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btm5540
01-21-05, 07:58 PM
I love the x-files and I know amazon has season 1 for $34.99, but other places have it for between $80-$100 and all the other seasons are expensive as heck. Anybody have any idea if or when the prices will come down on these or where I can get a good deal?

Sanitarium
01-21-05, 09:09 PM
Since they just dropped the MSRP to $99 a few months ago, I don't see another price drop on the way.

In my experience, eBay is the only place to snag deals. And only if it's the "Buy-it-Now" option. If you have to bid, you'll never get a good deal as even the used sets go for $60+ each. Why I don't know. Used should be around $40-45. At any rate, I managed to get all 9 nine seasons for about $300. You basically have to live on eBay and wait for the deals to pop up, once they do they're gone within hours or sometimes minutes.

Michael Corvin
01-21-05, 09:52 PM
Yeah they just dropped and that is a pretty sweet deal compared to what they were. I snagged a couple sets on half.com for sub $40, still in the shrink wrap. You do have to watch for the asian boots though.

wolverine1028
01-21-05, 11:02 PM
When buying on eBay, watch out for Asian editions which are not the same as the US version. Asian editions have Chinese characters on the front and Chinese subtitles.

I completed by collection during the 20% sale on DDD.

critterdvd
01-22-05, 05:10 PM
Wherehouse usually has a few seasons for $50 used.