Modern marvels: Walt Disney world, now on dvd.

Saturday, April 1, 2006 12:26 PM
The show"Modern marvels: Walt Disney world" that was on the history channel a few months ago, is now on dvd.

I just netflix'ed it.

I thought it was a very good show, with tons of behind the scenes shots and a look at the "top secret" tunnels under the park.

Saturday, April 1, 2006 3:51 PM
I had Tivoed that show about a month ago. It really was a GREAT show. Most amusement park related shows are pretty dull, and tend to repeat themselves but that one was sorta fascinating....

Saturday, April 1, 2006 3:53 PM
Am I the only one geeky enough to put these on DVD when they air?

(worse yet, I just admitted it :) )

Saturday, April 1, 2006 4:32 PM
No, your not.
Saturday, April 1, 2006 6:15 PM
Ok Gonch. I guess I should have added you to that poll too. ;)
Saturday, April 1, 2006 6:24 PM
Killer show. Burned it to DVD when it first aired
Saturday, April 1, 2006 10:16 PM
Gonch: I suspect I can go you one better. Having no PVR, I recorded the show on Mini-DV, dumped it into the computer, edited out the commercials, added chapter markers, masked the display, and then burned the result to a DVD.

The cool part was that the whole experience allowed me to figure out how to get iDVD 5 to handle QuickTime chapters in the process.

--Dave Althoff, Jr.
(hey, I was off work that week...remember, this is the show that first aired on Christmas day)

Saturday, April 1, 2006 10:42 PM
Ohhh, you still best me, but I'm close.

Sometimes I snag it with the PVR, but often run live though the mini-DV cam. Of course all commercials must be edited out which knocks the running time to between 40 and 45 minutes.

This means 3 shows can fit quite nicely onto a DVD without additional compression. 3 shows also means I need a menu!

After that it goes to DVD. I never thought of chapter markers, that's a good idea. :)


Yeah Matt, add me to the poll next time. ;)

Sunday, April 2, 2006 12:01 AM
I wish there was a more powerful word for "geek."
Sunday, April 2, 2006 1:06 AM
Sunday, April 2, 2006 10:21 AM
Maybe "single". :(

--Dave Althoff, Jr.


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