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Rebelphoenix
12-27-10, 04:50 PM
One of the FYE's by me is closing mid January, and with some research I found others are too. Does anyone have a list of which stores will be closed by next month??

YMMV but the sales were something like 20% off blu-ray, 30% off DVD.....yet for newer releases that was STILL more expensive than best buy or walmart

ericmylad
12-27-10, 05:23 PM
YMMV but the sales were something like 20% off blu-ray, 30% off DVD.....yet for newer releases that was STILL more expensive than best buy or walmart


Which is exactly why they are all closing their doors.

DarthVong
12-27-10, 05:37 PM
I loathe FYE. They've always been way overpriced. Good riddance.

adrenaline78
12-27-10, 07:52 PM
Pretty sure Movie Gallery did the same thing.. Lets close,, but now our dvd's are twice as much but we'll give 30% off.


Just wait until the deals are to the prices you'll pay.

jimac51
12-27-10, 08:15 PM
The Lehigh Valley is also losing some FYEs,as well as a Suncoast(both owned by Trans World Entertainment),but the chain is not folding.Also trying to get a larger list,and have queried our local newspaper,but online forums such as this,are usually way ahead and can report rumor without verification. Some may not know exactly what is going on in the store,but the big yellow and black signs,though they usually cannot actually say "Going Out of Business"(it's in the lease)mean the end is near(about six weeks). Discounts are cruddy now,since it's holiday time and money is flush;they just want to get things started,even though,yes,they're everyday prices are horrid,as you are paying mall rent for each purchase(hence the reason why they close so many and open....nothing new). But some of their used stuff may look pretty cool;just keep an eye on an online source for comparison. Example:one closing store had a 50% bin of music. The first Chicago album,CTA,was there,with a $14.98 price($7.49 after sale),which is what it used to be,but Amazon now shows it for $7.99,no discount,as the CD market collapses. But in the same bin was a two disc import of an early 1070s group,Family,for the same $14.99 and at $7.49,that was a great price.And a few months ago,I scored a Criterion (Tati's Mr. Hulot's Holiday)for $1.99,sealed,so you never know. Closing stores even received new releases as the signs were going up.Trans World has been taking those $3 Big Lot DVDs sometimes and giving almost same $ as credit and then reselling them for $7.99-$14.99,sometimes even higher(Jaws deluxe was going for $24.99). Idiots.

Obi-Wan Jabroni
12-27-10, 08:36 PM
That's pretty much how all liquidations go. Mark everything back up to full original MSRP, and then mark it 20% off or whatever. That's the problem with getting good stuff in a liquidation sale, most of the really good stuff is gone before the deals get really good because stupid people see the % off and don't know any better.

MrSmearkase
12-27-10, 08:50 PM
/\ Amen.

fashionvictim86
01-01-11, 01:15 AM
The Lehigh Valley is also losing some FYEs,as well as a Suncoast(both owned by Trans World Entertainment),but the chain is not folding.Also trying to get a larger list,and have queried our local newspaper,but online forums such as this,are usually way ahead and can report rumor without verification. Some may not know exactly what is going on in the store,but the big yellow and black signs,though they usually cannot actually say "Going Out of Business"(it's in the lease)mean the end is near(about six weeks). Discounts are cruddy now,since it's holiday time and money is flush;they just want to get things started,even though,yes,they're everyday prices are horrid,as you are paying mall rent for each purchase(hence the reason why they close so many and open....nothing new). But some of their used stuff may look pretty cool;just keep an eye on an online source for comparison. Example:one closing store had a 50% bin of music. The first Chicago album,CTA,was there,with a $14.98 price($7.49 after sale),which is what it used to be,but Amazon now shows it for $7.99,no discount,as the CD market collapses. But in the same bin was a two disc import of an early 1070s group,Family,for the same $14.99 and at $7.49,that was a great price.And a few months ago,I scored a Criterion (Tati's Mr. Hulot's Holiday)for $1.99,sealed,so you never know. Closing stores even received new releases as the signs were going up.Trans World has been taking those $3 Big Lot DVDs sometimes and giving almost same $ as credit and then reselling them for $7.99-$14.99,sometimes even higher(Jaws deluxe was going for $24.99). Idiots.

Yeah, I just heard about the Suncoast closure in the Lehigh Valley Mall. :( I don't buy movies there usually, but I love the other items that they carry like the magazines (I can always find the Supernatural magazine there if they don't have it at Barnes and Noble) and the Nightmare Before Christmas stuff. Suncoast was always a stop on our list of stores we always go in at the LVM, so I'm sad to see it go.

kd5
01-01-11, 08:23 AM
I loathe FYE. They've always been way overpriced. Good riddance.

