner what EE and compression is and if you try to they just label you a stereo dork. Then, the inability to communicate boils your insides and makes you want to lash out at the general crapulence of J6P and then you realize how the very people you are eating with are representative of the dark evil masses the studios cater to who aren't discrminating enough to care about quality home theater--your most closely cherished hobby, activity, and emotional obsession. The internal torment breeds indigestion and an inability to finish your dinner, let alone spend more time with these mean-median-and-mode fuddy-duddys. The primal rage envelops you like a cancer until you cathartically cure it with a dosage of hometheaterforum.com later that evening, where you read about some great DVD you missed, at which point Blockbuster is closed and it's too late to watch a movie at reference level. Sleep happens only with dreamy side effects of bigger screens ISF calibrated in a dedicated listening room somewhere in a castle on a remote part of the planet and only Netflix knows where to find you.
     
  16. David Lambert

    David Lambert Executive Producer

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    Jay, that was really scary! [​IMG]
     
  17. Brenton

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    When you can tell whether "EE" stands for Edge Enhancement or Extended Edition simply from the context.
     
  18. Vince Maskeeper

    Vince Maskeeper Producer

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    Seriously, for me it came when once a week I'll get a call from a friend asking if it's "safe" to buy a particular DVD- or if a better edition is coming along (or rumored). I can seemingly rattle off full details on DVD releases for even the most obscure release, down to release dates and features.

    My Girlfriend called me from work a few weeks back to ask (on behalf of a co-worker) exactly what the story was for the releases of LOTR, and what would be included. Amazingly, even though I had only really paid peripheral attention, I was able to rattle of full details and release dates for all the various versions...
     
  19. Jeff Bamberger

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    You know what movie comes in a Baboon's Ass "Case".
     
  20. charles white

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    when all your browser bookmarks arehometheatherforum.com/htforum/...
     

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