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Old 06-01-2016, 07:43 AM
 
Location: Greensboro, NC
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I do prefer physical media, especially for movies but for music, at least, streaming seems to be the dominant method.

Streaming or some non-physical formats will eventually prevail since I believe corporations want to turn us all into bunch of floating obese, lazy consumers like the people in Wall-e:
Loved that movie!

I have to admit, I've been wanting to rip all of my movies to my own local sever and serve them up, ala' Netflix. But, I need a more beefier computer and right now, my desktop which runs my Plex server on it is not strong enough and is currently online via wireless instead of hardwired in.
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Old 06-10-2016, 02:27 PM
 
Location: Vallejo
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Physical media?

Somewhere I have a flash drive in the bottom of my bag I have to dig around for everyone blue moon for some reason or another. There's a portable DVD burner I can plug into my laptop/desktop. Yes, my desktop doesn't even have any physical media capabilities. I had old IDE drivers and when I bought parts didn't realize I had old IDE drives and no IDE connectivity on the new motherboard. I use them so frequently I just never got around to buying a $20 drive. For the every other year or so occasion when I need to use a DVD, I have the portable one.
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