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Old 07-08-2007, 10:51 PM
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Default My reasons why I went HD DVD 1st.

- For the brand name "Toshiba"
- Cheaper than Blu-Ray (and does a better job)
- Region Free
- Universal Studios
- VC-1 Encoding
- Interactive menus even when you are watching the movie
- PiP features
- everything that Sony does usually fails, lol!
- the Blu-Ray format is still incomplete while HD DVD was ready since day 1

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Old 07-09-2007, 08:16 AM
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i concure !
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Old 07-09-2007, 10:29 AM
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I also like Toshiba products. I usally look for their products first as I have had very good luck with them. And I love alot of Universals movies. My X-A2 is an awesome player.
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For me it's foremost:

- Regionfree
- Cheaper solution (Xbox360 with add-on)

- Nicer PR (Sony's we're the best! You will crawl before us!)
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Old 07-09-2007, 03:52 PM
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HD DVD was the most inviting of the 2 formats. It was affordable and the titles to choose from were spectacular. September 1 will be my one year anniversary and I still love HD DVD. Since then I bought a BD player and went neutral.
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Old 07-09-2007, 06:06 PM
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I went hd dvd because i already had the 360 and got the add on hd dvd at a good price.
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Old 07-09-2007, 06:19 PM
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I went hd dvd because i already had the 360 and got the add on hd dvd at a good price.
Heh, I got the 360 because I wanted a secondary HD DVD player for the living room, and decided it might as well be a 360... I have a HD-A1 in the home theatre room.
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Old 07-09-2007, 06:29 PM
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I went HD DVD first because I had a high def TV for over a year and was talking to my wife and said we dont have anything to see what this TV can do(no HD cable here in Guam). So my wife said what the hell are you waiting for so I saw the cheapest solution which was to buy the add on for my 360. Then last month Crutchfield mispriced the A2 for $199.99 and took advantage of that. Sold my add on and then wife surprises me with a PS3 for my birthday. HD DVD was ready and it shows now that I can compare both.
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Old 07-09-2007, 06:29 PM
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I went hd dvd because i already had the 360 and got the add on hd dvd at a good price.
Same here. If it weren't for the fact that I already owned a 360, I don't think I'd be in the HD market at all. The affordability of the 360 add-on was the biggest deciding factor for me, and even though I really wasn't looking forward to all the trappings of a format war, I can say that I won't regret the purchase at all, should things not turn out well for HD DVD.
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Old 07-09-2007, 06:39 PM
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This new section is a very nice desicion made on this forum.
Now people can come to the forum and explain why they made a decision on their purchases without being attacked.
Great progress!! I am glad with this change.
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