The Element of Crime (1984)

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The Element of Crime (1984)

Postby digitalgodd on Fri Mar 23, 2007 4:20 pm

<img src="http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h149/digitalgodd/elementsofcrime.jpg">

<img src="http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h149/digitalgodd/Element_1.jpg">

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087280/

Fischer, an ex-cop, returns to his old beat somewhere in northern Europe after a thirteen-year hiatus in Cairo. His former mentor and role model, author of a treatise called "The Element of Crime", asks him to solve a series of murders involving lottery ticket sellers. Guided by the theories put forth in the book, Fischer retraces the steps of a suspect, Harry Grey, as recorded in a three-year-old police surveillance report. A dark film set in a post-apocalyptic Europe with unique visual atmosphere

Divx 6.5
Widescreen
Criterion DVDrip
640x352

ed2k: Element%20of%20Crime,%20The%20(1984)%20Eng%20DVDrip%201000futuristicfilms(dot)net.avi  [799.77 Mb] [Stats]

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Postby bluegreenturtle on Fri Mar 23, 2007 7:06 pm

Hey digitalgodd -

Thanks so much for all these releases! These are great and hard to find.

2 questions - I don't quite get the 1000futuristicfilms.net site - do you have access to all these films? If so I would like to request one off their site - starship invasions, (1977). I've never seen a full source for it anywhere.

The other question - I wonder if maybe you should slow down with the releases? I am trying to get 5 of your other releases but of course you are the only full source for any of these - so they are spreading really slowly. Maybe concentrate on getting a full source out there for some of the earlier releases? I'm trying to get quintet, recon2020, defcon4, noah and redline.

In any event, thanks very much, you're great.
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Postby spudthedestroyer on Sat Mar 24, 2007 11:31 am

:lol:

hehe... since this is the question thread, i thought i'd ask one that's been confusing me.

How come your picking 800mb for your rips? Seems very odd, its too big to fit on a cdr and its too big to fit well on a DVDr? Any chance you could drop your filesizes to 744mb? (that way 6x 744mb fit perfectly onto a DVD+r)
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Postby MyK on Sat Mar 24, 2007 1:35 pm

I once years ago found 800 MB CDs in one store (I think they were TDK, meant for audio or something) and I burned them using a really expensive Plextor external CD-R drive and they still work but I think you can burn them with most DVD-RWs also :? I don't think 800 megs is a problem as most of other movie rips out there are still the old 700 megs (or suitable multiplication of it) so you mostly end-up with 200+ or so megs spare anyway ;)
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Postby spudthedestroyer on Sat Mar 24, 2007 3:00 pm

that's faulty logic though, what if you download 6x of digital lords? They are very similar kind of movies so if you burn by themes, you know ;) you've now got more than 200+mb of wasted space :lol:. DVD-rw costs more than DVD-r, and the 800mb CDRs cost more than cdrs and they have a shorter life span and lower compatibabilty when data reaches the outer region of the cdr. And overburning with DVD-r is nearly always an unmittigated diaster, read: won't you take me down, to coaster town! :lol:

I use hdd for storage anyway so its not overly an issue for me, but i still think that 800mb will cause a big problem for people. I will probably hack and cut these rips at some point so they are correctly sized (when i get some complete anyway :) ), but that unfortunately means that i won't be able to reshare them after i've formatted them. :(

I'm just reluctant to leave them in "high quality" since traditionally, oversized rips have moved since its usually an indication of a one-click-rip operation, or some other problems.

IMO 744mb is the best size for the modern "1cd", since you can fit perfectly 6 movies onto DVD-r, and you can fit 4 movies on with a 1/3rd dvdr too :) AFR is the way forward :) 700mb retain compatability for cdr users mind, and 744mb can be burnt onto 90min cdrs, whilst not making them too big to burn onto DVD-r.


Anyway, my main reason of curiosity is why 800mb? They are mostly all that size, which is why i can't figure out why it was chosen over, say 1/6th DVDr, or 700mb. just seems quite an odd choice.
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Postby MyK on Sat Mar 24, 2007 5:21 pm

Yeah I agree with ya Spud and all rips I do are AFR except if someone asks (nicely ;)) for a 700 megs file like with some re-rips I did. Digitalgodd has asked before (in PA thread, I think) if someone could walk him through the autogknot procedures and I'd be glad to help it's only I don't have much spare time recently :( Besides, I don't use autogknot much, only full blown gknot for basic calculations and then I do all the steps manually w/ other tools. Dunno, might sound a bit strange but it kinda makes me feel better afterwards eventually finding proper gspot on my own :lol:
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Postby spudthedestroyer on Sat Mar 24, 2007 7:01 pm

Yeah i use the 'grown up' gknot too, as far as autogknot goes:
http://www.doom9.org/autogk.htm

Gknot:
http://www.doom9.org/gknot-main4.htm

I've never used autogknot, but from the screens you need to check custom size and enter "744" in the box for a 1/6th DVDr (1cd equivalent) and "1490" for 1/3rd DVDr (~2cd equivalent). Don't go over 746mb, or 1493mb.


Then you can preview with an application called nandub to check its a good rip. I'd have a thumb through these threads:
viewtopic.php?t=47
There's info on things not to do, like not cropping (you shouldn't have black borders if autogknot has worked) and you shouldn't have interlacing.

I wrote this a year ago and this is very light (not a guide, there's plenty of guides):
http://forum.dead-donkey.com/viewtopic.php?t=7124

Second post there tells you one way of fixing undersizing as well as detecting IVTC.
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Postby digitalgodd on Sat Mar 24, 2007 7:19 pm

I do in fact use a "one click" program for encoding dvd rips. I am trying to keep the resolution sharp while still keeping file size small. Once someone can get a file downloaded they can reformat if they want. I do not even use CD's anymore...Most of my downloads get put on DVD+R dual layer, that's 10 movies per disc.
Sorry if this is not what you want to hear, but I checked out a guide for GKnot and no thanks...I will stick to Dr. Divx
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Postby Malignus on Sat Mar 24, 2007 9:27 pm

So stick to Dr. Divx if it suits you better. But couldn't you try to make your rips 700 or 744 MB? It would be very convenient for all of us. :)
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Postby BadBugs on Sun Mar 25, 2007 12:53 am

A long time ago I was using Dr DivX for the same reason.. simple ass rips, but they were always faulty somehow & caused a lot of audio out of sync issues. There is a program to fix the out of sync & you should use it before releasing. Its called YAAI & can be found here... http://yaai.sourceforge.net/ Dr divX has the option to create a file of whatever size you want it to so not sure quite why youre making these rips 800mb?
AGK is so simple, its about 4 clicks & youre off & is far better rips than DrDivX.
GK is complicated & takes time to get used to so in the short term, whilst youre finding your feet I strongly recommend you try AGK...
Thanks for all the releases btw :beerchug:
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Postby digitalgodd on Sun Mar 25, 2007 3:29 am

Ok, I will try the rips at 700.
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Postby BadBugs on Sat Apr 28, 2007 5:58 pm

Just finished this to find I already had it under its alternative title... 'Forbrydelsens element' :wacky:

bad cropping on the top & left side
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