"This spare, art-free site deserves mention for one reason only: It's home to
the Web's most current and complete DVD FAQ. Maintained by minor tech legend Jim
Taylor, it's not your typical FAQ. Outside of The Starr Report, it just
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-- Michael Yessis, E! Online
"Your construction and maintenance of the DVD FAQ is a shining example of the
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sincere thanks for your enormous efforts."
-- Chris Meli
"I first wanted to say THANK YOU because you are an angel sent
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knowledge that is the DVD FAQ which you post and update. I have read and
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Thank you thank you thank you."
-- J.D. Beltran
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-- Jim Leonard
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-- DVD Infomatrix
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-- Milton S. Evenson
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-- Peter Lindner
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-- John Gordon
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-- George Campbell
"I wanted to say 'thanks' for maintaining your DVD FAQ.
It's probably the greatest compilation of DVD info in existence."
-- Ray McCalla, DVDepot
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-- Phil Isenberg
"Impressive page. A wealth of information. Denotes passion of the author.
Better than an encyclopedia."
-- George Bazgan
"I was compelled to write this e-mail because I feel that it is the most
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-- Ken Gurell
"I didn't know much about DVD but I know a lot more now. Well done."
-- Ken Anderson
"It took me all afternoon to read, but in my opinion, the information density
rating is in the top 1% of all web material."
-- Frank Valentine
"Thank you for such a thorough and informative document. It can
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-- David Wood
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-- Meir Guttman
"Just wanted to say that your FAQ page is extraordinary - - this morning
is the first time I visited it. From there I found more information - on your
page as well as links - than I know what to do with. Thank you for the time and
energy you have put into it, and continue to put into it. A major resource for
"I needed to know what kind of DVD player I should buy and I came across
your FAQ and found it to be exactly what I needed. I wanted to thank you for
providing it! I think you've made an excellent contribution to society! If we
all put in as much as you have, then we'd have a better world by far."
-- Mike Luckow
"Your commitment to and support of the DVD FAQ is undoubtedly
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-- Shane Ross
"Dude, your DVD FAQ is the reason I got into DVD."
-- Tom Kidd
"I want to congratulate you on your great DVD-FAQ. It simply is the best
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-- Christian Spoo
"Thanks to your information, I no longer have to shop for a new DVD
-- Larry Davis
"Just visited the site 'DVD Demystified' and was amazed at the amount of
info in there."
-- Stuart O'Donnell, Phaebus
January 16, 2001