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Old 11-30-08, 08:42 PM
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Huge HD-DVD Sale at Borders.com

Borders is apparently dumping their HD-DVD inventory. I can't post a link b/c I don't have 15 total posts as of yet, but if you go to borders.com then dvd then HD-DVD format you can see them. Their individual movies seem to all be under $10 but their seasons and boxed sets are the real bargains. Here are a few:

Sopranos Season 6 Part 1 : $8.89
Sopranos Season 6 Part 2 : $8.89
Planet Earth Series : $9.90
Battlestar Galactica Season 1 : 9.27

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Old 11-30-08, 08:44 PM
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http://www.borders.com/online/store/...3&simple=false
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Old 11-30-08, 08:49 PM
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People in hd bargains thread seem to be reporting that their orders are being canceled for the sets.
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Old 11-30-08, 08:53 PM
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Mine hasn't been cancelled yet, but I was afraid of that
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Old 11-30-08, 08:53 PM
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Well that's retarded. Who would have thought. An HD DVD order being canceled.

Only Borders. That's the only way they're going to sell these sets anyway. If they are over $10, I'm waiting for them to go on sale on Blu-ray.

Btw, navigating their site is just insane.
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Old 11-30-08, 08:58 PM
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Yay, I get to use my HDDVD player for an actual HD disk.
Thanks for the post.
Don't forget to check out Matrix collection and Mission Impossible trilogy!
Hopefully the "ships in 2-3 weeks" means "we're slow" not "we're out."

Well crap...I started posting my message before post #3 in this thread. I guess 2-3 weeks does mean "we're out".
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Old 11-30-08, 09:01 PM
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Don't forget to check out Matrix collection and Mission Impossible trilogy!
Those two titles are still full price.
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Old 11-30-08, 09:04 PM
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Wait you just posted that 20 minutes ago and they are already canceling orders. Woow!
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I know, I forgot to put [/sarcasm] tag at the end.

I wish etailers would confirm and pack/ship orders as fast as they will cancel them.
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Old 11-30-08, 09:11 PM
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Another reason why Borders is just insanely autistic.
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Old 11-30-08, 09:13 PM
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Wait you just posted that 20 minutes ago and they are already canceling orders. Woow!
Its been active since earlier today.
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Old 11-30-08, 09:16 PM
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Deal is still there and I am able to put those title on my cart and complete my order. I am going to go ahead hand give it a try if they cancel my order I wont be loosing anything. You can not get these sets any cheaper on any other format. Thanks for the heads up.
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Old 11-30-08, 09:21 PM
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Originally Posted by GizmoDVD View Post
Its been active since earlier today.
gotcha didn't know that. I only read the posts on the main Bargains post.
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Old 11-30-08, 10:27 PM
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I think my hopes are going to be crushed on this potential deal. All sets in my order are considered on "backorder"
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Old 11-30-08, 10:33 PM
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Yeah, I go into my account and my order isn't even there.
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Old 11-30-08, 10:35 PM
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Yeah, I go into my account and my order isn't even there.
Same for me. I placed my order 3 hours ago. Expecting the worst, hoping for the best.
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Old 11-30-08, 11:27 PM
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And I thought I'd have my first real HD DVD bargain find. Ugh! Thousands of these discs produced and not sold and the only place to really find them is ebay?!

Still wondering if it was worth hanging onto my player and the few discs I have. I should really take it off my projector and use it upstairs for it's main worth: An upconverting dvd player. Sigh.
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Old 11-30-08, 11:47 PM
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DAMN.. I thought I was done with my DVD purchases for awhile.
Anyway thanks for the link...and sale.
all on back order..

Also don't forget
http://www.cashbaq.com

For free shipping and cashbaq,just stay signed in to www.cashbaq and you should get 5% back...

My order
Heroes: Season 1 [HD] [7 Discs]
by Masi Oka
SKU: 025195007863
HD-DVD Backorder 1 $9.90 $9.90

Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise [HD]
by Quint Lancaster
SKU: 858604001257
HD-DVD Backorder 1 $9.88 $9.88

The Sopranos: Season Six, Part 2 [HD]
by James Gandolfini
SKU: 026359425486
HD-DVD Backorder 1 $8.89 $8.89

The Sopranos: Season Six, Part 1 [HD] [4 Discs]
by James Gandolfini
SKU: 026359392986
HD-DVD Backorder 1 $8.89 $8.89

Planet Earth: The Complete Collection [HD]
by David Attenborough
SKU: 794051293923
HD-DVD Backorder 1 $9.90 $9.90

The Best of HD DVD, Vol. 1 [HD]
by Denzel Washington
SKU: 085391172017
HD-DVD Backorder 1 $9.96 $9.96


Sub Total: $57.42
Sales Tax: $0.00
Shipping: $0.00

Order Total: $57.42
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Old 12-01-08, 12:21 AM
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boy they cut the list down to one page now. Almost everything is gone now!
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Old 12-01-08, 12:34 AM
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I'd be surprised if any of these orders go through, unless you got in on it very early. Backorders don't help since it is highly unlikely that Borders will be able to get more stock to fill these (especially at these prices)
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Old 12-01-08, 02:44 AM
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They may have yanked some of the box sets, but still 153 HD-DVDs listed on their site, many at $9-10:

HD-DVDs at Borders

And in a nice coincidence, Sellout-Woot is again offering the Venturer HD-DVD Player with 2 HD-DVD movies for $44.99 (+ $5 ship):

Access Sellout-Woot through Yahoo Shopping

So for around $100, you could set yourself up with 7 high-def movies and a player.
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Old 12-01-08, 02:56 AM
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I'll be suprised if it goes through, but in for:

The Sopranos: Season Six, Part 2 [HD]
SKU: 026359425486
HD-DVD Backorder 1 $8.89 $8.89

The Sopranos: Season Six, Part 1 [HD] [4 Discs]
SKU: 026359392986
HD-DVD Backorder 1 $8.89 $8.89

Heroes: Season 1 [HD] [7 Discs]
SKU: 025195007863
HD-DVD Backorder 1 $9.90 $9.90
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Old 12-01-08, 03:02 AM
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Originally Posted by djskyler View Post
They may have yanked some of the box sets, but still 153 HD-DVDs listed on their site, many at $9-10:

HD-DVDs at Borders

And in a nice coincidence, Sellout-Woot is again offering the Venturer HD-DVD Player with 2 HD-DVD movies for $44.99 (+ $5 ship):

Access Sellout-Woot through Yahoo Shopping

So for around $100, you could set yourself up with 7 high-def movies and a player.

not again,I bought when it was $60 from Buy.com.

HD-DVD just won't go away.maybe in another year or 2 we can see these deals gone.
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Old 12-01-08, 04:06 AM
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I have to agree. Why can't retailers just BUST A FUCKIN' MOVE and sell all of their HD DVD stock for a few bucks.
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Old 12-01-08, 04:56 AM
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Over 22 years after the last CED videodiscs were produced, there are STILL lots of unsold, still-sealed discs out there. The same will probably happen with HD-DVD- speculation when the format died was that companies would destroy them for a tax write-off, but looks like that hasn't happened. It remains to be seen how collectible these will get, I'm buying them just because I collect failed formats (I've got a few D-VHS movies too, still trying to find a player.)
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