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Old 10-29-15, 09:25 PM   #26
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Black Friday should bring a very good price for these
Not sure if I'm going there for BF. Last year I was so disappointed, was a waste of time and gas.
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Old 10-31-15, 02:50 PM   #27
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I saw a new waterfall display with $3 & $5 titles. Some was restock, but there were a few $5 titles that stood out:

Glee season 3
Glee season 4
How I Met Your Mother season 3
How I Met Your Mother season 4
Monk season 4
Monk season 6
Monk season 7
Monk season 8
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
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Old 10-31-15, 05:14 PM   #28
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Thanks for the recent posts. Popped into my local store and there was new stuff for the first time in a while. Some of the $8/$14 sets. And a few of the $5 ones mentioned by Rexxriot, though I didn't see any Monk. I think Glee was in earlier batches priced higher and I also recall seeing it marked down with clearance stickers (can't recall how much exactly). I did buy the 2 HIMYM seasons.
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Old 11-01-15, 01:30 AM   #29
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New turquoise tagged (550 06 006) TV shows showed up in the Lumberton, NJ store:

$8
Friends (S1 through S-whatever)
Gilligan's Island (S1, S2, S3)
Mike & Molly (S3)
Longmire (S1, S2)

$14
Shameless (S1, S2, S3)

Nothing else new.
I saw most all of these at the 955 Sepulveda store in Torrance, CA. Also King of Queens S1-9, which I think was $8 also. Nothing that Rexxriot mentioned though, so it must be a different batch.

As for Gilligan's Island, I don't know the terminology, but the S2 had nicer looking packaging, with cardboard surrounding what appeared to be the case with the discs inside, the same as most other WB titles these days. S1 & S3 were in larger cases, with a lot of black plastic showing. Those looked cheaper to me, but they appeared to have more special features. Are those the original releases?
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Old 11-01-15, 01:38 AM   #30
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A repackaging.
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Old 11-01-15, 12:47 PM   #31
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Its not just a repackage, the plastic cases have single sided discs, the cardboard are problematic double sided. Opt for the cheap plastic stack case for the better discs
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Old 11-01-15, 01:36 PM   #32
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Thanks very much for the replies, I appreciate it!
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Old 11-07-15, 12:51 AM   #33
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Came across 3 different volumes of the X-Files: Mythology sets for $5. Had never seen/heard of these before. I can't remember specifically which ones I found, but know this was one of them.
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Old 11-11-15, 06:39 PM   #34
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Just out of curiosity, why is Big Lots not relevant anymore? It seems like the content has improved (more theatrical, bigger box office/less DTV, etc.) so what in your opinions has contributed to the decline? Thank you in advance for any helpful opinions.
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Old 11-11-15, 08:54 PM   #35
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Small quantity of titles, higher prices, smaller quantity of pieces per title. I've had more then 1 BL manager & ast Manager tell me the co has made a dvd's a very low priority.

Most of the quality overstocks that BL used to get seem to go to oldies.com & Wallymart at higher prices.
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I saw I dream of Jeannie season One(color/sony) and Bewitched season one(color/sony)in a tin - $8 Some of the warner cut out seasons are reappearing not cut out. 2 Broke Girls, Two & Half Men 1 & 2.
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Just out of curiosity, why is Big Lots not relevant anymore? It seems like the content has improved (more theatrical, bigger box office/less DTV, etc.) so what in your opinions has contributed to the decline? Thank you in advance for any helpful opinions.
I would guess for most here, hardcore DVD collectors, the lack of deeper catalog selections has been a problem. That may be a reflection of the changing release patterns by the main studios as they have licensed out much of their catalogs to smaller independents.
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Old 11-12-15, 12:26 AM   #38
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The undesirable archive DVD-R model was developed by Warner to avoid selling much to Big Lots. I have personally still found a lot there. I have recently bought a couple dozen Blu ray there at discount rate and still some DVD that I like.
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Old 11-12-15, 08:38 AM   #39
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The Black Friday ad is out on Biglots.com. $1.88 dvds, $2.88 blu-rays and $3.88 dvd double features
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Old 11-12-15, 06:40 PM   #40
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I saw I dream of Jeannie season One(color/sony) and Bewitched season one(color/sony)in a tin - $8 Some of the warner cut out seasons are reappearing not cut out. 2 Broke Girls, Two & Half Men 1 & 2.
I went to big lots looking for the Bewitched set in a tin, but they didn't have it. Anyone else see them? I'm wondering what the tin looks like. Does the tin use the same picture they used on the cover of the regular boxed set?
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Its blue and has the same picture as cover art season one. They had a couple, I'm guessing its part of their black Friday shipment.