I agree wholeheartedly, but all they had to do to become a major player was lower their damned prices and they could never see that. Dipshits priced themselves right out of business. -kd5-

b2net
01-01-11, 10:30 AM
Don't forget, that many, if not most, of the stores are in Malls... and Malls have high rent... Not making an excuse for them, just saying.. and btw.. I have not shopped with them in quite some time... I do appreciate getting store credit and such for selling back stuff from my collection, but then it is so hard to find something to buy with the ridiculous new item prices.. so once the used item stock dried up, I had a hard time using my credit..

Rebelphoenix
01-04-11, 07:40 PM
So the two stores by me on Long Island (Elmont & New Hyde Park) are up to 40% off on DVD titles and 25% off blu-ray.

i think the 40% is great off stuff I saw like the new DVD version of Metropolis (normally $24.99) and alot of the SHOUT!Factory Roger Corman stuff can be had for a great discount.

any one know of other closing stores?

chaingunsofdoom
01-05-11, 11:41 AM
Only had 5 minutes to spent @ the soon to be closing Arizona Mills mall FYE last night, but I found one new DVD (Legend of the Seeker S1), which was priced @ $39.99, scanned @ $29.99 and with 40% off got it down to $17.99. Great price for something never released in Canada.

VikingsSooners
01-05-11, 09:06 PM
FYE is way overpriced, usually a DVD costs $35 at FYE but at other stores or online, it costs $20 or less, it is retarded

jimac51
01-15-11, 05:00 AM
The 40% is going on here right now. Had a copy of the Harry Nilsson documentary but,sure enough,Amazon is cheaper right now. There was a guy similar to the Simpson's Comic Book Guy with a printed list going through the docs.I know I'm not far from that,but he looked pretty pathetic,sprawled out on the floor checking want lists.Picked up a used "Gandi" for $5,and at the local FYE,their GOB had a West Wing S3 for 8 bucks.Passed on a mono Beatles box 1/2 off(legitimate @ $150,but I gotta pay Christmas bills).Cheap stuff in bins as you enter store. Lots of no real values to be had,yet.Still wonder why used and new carry the same discount as they have better margins in the used(bought it for a buck,sold it for 8)and what's left in the used bins just goes back to the warehouse and redistributed to another future closing.

jwstl
01-15-11, 02:51 PM
I spend a lot at FYE. They seem to always have deals on Blu-ray catalog titles and my local store has great deals on used. New releases are always high but they price match ads so I can get any advertised new release for 10% less than the lowest advertised price thanks to the BSP.

mzupeman2
01-16-11, 09:21 PM
I spend a lot at FYE. They seem to always have deals on Blu-ray catalog titles and my local store has great deals on used. New releases are always high but they price match ads so I can get any advertised new release for 10% less than the lowest advertised price thanks to the BSP.

I'm not sure what you might classify as a 'deal' on used, but even their used prices are pretty terrible.

Perkinsun Dzees
01-23-11, 04:31 AM
Last two days for the FYE in Huntington Beach on Beach Blvd, a few blocks from the now defunct DVD Planet store.

Para Para
01-23-11, 05:25 AM
What do you mean defunct? It's still around/open.

mike07
01-23-11, 12:13 PM
I'm not sure what you might classify as a 'deal' on used, but even their used prices are pretty terrible.

I agree, I've noticed many a times that the used prices are the same as the new ones. But occasionally, you may be able to find an exclusive used DVD for less than a brand new one (non-exclusive). Also, I remember getting a bunch at their Buy 2 Get 2 Free sales , sure the prices were high but when you average them out it was cheaper than a lot of places. OF course I don't remember the last time I've been at F.Y.E. so I don't know if they ever have those sales anymore.

Zbu
01-23-11, 12:43 PM
I agree wholeheartedly, but all they had to do to become a major player was lower their damned prices and they could never see that. Dipshits priced themselves right out of business. -kd5-

That's the story of Borders and every other single business that tried to go into DVDs and thought they could pull VHS-styled pricing with it. Who the hell really pays MSRP anymore?

a/v Junkie
01-28-11, 04:40 PM
Last two days for the FYE in Huntington Beach on Beach Blvd, a few blocks from the now defunct DVD Planet store.

It's sad to see that one go. They had a lot of hard-to-find and OOP dvds. More than the one in Fullerton.

