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Old 04-29-13, 02:31 PM   #26
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Re: The VUDU Thread - News, Bargains & UV Codes

"The Queen of Versailles" is the 99-cent rental of the day.
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Old 04-30-13, 04:30 AM   #27
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Re: The VUDU Thread - News, Bargains & UV Codes

Mother's Day Sale with lots of $9.99 HDX movies. Some titles that aren't available for D2D conversion.

http://www.vudu.com/movies/#uiPage/15
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Old 04-30-13, 04:47 AM   #28
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Here's some D2D HDX movies I've found that aren't available on US Blu-ray.

Lake Placid (non-anamorphic DVD)
The Haunting (1999)
House On Haunted Hill (1999)
Cube
Mindhunters
John Carpenter's Vampires
Jason X
Bring It On
Snake Eyes (non-anamorphic DVD)
Femme Fatale
Basic (2003)
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Cradle of Life
Urban Legends: The Final Cut
Leap of Faith
The Englishman That Went Up A Hill But Came Down A Mountain (non-anamorphic DVD)
Volcano (non-anamorphic DVD)
Eight Legged Freaks
Oliver!
The Producers (2005)
Philadelphia Story
Yankee Doodle Dandy
Mixed Nuts (current DVD is fullscreen)
Prince of Darkness (1987)
In The Mouth of Madness
Zero Effect
Josie & The Pussycats
The Dish
Team America: World Police
Mulholland Drive
Virus
The Hills Run Red
Barton Fink
The Pianist
Marathon Man
A Very Long Engagement
Psycho (1998)
Notting Hill
Top Secret!
Matchstick Men
Duck Soup
Night at the Opera
Day at the Races

If anyone has more DVD-only titles they've converted to HDX, please post them. Thanks.
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Old 04-30-13, 07:24 AM   #29
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Re: The VUDU Thread - News, Bargains & UV Codes

Awesome, thanks for that list Dave!

I just redeemed a free $5 credit from a Walmart disc I bought, so will probably pick one of those up.

If you bought one of those Walmart titles with Vudu coupon attached, they expire today.
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Old 05-01-13, 02:37 AM   #30
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Today's $0.99 Rental is Here Comes The Boom (2012).

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Old 05-01-13, 03:28 PM   #31
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I never paid much attention to their D2D service, that's pretty fantastic actually, having a portable movie collection without the need of dvds/blus/hdds is handy for $2/piece.
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"Iron Man 2" is the 99-cent rental of the day.
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I never paid much attention to their D2D service, that's pretty fantastic actually, having a portable movie collection without the need of dvds/blus/hdds is handy for $2/piece.
Yep I'm up to 100 in my library.
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Anyone using the In Home Disc-to-Digital software? If you're running into frequent "This disc is not eligible..." error messages, just uninstall and re-download the software. This seems to fix many of the problems.

And over 100 new titles were added to the D2D database this week.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/...=9&output=html
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Old 05-10-13, 12:03 AM   #35
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I've run into a couple disc not eligable, but they actually aren't so no loss. I wish they had an HDX version of Titus (anthony hopkins) on there, otherwise I was able to use about 16 of my movies with no trouble, now have Beetlejuice and Ghostbusters in HDX wherever I go .

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Anyone using the In Home Disc-to-Digital software? If you're running into frequent "This disc is not eligible..." error messages, just uninstall and re-download the software. This seems to fix many of the problems.

And over 100 new titles were added to the D2D database this week.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/...=9&output=html
Did this help of Lady in the Water?
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S1:E1 True Blood: Strange Love
http://www.vudu.com/movies/#!content...d-Strange-Love

S1:E2 True Blood: The First Taste
http://www.vudu.com/movies/#!content...he-First-Taste

S1:E3 True Blood: Mine
http://www.vudu.com/movies/#!content...rue-Blood-Mine
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S1:E1 The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius: The Next Great Innovator
http://www.vudu.com/movies/#!content...reat-Innovator
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S4:E1 Big Time Rush: Big Time Invasion
http://www.vudu.com/movies/#!content...-Time-Invasion

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S1:E1 The Office: An American Workplace
http://www.vudu.com/movies/#!content...ican-Workplace
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Old 05-12-13, 08:36 AM   #41
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Re: The VUDU Thread - News, Bargains & UV Codes