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Old 11-13-15, 03:48 AM   #42
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Thanks hasslein! Even though I already own season one, I would still buy the tin version because I am a hopeless collector of all things Bewitched.
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Old 11-18-15, 11:52 AM   #43
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I went to the Fayetteville Ga store and saw a few things out that no doubt should have been put out for black Friday(black Thursday?) 1 each of Monk, S5, 6, and 7, and a few seasons of How I met your Mother...all were $5. An interesting price point....
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Old 11-26-15, 10:16 AM   #44
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Saw the BL $1.88 BF assortment this am:

Good Neighbors DVD $1.88 Magnolia
Ondine DVD $1.88 Magnolia
Shadow Dancer DVD $1.88 Magnolia
Severance DVD$1.88 Magnolia
Vanishing on 7th Street DVD $1.88 Magnet
D13-U DVD $1.88 Magnet
Sushi Girl DVD $1.88 Magnet

Thr3e DVD $1.88
Starship Troopers 3 Marauder DVD $1.88
Nothing but the Truth DVD $1.88
Waiting for Forever DVD $1.88
A Single Man DVD $1.88
Nightfall DVD $1.88 and other Well Go titles

Some of the DVD Double Features:

Rock of Ages/ Footloose(remake) DVD $3.88
Talented Mr. Ripley/Ripley's Game DVD $3.88

The $2.88 BDs are listed in the BD section
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Old 11-26-15, 02:20 PM   #45
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Nothing I'm interested in, but thanks for the info DeepSleep!
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Old 11-26-15, 04:21 PM   #46
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Thanks you for the info DeepSleep.

Nah; stuff already own and stuff I'm not interested in.

Remember the BFs when they had boxes of season sets?
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Old 11-26-15, 05:06 PM   #47
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There's some $5 TV series I saw yesterday. Nothing I wanted enough to remember what they were, sorry.
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Old 11-27-15, 07:52 AM   #48
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Thanks you for the info DeepSleep.

Nah; stuff already own and stuff I'm not interested in.

Remember the BFs when they had boxes of season sets?
Do I! I sold a ton of it, and got about 2 3rds of my Hawaii 5-0 collection to boot....
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Old 11-27-15, 04:43 PM   #49
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Some random new-ish stuff at the Lumberton, NJ store, not counting the retreaded stuff:

$1.88
The Man From Nowhere
Saving General Yang
Water (2005)
White Vengeance
District 13: Ultimatum

$2.88
Conviction (Blu-ray)

$3
Waiting For Superman
A Single Man
Tupac: Resurrection
A Very Brady Sequel
Terms of Endearment
The Out-of-Towners (1999)

$3.88
The Last Detail/Avalon/Gardens of Stone/Birdy (warning: Echo Bridge)

$5
X-Files Colonization/Black Oil/Super Soldiers sets (special offers on the front expired nearly a decade ago, lulz)

$8
Bewitched S1
I Dream of Jeannie S1
That 70's Show S1
21 Jump Street S1
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Be aware that the Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, That 70s Show, and Married with Children (possibly others - just check the back) season sets at BL are the re-releases from Mill Creek. You can usually do much better price wise on those from Amazon and others.
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