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Old 12-26-09, 10:17 AM
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Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $150.85 to USA

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Battlestar-G...1842021&sr=1-1

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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

Is this region free?
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

according to the product details, it's region 2.
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

Originally Posted by runner001 View Post
according to the product details, it's region 2.
That is wrong. All Universal Studios releases are region free. You can see it has been confirmed at slickdeals and here.

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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

Other than the better packaging, is there any reason to get this?
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

Originally Posted by Jason View Post
Other than the better packaging, is there any reason to get this?
$40 cheaper. The UK version has an episode guide booklet that the USA version doesn't. Here is a comparison video.

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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

I was under the impression that the UK set did not have the bonus features the US version has. Has this been rectified? --Peter
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

Originally Posted by Proglodite View Post
I was under the impression that the UK set did not have the bonus features the US version has. Has this been rectified? --Peter
Sorry - I assumed the blu-ray had the same content as the UK DVD release. --Peter
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

Originally Posted by Proglodite View Post
I was under the impression that the UK set did not have the bonus features the US version has. Has this been rectified? --Peter
False. They are exactly the same.
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

I'd really like to get this, but $30+ per season is just too much for me. Here's hoping it eventually drops down to $15 or $20/season (ie, under $100). --Peter
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

Originally Posted by Proglodite View Post
I'd really like to get this, but $30+ per season is just too much for me. Here's hoping it eventually drops down to $15 or $20/season (ie, under $100). --Peter
Couldn't agree more. It's hard to justify paying $30 per season especially when 2 of the seasons (2.5 and 4.5) were really just network-imposed 2nd halves of one season. I'll just wait until it drops some more. Definitely getting the UK release though.
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

still too pricey.. ill wait and snag it for 100-130, it will come someday.. just like amazon did lost seasons 1-5 for 100
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

The price keeps dropping on this -- it's down to $150.85 shipped now. It's getting hard to resist.
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

Originally Posted by DVDMovieMan View Post
The price keeps dropping on this -- it's down to $150.85 shipped now. It's getting hard to resist.
if it gets down to 120 i might MIGHT consider it, i would jump on the US version for 120 but i hate the UK packaging

150 is still too rich for my blood
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

are you kidding? The UK packaging is far superior to the absolutely horrid US packaging.
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

remember this is basically 6 sets (I know it is actually 4 seasons, but it was released as split sets)... so @ $150, it is still $25 per set.... If that is good for you, then jump... if not, then wait until / if it drops further..
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

Originally Posted by dan30oly View Post
are you kidding? The UK packaging is far superior to the absolutely horrid US packaging.
I think the UK package looks awful a big ugly tin but ended up biting on it none the less, i ended up getting my income tax check from H&R early so treated myself otherwise i would of never dropped 150

i still hate the UK package, i know its better packaging disc safety wise but i just thing it looks butt ass ugly
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Originally Posted by styl3s View Post
...i still hate the UK package, i know its better packaging disc safety wise but i just thing it looks butt ass ugly
i will gladly take that awful, ugly tin off your hands
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Originally Posted by hindolio View Post
i will gladly take that awful, ugly tin off your hands
bet you would

i honestly don't see what you see in the packaging.. it is the most bland and boring package i have seen and is fat and ugly.. the US packaging (as in the look of it) i think looks way better but the way the disc are set up is awful very prone to scratching.. as is alot of complete series these days which pisses me off (ie shield set, new six feet under set, wire etc) these companies need to learn how to package dvds properly
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

Emailed them to request an adjustment on the order already on the way and they gave me a $20.71 credit, making my final price $142.92. Cool!
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

How did you get that price ($142.92), free shipping, or just the difference in the exchange rate of when you ordered vs. today, or something else?
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

Originally Posted by Cheato View Post
How did you get that price ($142.92), free shipping, or just the difference in the exchange rate of when you ordered vs. today, or something else?

Don't know. Emailed them for an adjustment, expecting $13 and change, and she ended up giving me over $20.
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

Just a heads up change the title to 150.85

that is how much it was when i ordered it and it is still 150.85 shipped
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

Originally Posted by styl3s View Post
Just a heads up change the title to 150.85

that is how much it was when i ordered it and it is still 150.85 shipped
If you look in the upper right hand corner of the first post... I changed it yesterday. I guess you need a moderator to fix it.
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Re: Battlestar Galactica: Complete UK $163.63 to USA

Originally Posted by junglalien View Post
If you look in the upper right hand corner of the first post... I changed it yesterday. I guess you need a moderator to fix it.
yeah i was going to post it awhile back cause they never changed it and didn't see it..

mods should change the actual title 13 more off can make a big difference, it's what make me hop on it

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