how-to block ads
*LIMITED* - shown in fewer than 500 theaters.
*STV* - straight to video.
*DUPE* - duplicate; already been ripped.
*BAD FPS* - does not follow the scene standard ~24fps.
*SE* - special edition dvd.
*RERIP* - same movie ripped again.
*INTERLACED* - Picture will appear wavy to the trained eye.
*BAD IVTC* - IVTC (inverse telecine) is the process of converting a 30fps movie into 24fps to save space; the picture will appear jerky to the trained eye.
*PROPER* - a previous release of this movie was poor and this one is supposedly better.
*REPACK* - repacked, similar to a PROPER.
*NUKE* - there are two different types of nuking:
• the other is a global nuke (meaning most every site nukes it) when a release is a DUPE or has something wrong with it.
*DC* - director's cut
- taken from here, edited for clarity.
Feedback received on this FAQ entry: