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Movie theatre or stay at home with 60 inch TV (or bigger)

  1. #11

    Hafnarfjörður IS
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    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10

    Hi there
    Even the Wharfedale's are fantastic -- Strangely enough I still play MINIDISCS on an Onkyo piece of gear - they still sound fantastic too -- but I wouldn't have liked to have been the delivery person(s) setting up that screen -- I shudder to think of them dropping it !!.

    I think you've made us all jealous -- now I'll have to attempt to win the Euro millions on the Euro lottery !!!.


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  2. #12

    Just be aware, that with fixed pixel televisions there is such a thing as having too big of a TV for a room. You sit too close and they don't look nearly as good. I've got a 50" Panasonic Plasma in my living room. While I would like to get a bigger TV, I won't because a 50" is about as big as that room can support.

    Some friends of mine didn't believe me and bought a 65" for their much smaller room. Then they asked me to come over and help them set it up and configure it because they didn't feel that it looked as nice as mine did. It just so happens, they have a big picture window, so I asked them to go outside and stand about 4 feet behind their couch. Turns out, the TV looked fabulous with 4 more feet. Unfortunately, they would have to sit outside to get that 4 feet.

    In addition to my 50" Panasonic Plasma, I run a Marantz SR-5007 Home Theater receiver and run Polk Monitor 50's for my fronts, a CS1 center channel, R15's for my rears, and a Polk Sub.
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  3. #13

    I definitely enjoy seeing a movie in the theater more. It's just an experience, ya know? That being said those ppl next to you in the theater always on their phone is totally annoying and it's so expensive! So I'm conflicted sometimes. But if I really want to see a movie with amazing special efftects I'll go to the theater (despite the ridiculous price).
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  4. #14

    I prefer to stay at home & watch a movie especially since they get mad at the theater if you try to bring your own beverage. I mean seriously, the usher got in my face & made me spill my 12 yr old scotch...
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