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Message 103797 - Posted: 2 Apr 2021, 10:41:57 UTC - in response to Message 103771.  

You haven't watched it, but you have it on your computer? In that case you are like me and are running a pirate film server.
Nope, yet again.
There is a hell of a difference.
I don't make spurious claims or false accusations.
As for inaccuracies, check out the Fi in Sci-Fi.
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Message 103799 - Posted: 2 Apr 2021, 11:00:03 UTC

Btw,
No such thing as a Sci-Fi documentary.
Someone's obviously never seen Mars:
Mars is a documentary and hard science fiction television series produced by National Geographic, which premiered on November 14, 2016, on their channel, and FX.
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Message 103841 - Posted: 4 Apr 2021, 17:24:35 UTC - in response to Message 103795.  
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What air is flowing inside a lake?
People and ice float. Then again if he hit play he might have more information ...
So 95% of him was in 0C water. That won't freeze him. 5% of him (not a lot) is damp and exposed to very cold air, too cold to cause evaporation. Where exactly is all that body heat moving to?
Then again if hit play he might have more information.
I don't read obviously incorrect articles. Going against what everyone knows to be basic laws of physics does not give the article a good chance of being right.

I read the summary: "Mike recounts a Search and Rescue call out where he found a man who had fallen into Utah Lake and froze...just in time to save him." So this man froze but was saveable. Right.... So what actually happened, a bit of frost on his fingers?

Here, -30C, into some icy water. Tell me, is he dead? Did he freeze up? https://youtu.be/CdrIRHIfw2I?t=237
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Message 103842 - Posted: 4 Apr 2021, 17:25:58 UTC - in response to Message 103797.  

You haven't watched it, but you have it on your computer? In that case you are like me and are running a pirate film server.
Nope, yet again.
There is a hell of a difference.
I don't make spurious claims or false accusations.
As for inaccuracies, check out the Fi in Sci-Fi.
What does "Computer/Films(J)/Artic Blast (2010). Along with several thousands more of all genres." mean if it doesn't mean "I have several thousand films stored on my own hard disk?
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Message 103843 - Posted: 4 Apr 2021, 17:27:36 UTC - in response to Message 103799.  

Btw,
No such thing as a Sci-Fi documentary.
Someone's obviously never seen Mars:
Mars is a documentary and hard science fiction television series produced by National Geographic, which premiered on November 14, 2016, on their channel, and FX.
A documentary has to be reality. Fiction has to be not reality. I would put that under "documentary", as it's what we're planning to do. To be fiction it would have to be something we don't think is possible.
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Message 103844 - Posted: 4 Apr 2021, 19:52:33 UTC - in response to Message 103842.  

What it means is the location of the film. As for 1000's on the one hard drive?
Really?
Where can one buy such a massive storage device?
Fortunately, not everyone is a pirate.
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Message 103845 - Posted: 4 Apr 2021, 20:11:23 UTC - in response to Message 103844.  

What it means is the location of the film. As for 1000's on the one hard drive?
Really?
Where can one buy such a massive storage device?
File compression.

You don't have to have the resolution be in 3840x2160, 1920x1080 or even smaller 1280x720 will get your filesize down.
If you then get H.265 compression instead of H.264, this compresses even better. As such a 1080p resolution file will be 3.5GB in H.264, but much smaller in H.265

I have one 8TB HDD in my NAS that holds several tens of thousands of files of TV series that aren't on television anymore that I'd like to keep.
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Message 103848 - Posted: 5 Apr 2021, 13:15:55 UTC - in response to Message 103845.  

I have one 8TB HDD in my NAS that holds several tens of thousands of files of TV series that aren't on television anymore that I'd like to keep.
An excellent reason & one I agree with.
I have several more as to why I put them on HD's.
Saves wear & tear on the DVD's.
Also much easier to locate using a media program rather than searching through a lot of disks,
However the main reason being greedy manufacturers using inferior quality disks.
Lost many due to that but fortunately managed to replace before they became unavailable.
Doesn't make us pirates.
As for compression, understand that.
Right or wrong, I've found that too much compression ruins the quality of the film.
As for storage capacity, that old chestnut rears its ugly head.
One makes do with what one has according to time, money & circumstances.
An argument that still rages in the Boinc world.
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Message 103864 - Posted: 6 Apr 2021, 17:11:08 UTC - in response to Message 103844.  

What it means is the location of the film. As for 1000's on the one hard drive?
Really?
Where can one buy such a massive storage device?
Well you indicated it was on "computer", and that 1000s of others were. Care to say what you meant without the riddles?

Fortunately, not everyone is a pirate.
Indeed, it means you can pay for my TV.
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Message 103865 - Posted: 6 Apr 2021, 17:12:06 UTC - in response to Message 103845.  

