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If a movie or season of a tv show isn't on dvd....
Posted By lightnbuttery
Its especially sad when its a TV show and earlier...

Its especially sad when its a TV show and earlier seasons are on dvd but later seasons arent :(
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If a movie or season of a tv show isn't on dvd....
Posted By lightnbuttery
Re: If a movie or season of a tv show isn't on dvd....

I think I might delete this post and make it again so people can understand...XD
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If a movie or season of a tv show isn't on dvd....
Posted By lightnbuttery
Err, I think I was misunderstood LOL. Is there...

Err, I think I was misunderstood LOL. Is there anything we can do to that'll help get that movie/show on dvd?
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If a movie or season of a tv show isn't on dvd....
Posted By lightnbuttery
If a movie or season of a tv show isn't on dvd....

If a movie or season of a tv show isn't on dvd...

...is there anything that you(we) as fans of the movie/show can do?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-22-22
Replies: 49
"Only 1 left in stock - order soon." according to Amazon...true/false?
Posted By lightnbuttery
yeah I already do all of those. i am a...

yeah I already do all of those.


i am a little wary of ebay though I think....I think its because I believe youre more likely to encounter bootlegs on ebay perhaps? i THINK thats why...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-21-22
Replies: 25
How reliable (permanence) are online movie databases?
Posted By lightnbuttery
dayyym that websites operating budget is a...

dayyym that websites operating budget is a whopping 19million just for one year....
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-21-22
Replies: 25
How reliable (permanence) are online movie databases?
Posted By lightnbuttery
the wayback machine really is a godsend though...

the wayback machine really is a godsend though when it comes to researching tv and movies. and its wild how its basically the one and only website like it.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-21-22
Replies: 25
How reliable (permanence) are online movie databases?
Posted By lightnbuttery
mmm but I am only one person and there are...

mmm but I am only one person and there are thousands of people that contribute to themoviedb, so the smarter and more important question for me (especially since programming and my brain are like oil...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-21-22
Replies: 25
How reliable (permanence) are online movie databases?
Posted By lightnbuttery
Re: How reliable (permanence) are online movie databases?

Okay now Ive understood youre talking about backing up movieforums- which uses tmdb as a source ahh makes sense.


edit: I probably didnt get it cause I dont think I really get how this site works...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-21-22
Replies: 25
How reliable (permanence) are online movie databases?
Posted By lightnbuttery
Ah youre not familiar with what happened yeah and...

Ah youre not familiar with what happened yeah and probably to the reporting system too I see. When you say "we've" are you referring to movieforums.com?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-21-22
Replies: 25
How reliable (permanence) are online movie databases?
Posted By lightnbuttery
Question though...if "they vanished today", what...

Question though...if "they vanished today", what exactly would you even do with all that data you have backed up? Like would you be able to (help along with other people online) restore the database...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-21-22
Replies: 25
How reliable (permanence) are online movie databases?
Posted By lightnbuttery
Re: How reliable (permanence) are online movie databases?

The other interesting thing though is how often I will discover movies and shows I actually enjoy just in the process of researching and editing information onto that database. And the process itself...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-21-22
Replies: 25
How reliable (permanence) are online movie databases?
Posted By lightnbuttery
Oh cool you have backed up some of...

Oh cool you have backed up some of themoviedb.org? Cool. thats some wizardry shit. programming and api makes my brain rage quit. I tried to read about api once (several times) and I did. not. get. it.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-21-22
Replies: 25
How reliable (permanence) are online movie databases?
Posted By lightnbuttery
lol. but I mean permanence in a practical sense...

lol. but I mean permanence in a practical sense not the literal theoretical meaning of eternity. As in, the database is I believe something like maybe 15 years old, and within the last 3(?) years...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-21-22
Replies: 25
How reliable (permanence) are online movie databases?
Posted By lightnbuttery
Really? Just to be clear, and to make sure were...

Really? Just to be clear, and to make sure were talking about the same thing... I'm not sure how familiar you are with tmdb/what exactly happened with the mass deletion of images that happened a few...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-21-22
Replies: 25
How reliable (permanence) are online movie databases?
Posted By lightnbuttery
To be clear though the concern is these massive...

To be clear though the concern is these massive online user-contributed projects' permanence. How worthwhile is it to contribute to these projects in considering the likelihood that they disappear...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-21-22
Replies: 25
How reliable (permanence) are online movie databases?
Posted By lightnbuttery
How reliable (permanence) are online movie databases?

Back in 2016 I made an account on a website called trakt. This account lets me keep track of all the shows and movies I had ever watched. A couple years into this habit of mine, I noticed that quiet...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-19-22
Replies: 49
"Only 1 left in stock - order soon." according to Amazon...true/false?
Posted By lightnbuttery
Yeah I know but that kind of thinking kind of...

Yeah I know but that kind of thinking kind of runs counter to my purchasing priorities of buying dvds that I believe are in scarcity - are in danger of becoming unavailable soon. It is what it is...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-19-22
Replies: 49
"Only 1 left in stock - order soon." according to Amazon...true/false?
Posted By lightnbuttery
Well you didnt describe any experiences with...

Well you didnt describe any experiences with Amazon or any similar sites simply that you believe its a "disingenuous business gimmick". Which without further explanation could be based on a myriad of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-19-22
Replies: 49
"Only 1 left in stock - order soon." according to Amazon...true/false?
Posted By lightnbuttery
Are you basing that on your experience on that...

Are you basing that on your experience on that booking website or is it also based on experiences with Amazon (or similar sites)? (or basing it off something else?)
Forum: Movie Reviews 09-19-22
Replies: 23
What do you think of Rope (1948)?
Posted By lightnbuttery
Yes strange that Ive never drawn that comparison...

Yes strange that Ive never drawn that comparison to Tell Tale Heart until now...thats a great comparison
Forum: Movie Reviews 09-19-22
Replies: 23
What do you think of Rope (1948)?
Posted By lightnbuttery
Re: What do you think of Rope (1948)?

Cool to see theres discussion of this film here. Although I guess its not that surprising it is Hitchcock.

I havent read this thread yet but its my favorite Hitchcock film. Although Ive only seen...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-19-22
Replies: 24
Is Moviechat.org dead?
Posted By lightnbuttery
mmm Im not getting that, mine just refreshes.

mmm Im not getting that, mine just refreshes.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-19-22
Replies: 24
Is Moviechat.org dead?
Posted By lightnbuttery
There are discussions on movies and shows that I...

There are discussions on movies and shows that I dont see discussed here that I want to read/reply to. At least I think it isnt here
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-19-22
Replies: 24
Is Moviechat.org dead?
Posted By lightnbuttery
No I mean, when you clicked the Sign Up button at...

No I mean, when you clicked the Sign Up button at the bottom after entering what username password and email you were gonna use (and agree to terms etc), what happened? Did the page refresh and the...