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AusGAF (2016) : Page 175
ThoseDeafMutes
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(07-17-2017, 06:54 AM)
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Originally Posted by jambo

I have it so I can check now

65 minutes, 1.2GB and available to stream right now.

So it seems like SD.


It's being replayed on Showcase at 8.30pm tonight, so that should be in 720P at least.

SD would be a huge disappointment lmao. I thought it was 9.30 tonight for the replay?
Aarglefarg
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(07-17-2017, 07:16 AM)
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Don't be fooled into buying the Woolworths "Dreamy Choc Cookie", it is truly awful. No redeeming qualities. I had been getting the 40% chocolate biscuit from Coles and that is amazing.
Rezbit
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(07-17-2017, 08:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jintor

Any of you losers besides whippy gonna join me in splatoon this Friday?

I'd like to play with some low ping bastards if possible

Yeah I'm in.
viciouskillersquirrel
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(07-17-2017, 08:45 AM)

Originally Posted by ThoseDeafMutes

Who wants to be the first person to take the plunge on Foxtel Now and let the rest of us know if the On Demand episode is up yet (it should have aired at 11am today and gone into one demand after that), and whether it's higher than 720p?

If nobody's done it by like 9pm I'll probably be doing so.

I already signed up. Will let you know how I go
Recreat3
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(07-17-2017, 09:00 AM)
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Originally Posted by ThoseDeafMutes

SD would be a huge disappointment lmao. I thought it was 9.30 tonight for the replay?

I watched it on showcase +2 today at 1pm. Not HD..man you can certainly notice the difference.
Jintor
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(07-17-2017, 09:12 AM)
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big w splat 2 for $64, splat 2 switch bundle for $509 i hear.

i got switch + zelda + pro controller for $590 I think at launch from target so that's a decent bundle
Rubixcuba
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(07-17-2017, 11:28 AM)
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Foxtel Now has crashed and says try and again later. Sweet,
Quasar
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(07-17-2017, 12:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by Rubixcuba

Foxtel Now has crashed and says try and again later. Sweet,

I guess that means it has paying subscribers.

Let's see if go is also down.

Edit: nope. Foxtel Go still working :)
Aarglefarg
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(07-17-2017, 12:20 PM)
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It sounds like the true successor to Presto.
bomma_man
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(07-17-2017, 12:30 PM)
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Originally Posted by 30yearsofhurt

From the late 80s the 2 working parent family has been the norm. It's just an economic necessity.
Kids get raised in childcare. Parents rely on takeout and pre-packaged food rather than teaching kids how to cook. Parents don't have the time or energy to be parents so they plug their kids into ipads and tvs.

No wonder young people are getting, fatter, dumber, vainer and more socially reliant on technology. We gained so much when women left the traditional mothering roles but we also lost a hell of a lot.

Originally Posted by 30yearsofhurt

Oh god. Dr Who had a sex change cause that's how you keep things "fresh".
Why didn't they just bring back Romana?
Uggh. As if the new shows weren't bad enough.
And now they have the numbnut who did Broadchurch in charge of it.
It'll be slow motion up the wazoo cause that's how you do drrrrraaaaama.

Idris Elba should totes be the next Lara Croft right?

Is this Mark Latham's GAF account?

or my dad's?
reptilescorpio
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(07-17-2017, 12:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by Jintor

big w splat 2 for $64, splat 2 switch bundle for $509 i hear.

i got switch + zelda + pro controller for $590 I think at launch from target so that's a decent bundle

Bundle is $499 at Target
Jintor
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(07-17-2017, 12:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by reptilescorpio

Bundle is $499 at Target

Dealsoctopussssss!!! *shakes fist*
viciouskillersquirrel
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(07-17-2017, 12:47 PM)

Originally Posted by Rubixcuba

Foxtel Now has crashed and says try and again later. Sweet,

Ugh.

Back to tradition it be, yarrr!

EDIT: Seriously, even if I'm still in a free trial period, this is just unacceptable. I was prepared to wait until 9pm to watch, because that's basically what I was going to do anyway, but it not being available at that time because they have to appease the old people who can't use technology and who make appointments to watch TV shows is just ludicrous.
hamchan
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(07-17-2017, 01:23 PM)
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Boy I sure love Plex.
Rubixcuba
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(07-17-2017, 01:24 PM)
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Foxtel Facebook has made following statement:

We are devastated that due to unprecedented demand, we are experiencing problems with our online services this evening. Obviously this comes at a time when so many of our customers are wanting to watch the first episode of season 7 of Game of Thrones.

