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    Man I love this show, not to get down on the other TG USA thread (I like that show too) but the new season that started last week looks great.

    http://www.streetfire.net/video/top-...01_2418199.htm
    horrible picture quality, but you get the idea

    I'm very much excited for this show to be back.

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    Me too. The first episode was a little boring, I figured they would come back a bit hotter than that. Im super excited for the Wagons in the Jungle episode.
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    YES! I spied an 850R in the preview for that.

    As far as episode 1 goes, I enjoyed it. Jeremy as Buzz Lightyear was funny

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    ^Jeremy likes his Volvo wagons.
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    I thought I just saw a preview on TV for that show to be on BBC here this week?

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    Yeah, they are going to air it two weeks behind but it will be the current season instead of just showing past seasons.
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    sounds fine to me. I dont need to see that stuff immediately in some crappy half res I downloaded somewhere. I can stand that stuff.

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    Streetfire usually has pretty good quality video. but it takes a couple of days for someone to post it. Then again i'm usually watching it without my glasses on the treadmill so I dunno i could be wrong

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    I download the torrent for top gear uk and have the HD-quality show within an hour of its uk broadcast. Been getting TG that way since 2006.

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    generally, those are still compressed more than OTA or OTW broadcasts, nor are they in 5.1. Just because it has resolution lines of a high definition show, doesnt really mean its high definition. Compression can be seen and heard. I dislike that. I'll wait a week to watch it in true HD surround sound off my DVR.

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    You guys have heard of http://www.finalgear.com/

    Right?

    I regularly watch the HD version on my TV, looks just fine. Downloads in under 30mins.

    YMMV.

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    yeah, looks like crap to me. i see all the compression in the video on action scenes.

    edit: I see now they have 1080i on there. really cool. I've only seen what they had a couple years ago. Doubtful its 5.1 sound though. I also dont like streaming the stuff with my xbox. I dont have a proper way to watch that type of stuff on my TV.

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    I don't notice the difference with my 5 year old 13 inch mac book

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    I usually can on my 1920x1080 55'' pioneer plasma , but that wasnt with a 1080i source. this could however be partly a decoding encoding issue with xbox, I'm not sure.

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