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Old 01-11-11, 02:19 PM
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Best place to buy blu rays?

Hi, I just purchased my new blu ray player and am looking to add some DVD to my collection. Where should I look to get the best deals besides eBay?
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Just go with Amazon and be done with it. Try some of the higher rated Marketplace sellers for better prices.
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Old 01-11-11, 02:50 PM
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I wouldn't say there is any one place, but checking in here will often tell you where you should go.

Another good references for finding deals is.... http://www.blu-ray.com/deals/
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For Criterions? B & N twice a year. For everything else? Amazon.
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Old 01-11-11, 03:18 PM
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Amazon is definitely a great place to start. If you're probably going to purchase online and you want to shop around, you could also try http://www.dvdtalk.com/price.html
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Old 01-11-11, 03:21 PM
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Thanks. and yes, i will mostly be shopping online.
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Old 01-11-11, 03:33 PM
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Another vote for Amazon. They pricematch most other retailers' in-store and online sale prices.
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Old 01-11-11, 03:37 PM
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Amazon. And if you plan on buying a fair amount (and not necessarily just DVDs), spring for the Prime membership. You'll get free two-day shipping even if your total order is under $25, which most single DVDs would be.
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Old 01-11-11, 03:39 PM
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Originally Posted by johnmc5 View Post
Hi, I just purchased my new blu ray player and am looking to add some DVD to my collection. Where should I look to get the best deals besides eBay?
Might I recommend you avoid dvds and go straight for blu-rays? That way you'll get the most out of your blu-ray player.

Also, sometimes pawn shops have great deals. Shop at pawn shops.
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I think the answer is very subjective depending on who you talk to.
As their are people who have had their bad experiences with retailers that other members have found to be excellent.

myself even though they arent perfect I do think Amazon is my personal choice for best place to buy them.
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The best place to shop for Blu-ray and DVD is via these forums. Amazon may be the best overall but they are not the only place to shop. Check here often for the best deals.
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Old 01-11-11, 04:12 PM
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Amazon, sure, but really keep on top of week to week sales at the chains, special pre-order glitches, etc. Basically check the blu-ray bargains on here often.
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Old 01-11-11, 04:15 PM
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Amazon, sure, but really keep on top of week to week sales at the chains, special pre-order glitches, etc. Basically check the blu-ray bargains on here often.
And double-check the price history of any potential Amazon purchase at www.camelcamelcamel.com
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Old 01-11-11, 04:24 PM
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buy used! blu-rays are impossible to scratch. Blockbuster and gohastings.com are great for cheap used stuff.
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I wouldn't say there is any one place, but checking in here will often tell you where you should go.

Another good references for finding deals is.... http://www.blu-ray.com/deals/
This. I tell friends who aren't even members here to check here before you buy anything. A daily visit will save you tons of money.
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buy used! blu-rays are impossible to scratch. Blockbuster and gohastings.com are great for cheap used stuff.
if you are patient enough you can buy the same stuff for cheaper new on Amazon and you don't have to deal with those stupid Blockbuster rental cases.
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Originally Posted by efordvt View Post
buy used! blu-rays are impossible to scratch. Blockbuster and gohastings.com are great for cheap used stuff.
I second gohastings and Amazon/Amazon Market Place. You can build a nice startup collection from gohastings for cheap and if you can wait for a free shipping offer then you're golden! Amazon is the fallback while waiting for that coupon.
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I wouldn't say there is any one place, but checking in here will often tell you where you should go.

Another good references for finding deals is.... http://www.blu-ray.com/deals/
This

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And double-check the price history of any potential Amazon purchase at www.camelcamelcamel.com
...and this.

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The best place to shop for Blu-ray and DVD is via these forums. Amazon may be the best overall but they are not the only place to shop. Check here often for the best deals.
...and especially this.

and as a triple check, I always go to http://www.dvdpricesearch.net before I make my final purchase. They don't have all of the online stores, but enough that it is at least worth your time to check before pulling the trigger.
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