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Old 11-07-04, 08:40 PM
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What's The Best DVD Bargain You've Ever Gotten?

What are the best DVD bargains and/or deals you've ever gotten? Where and when did you get them?
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Old 11-07-04, 08:46 PM
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a friend of mine sold me his copy of Kiss MTV Unplugged for about $10 without realising that it was already OOP & was worth alot on ebay

also i managed to get SOTL CC version for about $25, 2nd hand without having to pay ebay prices.
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Nightmare on Elm Street Boxed set brand new for $20 due to employee error at Best Buy.
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Old 11-07-04, 09:03 PM
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800.com's three DVDs for one cent was my second best deal. $150 in Amazon gift certificates for checking out a new website for five minutes was the best. :-)
I also bought a widescreen HDTV from 800.com for 1/3 the price at Best Buy. The deal included free shipping plus a $100 gift certificate, which I used for DVDs. My first 120 DVDs had an average cost of less than $1.
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Old 11-07-04, 09:12 PM
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Other than the 3 for $1 at 800.com,

X-files season 1 - pre-order from CDNow for $7 and change shipped.

and I guess I will point out that there have been a dozen threads discussing this already.
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A free $25 GC to Amazon.com for signing up at Digital-Neighbors.com....oh wait...I'm still waiting fo that, from what I hear I should be recieving it soon

Thank you for your interest in Digital-Neighbors. Due to network overload in the past 48 hours, your request for the Amazon.com $25 Gift Certificate was delayed.

The information you supplied us has been forwarded to the proper place and you will be receiving a Gift Certificate in the US Postal Mail from Digital-Neighbors with a personal one-use code. Use this $25 gift certificate on any Amazon.com purchase for any amount.

There are a limited number of Amazon Gift Certificates available to us each month. Your gift certificate will arrive in less than six to eight weeks.

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In all reality:

$20 off $20 at buy.com
Jaboom, got about (10) $26GC for amazon.com [poor Jaboom ]
~$18 (Misprice) James Bond 3rd Boxset at Buy.com?(or was is bestbuy.com), then at 800.com!!

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Old 11-07-04, 09:28 PM
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Planet of The Apes Boxset- $20 from Amazon
From the Earth to the Moon complete mini-series-Free from DDDVD.com
The Invisible Man $7.00 from Amazon
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five finger discount
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Simitar's Godzilla Collection for $33.85, including shipping, off eBay.
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Old 11-07-04, 09:38 PM
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I got a a bunch of copies of the Blues Brothers for 5 bucks a piece then hocked them on ebay for 40 a piece. Great deal I tell you!
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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly SE for $7.50
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The 3 for $1 at 800.com and the free DVD from Reel.com were the two best deals I think I received.

There was a buy 2 get 2 free deal at Media Play back in '99 and picked up some good discs back then when they were alot more.
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Old 11-07-04, 10:23 PM
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Gotcha! from Overstock.com for $1.99 (Misprice)
Cast Away 2-Disc Original SE from Overstock.com for $8.99
Dr. Strangelove 2-Disc 40th Anniversary Edition from Ebay for $12
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At the time I started collecting DVD's, I was working at Columbia House (which also happened to be during the fledgling period of the DVD Club), and at their employee store, I purchased the first 40 DVD's of my current collection for $7.00 each.

This also happened to be during the period in which the Laserdisc Club was being phased out, and at the employee store, I purchased both Star Wars trilogy laserdisc box sets (original and SE) for $30 each. I re-sold them on eBay to a guy in London for $200. I also purchased the Fawlty Towers LD box set for $10 at the CH store, and re-sold it on eBay for $160.

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I bought Sixteen Candles at Mister Money for $8. This was when it was out of print. I sold it for $50 on ebay.
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Old 11-07-04, 10:50 PM
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Sopranos season 4 for 19.99 at Target with a raincheck. Employee error made the deal better than it should have been.

Most of my 60+ Criterions came from Half Price Books or CD Warehouse.

During the days of Reel, 800.com, Bigstar etc got many cheap using coupons etc
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Bride Of Re-Animator (OOP Pioneer Version)--$12

thats the only one I can think of the moment
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Bond volume 3 from 800.com for like 20 shipped

R.I.P. 800.com
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I wasn't around for the 800.com and such, so mine are more limited. Amazon's recent TV season sets for $14.99 ranks up there, though.
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Old 11-08-04, 07:18 AM
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"Halloween" box set for 15 in a supermarket (pricing error - should have been that price for just the first movie on its own).

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Old 11-08-04, 08:51 AM
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a copy of Criterions Salo- (signed by Pasolini!) for only $200.

that may seem like a lot, but regular copies of it (not signed) go for hundreds more usually, so i think i got a bargin.
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Bought "The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring" Extended Edition giftset at Best Buy for $28. Sold the bookends on eBay for $60, then bought TTT:EE for $20. So pocketed $12 after buying both incredible extended editions.

Bought "Star Wars" Trilogy at FYE for $35 (with rebate). Sold the 3 free SW posters that came with it for $35 on eBay, then went back to FYE and garnered another 3 free posters and sold those for $37.50, so pocketed $37.50 just for buying one of the most coveted DVD series in history.
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I was at my local Gamestop two weeks ago with my brother, usually we just go there to get cheap N64 games, he went to look at them and I decided on a whim that I'd look at the dvds. Sure enough, I found an amazing deal, I found Silence Of The Lambs Criterion Collection for $7.99. Has all the inserts and is in great condition. Couldn't believe it.
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a copy of Criterions Salo- (signed by Pasolini!) for only $200.
Wow, that's even more impressive considering he died 30 years ago! Good find!
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Old 11-08-04, 09:23 AM
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got alias season 3 for 11.99 at circuitcity.com
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