Mickactual
01-29-11, 07:47 PM
I live in northern NJ - and there are 4 area stores closing that I know of (store employees are very evasive when asked which other stores are liquidating):

Rt.4 PARAMUS (final day unknown)
PALISADE CENTER NY (final day was supposedly 1/28)
RT 22 UNION (supposedly closed already)
ROCKAWAY MALL (final day was supposedly 1/28)

I'd appreciate any updates on these and other local store liquidations, if anybody has any.

I actually grabbed some good deals at these stores, including:
Soylent Green DVD $4.49
Slade In Flame DVD $1.19
Take That The Circus import CD $5.99
Robbie Williams Rudebox CD $1.50
Elton John The Captain & The Kid CD $1.50
Pretenders Pirate Radio CD/DVD box set $20.99

pbishop69
01-30-11, 03:28 AM
FYE is closing? Good!! Hope BORDERS is next. They both suck!

DonnachaOne
01-30-11, 05:15 AM
At Borders I can drink tea and read English magazines. As long as I can do those two things, I don't care if they become the "Twilight and Celebrity Biography" store.

mike07
01-30-11, 01:13 PM
Their prices may be higher than other B&M stores but they also have a wider range of titles than others. Can't say I've ever been in a Borders store though, we have more Barnes & Noble booksellers around here.

ecwfan
01-31-11, 12:59 AM
FYE (For Your Entertainment) stores are closing in Sioux Falls, Idaho; Middletown, Rhode Island; Charleston, South Carolina; Grand Junction, Colorado, and other locations, according to news reports.

http://www.bizjournals.com/albany/morning_call/2011/01/trans-world-closing-more-stores.html

Ish Kabbible
02-06-11, 03:53 PM
FYE is closing? Good!! Hope BORDERS is next. They both suck!

Cold hearted for cheering on more people thrown out of work. I happen to like Borders and wish there where more brick-n-mortar choices for books and DVDs

mike07
02-06-11, 11:57 PM
wish there where more brick-n-mortar choices for books and DVDs

Same here, but there's no reason for their high prices.

a/v Junkie
02-10-11, 11:14 AM
I heard that the Montebello FYE in SoCal will be closing soon. Anyone have info on this?

JimmyTheSaint
02-10-11, 12:48 PM
A T.W.E.C. store not too far from me, which started way back as a "Wherehouse Music" (Anyone recall that name?!), and finally dropped out of sight for permanent as a "Coconuts". I remember picking up some heavy discs there over the calendars. From Mickey Rourke in "Last Ride", to a real sweet childrens classic favourite, Bogie's old yet still extremely attractive Lauren Bacall in "From The Mixed Up Files Of Mrs Basil E. Frankweiler". Later on the joint kinda went silly Blu, all over the place, and I have little to zero tolerance for Blu-Ray anything! I know folks will disagree, but I've always said, "If it ain't broken, don't brake it"! Anywho, real sad to see this onetime bustling Video Shop reduced to an abandoned, hulking storefront that gives one the impression that it's visibly lonely and shaken up from the recent terrible events. I primarily do my Disc hunting in the City, when I can get down there, that is. There's still a decent amount of Mom & Pops, Brick & Mortars, Porn/Smut styes that sell regular DVDs in their forgotten back aisles and dust covered shelves, I've gotten some, sick, extremely valuable OOP DVDs at some of those smut pigstyes. but alot of Vid shops are losing their lives also. Look at "Virgin MegaStore". The one in Times Square, the heart of IT ALL! , mind you, 4 levels of Movie, Music, Electronics related galore, 4 levels! Gone! Shuttered! Done With, how can that/this be, especially in the City, overflowing with potential ducats. Since I've hunted in the City, I've seen F.Y.E., Tower Records (My personal Favourite), Virgin Megastores, as well as a host of many others get forced into raising the white flag of defeat. I'm not gonna point fingers at the problems, and there are plenty, one that starts with W, and ends with the T, and the other albatross is something really that sells LOTS of tre dollars items with BIG Paramount studio discs. The solo, stand on your own DVD/Movie Mom & Mortar, Brick & Pops shoppes is done with, just like the reign of Big Brock Lesnar!

Mickactual
02-11-11, 09:03 PM
Look at "Virgin MegaStore". The one in Times Square, the heart of IT ALL! , mind you, 4 levels of Movie, Music, Electronics related galore, 4 levels! Gone! Shuttered! Done With, how can that/this be, especially in the City, overflowing with potential ducats. Since I've hunted in the City, I've seen F.Y.E., Tower Records (My personal Favourite), Virgin Megastores, as well as a host of many others get forced into raising the white flag of defeat.There was also another Virgin on 14th Street...and there were the HMV stores. All Gone.
Hard to imagine that a city like New York doesn't have any decent music/movie stores anymore (sorry, but Colony does not count IMHO). NYC needs an Amoeba!

