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Postby BuddhaTB on Sat Feb 22, 2003 1:49 pm

Has anyone else noticed that ever since 2003 started, the forums have really been lacking threads. The past few days, the CD-RW forum has had very few new threads, with mostly everyone adding comments/input to previous threads. It seems like most of the new threads are in the DVD, Beer Garden, and Hot Deal forums. I guess there is probably no one single reason for this decline, but what does everyone think?

Here are some questions to ponder.
Has CD-RW drives become the old and DVD the new?
Drives have become more reliable?
The poor economy is hurting everyone, including CDRLabs?


However, I do know that CDRLabs is a tight knit community that will continue to grow and prosper as time goes on. :D
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Postby Ian on Sat Feb 22, 2003 1:58 pm

Well.. DVD writers are the big thing right now. CD-RW drives will eventially be replaced by them. There's no question about that.

I think its because we really haven't seen any new CD-RW drives. 52x writers have been around since October. While there have been a few new models here and there, the majority of them are based on 1 or 2 designs. Even I have a hard time getting excited about some of these drives lately.

As far as reliable.. do you really think so? Maybe people are just getting smarter and they don't need to ask so many questions? pfft... yeah right! Or even better.. they're using the FAQ section instead of asking the same stuff over and over and over... :wink:
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Postby dodecahedron on Sat Feb 22, 2003 3:53 pm

Ian wrote:Or even better.. they're using the FAQ section instead of asking the same stuff over and over and over... :wink:

trying to discourage me, Ian? :(

LOL, i just worked today on preparing a "how to enable DMA in win2K", made the pictures and all, when tried to upload the pics to my account at the univ i discovered my quota has been drastically reduced...i'm now 30% over my quota...luckily i don't use the univ account anymore for anything but mail...don't even know when that happened :o so this will have to wait a bit...
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Postby Ian on Sat Feb 22, 2003 4:16 pm

dodecahedron, definitely not. The FAQ section has helped a lot.

If you want us to host those pics, send em to me.
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Postby dodecahedron on Thu Mar 06, 2003 4:43 pm

Ian wrote:dodecahedron, definitely not. The FAQ section has helped a lot.

If you want us to host those pics, send em to me.

yeah, i will someday when i finish getting those DMA FAQs in order.
with cfitz's help i'm gonna prepare a win98 one too.
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Postby dodecahedron on Thu Mar 06, 2003 4:44 pm

things have been picking up again... :P 8)
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Postby cfitz on Thu Mar 06, 2003 5:58 pm

dodecahedron wrote:with cfitz's help i'm gonna prepare a win98 one too.

Oh man! :o I've been publicly conscripted. :( :wink:

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Postby dodecahedron on Fri Mar 07, 2003 8:28 am

cfitz wrote:
dodecahedron wrote:with cfitz's help i'm gonna prepare a win98 one too.

Oh man! :o I've been publicly conscripted. :( :wink:

cfitz

hey, i just aked for the pics, you wrote up the whole FAQ!
so you've got no call for complaining... :wink:

yeah, a glutton for punishment...just like me... :o :lol:
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Postby cfitz on Fri Mar 07, 2003 10:33 am

dodecahedron wrote:hey, i just aked for the pics, you wrote up the whole FAQ!

But what good are the pics without the accompanying explanation? I figured since you don't have access to a 98 system you might be a little rusty on the steps and it might help to jot down some notes. And once I went that far, I figured it wasn't much more work to just finish the job. :)

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Postby dodecahedron on Fri Mar 07, 2003 10:51 am

and a very good job too! i actually liked the FAQ you wrote better than my own FAQ! :o :P
(i might just have to start worrying about being dethroned...)
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