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« Reply #40 on: 01-28-2002 10:17 »

here is a hint:

<MARQUEE><H1><a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00005UWNO/cantgetenough-21"><IMG BORDER=2 src="http://www.alldesigncom.com/dollar.gif"><FONT COLOR="RED">BUY ME NOW!!!<IMG BORDER=2 src="http://www.alldesigncom.com/dollar.gif"></FONT></A></H1></MARQUEE>

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« Reply #41 on: 01-28-2002 10:59 »

 :eek:

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Welcome Aled!  :)

I got my DVDs today! Even though to get just enough money I had to walk to the other side of Norwich to ask my mum for 3 during my lunch hour. Sufice to say I was late back to school. But hey it was worth it!!!  :D  :D  :D
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« Reply #42 on: 01-28-2002 11:48 »

Thanks for all the welcomes  :) Its good to be here.
I just had to get the DVD as I got no more Sky since I went to uni so no more futurama  :(
Hehe I took the day off uni to go into town and buy it then the rest of the day was watching time  :)
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« Reply #43 on: 01-28-2002 12:00 »

noooooooooo! i don't get mine till thursday! i think i might kill myself
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« Reply #44 on: 01-28-2002 13:04 »

I've got the DVDs!!! May I say that I am amased at how superb the picture quality is!!! Absolutely astounding and the sound quality is pretty damn good too! I've only watched the first two episodes so far but will watch two more tonight.

The packaging is really cool too, one thing I don't understand is why Roberto is on disc three, when to my knowledge he doesn't appear until the third season?

I am so happy, I noticed that Tweek said that he got an advert saying that season 2 would be released soon, I didn't get this with my DVDs. I know Tweek bought the videos but I thought the advert would be in the DVDs too? There was an advert for "The Simpsons Season Two" due out in May, also "The Simpsons Backstage Pass" due out in June.

Anyway, I feel so good!!!
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« Reply #45 on: 01-28-2002 13:28 »

I didn't get mine today but at least my status page said:

Order Status:  All items dispatched
Recipient: Glenys Slater
Delivery Method: First Class

So i'll have it by tommorow
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« Reply #46 on: 01-28-2002 13:42 »

Oh yeah, my item has been dispatched!  (Whatever the heck "dispatched" means in English) heheheheh
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« Reply #47 on: 01-28-2002 16:29 »

Damn! The box set done sold the **** out, dun! In mcr anyway, I got the last one from HMV after work. The deleted scenes, as always, were deleted for a reason.

Quality set though, and the packaging is better than I'd hoped (although the sleeve's kind of a ball-ache).

Also picked up Taxi 2  :D
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« Reply #48 on: 01-28-2002 16:32 »

I also picked one up after work> Pity I need to borrow my mates DVD player to view them  :rolleyes: Have to wait till MArch before I get one of my own.

::sigh::

Money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a lot of things to make ya' happy.
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« Reply #49 on: 01-28-2002 16:37 »

I've just finished watching disc one (except for the commentrys), it's so good watching Futurama without having adverts in the middle. Also they are uncut, which for me is a big bonus.
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« Reply #50 on: 01-28-2002 16:47 »

If you have this, I suggest you check out the animatic. Quite a bit changed between it and the final version, and there's quite a few good jokes that didn't make it.

Fry: Wow, I must've been asleep for months... hey! My bike is gone!
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« Reply #51 on: 01-28-2002 19:09 »

Bought 'em today  :)  And yes, the animatic is cool - nice to see an earlier version....
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« Reply #52 on: 01-28-2002 21:27 »

 
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Originally posted by TheVoices:
noooooooooo! i don't get mine till thursday! i think i might kill myself

Oh, poor guy. You have to wait THREE WHOLE DAYS...
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« Reply #53 on: 01-28-2002 21:29 »

Oh..Yeah...So what I it this time, my arm or my leg!
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« Reply #54 on: 01-29-2002 06:25 »
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After walking through the wind and rain for over an hour (i walked down to Virgin but stupidly forgot my cash card so had to go all the way home again to get it, and go back to the shop), i finally got myself the DVDs (for the bargainly sum of 31.49).

I hardly slept all night 'cos i wanted to watch everything on the DVDs. Suffice to say, there is too much to watch in one night.

It was pretty cool watching them all in order, Sky One seems to show episodes in some crazy random formation here. It's good to see all the characters gradualy introduced. Plus, there were a couple of episodes i hadn't seen before which meant the DVDs were even more enjoyable.