Dean Kousoulas
02-13-11, 01:20 AM
I miss the Virgin Megastore in Times Square.

JimmyTheSaint
02-14-11, 10:17 PM
There are plenty of "Mom & Pops", "Brick & Mortar" Video places around the entire City that I still do all my OOP DVD collecting. I've done so much better at these few places over the last couple of years, then I've ever done at the much bigger places, sans Tower Records, which I miss almost as much as if a best friend had moved away from me! For me Tower was the ultimate Video experience. From the days of 'In-Store Autograph Sessions' of "Frankie Goes To Hollywood" back in 84', to bumping into John Lithgow shopping for DVDs in the aisles at the Tower on 66th Street and Broadway! Tower has always held fond memories for me. I still frequent a decent amount of Video shops, I 'worked' hard to locate these for myself, so I refuse to share the information, if I did that, then were would I go to find DVD movies that are long out of print, very expensive on the secondary market, and still carry the original MSRP tags/stickers. Alot of my 'personal' Video spots are closing at a drastic pace lately, but instead of getting disgusted and frustrated, it just spurns me on further to uncover other hidden gems of DVD Video lore. It's rather exciting venturing out for unknown territories in the other boros, all you New York collectors know what I'm getting at! I for one, would much rather travel a great distance chasing an extremely difficult DVD find, than just pulling out the keyboard, and easily and lazily hitting the purchase tab for the very same DVD 'find'. Store closings are sad, but in today's mindset, I'm not really sure that it affects, the normal, run-of-the-mill DVD movie collectors. They will always have the computer to locate them that movie that they've been wanting to see so bad, I on the other hand, will survive the hard way, I'll always be on the chase, the lookout, where "The Rubber Meets The Road", when all is said and done, down the road, I'll eventually will become their "Hook-Up". What I hunt and find today, you will have to get off of me at a later date. I've learned to truly enjoy and embrace this hobby of ours. DVD collecting for me, is truly a wonderful hobby experience. I'm just hoping that this video format can eventually celebrate it's 15th Anniversary with positive news, rather than destructive, depressing 'Page 6 Rumour & Lies Fodder'.

Mickactual
02-20-11, 04:41 PM
I still frequent a decent amount of Video shops, I 'worked' hard to locate these for myself, so I refuse to share the information, if I did that, then were would I go to find DVD movies that are long out of print, very expensive on the secondary market, and still carry the original MSRP tags/stickers. So, essentially, Your long rambling trip to nowhere served only to gloat. Thank You for Your helpful input.
:sarcasm:

whotony
02-20-11, 05:43 PM
There are plenty of "Mom & Pops", "Brick & Mortar" Video places around the entire City that I still do all my OOP DVD collecting. I've done so much better at these few places over the last couple of years, then Blah blah blah lot's of words without added a line break I've ever done at the much bigger places, sans Tower Records, which I miss almost as much as if a best friend had moved away from me! For me Tower was the ultimate Video experience. From the days of 'In-Store Autograph Sessions' of "Frankie Goes To Hollywood" back in 84', to bumping into John Lithgow shopping for DVDs in the aisles at the Blah blah blah lot's of words without added a line break Tower on 66th Street and Broadway! Tower Blah blah blah lot's of words without added a line break has always held fond memories for me. I still frequent a decent amount of Video shops, I 'worked' hard to locate these for myself, so I refuse to share the information, if I did that, then were would I go to find DVD movies that are long out of print, very expensive on the secondary market, and still carry the original MSRP tags/stickers. Alot Blah blah blah lot's of words without added a line break of my 'personal' Blah blah blah lot's of words without added a line break Video spots are closing at a drastic pace lately, but instead of getting disgusted and frustrated, it just spurns me on further to uncover other hidden gems of DVD Video lore. It's rather exciting venturing out for unknown territories in the other boros, all you New York collectors know what I'm getting at! I for one, would much rather travel a great distance chasing an extremely difficult DVD find, than just pulling out the keyboard, and easily and lazily hitting the purchase tab for the very same DVD 'find'. Store closings are sad, but in today's mindset, I'm not really sure that it affects, the normal, run-of-the-mill DVD movie collectors. They will always have the computer to locate them that movie that they've been wanting to see so bad, I on the other hand, will survive the hard way, Blah blah blah lot's of words without added a line break I'll always be on the chase, the lookout, where "The Rubber Meets The Road", when all is said and done, down the road, I'll eventually will become their "Hook-Up". What I hunt and find today, you will have to get off of me at a later date. I've Blah blah blah lot's of words without added a line break learned to truly enjoy and embrace this hobby of ours. DVD collecting for me, is truly a wonderful hobby experience. I'm Blah blah blah lot's of words without added a line break just hoping that this video format can eventually celebrate it's 15th Anniversary with positive news, rather than destructive, depressing 'Page 6 Rumour & Lies Fodder'.