Just realized the direct links to content I have been posting do not go directly to the video that is on sale. You will have to do a search for the title anyway. It is a VUDU issue. Sorry for any inconvenience.
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I never paid much attention to their D2D service, that's pretty fantastic actually, having a portable movie collection without the need of dvds/blus/hdds is handy for $2/piece.
I'm new to VUDU and the D2D service. I presume that when you schlep your media to WalMart to redeem your paid-for conversion (or when you run the home-D2D software), they're not actually scanning/ripping/uploading the entire disc and are actually just (a) confirming that you own the disc so that your account can be authorized to download/stream that title, and (b) noting the disc's serial # (or other unique identifier) to ensure that your specific copy can't be reused by a different user.

Have I got it surrounded, or is the process fundamentally different?
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Old 05-14-13, 01:33 PM   #43
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Correct.

It's just giving you access to the video off their server. You can watch it anywhere at anytime in excellent quality. This is why there are limited titles you can do it with. I'm not sure it's taking any kind of serial # though, and I imagine one of the big hang ups with the service is people try to Red Box a disc and buy the Vudu version for $2.

I have a blu-ray drive on my PC and used their In-home D2D service (You put the disc in your computer, it recognizes it and lets you purchase the Vudu version for $2 (Blu-ray) or $5 (HDX version from DVD)). It worked very well, very quickly and I'm happy with the quality of the titles that did work (some titles, like Iron Man are not allowed, other titles like Titus don't exist at all to them, but about 20 of the 25 titles I tried worked without a hitch.)
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I'm new to VUDU and the D2D service. I presume that when you schlep your media to WalMart to redeem your paid-for conversion (or when you run the home-D2D software), they're not actually scanning/ripping/uploading the entire disc and are actually just (a) confirming that you own the disc so that your account can be authorized to download/stream that title, and (b) noting the disc's serial # (or other unique identifier) to ensure that your specific copy can't be reused by a different user.
They don't rip the disc. They just verify that you have the disc in your possession and add the streaming version to your Ultraviolet account. The whole process takes less than a minute (using the in-home software). And it can be watched through any UV service (Vudu, Flixster, CinemaNow, etc).

Wal-Mart will stamp your discs around the center ring with a little handheld ink stamp. I've gone in 3-4 times and they only did it once because they keep losing the stamp. I was able to wipe the ink off with a kleenex.
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Today's $0.99 Rental is Argo (2012).

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Thanks for the D2D process clarification all.

Since I don't have a Blu Ray drive as part of any of my home PCs, I've gotta decide whether I want to schlep my media in to WalMart (a joy in itself) and deal with some chucklehead (an added joy) or if I should go eBay a cheap external Blu Rap optical drive for $30 and just do everything at home. Is $30 worth avoiding the hassles of physically going to WalMart? Probably.

....but the $ I would save by going to WalMart could pay for a few Blu Rays.
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^ Buy an external Blu-ray drive at Best Buy, use it to verify all of your media, then return the drive.

That's what an unethical person would tell you to do.
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Is $30 worth avoiding the hassles of physically going to WalMart?
It's definitely worth $30 to me. I'm not crazy about doing this stuff at Wal-Mart. There's only one worker at my local store that really knows how to do it. So I've got wait for her to get off break (she's always on a break). Or I can have the other idiots spend 20 minutes reading the manual and going through it step-by-step. But if you get the person that knows what they're doing, it only takes 2-3 minutes.

Before you invest any money in a drive, make sure the titles you want are available for D2D conversion. Some studios don't participate in the D2D program (Disney, MGM, Summit, etc). You can check availability here:

http://www.vudu.com/disc_to_digital.html
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A lot of Summit Entertainment titles were just made UV-compatible today. And many of them are now available for D2D (Knowing, Red, Push, Letters to Juliet, etc). Hopefully the rest will get added soon.
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A lot of Summit Entertainment titles were just made UV-compatible today. And many of them are now available for D2D (Knowing, Red, Push, Letters to Juliet, etc). Hopefully the rest will get added soon.
Dave is there a site where they list updates on New d2d titles? Or even a master list that has all the titles available?
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