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How big is your backlog?

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Post by joachimt » June 9th, 2013, 6:45 pm

rokp thinks a backlog of 100 is huge, I don't. Let's find out what our backlogs look like. Your backlog consists of all movies, shorts, series etc... stored on your computer, harddiscrecorder or whatever device you put them on and all dvd's which you haven't watched yet. (mini)series count as 1.

How many do you have at this moment?
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Post by brokenface » June 9th, 2013, 6:50 pm

I have a watchlist of nearly 1000 :(

But actual backlog that I have stored somewhere is under 100. I cleared up completely last year, now have let it grow again a bit, but trying to keep it sane!

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Post by mightysparks » June 9th, 2013, 6:53 pm

Over 2000 :( That's just feature films. I have a few mini-series and shorts stockpiled too.
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Post by WalterNeff » June 9th, 2013, 6:56 pm

Of my downloads I have about 450 unwatched, and I have about 100 each in my queues on Netflix and Hulu. Then I have several hundred owned DVDs that I haven't watched. I may have underestimated by backlog - I chose 601-750, but should have chosen the next bracket up.

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Post by Kowry » June 9th, 2013, 6:56 pm

Erm, about 60 unwatched titles on my laptop hard drive. A couple of dozen more if you count all the short films from a certain collection individually. Can't bother counting how many titles on my external hard drives, but I'd guess about the same amount. And then there are several DVDs but not really a notable amount of them (not very keen of collecting physical discs).
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Post by Dolwphin » June 9th, 2013, 6:57 pm

I thought you meant films in digital form so I voted 1-25. But I have about 150 unseen films on either DVD or BD.
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Post by 3rd » June 9th, 2013, 7:07 pm

On DVD alone i have >1500
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Post by bal3x » June 9th, 2013, 7:11 pm

I guess 1000+...

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Post by HVM » June 9th, 2013, 7:12 pm

1,000+ but I've been downloading less and watching more recently. And I'll most likely delete most of the newish Hollywood crap I have.
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Post by joachimt » June 9th, 2013, 7:14 pm

3rd on Jun 9 2013, 01:07:33 PM wrote:On DVD alone i have >1500
Unseen? :satstunned:
Please post a picture of your DVD-collection. I want to see that!!
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Post by 3rd » June 9th, 2013, 7:15 pm

joachimt on Jun 9 2013, 01:14:47 PM wrote:
3rd on Jun 9 2013, 01:07:33 PM wrote:On DVD alone i have >1500
Unseen? :satstunned:
Yes :mw_confused:
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Post by joachimt » June 9th, 2013, 7:16 pm

Your reply was to quick, so again...
"Please post a picture of your DVD-collection. I want to see that!! "
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Post by 3rd » June 9th, 2013, 7:18 pm

joachimt on Jun 9 2013, 01:16:07 PM wrote:Your reply was to quick, so again...
"Please post a picture of your DVD-collection. I want to see that!! "
If i had a camera i would :( and no i don't have a modern cellphone :(
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Post by joachimt » June 9th, 2013, 7:19 pm

3rd on Jun 9 2013, 01:18:05 PM wrote:
joachimt on Jun 9 2013, 01:16:07 PM wrote:Your reply was to quick, so again...
"Please post a picture of your DVD-collection. I want to see that!! "
If i had a camera i would :( and no i don't have a modern cellphone :(
You're obsessed with pictures, but no camera?
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Post by 3rd » June 9th, 2013, 7:20 pm

joachimt on Jun 9 2013, 01:19:30 PM wrote:
3rd on Jun 9 2013, 01:18:05 PM wrote:
joachimt on Jun 9 2013, 01:16:07 PM wrote:Your reply was to quick, so again...
"Please post a picture of your DVD-collection. I want to see that!! "
If i had a camera i would :( and no i don't have a modern cellphone :(
You're obsessed with pictures, but no camera?
Not obsessed, but yes :(
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Post by sheikofhyrule » June 9th, 2013, 7:21 pm

67 downloaded movies + 7 DVR'd movies + 7 DVDs from the library = 81 in my backlog

Plus I have links for two movies on my computer (1 YouTube and 1 Archive.org). I also have my list of 1980s movies that I can mostly get through my library.

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Post by burneyfan » June 9th, 2013, 7:32 pm

Oh, man... I wasn't even thinking of my Netflix queues when I answered the question..I was just thinking of drive + DVD (= maybe 800-900). I have five maxed-out queues of 500 apiece, plus a full streaming queue with some overlaps. I love the thought that I'll never run put of films (even if quite a few turn out to be crap)!

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Post by Armoreska » June 9th, 2013, 7:32 pm

down to less than 50 from about 100
it's just DL ahead of watching

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Post by Kowry » June 9th, 2013, 7:33 pm

Hmm, did a quick inventory and seems I was about right - about 140 films in total (again, not counting shorts of TV series).