How about a paragraph every once in awhile

Troy Stiffler
02-20-11, 09:38 PM
Was FYE in Phoenix? I've never set foot in an FYE store.

For what it's worth, I wouldn't mind paying full MSRP if I were shopping at a kick ass store that stocks any title I can imagine. The convenience is really what gets me in there. That's why I shop on Amazon so much these days. Sometimes I'll stop by my local Zia Records. Especially for the used titles. Best Buy and those places have become irrelavent. Amazon kicks ass. Whatever I want, guaranteed to be in my hands in 1-2 days.

JayJayM12
02-22-11, 11:21 AM
The FYE in Katy, TX at Katy Mills Mall is also closing it's doors. I was there a few days ago and they were at 40 - 90% off everything. DVD's were at 40%, but I don't know what the 90% was for. It's an everything must go (even the fixtures and shelving). I agree with the others that they are normally pretty overpriced, but at 40% off, I found some really good deals. I'm not sure when their actual last day is, but I hope to catch it right at the end, when they are REALLY trying to get rid of their stuff...

That'sAllFolks
02-22-11, 03:46 PM
The FYE in Katy, TX at Katy Mills Mall is also closing it's doors. I was there a few days ago and they were at 40 - 90% off everything. DVD's were at 40%, but I don't know what the 90% was for. It's an everything must go (even the fixtures and shelving). I agree with the others that they are normally pretty overpriced, but at 40% off, I found some really good deals. I'm not sure when their actual last day is, but I hope to catch it right at the end, when they are REALLY trying to get rid of their stuff...


The Pasadena store closed last month and the max discount was 60% off DVDs. There were some decent deals, but I did not buy that much. The titles that end in .97 should be at least 50% off now. I did get some decent stuff that was marked 2.97 and 1.97 for 1.50 and 1.00 resp. The best deals will come with the stuff that ends in .88. It was 2/10, then 2/5, then 2/3 the last week. I would go out there, but it's just too damn far.

I think there will only be one store open in the Houston area after Katy Mills closes.

FrankGrimes617
03-03-11, 05:29 AM
Guess noone knows which Chicago area FYEs are going to close? Then again, just about of the stores that once existed(and especially in the malls very close to where I live) have all closed, and the only ones I can think of that are left are the one in downtown Chicago(ex-Coconuts), Woodfield Mall, Fox Valley Mall, Chicago Ridge, and River Oaks. (probably missing a few, but hey, so few malls have FYEs as it is) Forgot to say I agree with a poster above that you do find some darn good deals in them, if you look hard enough. (i.e. finding a brand new DVD of one of the Harvey Birdman seasons that was very difficult to find in just about all stores I searched, including even Best Buy. plus, I read somewhere that BBY cut back their DVD selection since Christmas 2010, and was angry when I noticed it at several of their stores)

If anyone knows of a Chicago-area FYE that's closing, please post it. I'd be glad to make a trek out there, just to see what I find. Just don't want to waste time traveling to one, if it isn't closing.....

FrankGrimes617
03-03-11, 06:18 AM
I miss the Virgin Megastore in Times Square.

Gosh, I can't begin to say how much I miss the one on Michigan Ave. in Chicago(now the site of a Forever XXI). Was an amazing store back in the day, till it closed in summer 2007. And yes, I will say their prices tended to suck, but they did have good sales every so often, plus amazing selection(particularly imports).

I was really irked that I read online that the Times Square Virgin Megastore closed(among the final round of Virgin closures, before they went kaput), barely before I traveled to NYC in summer 2009.

BuckNaked2k
03-03-11, 04:08 PM
Gosh, I can't begin to say how much I miss the one on Michigan Ave. in Chicago(now the site of a Forever XXI). Was an amazing store back in the day, till it closed in summer 2007. And yes, I will say their prices tended to suck, but they did have good sales every so often, plus amazing selection(particularly imports).

