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Old 12-25-04, 06:05 PM
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Where do you guys buy most of your dvds from?

I mostly get all mine online from amazon or DDD. Do you guys purchase dvds more online or do you get most of yours at retail stores?
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best buy, studio store, amoeba records, costco.

I hardly deal with online sites unless it's a really dire or hard to find item.
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Old 12-25-04, 06:12 PM
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Wal-Mart....but i make them price match Best Buy, Circuit City, and Target ads almost all the time.
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90% is via on-line. I'll slip into BB on Tuesdays maybe every other week....and maybe Borders a few times a month. I always have recieved great service from Amazon....regardless of the prices. I don't really care about who has it for the cheapest....I'm not a deal hunter. if the service is top notch....I'll pay top dollar....no problem. for all of my import needs...it's nobody but Xploited.com. Tony is the very best in the biz and I trust him fully. I try to order from him a few times a month....although I've slowed of late due to the high volume of work I've been dealing with.
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Old 12-25-04, 06:19 PM
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I buy stuff from both B&M stores and online.

Generally, I buy only sale-items at the B&M stores like Best Buy, Target & Circuit City. When I say sale-items, I mean DVDs with new-release special prices, or movies in their 2/$15 or 2/$20 sales.

For stuff that doesn't go on sale and/or isn't carried by the B&Ms, I go online: Deep Discount DVD or DVD Pacific

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Old 12-25-04, 06:26 PM
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Online or Best Buy
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Old 12-25-04, 06:50 PM
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Online or Wal-Mart. No best buy around here for hours.
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Old 12-25-04, 06:55 PM
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DDD Primarily..Maybe an B & M under the 2/20 type of deals. Must be anamorphic (sp?), though. I am not ususally in a rush to buy the latest and greatest anymore.
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Best Buy.I will make them price match if needed.
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Probably split in this way:
65% DeepDiscount
25% Amazon
10% Wal Mart

When looking for something I first go to Amazon to see if it's indeed a title, because Deep Discount doesn't always have it listed for whatever reason. Then once confirmed, I go to DeepDiscount to check for their listing and price. If better than Amazon, I place the item in my Wishlist or in the Cart. However, sometimes Amazon will have slightly better prices. So that's where the 25% comes from. Strangely enough, Amazon has had lower prices on select items lately, so I've had more orders from Amazon than usual lately.

The Wal Mart purchases are split between new release sale prices and bargain bin/rack purchases. But lately, that's fairly rare. As my all-time wish list has shrunken quite a bit lately. Not a lot of bargain bin titles I want right now. I usually look for Steven Seagal movies at Wal Mart for $9.98. Hey, would you pay more than $10 for a Seagal title?
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Columbia House join/fulfill/quit, DDD for those not at CH, plus a used store to use credits for any I sell to them. That's about it, other than the occasional cherry-pick deal (such as the LotR: RotK EE for $16.99 @ coconuts.com).
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Old 12-25-04, 08:15 PM
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DDD, Target, Circuit City and Amazon.
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Best Buy with the Madden coupon otherwise its whoever is the least expensive. Often its FYE, or Gamestop while they accept trade-ins.

I get a lot from DDD especially when they have a sale. (I build a list and wait for a sale to get really wanted sets)
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Almost always from DDD. For imports, I usually shop around for a while.
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I buy about 90% of my DVD's from Best Buy.
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Old 12-25-04, 08:34 PM
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best buy, target on tuesdays
DDD for harder to find stuff
cd-wow, dddhouse for international

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Future Shop, crap service but a decent selection of movies.

A&B sound isn't too bad either
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Best Buy actually gets most of my buisness when the buisness gets done. Costco & Circuit City are running the second string.
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Old 12-25-04, 08:48 PM
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Best Buy. Occasionally Target, Wal-mart or Circuit City if I'm in there and see something I want at a good price. Best Buy has the best store that's convenient on my way to work.

I rarely shop online anymore. Best Buy is usually as cheap or cheaper, and I can get instant gratification and not have to worry about shipping damages etc.
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I usually buy from Amazon, because I don't live in the US and Amazon is the most reliable when it comes to shipping.
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Old 12-25-04, 08:59 PM
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B&M's: Best Buy, Target, Wal*Mart, Borders and Fry's.
We have a SecondSpin here and I'll go there on occasion. There's a local "mom & pop" B&M that will have more obscure titles plus I'll get used DVDs there. Also when I'm up in L.A. I'll hit Amoeba Records and DVDPlanet.

Online: DDD, Xploitedcinema and I've recently used Amazon once.
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I start with DVDPriceSearch.com, and then I hit Half.com to see what I can get it for gently used. If unavailable or too costly, and I have to have it, I hit DDD (generally the best price most of the time anyways). If I can wait, it goes into DVD Profiler's wish list, where I watch for sales from B&M's and Overstock.

A PS note on the Half.com: Recently I decided to experiment and listed several titles that I want as Pre-orders, where you specify the condition you would require and the cost. I listed probably 30 titles I pre-ordered, all of which would require the seller to let it go at extremely low prices and yet high quality. To my surprise, I've had three orders filled thus far, and have been very happy with them.

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