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Goodbye DVD Profiler :(
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DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar Contributormarcelb7
Registered: Oct. 16, 2000
Registered: March 13, 2007
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if I could take anything from My Movies for DVDP, it would be the color bar that indicates how complete a profile is

That's an interesting idea. But how would one weigh the importance of the different fields? Would every field count the same? And if all fields have some data, would that mean that the profile is "complete"? DVD Profiler's inability to distinguish between no data and missing data is troublesome. A profile for a title that has no subtitles would never be considered complete, for example.

Here's a list: https://www.mymovies.dk/how-to/written-documentation.aspx?Page=Contribution%20Introduction
DVD Profiler Unlimited Registrantkubit
Registered: November 12, 2010
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After a decade or so - I still love it, so not planning on changing.  What has changed for me is the realisation that the DVDP community input has declined significantly over the last couple of years.  More and more when I try to add a profile for a newly purchaseed DVD it simply is not available from the online database.  Not a software thing, but I guess a phenomenon that is also being experienced with other online supported DVD collection databases as users opt for streaming instead of purchasing of DVDs/Bluray.  Progress?!?!
DVD Profiler Desktop and Mobile RegistrantStar ContributorHotm@iler
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After a decade or so - I still love it, so not planning on changing.  What has changed for me is the realisation that the DVDP community input has declined significantly over the last couple of years.  More and more when I try to add a profile for a newly purchaseed DVD it simply is not available from the online database.  Not a software thing, but I guess a phenomenon that is also being experienced with other online supported DVD collection databases as users opt for streaming instead of purchasing of DVDs/Bluray.  Progress?!?!

Well, that may be so, but this online database is a community-driven platform.
If a particular movie (whether it is a DVD, Blu-ray, or HD-DVD for that matter) is not part of the database then by all means please submit it yourself.
But based on your profile you didn't add one yourself in those approx 11 years of membership.

Simply put, if all people are just waiting for some new submissions, rather than adding it themselves, the online database will soon be a relic of the past.
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DVD Profiler Desktop and Mobile RegistrantStar Contributormreeder50
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Registered: March 29, 2007
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My local database has 110 Vudu only profiles because of course I can't contribute them. I personally contribute and update profiles whenever I can.
Marty - Registered July 10, 2004, User since 2002.
DVD Profiler Desktop and Mobile RegistrantStar ContributorHotm@iler
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My local database has 110 Vudu only profiles because of course I can't contribute them. I personally contribute and update profiles whenever I can.

Yes, that is one problem I can relate to, although it is VHS, Video-CDs, and LaserDiscs (yes, could not part with them  ) and some obscure and semi-amateur releases, in many cases even only available on DVDR or BDR, which I could not submit. Nevertheless, I try to submit as much as I can as well.
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DVD Profiler Unlimited Registrantkubit
Registered: November 12, 2010
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Well, that may be so, but this online database is a community-driven platform.
If a particular movie (whether it is a DVD, Blu-ray, or HD-DVD for that matter) is not part of the database then by all means please submit it yourself.
But based on your profile you didn't add one yourself in those approx 11 years of membership.

Simply put, if all people are just waiting for some new submissions, rather than adding it themselves, the online database will soon be a relic of the past.

I can't argue with that, but I would say - and I'm sure I'm one of many - I purchased DVDP as a product that met my need for a DVD database.  Simple as that.  As much as I was aware of, admired and was grateful to the contributing community, it was never my intention to be a contributer (Too many fingers in too many pies already).  What I would have been happy to do (and still would if the business model changed) - pay significantly more as a service user/non-contributer to subsidise the folk actively creating and contributing profiles.  Academic now unfortunately - I fear DVDP is well down the road to "relic-dom".
DVD Profiler Desktop and Mobile RegistrantStar Contributormreeder50
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Registered: March 29, 2007
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I absolutely would pay for an annual membership or update membership. Whatever would get the update process rolling again. My 2 pennies.
Marty - Registered July 10, 2004, User since 2002.
DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar ContributorREDWOLF
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I absolutely would pay for an annual membership or update membership. Whatever would get the update process rolling again. My 2 pennies.

I would as well. 
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DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar Contributortomricci
Registered: March 18, 2007
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I absolutely would pay for an annual membership or update membership. Whatever would get the update process rolling again. My 2 pennies.

I would as well. 

AS would I, well worth the money.
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