I was really irked that I read online that the Times Square Virgin Megastore closed(among the final round of Virgin closures, before they went kaput), barely before I traveled to NYC in summer 2009.The same silly tween store took over the old Times Square location as well. -ohbfrank-

FrankGrimes617
03-07-11, 12:15 AM
The same silly tween store took over the old Times Square location as well. -ohbfrank-

LOL, so I see. Doesn't surprise me that they would, since they've been expanding into bigger-size store locations, anyway. Not that I care either way, since I doubt F21 even would carry much clothing for guys, if at all.....

hasslein
03-10-11, 12:05 PM
The Burbank, CA store had a final week store closing sale about a month or two ago. I've always loved FYE and Second Spin. Sometimes I'll stumble on a rare used OOP title and purchase it for very little..

Mickactual
03-13-11, 04:30 PM
The Burbank, CA store had a final week store closing sale about a month or two ago. I've always loved FYE and Second Spin. Sometimes I'll stumble on a rare used OOP title and purchase it for very little..Has Second Spin closed as well? I recall they had a nice store on Sherman Oaks...I'd hate to hear that one closed too.

JimmyTheSaint
03-17-11, 07:59 PM
@ Mickactual, y'all want a freebie?! Hows bout' mounting up, and putting in some of your own work, potnah. I'm about gloating?! It sounds that way, maybe towards you, a comeback like that sounds awful lazy to me, and I can care less what your comp. pals think also. I'm a hustler, a worker, a hitter, a soldier, one that doesn't post up a thousand or much more times, in a dank basement, shows you that I just caught up on a post that I laid down sometime in early Feb, see, I don't live on the net, like a helluva lot of fellas do, I'm all about the hunt, locating silly disc merchandise, all on my own, try it sometime. Rockaway mall, i done cop'd out that place, "The Last Ride", the Mickey Rourke disc, that's bringin' over 2 yards right about now, I'm like flypaper, cause I'm all over the place. I'm just that "Bounty Hunter Hitter" that grabs up as many OOP hardcore titles, and then comes back home, to count up and smile upon my quarry, I just detest jealous Jokers like you, figures you're a Jersey kid! Without getting into details, i done gave away recently and at other past times, OOP discs that are in the half yard tag range to a new collector kid, on me, for no price, just cause it is the thing to do, and I wanted to get the kid started, and not with junk from Big Lots, but with strong OOP disc Jazz, so I ain't about gloating, but I'm damn sure gonna use the common sense that God gifted me with, I ain't about to give up, my hard earns!

whotony
03-17-11, 10:30 PM
@ Mickactual, y'all want a freebie?! Hows bout' mounting up, and putting in some of your own work, potnah. I'm about gloating?! It sounds that way, maybe towards you, a comeback like that sounds awful lazy to me, and I can care less what your comp. pals think also. I'm a hustler, a worker, a hitter, a soldier, one that doesn't post up a thousand or much more times, in a dank basement, shows you that I just caught up on a post that I laid down sometime in early Feb, see, I don't live on the net, like a helluva lot of fellas do, I'm all about the hunt, locating silly disc merchandise, all on my own, try it sometime. Rockaway mall, i done cop'd out that place, "The Last Ride", the Mickey Rourke disc, that's bringin' over 2 yards right about now, I'm like flypaper, cause I'm all over the place. I'm just that "Bounty Hunter Hitter" that grabs up as many OOP hardcore titles, and then comes back home, to count up and smile upon my quarry, I just detest jealous Jokers like you, figures you're a Jersey kid! Without getting into details, i done gave away recently and at other past times, OOP discs that are in the half yard tag range to a new collector kid, on me, for no price, just cause it is the thing to do, and I wanted to get the kid started, and not with junk from Big Lots, but with strong OOP disc Jazz, so I ain't about gloating, but I'm damn sure gonna use the common sense that God gifted me with, I ain't about to give up, my hard earns!



'scuse me, what?

MrSmearkase
03-17-11, 11:59 PM
Coming Soon - The JimmyTheSaint Story, starring Charlie Sheen

JimmyTheSaint
03-19-11, 02:50 PM
'scuse me, what?

Jus' short of 9 Large in posts, dag, Homey that's kind of sad, real sad, potnah, instead of tryin' to throw some moronic smack my way, try minding your own 'chock full of excitement' lifestyle, then trying to focus on how I'm speaking, or where I've been to, hunting for disc hardware and the such. Y'all need a proper EnglishMan to interpret or translate? Take your time, and just try to 'feel out' every word, y'all must got enough time Bra, almost 9 G's with the 'replies'?! Dag, that's an awful lot of hours just crapped out! If y'all ain't been spoken too, jus' keep my name out your mouth, Son! Don't cha dare worry, You'll Be Ahhhhhhiiiiigggghhhhhtttttt!!!

