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junglalien 04-21-11 08:23 AM

Alien Anthology $33.74 shipped Amazon UK
 
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Proglodite 04-21-11 09:20 AM

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Has anyone figured out why things like this cost so much less in the UK? I know the packaging is slightly different, but $40 difference? I don't think so! --Peter

rexinnih 04-21-11 10:17 AM

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Thought it was a bargain when I got it shipped for around $40.

Murmur 04-21-11 11:22 AM

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Originally Posted by rexinnih (Post 10735758)
Thought it was a bargain when I got it shipped for around $40.

So did I..."What a great deal for just under $40!" (However, they did send me 2 copies because of the holidays shipping snafu) But a great deal non-the-less!

I still don't know why many UK sets, that work in the US, are much cheaper, especially when you consider they are shipped overseas. Even more impressive...that typically, my Amazon UK orders arrive within about a week. Walmart ship to store takes about 2 weeks, plus their service is the worst...

nycdude 04-21-11 12:08 PM

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tempting....

Quack 04-21-11 12:27 PM

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Bought.

basketb 04-21-11 12:33 PM

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I used to have a link to a site that lists whether a blu-ray is region-free or region-locked. But I can't find it right now. Can anyone help me out? (I know Aliens is region-free but I may want to pick up some others along the way).

jwstl 04-21-11 01:26 PM

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Originally Posted by basketb (Post 10736019)
I used to have a link to a site that lists whether a blu-ray is region-free or region-locked. But I can't find it right now. Can anyone help me out? (I know Aliens is region-free but I may want to pick up some others along the way).


Here's one:

http://bluray.liesinc.net/

junglalien 04-21-11 06:10 PM

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In case you haven't heard. They changed the packaging.

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AmityBoatTours 04-21-11 08:06 PM

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Originally Posted by junglalien (Post 10736489)

Hence the new low price now for set.

JackBurton 04-21-11 08:08 PM

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Thanks, OP - ordered! Hopefully I get the new, non-shitty packaging.

whotony 04-21-11 09:21 PM

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Originally Posted by nycdude (Post 10735977)
tempting....

Just order it, what else do you need.



Originally Posted by JackBurton (Post 10736625)
Thanks, OP - ordered! Hopefully I get the new, non-shitty packaging.

I got mine two weeks ago for about $43 shipped old fold out package.

IGotsNewShoes 04-21-11 09:36 PM

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What's the difference between this set and the US set? Is there a difference in picture quality, etc?

whotony 04-21-11 09:39 PM

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Originally Posted by IGotsNewShoes (Post 10736782)
What's the difference between this set and the US set? Is there a difference in picture quality, etc?

The discs are all exactly the same content, exactly.

IGotsNewShoes 04-21-11 09:49 PM

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Originally Posted by whotony (Post 10736796)
The discs are all exactly the same content, exactly.

Thanks for the reply! Ordered :)

BuckNaked2k 04-21-11 09:56 PM

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:hscratch:

I got the US version for $35 a month after release.

TheKobra 04-21-11 10:22 PM

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In for one also!

whotony 04-21-11 11:31 PM

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Originally Posted by BuckNaked2k (Post 10736817)
:hscratch:

I got the US version for $35 a month after release.

What you didn't include was where and how you got it for that price so it doesn't count.

812crew 04-22-11 12:15 AM

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Originally Posted by whotony (Post 10736964)
What you didn't include was where and how you got it for that price so it doesn't count.

Might be one of those:
$90: retail
-$20 Best Buy Reward Zone Gift Certificate
-$20 Christmas money from my Mom
-$10 bill I found on the street
-$5 I took from some kid shopping for some CD's
= $35!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

nycdude 04-22-11 01:40 AM

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Originally Posted by junglalien (Post 10736489)

interesting... I did not know this. I kinda like the old crappy packaging. ;)

GenPion 04-22-11 02:02 AM

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Originally Posted by JackBurton (Post 10736625)
Hopefully I get the new, non-shitty packaging.

I agree with you in regards to the packaging. The terrible fold-out style packaging used for the UK release is what held me back from purchasing it before at lower prices. The US release still looks superior to this new UK packaging, but given the huge price difference I could live with the version housing a multi-disc Blu-ray case inside of the box cover.

If my birthday wasn't coming up in a few days I would try to purchase this as soon as possible. I can wait a few days to see what happens first though. ;)

Ringmaster 04-22-11 02:34 AM

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I ordered it at that price before I saw this thread but I didn't know about the new packaging. Its not a deal breaker but I hope I get the fold out version!

nycdude 04-22-11 03:17 AM

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I like the old foldout packaging for the cool case art.

jsz1002 04-22-11 09:18 PM

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Does anybody know if amazon.co.uk will accept amazon.com gift cards? Should be getting some soon and would like to know if I can use them on this.

PopcornTreeCt 04-22-11 09:52 PM

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Originally Posted by nycdude (Post 10737082)
I like the old foldout packaging for the cool case art.

Yeah, the foldout packaging is amazing compared to that new fat case.

whotony 04-22-11 09:56 PM

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I like the plastic case more then having too open the long long fold out thing on the floor to getnto a disc. I got mine two weeks ago so they're still shipping in the foldout.

Ringmaster 04-23-11 01:35 AM

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Originally Posted by jsz1002 (Post 10738190)
Does anybody know if amazon.co.uk will accept amazon.com gift cards? Should be getting some soon and would like to know if I can use them on this.

I've asked before on this board. Unfortunately the answer was, "No".

tdoane78 04-23-11 05:34 AM

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Thanks for the post picked this and the Matrix set up.

-Tim

Hokeyboy 04-23-11 09:05 AM

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Packaging means nothing to me. It gets tossed and the discs get put in binders. So for $34 this is a done deal. :up:

Quack 04-23-11 09:20 AM

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Delivery estimate for me is May 19th.....hopefully it crawls here a little quicker!

bsmith 04-23-11 10:49 AM

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Originally Posted by Quack (Post 10738558)
Delivery estimate for me is May 19th.....hopefully it crawls here a little quicker!

They always seem to have an extended delivery estimate. Except for the problems over christmas, I usually receive mine within eight days from the shipping date.

junglalien 04-28-11 11:09 AM

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I received the old fold-out package. :( If anyone wants to trade LMK.

vforvendetta 04-29-11 07:22 AM

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Already received mine - SO FAST! It was sitting on my porch with the end wide open. They used a really goofy mailer. No damage though. The fold-out isn't bad compared to the Quadrilogy set, 6 discs vs. 9 before. And for $34?

nycdude 04-29-11 11:20 AM

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I, for one, would not mind the foldout because of the cool case art. ;)

Quack 04-29-11 02:53 PM

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Boooo, still waiting on mine.

nycdude 05-04-11 01:46 PM

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I finally received mine and its the fold out version which I wanted and did not mine getting.

Quack 05-04-11 02:15 PM

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Nothing yet. :(

nycdude 05-04-11 02:17 PM

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Originally Posted by Quack (Post 10756619)
Nothing yet. :(

did it ship at least?

Ringmaster 05-04-11 02:24 PM

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I haven't received mine either. It shipped out on April 21 with an estimate delivery date of May 19! I'm sure it will get here before then.

Quack 05-04-11 02:35 PM

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Yea, mine says delivery estimate of May 19th....but it pissed me off that one of my buddies at work also ordered it after and he got his today. Grrrrrrrrrr!


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