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Old 01-20-04, 12:16 AM
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Milestone numbers in your DVD collection

For those of you that have reached certain milestone numbers in your collection such as #50, #100, #500, #1000, etc Did you plan on making a purchase to state the exact movie you wanted at that number or did it just happen? I'm always keeping track of my DVDs, knowing exactly how many and when I bought them. I knew when I was coming up on a certain number like this week when this certain title comes out it will be my #100th DVD. But now I'm closing in on my #500th DVD and I'm kinda thinking I'd really like it to be something important. I know it sounds lame and trivial but hey that's why we are here. Have you planned a purchase for a milestone number in your collection?
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I always mark the 50 milestones in my collection but about the closest I've come to what you are saying is picking which one of a group I get about the same time I pass the milestone I want to use for the milestone.
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I never know exactly how many I have, so this wouldn't work for me.
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Old 01-20-04, 12:39 AM
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I only have about 185 titles, but for #100, I wanted to make sure it was special. I chose "The Decalogue"

Not sure what I'll choose for #200 though.
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Old 01-20-04, 01:10 AM
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Originally posted by illennium
I never know exactly how many I have, so this wouldn't work for me.
Me either. I noticed last week when I was entering some I purchased that I had gone over the 100 mark, but since I entered a bunch at the same time, I don't know which one was actually my 100th.





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Re: Milestone numbers in your DVD collection

Originally posted by lesterlong
Have you planned a purchase for a milestone number in your collection?
nope.
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Old 01-20-04, 01:41 AM
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Originally posted by illennium
I never know exactly how many I have, so this wouldn't work for me.
I'll give a third vote to this one. Aside from keeping a fairly accurate count in the Profiler, I usually buy more then one at once, so the exact milestone is never really noticed by me.

I didn't even start keeping a record until I already had about 130, as it wasn't a true obsession of mine until then. Now I am at the 274 mark according to Profiler.

Honestly, if I actually noted all the milestones, it would probably scare me into not buying as many. Because right now, I am thinking:

"Damn, I spent the money to get 274 DVDs? Am I friggin' nuts???"

This is why I do not pay attention to milestones.

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Old 01-20-04, 03:20 AM
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Nope, random chance.
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It's all random
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I don't bother. Considering that when I upgrade I always sell the older version, my collection numbers change fairly frequently.
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I don't do anything special to commemorate a milestone but I do know that the next dvd I buy will be #666.
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Old 01-20-04, 06:36 AM
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#1 Leon: The Professional
#100 Fantasia Anthology
#200 Yojimbo CC
#666 Sol Bianca CE
#800 Looney Tunes, Golden
#1000 ?

I try to make the "milestone number" a pretty good title/package whenever the opportunity arises. However, it's been mostly random, especially as of late.
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Old 01-20-04, 07:29 AM
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I don't bother. Considering that when I upgrade I always sell the older version, my collection numbers change fairly frequently.
Same here. I remember my first (The Matrix) but that's about it.
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Old 01-20-04, 07:55 AM
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As I get closer to #500, I'll have to think about getting something special. Problem is, I buy as they get released so hopefully they'll be something cool released close to when I hit #500. Maybe I'll try and project my target date and see what's being released around then.
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all the dvds I buy I consider important, since I only have about 50
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I dont pay attention to numbers...
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Old 01-20-04, 08:57 AM
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What are thse numbers you speak of?
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Numbers are these things that the Criterion Collection created.

100 was Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, I think. Guzzlefish said I hit 100 with that, but I'm not sure if they really had all the DVDs I owned in their system to acurately count.
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Old 01-20-04, 12:59 PM
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nope....and since over time a few will get culled from the collection those that stay will have their numbers bumped down.....so it's a silly exercise to begin with. I love them all, they are all special
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Never even crossed my mind.
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Thats actually a good idea...Im going to have to think of one when I hit 50 in my collection. I think I have the lowest amount here...I count it at 33 currently..which is quite sad.
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