High definition TV sucks

So says Mr Biffo, anyway. Is a slight improvement in picture quality worth the extra cash and the hassle of a constantly crashing Sky HD box?

If my sense of deflation could be measured in cows, it would be forty eight cows strong.

7 thoughts on “High definition TV sucks

  1. Jerry licious says:

    I think high def is too high def. I really don’t want all that definition. It looks like I am watching a video tape. Also, movies with stuff that isn’t real makes it look fake. Just my opinion though.

  2. Gary says:

    I really don’t know what I think of HD. My TV is HD-capable but I just use an upscaling DVD player rather than Blu-Ray or whatever, and I’m quite happy with that – not least because DVDs are a damn sight cheaper than Blu-Ray.

  3. Squander Two says:

    All those years of VHS, I hated the crappy low-quality format and kept wishing someone would invent something decent. Since the invention of DVD, I’ve never had those thoughts.

  4. Gary says:

    Yeah, same here. Maybe it’s different if you have an *enormous* TV, but at sub-40 sizes I don’t really see the point.

  5. MScott says:

    I’ve never hated movies more than watching them on high definition. It makes everything look like a crappy soap opera. I’ll take my crappy TV any day!

  6. MScott says:

    I’ve never hated movies more than watching them on high definition. It makes everything look like a bad soap opera. I’ll take my old TV any day!

  7. R J of Hopatcong says:

    Yes, I believe High Def sucks but not that it doesn’t deliver what it promises. yes, every detail is there as if you were there face to face and could see each line on everyone’s face and the complexion problems they suffer. But I don’t want all that on a TV platter. I am not a passive viewer, I like to use my mind and work a little to pretend that I am part of the story. It’s a bit too real this High Def video and I like my detail a bit mysterious. Besides, I find it a bit distracting when the realism competes with the mood of story.

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