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Old 02-09-10, 10:29 PM
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Star Trek Original Series 1,2, and 3 @ 55.49/51.99(x2)

Pretty good deal. Think it may be time to jump on these for me.

Season 1 - DEAD

Season 2 - 51.99

Season 3 - 51.99

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Old 02-10-10, 12:35 AM
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Re: Star Trek Original Series 1,2, and 3 @ 55.49/51.99(x2)

Doh! I just had my mom order me the three pack for $170 a few weeks ago for my b-day. Figures now its cheaper. Oh well...
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Old 02-10-10, 05:53 AM
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Tempted.
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So tempted. I have 2 and 3. I just wish there was a complete series box
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Very tempted. May have to get at least S1.
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Re: Star Trek Original Series 1,2, and 3 @ 55.49/51.99(x2)

I just got Season 1 on HD-DVD as a Columbia House enrollment selection. Time to complete the James T. Kirk high-def experience. Thanks, Anono.
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Originally Posted by Sweet Baby James View Post
I just got Season 1 on HD-DVD as a Columbia House enrollment selection. Time to complete the James T. Kirk high-def experience. Thanks, Anono.
As an enrollment or a fulfillment??
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Damn - still undecided. I've been watching these for a year and $160 is still too high for me to jump in. The complete series should be priced around $100 IMHO.

I guess I still don't understand DVD/Blu-Ray pricing. If they just priced these things cheaper, they would sell WAY more volume.
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Originally Posted by masetodd View Post
I guess I still don't understand DVD/Blu-Ray pricing. If they just priced these things cheaper, they would sell WAY more volume.
You maximize profit by milking it. Lets say group A is willing to pay $100 for something and group B is willing to pay $50 for something. If you price it at $50 from the start, you lost the profit from group A.
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Plus its Star Trek. Paramount has always charged high prices for them.
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As an enrollment or a fulfillment??

http://www.columbiahousetv.com/pages...uId=1053661045
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Old 02-10-10, 03:05 PM
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Okay, thanks. But is this the blu-ray version you got?
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Okay, thanks. But is this the blu-ray version you got?
Negative. It's a dual format disc-HD DVD on one side and the SD version on the other. CH doesn't consider this a high-def title. That's the only reason that they have it available as an enrollment.
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Glad to see S2 drop back down in price, I've been monitoring it for a while. Thanks OP!
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I'm really interested in buying, but just find it tough to believe that there won't be a complete set and/or a reduction on the price. Trekkie fans -- I know the sets don't drop it price very quickly. This is really the best we can presently hope for?
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Wow, I'm surprised at how expensive these are. My price point for such a set would be in the 30 dollar range. Then again, I was never a big Star Trek fan to begin with.
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Wow, I'm surprised at how expensive these are. My price point for such a set would be in the 30 dollar range. Then again, I was never a big Star Trek fan to begin with.
Years ago before I had learned my lesson on buying new release DVDs, I got suckered into paying almost $90 each for each of the ST:TOS seasons on SD. Over the last couple years I've seen them around $30 a few times making me realize how stupid I was to pay so much, but I finally learned my lesson. One of these years I'm confident that the $30 or less per season price point will be hit on ST:TOS BD seasons. If not, I still have my SD DVDs to get by so I'll keep waiting. Blu-Ray is good but it's not worth a fortune over the SDs.

Besides, who needs any of the ST:TOS series or movies or ST:TNG for that matter? The Star Trek 2009 movie that most people seemed to praise and love (except me) erased their entire existence. Seriously, though, in the same vein that I've watched Alien^3 and Resurrection but pretend only the first 2 movies exist, I also watched ST 2009 but pretend it does not actually exist.
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I find it a little funny that any of you are surprised by how expensive these are. Are you new collectors? Just became interested in Star Trek for the first time?

I have about 2000 movies and TV seasons in my collection and Star Trek is one of my favorite series, yet I have no Star Trek seasons at all (TOS, TNG, DS9, Voyager, Enterprise) in my collection because none of them have EVER come down to the price-point I'm willing to pay ($20). And now you're surprised that the Blu-ray seasons are still "high" at $50 or so? Check the prices of other seasons of TV shows on Blu-ray: $35, $50, $60. You think Star Trek will be priced the same as the Terminator Chronicles? Laughable. Star Trek fans are hard-core. Wait, let me correct that. They are the hardest core of *all* fans of all TV shows. They're gonna pay the money. And the studio and distributors are going to keep those prices high for a LONG time, if not until Blu-ray dies and is replaced. The prices on the DVDs have yet to come down. You can currently order SD TNG seasons with debatable picture quality from Amazon for $50, too.

Besides, on these TOS Blu-rays, you're getting the original versions AND the new versions with the new special effects. These seem to be an awesome deal at $50-55.
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I'm really interested in buying, but just find it tough to believe that there won't be a complete set and/or a reduction on the price. Trekkie fans -- I know the sets don't drop it price very quickly. This is really the best we can presently hope for?
They have never released a complete series set of TOS. Just individual seasons bundled together. The closest we ever got was the red, blue, yellow DVD sets, in a half box.
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I find it a little funny that any of you are surprised by how expensive these are. Are you new collectors? Just became interested in Star Trek for the first time?
I disagree that there have never been excellent sales on ST DVDs. You mention TNG seasons selling at $50. You have also been able to buy the complete series for under $200, making each season less than $30.

Nevertheless, the point of your message is received.
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You maximize profit by milking it. Lets say group A is willing to pay $100 for something and group B is willing to pay $50 for something. If you price it at $50 from the start, you lost the profit from group A.
But you know that group B is going to be larger than group A.
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But you know that group B is going to be larger than group A.
Yeah, but you milk Group A til' it's done, because you know group B will buy when the price drops.
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I find it a little funny that any of you are surprised by how expensive these are. Are you new collectors? Just became interested in Star Trek for the first time?
I'm not surprised, just disappointed. Personally, I would buy a lot more movies if they were just cheaper, and I know I'm not alone.
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I bit on Season One to see how I like it, if I don't, I know my dad will want it.
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Old 02-11-10, 03:49 PM
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Bought these. Arrived today, and very happy they did. It's not as cheap as it could be, but for Star Trek Blu-Rays, it's pretty cheap.
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