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Old 09-10-03, 06:33 PM
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Grrr! I lost a DVD! Have you?

Well this blows!

A friend asked if he could borrow my copy of Old School, and I was like "sure, no problem" Well, I went to grab it and it was GONE!

He is the only person that ever borrows my movies, and on rare occasions a couple of my co-workers have. However, none of them borrowed the damn thing.

So it just got up and walked off! I've searched high and low for the movie, my place is plenty organized so it would be easy to find if it were in fact here, I think?

Perhaps it was jeaolous of being next to Office Space, or maybe afraid of being next to Outbreak?


I don't get it, I've got no clue where it is. I know that I haven't sold it, cuz I loved it and want to keep it!

So, ever lost a DVD?
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Old 09-10-03, 06:51 PM
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No, I've misfiled titles before, but I never lost one yet.

Did you check "S" for school?
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Originally posted by island007
No, I've misfiled titles before, but I never lost one yet.

Did you check "S" for school?
"S" for school... misfile it... haha

Is it sitting on top of your DVD player... or your amp? Shoved in with the PS2 games? I do that a lot... I'm hopeless... perhaps you are too, no matter how hard you push that "plenty organized" line...
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Old 09-10-03, 07:33 PM
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Maybe someone, uh, stole it?
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Are you sure you didnt accidently put it with the porno pile?
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Old 09-10-03, 07:54 PM
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I guess I'm pretty lucky. I've only lost a few DVD's over the years. And that has been nicely balanced out by the number of DVD's I've found. Like just the other day I was picking through some garbage bags at the dump, and inside one of them stuffed full of baby diapers I found a copy of old School. It even had an insert.
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I have lost one film - The General.

No idea where the hell it is.
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Originally posted by reubs82
Maybe someone, uh, stole it?
Can't imagine who, don't get to many guests. Delivery people never get far enough in the house to see the collection.
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Are you sure you didnt accidently put it with the porno pile?
positive, I keep the porn in standard cd jewel cases
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Originally posted by Crocker Jarmen
I guess I'm pretty lucky. I've only lost a few DVD's over the years. And that has been nicely balanced out by the number of DVD's I've found. Like just the other day I was picking through some garbage bags at the dump, and inside one of them stuffed full of baby diapers I found a copy of old School. It even had an insert.

oh really, why don't you just pop that in the mail to:

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Okay, here is an update. I've brought out the flashlight, and searched under,behind, in, on top of, and generally all around both of my TV's. Nothing doing. Lots of dust, and some slightly used condoms, but nothing of serious note. And certainly no "Old School" DVD.


Also checked under the bed, in the couch, behind my desk.

I'm at a loss. It's just frickin' gone!
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at least it's not a good movie thats missing. no...never lost a disc, misplaced a disc or even thought about loaning one out. gotta protect the investment.
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Are you one of those people who will 'double deck' their DVD cases?
Like you were watching Old School, took it out of the player but left the case in another room. Not wanting to go and get it you simply stuck the Old
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disc in with the Office Space copy you had laying around, thinking you'd put the proper DVD in it's proper case later. Or do you live with something (like me) who seems to think this is an acceptible practise?
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Old 09-10-03, 08:24 PM
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Originally posted by Crocker Jarmen
Are you one of those people who will 'double deck' their DVD cases?
Like you were watching Old School, took it out of the player but left the case in another room. Not wanting to go and get it you simply stuck the Old
School
disc in with the Office Space copy you had laying around, thinking you'd put the proper DVD in it's proper case later. Or do you live with something (like me) who seems to think this is an acceptible practise?
No chance in hell would I ever hurt one of my DVD's by doing that! If the disc has as much as a fingerprint or piece of dust I generally freak out. And nope, nobody I live with would dare do this to my DVD's.

Also of note, it is the whole damn case and DVD gone, not just the disc.



I've just made a sign-out sheet for my movies in case I ever have an incident like this again.
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Old 09-10-03, 09:26 PM
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No, there have been occasions where I couldnt find the dvd I was looking for, that is because my dvds are quite unorganized right now. They always seem to turn up after making a mess digging around looking for it.

However... there are dvds I wish Id lose!
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One time I lost my Matrix DVD, found it over a year later sitting on the attic floor.
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Old 09-10-03, 09:30 PM
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Originally posted by Crocker Jarmen
I guess I'm pretty lucky. I've only lost a few DVD's over the years. And that has been nicely balanced out by the number of DVD's I've found. Like just the other day I was picking through some garbage bags at the dump, and inside one of them stuffed full of baby diapers I found a copy of old School. It even had an insert.
Its much easier to check the dumpsters at Blockbuster!
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No, because I don't loan them out. One time one of my so called "friends" thought it would be funny to "borrow" one of my dvd's when I was not home. I didn't sleep until I got that puppy back.
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I lent my sister Spider-Man three weekends ago, have yet to get it back. If I liked the movie more, I'd be pestering her to get it, but I don't really care either way.
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I am accused by my family of loving my DVDs more than I love them. NOT true!! Well, perhaps some of my DVDs.

Anyway, I am so anal retentive about my collection, since I lost 5 DVDs. Never found them. I beleive that when Judge Crater, Hoffa and Amelia Earhart are found they will find them watching my lost DVDs.
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Old 09-10-03, 11:16 PM
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I "lost" a movie once... Six days Seven nights...???
It bugged me so darn much I ended up buying another copy just to fill its space on the shelf...is that bad???
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But have you really searched? For a guide to the proper way to search your home, see Gene Hackman in the final scene of The Conversation.
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There have been very short periods where I thought I lost a DVD only to remember that while I had thought about purchasing that particular DVD, I never got around to it.
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Okay, here is an update. I've brought out the flashlight, and searched under,behind, in, on top of, and generally all around both of my TV's. Nothing doing. Lots of dust, and some slightly used condoms,
how the hell do condoms get slightly used???
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