This is a pointless review of the merits 3D.
These are the author's personal views on the general quality of 3D, and have nothing to do with scamming anybody. 3D is a growing technology, and it's a difficult one to advance and implement because we are very far behind in our understanding of how to modify substance to produce a 3D experience, AKA REAL LIFE!
If there was not a charge for any emerging technology, then that technology would never advance, including computer technology, which the author enjoy's because it is his field of focus.
Scamming refers to the deliberately selling of a product or service that does not fulfill it's primary function, and possibly secondary sub-functions, as advertised to the consumer. The consumer has the option of asking for a refund if dissatisfied.
I'm mean really, what does a person expect when they go into a theatre to watch a 3D movie?
Do they expect all of the scenery to magically appear around them as if they were in a virtual simulation? I know I would like that, but I certainly would not expect that if I knew I were just going to a theatre for a regular 3D picture show.
There is a common expectation that people will have in this kind of setting, and that is, that you will ONLY see the experience of the movie, as it is confined to the screen area.
I, personally, feel scammed by a great deal of IT technology, in the computing environment, over the years. I also know that it is a growing technology and that each advancement will make the prior ones look inferior, and will generally make one feel envious, and sometimes cheated. There is no scam going on here, because their was no intent to make people believe they would experience something other than a standard or enhanced 3D experience, that the so many before them have experienced.
If I were to be upset about anything, it would be that there is little investment in the Entertainment industry to create new forms of 3D experience for us all. Maybe this is what the author really feels about this whole thing.
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