We can assure you that we are doing everything we can to resolve these problems.

We can also assure customers that as soon as the issue is resolved they will be able to watch the episode using the On Demand features of our service.

We will keep you updated as we seek to resolve the problem.

Again Foxtel apologises for the frustration this situation has caused.

A M A Z I N G
bobnowhere
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(07-17-2017, 01:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by Rubixcuba


A M A Z I N G

Haha, the entire purpose of Foxtel Play is timely delivery of GoT and they still couldn't get it right.

I was using it on the weekend for the first time for F1 and wow is the app shit, like a new level of bad design. Also based Plex.
Jintor
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(07-17-2017, 01:27 PM)
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U N P R E C E D E N T E D D E M A N D
reptilescorpio
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(07-17-2017, 01:56 PM)
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Originally Posted by hamchan

Boy I sure love Plex.

Even better is using Plex Media Server and accessing it with Kodi. Runs and loads wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy quicker and even the quality seems more stable.
toastyToast
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(07-17-2017, 02:15 PM)
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Finally up and running and it barely looks 480p
viciouskillersquirrel
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(07-17-2017, 02:21 PM)
Yarrr that was a good episode.

Unprecedented demand. It's almost as if people want to pay money for a service that isn't less convenient than piracy.
ThoseDeafMutes
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(07-17-2017, 02:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by toastyToast

Finally up and running and it barely looks 480p

My brief on demand test this arvo was SD but looked good by non-HD standards. Not sure if the bitrate pointed later or what.

Un fucking believable that it's not HD though
Recreat3
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(07-17-2017, 02:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by viciouskillersquirrel

Yarrr that was a good episode.

Unprecedented demand. It's almost as if people want to pay money for a service that isn't less convenient than piracy.

Good episode apart from the ed sheeran cameo.
viciouskillersquirrel
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(07-17-2017, 02:49 PM)

Originally Posted by Recreat3

Good episode apart from the ed sheeran cameo.

Didn't even realise it was him until my wife pointed him out. But hey, he at least made GRRM's Hands of Gold lyrics sound half decent. I didn't think there was any possible melody that could ever do that.

That cold opening - I realised what was happening as soon as Aria-as-Walder stood up, but damn was it ever satisfying.
Jables Swan
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(07-18-2017, 12:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jintor

big w splat 2 for $64, splat 2 switch bundle for $509 i hear.

i got switch + zelda + pro controller for $590 I think at launch from target so that's a decent bundle

Oh I'm tempted to buy Spat 2. Never played the first though. Someone sell me on it.
30yearsofhurt
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(07-18-2017, 02:18 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jables Swan

Oh I'm tempted to buy Spat 2. Never played the first though. Someone sell me on it.

Terrible aiming controls. But it has amiibos.
legend166
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(07-18-2017, 04:20 AM)
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Right when I'm on the lookout to buy a Switch the eBay offers have dried up completely. The only alerts OzBargain give me now are for Switch competitions ;_;

Could have got it for $400 multiple times throughout May & June.
jambo
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(07-18-2017, 04:26 AM)
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Seems like a weird system
30yearsofhurt
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(07-18-2017, 04:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by legend166

Right when I'm on the lookout to buy a Switch the eBay offers have dried up completely. The only alerts OzBargain give me now are for Switch competitions ;_;

Could have got it for $400 multiple times throughout May & June.

You said before that you could get it every other week for $400.
You're deceptive.
Quasar
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(07-18-2017, 04:40 AM)
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Originally Posted by legend166

Right when I'm on the lookout to buy a Switch the eBay offers have dried up completely. The only alerts OzBargain give me now are for Switch competitions ;_;

Could have got it for $400 multiple times throughout May & June.

I imagine they will return once the Splatoon bundling/sales die down.
legend166
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(07-18-2017, 04:46 AM)
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Originally Posted by jambo



Seems like a weird system

Maybe they only have 1mbps upload, takes longer to put the HD version on the server!

Originally Posted by 30yearsofhurt

You said before that you could get it every other week for $400.
You're deceptive.

That was the point, you could basically all through May and June. It's been quiet for all of July though.
30yearsofhurt
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(07-18-2017, 04:57 AM)
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Originally Posted by legend166

That was the point, you could basically all through May and June. It's been quiet for all of July though.



I blame you for not having a console with no games.
In fact I blame you for everything.
Boo to you. Booooo.
viciouskillersquirrel
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(07-18-2017, 05:18 AM)

Originally Posted by jambo



Seems like a weird system

They're doing everything they can to stop the flow of time and drive people to the cable package and away from Internet delivery.
ThoseDeafMutes
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(07-18-2017, 05:34 AM)
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Originally Posted by jambo



Seems like a weird system

Bwahahahaha
Quasar
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(07-18-2017, 05:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by legend166

Maybe they only have 1mbps upload, takes longer to put the HD version on the server!

I assume that's so cable/sat viewers still get the best version first.
viciouskillersquirrel
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(07-18-2017, 06:06 AM)

Originally Posted by Quasar

I assume that's so cable/sat viewers still get the best version first.

But why?
Quasar
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(07-18-2017, 06:08 AM)
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Originally Posted by viciouskillersquirrel

But why?

Well surely traditional viewers are preferred viewers as far as Foxtel is concerned. They pay more for a start.
endlessflood
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(07-18-2017, 06:13 AM)

Originally Posted by jambo



Seems like a weird system

So 720p live, 480p on demand immediately, 1080p on demand after a day or two? Or is the HD on demand just 720p too, despite what was said in that life hacker article?

This shit shouldn't be this hard to figure out. It shouldn't take experimentation, forum posts, and scanning twitter feeds to figure out. But it does, apparently :(

It's beyond funny that after all of this constant talk about how Australia is the biggest pirate market for game of thrones, people who went to the effort of paying for it couldn't watch it, but pirates could. And in better quality. This was their big moment, and they blew it.
30yearsofhurt
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(07-18-2017, 07:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by Quasar

Well surely traditional viewers are preferred viewers as far as Foxtel is concerned. They pay more for a start.

And this is just one reason why we don't have a proper NBN 10 years later.
Machina
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(07-18-2017, 10:24 AM)
Fuck Foxtel and Rupert Murdoch.

Telstra can fuck off as well, on that note.
Worthintendo
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(07-18-2017, 10:28 AM)
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holy crap at the Aussie dollar spiking up today, please stay that way for another 3 months for my trip to Japan :D
30yearsofhurt
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(07-18-2017, 11:04 AM)
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Just bought a refurbed switch from eb games ebay store for $390.
Used the COZZIE 10% off code.

I'm now part of the problem. Legend, you are forgiven.
dishwasherlove
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(07-18-2017, 11:39 AM)
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Weren't they new for that price a few weeks back?
reptilescorpio
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(07-18-2017, 12:21 PM)
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Originally Posted by dishwasherlove

Weren't they new for that price a few weeks back?

$373 brand new posted
30yearsofhurt
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(07-18-2017, 12:21 PM)
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Yes, but I don't have a Tardis or a flux capacitor handy.
bodyboarder
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(07-18-2017, 01:48 PM)
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Originally Posted by 30yearsofhurt

Yes, but I don't have a Tardis or a flux capacitor handy.

If possible try and cancel it. $463 inc game from jb tomorrow

https://www.jbhifi.com.au/features/wicked-wednesday/
30yearsofhurt
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(07-18-2017, 02:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by bodyboarder

If possible try and cancel it. $463 inc game from jb tomorrow

https://www.jbhifi.com.au/features/wicked-wednesday/

The only game I want there is MK8D which is $69 which would still be more expensive.
Plus that says $488.
bodyboarder
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(07-18-2017, 02:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by 30yearsofhurt

The only game I want there is MK8D which is $69 which would still be more expensive.
Plus that says $488.

Fair enough. 5% off if you sign up to their email.
Stackboy
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(07-19-2017, 02:41 AM)
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I nearly bought a Switch today with that JB deal. But then I realised I have too much to play already and will buy one early next year. Best to wait.
ThoseDeafMutes
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(07-19-2017, 02:49 AM)
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Originally Posted by Stackboy

I nearly bought a Switch today with that JB deal. But then I realised I have too much to play already and will buy one early next year. Best to wait.

It's always best to wait for any system. Not always easy though.
Jintor
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(07-19-2017, 03:14 AM)
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That serrels thread in gaming lmao

Honestly, I'm inclined to believe the average gaffer can't read

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