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Old 05-14-10, 12:49 PM
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Lord of the Rings Trilogy - $49.99 @ Amazon.com

Figured this might be worthy of its own thread.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...=bluray-033-20
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Old 05-14-10, 02:53 PM
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Save your money people.
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Old 05-14-10, 06:53 PM
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Originally Posted by DVD Josh View Post
Save your money people.
Meaning . . . ?

Is the quality lousy? Is it lacking in features? Has another version been released in another region? Is there a better version already announced? This will drop in price soon? You didn't care for the films?
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Old 05-14-10, 10:23 PM
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Originally Posted by theflicker View Post
Meaning . . . ?

Is the quality lousy? Is it lacking in features? Has another version been released in another region? Is there a better version already announced? This will drop in price soon? You didn't care for the films?
It's long been known that they're going to release the extended editions on blu-ray and the lack of special features have even upset those who just want the theatrical versions.
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Old 05-15-10, 12:33 PM
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It's more than a little annoying having to put up with "save your money" remarks in a deal thread. It's over 9 hrs of HD content for what most would agree are awesome films. You could do much worse for your $50, whether it's the extended versions or not. (and some people prefer the theatricals)

It's not like the EE's are coming anytime soon, they're likely two yrs away.

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Re: Lord of the Rings Trilogy - $49.99 @ Amazon.com

Originally Posted by artman View Post
it's more than a little annoying having to put up with "save your money" remarks in a deal thread. It's over 9 hrs of hd content for what most would agree are awesome films. You could do much worse for your $50, whether it's the extended versions or not. (and some people prefer the theatricals)

it's not like the ee's are coming anytime soon, they're likely two yrs away.
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Originally Posted by DVD Josh View Post
Save your money people.
Which is the whole point of Blu-ray Bargains forum and thread: saving money. You're "argument" was beaten to death discussed at length in the thread devoted to the release of the blu-ray.

Some of us have the money to buy both the theatrical and extended releases. I did it with the DVDs. I'm sure I'm not alone. So allow us to spend our money the way we want to.
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Old 05-15-10, 01:56 PM
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Damn, should have waited since I've only had time to watch Fellowship and a bit of TT so far...still well worth it. Buy it, people!
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Interesting. $50 is my pain threshold on the ee's when they come out, and I fully expect to be able to get them at that price within a few months of release.

The theatrical set contains 6 discs of content + 3 discs of Digital Copies. The extended set should be just about the same number of discs, so IMHO, there is little justification for paying anything above $50.
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Old 05-15-10, 04:34 PM
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Was holding out for around $45 (same as my Matrix threshold) but tempting........And I do have the money and intention of buying both the theatrical and EE's when they actually come out.
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Old 05-15-10, 04:43 PM
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Just got my boxset & steelbook from the mail.

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Old 05-15-10, 04:49 PM
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^ How do you get Future Shop items through the mail?
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You have someone in Canada buy them and send them to you :P

I did see the twilight steelbook at the local best buy though, didn't know they made one for the US
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Old 05-15-10, 08:12 PM
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You have someone in Canada buy them and send them to you :P

I did see the twilight steelbook at the local best buy though, didn't know they made one for the US
The Best Buy US one was a DVD case size Blu-ray SteelBook, whereas the Canada Future Shop was a Blu-ray case size Blu-ray SteelBook. Also the Canadian one included an empty Blu-ray case to house the first Twilight movie.
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The Best Buy US one was a DVD case size Blu-ray SteelBook, whereas the Canada Future Shop was a Blu-ray case size Blu-ray SteelBook. Also the Canadian one included an empty Blu-ray case to house the first Twilight movie.
Wow, so we in the US get screwed even when we think we don't lol. Good to know.
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Originally Posted by rexinnih View Post
Was holding out for around $45 (same as my Matrix threshold) but tempting........And I do have the money and intention of buying both the theatrical and EE's when they actually come out.
Too bad you missed this one then http://forum.dvdtalk.com/blu-ray-bar...n-account.html
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Old 05-15-10, 08:50 PM
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If I could get more than a buck or so for each of the theatrical DVDs on half or ebay, I'd consider upgrading to these, but I think I'll just wait till I can get the EE Blu-ray set on half.com for ten bucks or so. It may take a few years, but I'm a patient man.
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Old 05-16-10, 03:21 PM
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Got this for $35 from some guy on Craigslist. It was like new, digital copies un-used, etc. I'm pleased.
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Love my set. Fantastic films, look gorgeous. I slightly prefer the extended versions, but to be honest, I'll probably end up watching the theatricals more over my lifetime, due to time reasons.
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Woot has this through inetvideo for $24.99 with free shipping today only. For those interested.

http://inetvideo.store.buy.com/
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Old 03-15-12, 06:24 PM
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inetvideo is notorious for sending Canadian versions of movies..
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Isn't iNetVideo based in Canada?
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Not sure.. their web-site has special links for "Canadian Shoppers"... I know I bought what was supposed to be a US version of a movie via Amazon.. and received the Canadian version..
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Old 03-15-12, 07:49 PM
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Ahhh ok. I've never shopped via their Amazon site before, just their main website. All my stuff shipped from Canada.
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Old 03-15-12, 07:56 PM
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This is theatrical version.

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Theatrical Blu-ray Edition) (2001)

With the theatrical upc: 794043131622
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