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Post by joachimt » June 9th, 2013, 7:36 pm

I really have no idea how Netflix works, so I didn't mention it in the original post. Isn't queuing in Netflix about the same as saving a youtube-link? Or is Netflix more reliable that the movie is still there when you want to watch it? And do you pay for it?
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Post by Pretentious Hipster » June 9th, 2013, 7:59 pm

I have around 130 films on my seedbox that I didn't watch yet. I do have a film wishlist on RYM which is 429 but it's not that high priority so I dunno if that counts as a backlog.
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Post by joachimt » June 9th, 2013, 8:03 pm

My wishlist contains mostly unavailable movies or movies without available subs. A lot of those last ones I already got in my backlog, but I didn't count them, 'cause they are unwatchable to me.
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Post by 3eyes » June 9th, 2013, 8:11 pm

Hm, about a hundred unwatched KG downloads, another 60 on a list of stuff I want to download. Netflix queues are hard to gauge - some I don't really want to see, some are rewatches, some NF only pretends to have, etc. So I've checked 150-200, but I suppose I could get up above 500 if I think of all the movies I might be watching in the next year or two.
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Post by blueboybob » June 9th, 2013, 8:19 pm

Purely by the number of movies I am currently seeding in uTorrent

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Post by kingink » June 9th, 2013, 8:20 pm

I have definitely more than 1500 feature films that I haven't seen yet. It's a rough estimation based on the volume of the full hard drives and dvds (full of .avi files) I have.
I've been digitally hoarding for years. Nowadays I'm more controlled, unless there is a challenge involved...

I couldn't count my watchlist because for ages I kept it handwritten in papers I've been filling up for ages and there are thousands of films in there, many of which I'll never find.
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Post by funkybusiness » June 9th, 2013, 10:09 pm

When I first saw this thread I thought "Oh yeah maybe like 25, the ones I just bought during the latest round of internet sales" and then I go through the thread and then I realize I have downloaded films and Netflix/Hulu Plus queues. So without Netflix/Hulu Plus queues I'm probably at 350 but with them probably 1400 or so. Doesn't help that I've been pretty lax in my viewing the last 2 months. :(

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Post by jonas2k » June 9th, 2013, 10:27 pm

About 900 on my hard drive and 175 on DVD/BD so at least 1075 on my backlog.
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Post by metaller » June 9th, 2013, 10:47 pm

I'd say 100-120 on my harddrive(s), about 100 more on DVD/BD and another 100 in my Lovefilm queue (the only good Netflix like service we have here in Germany, imho).
So, let's say around 300 overall. And it gets more all the time. :(
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Post by Timec » June 9th, 2013, 11:37 pm

I'd estimate around 1,000 unwatched DVDs/BDs, 100 or so unwatched KG downloads, and a little over 300 movies in my Netflix queue. Plus about 10 recorded off of TCM.

I haven't been watching very much as of late, so my backlog is just getting bigger rather than shrinking.
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Post by St. Gloede » June 10th, 2013, 12:33 am

You know, I actually don't have much of a backlog at all anymore. Sure, I got around 100 films on my harddrive, but a lot of that are FTs. Kinda freeing.

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Post by allisoncm » June 10th, 2013, 12:36 am

If I want to see a movie that isn't in my backlog, I just add it to my backlog.

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Post by funkybusiness » June 10th, 2013, 12:36 am

St. Gloede on Jun 9 2013, 06:33:30 PM wrote:You know, I actually don't have much of a backlog at all anymore. Sure, I got around 100 films on my harddrive, but a lot of that are FTs. Kinda freeing.
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Post by lampadatriste » June 10th, 2013, 12:40 am

Around 500. I think ideally it should be under 300, but 100 is not so much. I want to keep my backlog big enough to still be surprised by it and always find something right for any moment. From my DVD collection I have about 30-50 unseen.
I'm not counting, so these are only projections.

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Post by lampadatriste » June 10th, 2013, 12:48 am

I will never understand the fear of a big backlog. This past year I hear from some 3 or 4 guys I know that they won't join torrent websites because they don't want to be tempted to grow a backlog. I sat stunned.
Is it possible these people would rather remember a film they have been meaning to check out and still not have it than the other way around? It makes no sense.

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Post by Prequel » June 10th, 2013, 1:09 am

300 on HDD, 620 on IMDb's Watchlist. Also have lots of saved IMDb search results I can't count.

I'll just say 1000-1500

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Post by allisoncm » June 10th, 2013, 1:12 am

Not sure about anyone else, but I have 3-4,000 movies to check on iCM alone, so the total on my watchlist is over 8,000. But my backlog is also huge too. I have a spreadsheet with links and columns for different libraries / "video" stores and I make a note if the film is available/lost, etc.

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Post by mjf314 » June 10th, 2013, 1:20 am

I'm too lazy to count so I don't know exactly, but probably somewhere between 200 and 300.

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Post by allisoncm » June 10th, 2013, 1:31 am

that's what spreadsheets are for

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Post by Nopros » June 10th, 2013, 1:18 pm

About 2000 unwatched movies on my hard drives. :(

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Post by joachimt » June 10th, 2013, 7:02 pm

mjf314 on Jun 9 2013, 07:20:33 PM wrote:I'm too lazy to count so I don't know exactly, but probably somewhere between 200 and 300.
The guy who puts everything in spreadsheets is too lazy to count his backlog? :blink:
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