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Old 04-19-05, 09:26 AM
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Titles that never became available for enrollment

Is there such a list?
For example: Schindler's List. Yeah, I know it has been dirt cheap lately but it never became available for enrollment, it still isn't. Just looking for ways to get the most out of this nearly worthless funcash.
Old 04-19-05, 11:01 AM
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For $20, it makes a fine fulfillment.
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Originally Posted by SFranke
For $20, it makes a fine fulfillment.
True, but why use it as a fulfillment when you can get it for $6.95? Yes, I know that the "true price" of a $20.00 fulfillment is ~$5.00, but IMO it makes more sense to pick up a fulfillment that really does cost $20.00 elsewhere so that one is getting more of a bargain.
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Originally Posted by Gobear
True, but why use it as a fulfillment when you can get it for $6.95? Yes, I know that the "true price" of a $20.00 fulfillment is ~$5.00, but IMO it makes more sense to pick up a fulfillment that really does cost $20.00 elsewhere so that one is getting more of a bargain.
I agree. The best way to get it IMO is at the $6.95 price as a third title during a free shipping period, or to put your total past a certain minimum amount during another kind of offer. Don't waste a fulfillment on it.
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The price on my account is $9, not $7. I do know it's been $7 in the past, though.
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I did not intend for one title to be the focus. I wonder what OTHER titles never became available for enrollment. It seems to me that would be the best use of funcash ... without a lot of calling and grief.
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The Universal Monster Collections.
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Been quite a few but here are a couple of recent ones that come to mind...

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind CE was available for a day or two, no longer.

The new Silverado Giftset is priced as a box set at $14.96, it should never be available.

Dr. Strangelove 40th SE never became available for enrollment, I'm hoping to use $30 on that title.

It's a fairly safe bet that none of the Criterions will be available... 8 1/2, The Red Shoes, Hearts and Minds, Hamlet, The Ruling Class, The Third Man.
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Here's a partial list:


  1. The Third Man (The Criterion Collection #64) 3639408 $34.95
  2. The Ruling Class (The Criterion Collection #132) 3639606 $34.95
  3. The Red Shoes (The Criterion Collection #44) 3639507 $34.95
  4. Hearts & Minds (The Criterion Collection #156) 3639002 $34.95
  5. 8 1/2 (The Criterion Collection #140) 3638905 $34.95
  6. Dr. Strangelove (40th Anniversary Special Edition) 3451101 $29.95 11/02/2004
  7. Hamlet (The Criterion Collection #82) 3639705 $22.95
  8. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Collector's Edition) 3812906 $22.95 01/04/2005
  9. The Who & Special Guests: Live At The Royal Albert Hall 3012309 $21.95 09/25/2001
  10. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (Two-Disc Special Edition) 2759207 $21.95 09/24/2002
  11. Amadeus (2 Disc Special Edition) 2759108 $21.95 09/24/2002
  12. Schindler's List (Widescreen) 3056405 $19.95 03/09/2004


The list got a lot smaller, being pointed out that the Monster Sets are indeed boxsets, so I have removed them.
I also had to remove Mystic River and The Terminal because CH has recently changed the pricing structure on these, and they are now priced as boxsets.
Then I updated the list with a few titles mentioned in this thread that I was missing. It's a very small list now.

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16. Mystic River (3 Disc Deluxe Edition) 3191400 $29.95 06/08/2004
was available for a while
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Originally Posted by fryinpan1
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16. Mystic River (3 Disc Deluxe Edition) 3191400 $29.95 06/08/2004
was available for a while
True, but correct me if I'm wrong, the OP is trying to compile a list of non-boxset titles which are CURRENTLY not available for enrollment, in order to maximize the use of funcash,since it cannot be applied in full to boxsets anymore.
I should scratch out Showgirls though,that is a boxset.
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Originally Posted by basaro
True, but correct me if I'm wrong, the OP is trying to compile a list of non-boxset titles which are CURRENTLY not available for enrollment, in order to maximize the use of funcash,since it cannot be applied in full to boxsets anymore.
That is indeed the goal. Thanks for all the great suggestions. Eternal Sunshine and possibly Hearts and Minds look like a winner.
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One flew over the Cuckoo's nest and The Who - Live at Royal Albert Hall are two that didn't become available for fulfillment.
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Originally Posted by basaro
True, but correct me if I'm wrong, the OP is trying to compile a list of non-boxset titles which are CURRENTLY not available for enrollment, in order to maximize the use of funcash,since it cannot be applied in full to boxsets anymore.
I should scratch out Showgirls though,that is a boxset.
I thought he was looking for titles not available for enrollment that are dirt cheap to buy at a store.
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2519601 Bridge on the River Kwai Limited Edition $39.95 is no longer available for enrollment I believe.

I don't suppose anyone would want them nowadays, but the various Star Trek single discs from the TV series don't appear to be available for enrollment (TOS, NG, DS-9). This may be true for other TV series that have been issued as single discs and are carried by Columbia House. There was some talk about Gunsmoke discs in another thread, for example; they are not available for enrollment at present (but they make good fulfillments).

Also, anything not a pre-order and not yet available for enrollment could be ordered with funcash, although waiting to get it for enrollment is a better option.
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What is the method to determine whether an item is "boxset priced" or not?

I'm looking to grab the six Monster Legacy collections with my funcash, but unsure how to deterimine if they are listed as boxes or not.

Thanks!
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If the price is listed as special, then it is considered a boxset.
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Originally Posted by kevin7215
If the price is listed as special, then it is considered a boxset.
Thanks. Guess I won't be getting the Monster Legacy Collections afterall...
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Originally Posted by mbs
Thanks. Guess I won't be getting the Monster Legacy Collections afterall...
Yeah, you are right. I didn't think of that before because they were so cheap, but they are only accepting $10 towards each of them. Now I am pissed!
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Originally Posted by kevin7215
If the price is listed as special, then it is considered a boxset.
Also, if the price does not end in $XX.95 it is almost certainly a box set price.
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I updated my list above. Looks like it's down to only 12 titles. Any more?
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Nothing else?
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Some of these may have been available for enrollment at one time, but they aren't now:

Near Dark $21.95
Memento LE $21.95
Close Encounters of the Third Kind $21.95
Highlander The Immortal Edition $19.95
American Pie Ultimate Edition $21.95

Edit: Removed some phone-enrollment titles

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Half of those used to be available over the phone, has anyone checked that info lately? I am signing up again later this week, so I will check this out if no one else knows.
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