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Dual Sided DVDs...WTF?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by SManZ, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. Jul 7, 2010 at 3:05 PM
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    SManZ

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    Is there a standard for the dual sided Widescreen/Standard DVDs? These things make me mad at dumb people, seriously.

    When I see "Widescreen" printed on one side, I put that side facing down because I know the laser reads from the bottom. Most of the time I get the standard size movie.

    It bugs the shit out of me because this makes no sense to me but I know that there are gobs of people that happily set Widescreen facing up and they get what they want. :mad:

    ...and to get this out of the way..."Jeezus man there are starving children in [country] that would love to have to figure out which way to flip their DVD" :p
     
  2. Jul 7, 2010 at 3:08 PM
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    I almost spit coke out my nose reading that :laugh:
     
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    but why?
     
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    Hahah :p I'm back in town! Lemme know when you wanna get together so I can return your grill!
     
  5. Jul 7, 2010 at 3:19 PM
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    Because that's how every label on a DVD works.

    You throw the single sided "Debbie Does Dallas" on the tray with the side the says "Debbie Does Dallas" facing you. With a double sided, it's the same thing, without the ginormous label.

    Sorry is be all serious....
     
  6. Jul 7, 2010 at 3:20 PM
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    To me it wouldn't make sense to have the side you want facing down. Just as you wouldn't but a one sided dvd in with picture face down.
     
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    Ahhhhhh ha! Lol ok...well shit, it finally makes sense to me now. Someone just had to relate it to porn, thats all.
     
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    LOL!!!:laugh: I used to get confused sometimes to when they first came out!!!:goingcrazy: Its just one of those things that bug the shit out of people!!!:facepalm:
     
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    What kind of movies are you watching? Most dvds nowadays are either strictly 16:9 or the more and more popular 2.35:1.

    I didn't even think there were people or places that had screens that catered to the 4:3 format.
     
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    I found The Neverending Story at Ross for $4 and watched it last night. A nice shot back to my childhood :p
     
  11. Jul 7, 2010 at 3:44 PM
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    I gotta find the 2nd one. All I remember was that the kid could make wishes in exchange for his memories or something like that. His memories were big marbles that went down a machine.

    I rock 80's movies. Tango & Cash is another two sided DVD that gets is share of play time.
     
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