JimmyTheSaint
03-19-11, 02:59 PM
Coming Soon - The JimmyTheSaint Story, starring Charlie Sheen

I got me silly areas of 'Scarce Disc Collectibility', hows bout y'all?!!? I put in sick work, soldiered hard and strong to locate the 'Good Stuff' Instead of trying to be the ultra hip, ultra wanna be cool fool, with the real quick, ready made quip, try cutting down those posts too, way over 3 large and still going strong?!!? Sssss-aaadd, I sssay, rrrr-eal SSSsss-aaad!! Hows bout this motto for y'all, "Get Out The Basement, Get Yourself A Girlfriend" How that story sound to y'all Chum-lee!


Just Keep My Name Out Your Mouth, and you be aaaahhhiiiggghhhhtttt!

whotony
03-19-11, 04:55 PM
-screwy-

btw can that be renamed the -sheen- or -jimmythesaint-

Sweet Baby James
03-19-11, 07:19 PM
Icy Hot Stunta representin' up in this house!

Mickactual
03-20-11, 03:20 PM
@ Mickactual, I just detest jealous Jokers like you, figures you're a Jersey kid!
1) Who said I was joking?
2) Apparently, in addition to being a malicious gloater, You're also an illiterate tool.
3) I can easily envision You with all Your OOP DVD's on a blanket on the ground on 14th street. Good luck with that dawg.
4) This is all way OT, and I suggest for everyone's sake we retire it.
:offtopic:

JimmyTheSaint
03-20-11, 08:48 PM
1) Who said I was joking?
2) Apparently, in addition to being a malicious gloater, You're also an illiterate tool.
3) I can easily envision You with all Your OOP DVD's on a blanket on the ground on 14th street. Good luck with that dawg.
4) This is all way OT, and I suggest for everyone's sake we retire it.
:offtopic:

It's all good!
It's all cool!
It's all sweet!
&
It's all done!

Feel better now?!
Y'all hit me good, an' my mouth was open on that one!

jhensor267
12-07-11, 08:18 AM
10 stores are closing this year. Three are in New Jersey... Cherry Hill, Edgewater, and Quakerbridge. The % off is suppose to change each week.

joltman
12-10-11, 04:23 PM
Just got back from the West Manchester Mall in West York, PA and was surprised to see the FYE in there closing. Kind of sucks because that's actually one of the better stores in that mall (it's not a very good mall).

ecwfan
01-01-12, 11:46 PM
Does anyone have a list of the recent round of store closings?

Ringmaster
01-03-12, 04:17 AM
The one in Glendora, CA is closing down or it already has closed. I was last there about a month ago so im not not use if they stayed open after the holidays. I'll report back if I know anything.

Perkinsun Dzees
01-08-12, 04:20 AM
The one in Glendora, CA is closing down or it already has closed. I was last there about a month ago so im not not use if they stayed open after the holidays. I'll report back if I know anything.

Still open. Currently 40% off most used and new Blus/DVDs/CDs (60% off if the item has a "Great Value" sticker on it). They still have a decent selection. Their last day is supposed to be Jan 25.

rjh_54
01-14-12, 03:53 PM
The one in Danbury CT is closing, and soon I'd assume. Everything is between 50% and 80% off.

Bob_Bobbson
01-15-12, 02:33 AM
I don't know if anyone else is in the area, but the Bellingham, WA store is closing. I was in there today and everything in the store was pretty much up to 50% off.

Bachmelle
01-20-12, 02:13 AM
Saw that the Burlington, MA store was closing in a week. Most DVDs and Blu-Rays were between 50% and 80% off.

sportsfan64
01-20-12, 10:31 PM
10 stores are closing this year. Three are in New Jersey... Cherry Hill, Edgewater, and Quakerbridge. The % off is suppose to change each week.

Quakerbridge Mall is closing in the next 3-4 days. CDs, DVDs and Blu-Rays were
minimum 50% off.

HollywoodLights
01-21-12, 01:20 AM
I dunno if it's been said but the Mays Landing NJ store at the hamilton mall is also closing. It's unfortunate as I am experiencing it first hand. Being on the employee side of a sale during a store closing can be a painful thing. I love getting discounts as much as the next guy but please try to remember, if you are in a closing FYE or any closing store, wish the employee's luck with their future, it really helps make the day seem a little better. And if you don't notice a sale sign at a closing store, and you get a discount anyway, don't do a victory dance. that hurts more than anything. i just wanted to chime my thoughts in on the FYE closings, and store closings in general.

