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View Poll Results: How long before Paramount goes format neutral (again)?
During Q4 2007 6 5.04%
During Q1 2008 12 10.08%
During Q2 2008 11 9.24%
During Q3 2008 4 3.36%
During / After Q4 2008 26 21.85%
Never 60 50.42%
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Old 08-20-2007, 11:49 PM
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Default How long before Paramount goes format neutral again?

Nice and simple question really. How long do you think it will be before Paramount gives up on HD DVD exclusivity (again) and goes format neutral (or Blu-Ray exclusive) ??

During Q4 2007?
During Q1 2008?
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During Q3 2008?
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Please give reasons why as well
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Old 08-20-2007, 11:50 PM
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I'd wager this will last at least a year.
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Old 08-20-2007, 11:51 PM
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BDA will buy them back right after the deal ends
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ummm. dec 06...no wait....summer 07. No...shit, thats when hd dvd was supposed to be dead. Fuck, whats the question again?
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Old 08-20-2007, 11:51 PM
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Probably after Q1 2008, Holiday season 2007 will hurt them because some many Blu-ray sales are out there.

Spring or Summer 2008, like Blu-ray Exclusive.
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Old 08-20-2007, 11:52 PM
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I'm guessing for $150mil it'll be til atleast holiday season next year.


AT LEAST.


I have decided, I'm going neutral. Blu-ray was fantastic as the sole format to own when it was only universal i'm missing.. With paramount, and me being a true movie lover, I just can't justify ignoring all of the great movies coming out on BOTH formats.
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Old 08-20-2007, 11:53 PM
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I read where they would be exclusive for a few years... the post was on this board somewhere.
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Old 08-20-2007, 11:53 PM
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ummm. dec 06...no wait....summer 07. No...shit, thats when hd dvd was supposed to be dead. Fuck, whats the question again?
And last I remember, Blu-Ray was supposed to be dead by Christmas 07. Ooops.

Anyway, I'd say 6 months to a year if the sales continue favoring Blu-Ray.
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Wow... so many posts before I could even get the poll up
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Old 08-20-2007, 11:56 PM
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Holiday 2007 will have Paramount kicking themselves
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