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MDCF’s Database of MD Sightings Report

Welcome to MDCF’s Database of MD sightings report. Please share with us your MD sightings – be it in an anime or a movie. Let’s keep screen captures to a maximum size of 640 x 480.

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I will start off with the infamous MD scene in the Matrix.

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Will post more when i find :)

Lol, those are not even data MDs.
Not even data MDs? Care to explain what you mean sparda?

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one would think that the mds used in the matrix would be data mds, but they are clearly 74 minute music mds hope that clarifies

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One of the main characters of the film - Kôhî jikô or Café Lumiere (directed by Hsiao-hsien Hou) - Hajime, a train buff, is seen here recording ambient noises of passenger trains in Tokyo with his portable MD recorder. Perhaps a R4ST or R5ST?

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There are tons of MD being fatured in anime, since it's quite common anyway in Japan. :) In Gravitation, they use MD a lot. In NOIR, there'a an MD player during the ending song. Almost everytime a character is listening to a portable audio device in anime, it would probably be MD.

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A more interesting cameo, the NW-E3 was featured in a Chinese movie, Skyline Cruiser, being used by Leon Lai.

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one would think that the mds used in the matrix would be data mds, but they are clearly 74 minute music mds hope that clarifies

Well, maybe Neo already had HiMD, so he reformatted the older MD into new HiMD format, capable being used to store data. :D

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Awesome stuff! I'll keep an eye out... It's just like seeing DDR penetrate the mainstream market (TV) a few years back (first time in King of the Hill when they go to Japan, then in Malcom in the Middle when Hal gets addicted lol).

I think the episode where the Hills went to Japan had a scene w/ a kid using a MD player (the one the girl daces with since Bobby flaked out).

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Well, maybe Neo already had HiMD, so he reformatted the older MD into new HiMD format, capable being used to store data. :D

Intresting...

Well Atleast people who don't know what Hi-MD is will just put it into a minidisc player and won't know about the files! :)

But anyway was hi-md out when The matrix was realeased!

And are most of these films japanise?

I haven't heard of any of these besides the matrix!

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I can't remember very well but I'm quite sure I've seen a portable minidisc on a movie from early 90s . It was about a guy who went to the future to capture the bad guy from the film that was already in the future. There was a scene where the good guy got into an office and the bad guy was there sitting on a desk listening to a portable MD. Anyone remeber these?

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I'll go again with the Art of War with Wesley Snipes. They're using a red audio Memorex disc, as a data MD.

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I cannot remember what the show is called (trying!!) but there was a normal MD portable used to record evidence in a UK BBC TV fiction series. (It's the one where they have a few undercover people who investigate various allegations of police indiscretions and pretend to be part of the force to investigate), was on autumn last year). Sorry I can't remember show title, but was nice to see it on a primetime UK show!

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The movie: Femme fatale (2002), starring Rebecca Romijn and Antonio Banderas. Banderas is holding a R91

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The Archers (British radio soap for those who don't recognise it) in yesterday's episode. Fallon, who is interested in local history, heard something of interest and says, "hang on, I want to record this on my mini disc".

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In "Strange Days" Ralph Phinnes used MDs to store cerebral datas, recorded with a web-like device that one could wear on the head...

:lol:

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In the anime "Full Metal Panic," when agent Sosuke Sagara is being readied on how to work undercover in a high school (episode 1), there is an MD player and a bunch of discs in his "common high-school student supplies."

Also, there is a WonderSwan game unit!

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Hey - you missed the other spot in "The Matrix" that has an MD in it (I don't have the movie, so no screenshot, sorry). When Tank, I believe, is loading up a program in the computer, he puts an MD into a tray, CD-style. Can anyone screen this for me?

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Hey - you missed the other spot in "The Matrix" that has an MD in it (I don't have the movie, so no screenshot, sorry). When Tank, I believe, is loading up a program in the computer, he puts an MD into a tray, CD-style. Can anyone screen this for me?

Are you refering to the scene where Tank loads a "Combat Training" program for Neo? That is not a MD.

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Are you refering to the scene where Tank loads a "Combat Training" program for Neo? That is not a MD.

If not, then what is it? It's a square disc.

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But in addition to this...for those of you who've seen Blade 3: when Blade is taken in by the undergroun dorganization that helps him take down the other vampires...did anyone notice a minidisc unit connected to one of the computers?? I'm not 100% sure of this, but it looks too much like a MD unit to just pass by! :D

I wonder how many other spots are out there?

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But in addition to this...for those of you who've seen Blade 3: when Blade is taken in by the undergroun dorganization that helps him take down the other vampires...did anyone notice a minidisc unit connected to one of the computers?? I'm not 100% sure of this, but it looks too much like a MD unit to just pass by! :D

I wonder how many other spots are out there?

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Thanks for the report. In the future, please search the forum - your post has been moved into our existing "MDCF’s Database of MD Sightings Report."

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Sylvester Stallone in "The Specialist", where he used some sort of MD "PDA" to access a BBS or, listen to recorded conversations.

I'll post the shot when the opportunity comes. :-)

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I can't remember very well but I'm quite sure I've seen a portable minidisc on a movie from early 90s . It was about a guy who went to the future to capture the bad guy from the film that was already in the future. There was a scene where the good guy got into an office and the bad guy was there sitting on a desk listening to a portable MD. Anyone remeber these?

Yes I remember this now but I don't have this god awful movie....which is Jean Claude-Van Damme's "Time Cop". IPB Image:lol::lol::lol::lol:

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