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Old 04-21-11, 08:23 AM
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Old 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
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Old 04-21-11, 10:17 AM
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Thought it was a bargain when I got it shipped for around $40.
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Originally Posted by rexinnih View Post
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...
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tempting....
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Re: Alien Anthology $33.74 shipped Amazon UK

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).
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Old 04-21-11, 01:26 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).

Here's one:

http://bluray.liesinc.net/
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In case you haven't heard. They changed the packaging.





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Old 04-21-11, 08:06 PM
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Originally Posted by junglalien View Post
In case you haven't heard. They changed the packaging.





Hence the new low price now for set.
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Thanks, OP - ordered! Hopefully I get the new, non-shitty packaging.
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tempting....
Just order it, what else do you need.


Originally Posted by JackBurton View Post
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.
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Old 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?
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Originally Posted by IGotsNewShoes View Post
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.
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The discs are all exactly the same content, exactly.
Thanks for the reply! Ordered
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I got the US version for $35 a month after release.
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In for one also!
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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.
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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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Originally Posted by junglalien View Post
In case you haven't heard. They changed the packaging.





interesting... I did not know this. I kinda like the old crappy packaging.
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Originally Posted by JackBurton View Post
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.

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Old 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!
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Old 04-22-11, 03:17 AM
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I like the old foldout packaging for the cool case art.

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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.
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I like the old foldout packaging for the cool case art.
Yeah, the foldout packaging is amazing compared to that new fat case.
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