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    So tempted to neg you for that.
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    (Original post by paddy__power)
    So, DVD rips of the new X men film are finally available.

    I shall now be off to watch it
    DVD rips :confused:
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    (Original post by cambo211)
    So tempted to neg you for that.
    Why?
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    Really not a fan of piracy.
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    (Original post by cambo211)
    Really not a fan of piracy.
    Oh okay, meh.
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    Oh you *******, how can you deprive the film industry of revenue that will help bring more films to the big screen for us... I'd rather buy the Blu-ray than download something illegally.
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    (Original post by cambo211)
    Really not a fan of piracy.
    But it might encourage him to buy the dvd in the long run? In the same way that music companies eventually realised that providing clips of music encouraged people to buy it. If people go on to buy the product after having tried it ... so what?
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    (Original post by Adorno)
    But it might encourage him to buy the dvd in the long run?
    What is the cinema for? it is meant to encourage you to buy the Blu-ray release when it comes out.
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    (Original post by Adorno)
    But it might encourage him to buy the dvd in the long run? In the same way that music companies eventually realised that providing clips of music encouraged people to buy it. If people go on to buy the product after having tried it ... so what?
    If it actually resulted in people doing that then fine but i doubt the majority of people who download films like that proceed to buy the DVD.
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    (Original post by tehFrance)
    What is the cinema for? it is meant to encourage you to buy the Blu-ray release when it comes out.
    I'd disagree with that as well though. The cinema doesn't just exist to encourage you to buy the film at it's DVD release. The cinema is all about the experience. Massive screen, massive sound :coma:
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    (Original post by cambo211)
    I'd disagree with that as well though. The cinema doesn't just exist to encourage you to buy the film at it's DVD release. The cinema is all about the experience. Massive screen, massive sound :coma:
    Yes but surely if you enjoyed the film you would be encouraged to purchase it when it is released on Blu-ray? I know that I purchase them... sometimes though I have to wait for them to come down in price though as $30-40 on release day is too much and that is before shipping (I have a US PS3 so I purchase US Blu-rays).
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    (Original post by tehFrance)
    Yes but surely if you enjoyed the film you would be encouraged to purchase it when it is released on Blu-ray? I know that I purchase them... sometimes though I have to wait for them to come down in price though as $30-40 on release day is too much and that is before shipping (I have a US PS3 so I purchase US Blu-rays).
    Oh yeah it certainly would but your post came across as that being the point of cinemas.
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    (Original post by cambo211)
    Oh yeah it certainly would but your post came across as that being the point of cinemas.
    Oh well I didn't mean for it to come across that way
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    (Original post by tehFrance)
    What is the cinema for? it is meant to encourage you to buy the Blu-ray release when it comes out.
    I'm not going to buy a blu-ray release though. I may buy the dvd.
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    (Original post by cambo211)
    If it actually resulted in people doing that then fine but i doubt the majority of people who download films like that proceed to buy the DVD.
    Well I don't download but nor do I go to the cinema either because it is too expensive.
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    (Original post by Adorno)
    Well I don't download but nor do I go to the cinema either because it is too expensive.
    I only go to the cinema on a wednesday with someone else.

    Works out at about £2.50 a ticket which isn't to be sniffed at.
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    If the movie industry wants to reduce piracy, they should make it easier and less restrictive for users to purchase and enjoy movies. If I download a movie, I want to be able to watch it on all my computers, my tv and all my portable media players and I want to be able to burn it to disc.
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    (Original post by Metrobeans)
    If the movie industry wants to reduce piracy, they should make it easier and less restrictive for users to purchase and enjoy movies. If I download a movie, I want to be able to watch it on all my computers, my tv and all my portable media players and I want to be able to burn it to disc.
    And i would certainly agree with this.
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    (Original post by cambo211)
    I only go to the cinema on a wednesday with someone else.

    Works out at about £2.50 a ticket which isn't to be sniffed at.
    Nearest cinema to me is 10 miles away and I don't drive. This means a £6.50 bus ticket, entry to the cinema of £6.50 (at least), and so forth. It's just not cost effective.
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    (Original post by Adorno)
    I'm not going to buy a blu-ray release though. I may buy the dvd.
    Okay the DVD then, does it matter?

    Well in a way it does as you aren't being future proof with the Blu-ray/DVD combos for a couple of pound more... the studios are taking you for a schmuck
 
 
 
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