What it means is the location of the film. As for 1000's on the one hard drive?
Really?
Where can one buy such a massive storage device?
File compression.

You don't have to have the resolution be in 3840x2160, 1920x1080 or even smaller 1280x720 will get your filesize down.
If you then get H.265 compression instead of H.264, this compresses even better. As such a 1080p resolution file will be 3.5GB in H.264, but much smaller in H.265

I have one 8TB HDD in my NAS that holds several tens of thousands of files of TV series that aren't on television anymore that I'd like to keep.
I prefer to buy more HDD than lower the quality, incase in the future I have a bigger or higher resolution TV to watch them on.
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Message 103866 - Posted: 6 Apr 2021, 17:15:37 UTC - in response to Message 103848.  

One makes do with what one has according to time, money & circumstances.
An argument that still rages in the Boinc world.
Luckily the prices are nothing like they were. 20 years ago I remember someone (I think it was the person who saw the accounts and the number of disks I'd bought) saying "a [UK] pound a GB", nowadays it's a tenth of that for SSD, and even less for rotary. I can get a 4TB rotary disk for £60 - nearly 100 times cheaper.
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Message 103880 - Posted: 7 Apr 2021, 12:10:55 UTC - in response to Message 103865.  

I prefer to buy more HDD than lower the quality, incase in the future I have a bigger or higher resolution TV to watch them on.
A very sensible option.

As you can see, no riddles, just provided the location of Artic Blast.
Surely, the same has to be true for yourself with all those HDD's.
As for paying for your TV?
LMAO,
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Message 103886 - Posted: 7 Apr 2021, 12:59:42 UTC

As for paying for your TV?
LMAO,


Don't know about paying for his TV. We don't have one, don't watch one but get letters (at least one a month) asking us to let them know if we don't require a license. I refuse to do this, returning the letters with, "Junk mail, return to sender" scrawled across them. About every third letter they tell us when an inspector is going to come to check up on us. These are returned in the same manner. Their wasting money sending these letters to us is presumably one reason why the license fee isn't cheaper.
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Message 103902 - Posted: 8 Apr 2021, 18:21:16 UTC - in response to Message 103886.  

As for paying for your TV?
LMAO,
Don't know about paying for his TV. We don't have one, don't watch one but get letters (at least one a month) asking us to let them know if we don't require a license. I refuse to do this, returning the letters with, "Junk mail, return to sender" scrawled across them. About every third letter they tell us when an inspector is going to come to check up on us. These are returned in the same manner. Their wasting money sending these letters to us is presumably one reason why the license fee isn't cheaper.
I filled in the online form to keep the buggers away ("it's connected to a playstation and DVD player only"). I still got a card through the door while I was on holiday saying they'd tried to inspect the premises. Just don't let the TV be visible from the front window. You don't have to legally let them in.
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Message 103903 - Posted: 8 Apr 2021, 18:22:18 UTC - in response to Message 103880.  

I prefer to buy more HDD than lower the quality, incase in the future I have a bigger or higher resolution TV to watch them on.
A very sensible option.

As you can see, no riddles, just provided the location of Artic Blast.
Surely, the same has to be true for yourself with all those HDD's.
All I can see from that tiny image is you have 14 disks, so I was right, you have an enormous collection.
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Message 103905 - Posted: 9 Apr 2021, 12:05:46 UTC

Re: this post Are we all (in UK) going to get a day off work to not go to the funeral?
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Message 103906 - Posted: 9 Apr 2021, 12:25:45 UTC - in response to Message 103905.  

Re: this post Are we all (in UK) going to get a day off work to not go to the funeral?
No - I don't think I'm allowed to take a day off from my pension.

But I might raise a glass on Monday.
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Message 103907 - Posted: 9 Apr 2021, 14:39:07 UTC - in response to Message 103905.  

Re: this post Are we all (in UK) going to get a day off work to not go to the funeral?
During the national lockdown, funerals can be attended by a maximum of 30 people.
So will pomp & circumstance be an exception?
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Message 103908 - Posted: 9 Apr 2021, 14:56:18 UTC - in response to Message 103907.  

It was in Northern Ireland.
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Message 103915 - Posted: 9 Apr 2021, 18:54:56 UTC - in response to Message 103907.  

So will pomp & circumstance be an exception?
No.
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-56694327

The Duke of Edinburgh will not have a state funeral and there will be no lying-in-state, in line with his wishes, the College of Arms has said. The college said Prince Philip will lie at rest in Windsor Castle before a royal ceremonial funeral at St George's Chapel.

The public are "regretfully" requested not to attend due to the pandemic.
It is understood the Queen is considering modified funeral and ceremonial arrangements.
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