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If someone gave you a FS (non-oar) DVD as a gift what would you do?

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keep it
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give it away
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sale it
8
5.80%
trade it
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7.25%
return it to the store
81
58.70%
burn it
5
3.62%
noone I know would give me a non-OAR DVD
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twikoff it
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If someone gave you a FS (non-oar) DVD as a gift what would you do?

 
Old 12-20-03, 04:08 PM
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If someone gave you a FS (non-oar) DVD as a gift what would you do?

I'd try returning it, or give it to twikoff

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Old 12-20-03, 04:14 PM
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definitly return it, or exchange it, and then if that didnt work, trade it away... I am not going to watch a Full Screen DVD on my 57" Widescreen TV
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Pee my pants in glee.
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I'd exchange it in early January (after the lines die down). Why keep junk?
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Burn it, so no one else will have to be subjected to it!
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I'd say thank you very much and decide later if I'm going to keep it or trade/sell it. is it the only way the film comes? then I might keep it. if not...just exchange it if you can. depending on the person who gave it to you and how sensitive they are....you can explain the importance of ws then or later....after the holidays.
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Gift Wrap it and give it back to them and say : WOW what a coincidence! we both got the same gift for each other.Do it slyly though.
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Educate the giver on DVD theology, then return it for WS.
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I would sell it on ebay at a discount and use the money to buy the widescreen version.
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Probably trade it, hopefully I've educated my friends enough not to buy me FS
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None of those. Where's the vote option for exchanging it?
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Accept it and say thank you instead of being an ass and explaining what they did wrong. If I could exchange it without them knowing I would but I wouldn't say anything about it when accepting the gift.
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Shove it down their filthy hobbit throats. That'll learn 'em.
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I would accept it and be thankful to get a gift.
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I would accept it as well, and understand that no one is perfect.

I was JUST thinking of this too. We have this [lisp] "Secret Santa" [/lisp] going on at work and everyone knows that I like DVDs. Chances are I would have anything they would buy me, and they would most likely get fullscreen if they didn't know (per my great luck.)

If I didn't already own it I would probably watch it too. I'm not that big of a snob.
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Originally posted by Ergyu
If I didn't already own it I would probably watch it too. I'm not that big of a snob.
You sir, are one of the few fine folks on this borad.
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exchange at store
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I would keep it until I managed to replace it with an OAR version.
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Old 12-21-03, 12:39 AM
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I'd either exchange it for the widescreen version... or, more likely, for another DVD that I actually wanted (If someone gave me a FS disc, it would probably be as a joke.)
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I'ld punch the b*tch in the eye.

Seriously I'ld say thank you and let it go.
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Kill Santa.
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I can't think of a single movie I like that has come in separate full screen/widescreen versions.
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Got Indy FS for my bday and exchanged it for WS w/o a receipt. No big deal - and not worth putting the giftgiver in the uncomfortable position of having to return a would-be quality gift over something like that.
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Originally posted by illennium
I can't think of a single movie I like that has come in separate full screen/widescreen versions.
Wow, you're just better than this whole thread and all of us. Kudos on that!
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I'd most likely return it to the store.
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