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BSG S3.0 and PS3

Moving right along through Seasons 2.0 and 2.5, Angie and I started watching Season 3.0 last night. We're totally hooked and just motoring through the seasons. Thanks to Matt, we were able to watch Seasons 1, 2, and 2.5 on DVD, but Season 3 we're watching via AVI files that I grabbed off the Internet. At least we're able to watch them in the family room using the PlayStation 3. The quality isn't the greatest, but it's definitely watchable.

I have Season 4.0 on DVD waiting in the wings, but we'll have to get through 3.0 and 3.5 using these computer files first. I'm going to keep looking for higher quality versions, but for now these will have to do.

I actually learned something about the PS3 that I think is totally ridiculous. For months now I've been trying to watch computer video files (MPG, AVI, etc.) on the PS3 (either via wi-fi or USB thumb drive), but never had any luck. Then last night I had to figure it out because we finished up Season 2.5 and were dying to watch episode 1 of Season 3.0. Once again I copied the AVI file to the thumb drive and popped it into the PS3, but it said "No files" when I clicked on the thumb drive's icon. This ticked me off because I knew the file was on there. I went online and did some "research" and found out that instead of clicking the "X" button when I clicked on the thumb drive, I should be clicking on the "triangle" button which then brings up the "Display All" menu option. Once I clicked that, the stupid thing displayed all the video files on the thumb drive! Like, WHY should I have to do that??! Totally ridiculous...

Anyway, we'll be watching 2 or 3 more episodes tonight...

Comments

Anonymous Matt said…
That's weird... I thought I had season 1-3. So I only had Season 1, 2.0 and 2.5?

Did you at least watch the mini-series first? I assume you copied it since it came with season 1.

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