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  • nutsaboutclara
    Mar 8, 2006
      OH BROTHER!!!!! There I go again! I forgot to place "you" in
      between "can" and "say". My typing skills, I tell you.

      -Dario.


      --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com, nutsaboutclara
      <no_reply@...> wrote:
      >
      > How can say that? DVD's have far better picture than anything out
      > there. Besides, when laser discs first came out, people and movie
      > critics complained that laser discs had many visual problems that
      > needed to be overcome. But the companies that put out that
      garbage
      > didn't do so.
      >
      > -Dario.
      >
      >
      > --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com, "Das Dampfschiff
      > Imperator" <dasimperator@> wrote:
      > >
      > > It's a lot better than the needle-on-record technology that was
      > RCA's
      > > SelectaVision CED capacitance electronic disc format - not to
      > mention
      > > JVC's even less successful grooveless Video High Density disc
      > format.
      > >
      > > Picture quality on LaserDisc is still better than DVD and since
      > > LaserDisc was an analogue format (the video was analogue but in
      > later
      > > years the audio was digital on some pressings) you don't have the
      > > compression artifacts present in some DVD recordings.
      > >
      > > The Criterion company used to put out fantastic LaserDiscs
      selecting
      > > the best condition film prints and taking great care to lay them
      to
      > > disc. Indeed it could be said that LaserDisc was the serious
      movie
      > > lover's format.
      > >
      > > It's sad that LaserDisc has been eclipsed by DVD.
      > >
      > > --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com, nutsaboutclara
      > > <no_reply@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Oh brother! Laser discs. What a joke technology that was!
      > > >
      > > > -Dario.
      > > >
      > >
      >
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