Question Regarding Region-Free Alias DVDs

 
Old 01-17-04, 10:20 PM
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Question Regarding Region-Free Alias DVDs

I've noticed that there are a lot of region-free "Alias" DVDs up on EBay. They all look like they come from Asia as some have Korean or Chinese characters on them. I was wondering if anyone has gotten these and if they do indeed work on R1 players.

They look like these:
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Old 01-17-04, 10:23 PM
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Don't waste your money. They are probably bootlegs.
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Yup.

Invest in a Costco card. It might be $35-45, but it's the membership that keeps on giving. Just ask any owners of the Alien Quadrilogy or Indiana Jones Trilogy..

Or, hell, just ask Blade..
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Ok, thanks. I was leaning towards not getting them this way already, but now I won't for sure.
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I'm not buying them or anything, but they look a little better than I would've expected.
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Yeah, it's amazing what bootleggers can do nowadays..

If only some of the studios had the same creativity..
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wish ebay would start cracking down on these people. makes me sick. Ebay keeps jacking the listing fees up, bootlegers come out of the woodwork. LOL
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Originally posted by kthemmes
wish ebay would start cracking down on these people. makes me sick. Ebay keeps jacking the listing fees up, bootlegers come out of the woodwork. LOL
I hear that. To be honest though, I, personally, have no problem with someone buying something that's unreleased [i've picked up some "trilogies" on there], but I have no tolerance for the bootleggers that try to pawn a boot off as an official release.

A couple months ago, I put up an extra copy of the Little Mermaid that I had [bought during a Disney Store sale]. I got SO MANY emails asking me if it was the "Platinum Edition". I had a form letter telling these people there was NO platinum edition of the Little Mermaid.

And when I put up my old crappy copy of Scarface for auction, all the emails wanted to know if it had an insert... [And this was before it was en vogue to ask "Does it come with an Insert??]
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