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Old 08-25-03, 07:58 PM
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I have just passed the 2,000 DVD ownership time to start renting?

I own 1,791 Region 1 and 242 of Regions 2 (UK) and 4 (AU) do you think it's time to start renting DVD?

If its time to rent, I can't go to the post office in the winter time, with that in mind who would be the best not the cheapest, but the best to get your moneys worth? TIA

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Edit I just purchased 6 more Region 1 total now 1,796
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Old 08-25-03, 08:03 PM
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Why don't you just watch what you got? At 2 a day every day you will still have DVD's that you haven't watched in years.
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if I had 3,000...I still wouldnt rent. so just have those little babies delivered right to your door. works for me.
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Or just open your own rental store and make your money back!
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How many of those were found in a trash bin?
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Never rent.
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Old 08-25-03, 08:45 PM
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man i still look forward to the day i hit triple digits!
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Old 08-25-03, 08:51 PM
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wow...that is a lot of dvds...I have over 300 and sometimes I feel like my collecting is psychotic...
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Old 08-25-03, 08:53 PM
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How many of those were found in a trash bin?


None but I wished they threw them out I would diving in every day to pull up what I could find. Truth is I am running out of space. I have limited room in my 5 Sauder cabinets. Until they have made a DVD I must keep the Vcr Cassette, they're in boxes.


If that thread about so many movies that will not make it to DVD is true, then I will never be able to get rid or stop buying VCR.
I don't have a DVD burner for inferior 240 line cassettes, I don't have the know how to make decent OAR copies of a Panned and Scanned made product.
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Old 08-25-03, 09:07 PM
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....perhaps you should add another 2000....maybe that will help you out figure out what is the difference between anamorphic and non-anamorphic image.....
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Re: I have just passed the 2,000 DVD ownership time to start renting?

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do you think it's time to start renting DVD?
Nope, its time to start selling!
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Netflix my Friend Netflix

If I was to own all the DVDs I have rated as 4 and 5 stars, I would own about 450 movies. I cannot imagine to own 2000 and still want more, so my recomendation is to rent.
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Re: Netflix my Friend Netflix

Originally posted by accessories4sale
If I was to own all the DVDs I have rated as 4 and 5 stars, I would own about 450 movies.
if all I had were 4 and 5 star titles....the film library would be pretty freakin' boring. I like feeding my collection a wide diet. a film library is just like a book library...any title you want...anytime you want.
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Definitely sell some of those discs. A 2000 dvd collection can easily be thinned by a fair amount. I bet there's a bunch of discs you've left untouched for a few years. It's time to slow down a bit.
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Originally posted by pro-bassoonist
....perhaps you should add another 2000....maybe that will help you out figure out what is the difference between anamorphic and non-anamorphic image.....
Ooooh. Harsh. But rather amusing. (No offense, danol.)
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Re: Netflix my Friend Netflix

Originally posted by accessories4sale
If I was to own all the DVDs I have rated as 4 and 5 stars, I would own about 450 movies. I cannot imagine to own 2000 and still want more, so my recomendation is to rent.
whoa sweet. someone who does the same thing i do. i rate all potential dvds from 1-5. 4s and 5s are those which i am 99.9% likely to get eventually.

if i bought all my 4/5 dvds i STILL wouldnt have 100!
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danol, I envy you!! Keep buying always. If you feel like you need to get rid of a few . . .
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Originally posted by pdjennings
Never rent.
Why not? Just curious what your reasoning is...
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I have almost 700 DVDs and space is becoming a consideration so we joined DVDZoo (similiar to NetFlix, but in Japan) and my purchases have dwindled to about 1 a month since I can rent most titles that I want to see, those that are still "must haves" are purchased.

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Re: Re: Netflix my Friend Netflix

Originally posted by gutwrencher
if all I had were 4 and 5 star titles....the film library would be pretty freakin' boring. I like feeding my collection a wide diet. a film library is just like a book library...any title you want...anytime you want.
So very true.
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To answer all your questions is to say since 1985 the year of career ending accident I have spent more time at home instead of always being on the road. I am not a book reader and I love watching wide screen movies on my big to me 20 inches high by 34.5 inches wide in glass measurments from my 'day' chair which is less than 5 feet away. I have already sent a check for the full amount for newly purchased Dell I-8500. I am getting a $350 rebate from Dell and a $75 rebate from Company I went on DSL with. $425 in refunds. My household expenses are few and I don't own a car or the expensies that go with that.


I used to own 6,000 Vcr casettes we all made before the DMCA, but I am thowing them away as I purchased new DVD. I sold all the Legal ones, now I just have the ones I got of the premium channels I have to throw away. To tell you how much time I have to watch movies would or buy movies online, consider 10 AM to about 1:30AM 7 nights/days or 108.5 Hours a week times 52 weeks a year =5,642 for 6 years=33,852 hours from when I first started buying DVD in 1997. 6 years into 2000 gives you about 333 per year, since I don't take vacations or holidays. I used a ratshack calculater for above figures.


Don't ever get disabled and be by yourself or you'll see the same amount of time on your hands, to watch?
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damn, man, I'm still trying to get up to 50..well, i do keep selling off movies, but still...2000? that's an exorbitant amount. I can honestly say that i have a deep sense of respect for a collector with that many movies. Keep on buying, man, keep on buying...
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Originally posted by danol
To answer all your questions is to say since 1985 the year of career ending accident I have spent more time at home instead of always being on the road. I am not a book reader and I love watching wide screen movies on my big to me 20 inches high by 34.5 inches wide in glass measurments from my 'day' chair which is less than 5 feet away. I have already sent a check for the full amount for newly purchased Dell I-8500. I am getting a $350 rebate from Dell and a $75 rebate from Company I went on DSL with. $425 in refunds. My household expenses are few and I don't own a car or the expensies that go with that.


I used to own 6,000 Vcr casettes we all made before the DMCA, but I am thowing them away as I purchased new DVD. I sold all the Legal ones, now I just have the ones I got of the premium channels I have to throw away. To tell you how much time I have to watch movies would or buy movies online, consider 10 AM to about 1:30AM 7 nights/days or 108.5 Hours a week times 52 weeks a year =5,642 for 6 years=33,852 hours from when I first started buying DVD in 1997. 6 years into 2000 gives you about 333 per year, since I don't take vacations or holidays. I used a ratshack calculater for above figures.


Don't ever get disabled and be by yourself or you'll see the same amount of time on your hands, to watch?
is this for real? wow!
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I think Apex just came out with a 2000 dvd changer?

if you want a little better, go with Pioneer's 1800 disc changer for a few hundred dollars more.

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I have a little over 300 and would love to get around 200 more but 1700 more? Now that's A LOT!
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