There was a little Ad card inside the box set too, which says The Simpsons Season 2 DVD is out in May 2002 (in the UK anyway). I'll probably still be watching Futurama 'till then anyway.
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« Reply #55 on: 01-29-2002 07:06 »

After a long wait and 35 pounds later I have them huzzar. Picture quality is great on the ones I have seen (I got them straight after colledge then ahd to go to work, the watched Farscape and Big Train so only seen first DVD) I"ve gotta say it has been worth the wait. Only saw part of animatic befoer I went to work it is interesting some ofthe stuff was cut aww well.  :)   :p   :cool:   :love:
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« Reply #56 on: 01-29-2002 08:16 »

I got mine on the day of release, all i can say is, they rock! beats the crap out of divX's and MPEGS!  :D
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« Reply #57 on: 01-29-2002 08:39 »

MPEGs and DivX?   I wonder why anybody would feel the need to compare two seemingly unrelated topics as officially released Futurama DVDs with compression formats suited to posting video files on the Internet?  What does MPEG and DivX have to do with Futurama? The link between the two escapes me :-)
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« Reply #58 on: 01-29-2002 14:01 »

The menu's are cool and it's nice not to have the TV channel symbol in the corner all the time.
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« Reply #59 on: 01-29-2002 15:41 »

Watch the featurette on disc 3.If you pause it at just the right time you can see a sheet of how bender is drawn!!
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« Reply #60 on: 01-29-2002 15:52 »

We don`t get Futurama DVDs until final of May!!! Hurray we are the last in the world!
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« Reply #61 on: 01-29-2002 16:20 »

 
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Originally posted by Kryten:
 Oh, poor guy. You have to wait THREE WHOLE DAYS...

sarcasm...  :)
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« Reply #62 on: 01-29-2002 19:34 »

 
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Originally posted by The Skoot:
Fry: Wow, I must've been asleep for months... hey! My bike is gone!

Haha, so sexy. I really hate not having the DVDs. All the cool stuff will be spoiled for me by the time they finally get released in the US.
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« Reply #63 on: 01-30-2002 16:23 »

I got it and I think it's cool ?me gose back on the audio commrntary to hear John Dimaggio  :love:
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« Reply #64 on: 02-07-2002 07:48 »

I know I'm late to the party, but I just got my Futurama discs!  Here's to import DVDs and a magical Genie that allows me to play them on my computer :-)

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« Reply #65 on: 02-07-2002 11:03 »

I've probably already said this on another thread, but now they're ordered from Amazon.de and waiting to fly over to me...
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« Reply #66 on: 02-09-2002 10:45 »

 
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Originally posted by The Skoot:
If you have this, I suggest you check out the animatic. Quite a bit changed between it and the final version, and there's quite a few good jokes that didn't make it.

Fry: Wow, I must've been asleep for months... hey! My bike is gone!


Correction: Fry: Oh my god, oh my god, oh gosh...hey! My bike is gone!
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« Reply #67 on: 02-09-2002 11:53 »

Correction to DRH's correction: Fry: Oh my god, oh my god, oh my gosh...hey! My bike's gone!
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« Reply #68 on: 02-10-2002 21:54 »

welcome to PEEL, Aled!  :)
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« Reply #69 on: 02-10-2002 21:55 »

you too, LongDead! welcome!  :)
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« Reply #70 on: 02-10-2002 21:56 »

welcome to the board of tomorrow, RoboDM!  :)
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« Reply #71 on: 02-10-2002 21:57 »

and finally, welcome LordKev!  :)
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« Reply #72 on: 02-11-2002 01:43 »

Got them since last Friday. It took me a week to get them, which was fairly long considering they only had to be sent from the UK to Belgium. Funny, you stay home until the hour the mailman drops by, every day, without success, and the very day you can't be present - there they are! BTW thanks to my friendly neighbour to receive the package for me (and not opening it!)
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« Reply #73 on: 02-11-2002 18:25 »

I remember Monday the 28th, I rushed home from work faster than ever before, and no DVD set.  :( Next day, just as fast, no set. Wednesday, a more normal pace, no set. What's the matter, they sent an email friday, telling me it shipped that morning. Thursday, I thought: screw it, it'll come, when it comes. So I went shopping, and took wasted a couple of hours, and BAM the set waited for me. That was 6 days, just to cross the North Sea, but it was worth the wait.  :D
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« Reply #74 on: 03-08-2002 06:04 »

In 10 years of living in Europe, only 2 things have made it worthwhile, the most important of these two being the availability of the Futuruma DVD set.

Why was first released here and not in the USA? And why does fox.com have such limited Futurama info., whereas fox.de has much more?   Weird.

Anyway the DVD's are highly addictive!
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« Reply #75 on: 03-08-2002 06:50 »

DVD region coding is the vilest thing Mankind has conceived of since Indy Dedos( http://www.bad-candy.com/ ). Brits get to see "Futurama" and undubbed Godzilla movies on DVD, we Yanks have to bloody rot. Cor! Wankers.
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« Reply #76 on: 03-09-2002 10:05 »

Hmm, I just got me the Simpsons DVDs and I have to say ... the Futurama ones are really great quality compared to that. Not to tease anyone or so ...  :laff:
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« Reply #77 on: 03-09-2002 19:13 »

 Agh! I just want the DVD's.  :( I don't care how... Damn DVD's only work in europe and asia...
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« Reply #78 on: 03-09-2002 22:12 »

Go region-free and you can watch them, there's cheap r-f standalone players and a lot of DVD-ROM drives can be flashed to RPC-1.

<--- happy U.S. citizen
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« Reply #79 on: 03-10-2002 02:21 »

I'm from Australia, and fortunately have a regino selectable dvd player, so i ordered my futurama dvd set from the UK.
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