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Old August 5 2013, 01:58 AM   #1
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Who's downloading this early?

I haven't decided yet...

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Old August 5 2013, 02:21 AM   #2
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Re: Who's downloading this early?

Um, downloading what?
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Old August 5 2013, 03:07 AM   #3
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Um, downloading what?
With certain pre-orders you get the option of downloading the film on August 20th.
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Old August 5 2013, 03:13 AM   #4
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I'm going to.
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Old August 5 2013, 09:39 AM   #5
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Nope. I've got a BR player and homecinemaset and HDTV. I didn't pay that much money for all those stuff to then watch movies on a laptop with crappy speakers.
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Old August 5 2013, 10:10 PM   #6
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What quality is the download and what drm is on it ? My bluray player can handle 1020 mp4...
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Old August 5 2013, 10:14 PM   #7
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What quality is the download and what drm is on it ? My bluray player can handle 1020 mp4...
It'll be from a streaming service like Vudu.
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Old August 5 2013, 10:40 PM   #8
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What quality is the download and what drm is on it ? My bluray player can handle 1020 mp4...
It'll be from a streaming service like Vudu.
Exactly. The WalMart pre-orders that include the download are specifically for Vudu I believe. Someone mentioned earlier about watching it from a laptop.. if you have a Smart TV or a BluRay player with SmartApps on them then Vudu is likely installed on there and you should be able to watch it in HD from these locations.
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Old August 6 2013, 10:05 PM   #9
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Re: Who's downloading this early?

I have the DVD on pre order from Amazon, but I'm also downloading it for my Kindle. Yes, small screen, crappy speakers but it will stave off withdrawals until I get the DVD in my hot fan girl hands!
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Old August 6 2013, 10:34 PM   #10
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What quality is the download and what drm is on it ? My bluray player can handle 1020 mp4...
It'll be from a streaming service like Vudu.
Exactly. The WalMart pre-orders that include the download are specifically for Vudu I believe. Someone mentioned earlier about watching it from a laptop.. if you have a Smart TV or a BluRay player with SmartApps on them then Vudu is likely installed on there and you should be able to watch it in HD from these locations.
On a superficial check it seems to be US only
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Old August 7 2013, 01:48 AM   #11
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Re: Who's downloading this early?

I'm not doing any early downloads. As it stands I'll probably end up buying the Blu-Ray/DVD combo-pack from Target as it comes with an extra disc of extra special features. I love special features, commentary tracks especially.
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Old August 7 2013, 02:32 AM   #12
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Um, downloading what?
With certain pre-orders you get the option of downloading the film on August 20th.
I'll buy STID from iTunes on that date - no preordering necessary.
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Old August 7 2013, 10:08 PM   #13
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Um, downloading what?
Gee, what forum was this posted in?

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Old August 7 2013, 10:09 PM   #14
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Nope. I've got a BR player and homecinemaset and HDTV. I didn't pay that much money for all those stuff to then watch movies on a laptop with crappy speakers.
My PC screen is a TV so I could watch it on there just fine, but I think I'll wait till the bluray.

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Old August 7 2013, 10:13 PM   #15
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I pre-ordered mine on Amazon, it'll be in my hands on September 10... I missed something...
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