Lastdaysofrain
01-23-12, 08:02 AM
Went to the Burlington, MA store yesterday and there was still a surprisingly large amount of stock. The used Blu Rays section was small (but I think that was the case before they were closing) but I managed to get the X-Files I want to Believe for $2 and some change.

They also have some items that are 80% off, for no rhyme or reason, and some are 50% off, and used are 70%, but again, small used selection. I ended up buying about $400 worth of stuff and paid about $60. They had some pretty good three disc collections of artists for $2, Alice Cooper, Ramones, Aretha Franklin,and the three disc Wattstax collection, and then some stuff I didn't pick up like Dokken, Dio and Ratt. It would be like a greatest hits, an album you'd want and an album most people didn't want (for the Ramones it was a greatest hits, the first album and Brain Drain)

HollywoodLights
01-23-12, 04:20 PM
If they had stuff up at 70 or 80 percent I would say it's time to really go scoop up everything you can. That store is definitely going to be closed soon.

alanstar@erols.com
01-23-12, 10:55 PM
I stopped by there today, picked up a couple things. Blu-rays were still too pricey, even at 50% off. But some items were 80% off, and I picked up:

- Queensryche Operation: Mindcrime Remastered with T-shirt ($5.80)
- The Who 3-DVD set of Tommy/Quadraphenia Live ($6.00)
- Paul Simon 'Essential' (2 CD/1 DVD) ($6.00)
- Decemberists 'King is Dead' used ($3.00)
- King's X 'Best Of' ($1.00)
- Better Than Ezra 'Greatest Hits' ($1.00)
- Love 2-CD Collection ($1.00)
- The The 'Infected' ($.50)

Might go back again and do a little more bargain hunting, if I'm in the area. They also said the Boston store is closing, but Nashua NH and Salem NH are staying open.

Lastdaysofrain
01-24-12, 08:13 AM
There's a Boston store? The one at Downtown Crossing? I thought that one closed years ago

alanstar@erols.com
01-25-12, 08:23 PM
There's a Boston store? The one at Downtown Crossing? I thought that one closed years ago

Yeah, Washington Street. I believe its last day was this past Monday.

(Brings back memories. I used to manage that store back when it was a Strawberries...)

Lastdaysofrain
01-26-12, 07:57 AM
Didn't it move locations a couple times at Downtown Crossing? I thought at one point it was on the corner sort of near the old HMV and then it moved to the larger location next to the old Barnes and Noble.

My uncle used to have a store in the jewelers building that I'd work at on Saturdays in Middle School so I'd usually spend some time wandering around there at lunch.

MooMooMooMoo
01-26-12, 10:14 PM
Does anyone have a list of the recent round of store closings?

I second this request!

thetao
01-27-12, 07:00 PM
Just got back from the West Manchester Mall in West York, PA and was surprised to see the FYE in there closing. Kind of sucks because that's actually one of the better stores in that mall (it's not a very good mall).

Small world. The FYE across from the Park City Mall here in Lancaster, PA is in the tail-end of their going-out-of-business sale. But there is both an FYE and a Suncoast Video inside the mall, so no huge loss. When the store changed its name from Coconuts to FYE a few years ago, I figured its days were numbered.

I went on a drive a couple weeks ago and the FYE at the Fairgrounds Square Mall in Reading on N. 5th Street Highway (nearly right across from Big Lots) is also closing. It's also a dumpy mall. Seems that around here, FYE is thinning their stores to basically 1 per county. I wonder if the FYE's in Hanover and Lebanon will survive...as these are also dumpy? On the upside, this will reduce my diversions the next time I do a Big Lots run...

whotony
01-31-12, 06:24 PM
fye Christiana Mall De is at 40% off for blus.

mozychan
02-11-12, 01:23 PM
Called store to inquire and was told all the stores in Utah are closing. This sucks, but was expected.

sportsfan64
12-21-13, 09:46 AM
Store in Oxford Valley Mall in Langhorne, PA will be closing in Jan 2014. Most items are currently 30% off original sticker prices.

tschneck
03-11-14, 03:35 PM
For those of you in central PA, apparently the Colonial Park Mall FYE is "relocating" so they put all stock 30%-60% off. I haven't had a chance to pop in to confirm but a friend called the store and they told him that this is what's happening.

Alan Smithee
03-16-14, 01:59 PM
Haven't been any FYEs left in my area for years- there were only two to begin with. They were supposed to take over two of the Tower Records stores when those closed but backed out of the lease at the last minute, one is now a local chain (Dimple Records) while the other is now a Goodwill- guess it could've been worse.