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Who leaves the shrink-wrap on their DVDs? [merged]

Old 01-03-05, 07:15 PM
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Never really thought about keeping them on before. But I usually take the shrink wrap off. For most DVDs you can get a replacement case.
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Originally Posted by Fok
Never really thought about keeping them on before. But I usually take the shrink wrap off. For most DVDs you can get a replacement case.
Even the Digi-pak ones?
Old 01-03-05, 09:00 PM
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I don't worry about the packaging because the disc itself is the only thing that is important. If my cases show wear-n-tear, I don't give a shit. I buy for the movie.
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I never do this, seems kinda frivolous.
I feel like I'm the only one who doesn't
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I did this only once with the Alien Quadrilogy just because the box was such a piece of crap.
Old 01-04-05, 08:13 AM
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The shrinkwrap comes off as soon as I get home, when I open it to check the disc for damage.
Old 07-06-05, 10:19 AM
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Does anyone save the shrinkwrap?

For my X-Files box sets, I carefully cut the shrinkwrap along 3 edges of the top so that it turned into a flap, and I could slide out the thing that holds all the discs. This way the slipcase remains protected, too.

Anyone else do this?
Old 07-06-05, 10:23 AM
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No, I don't, but I pull off the shrinkwrap and keep it in piles scattered around my room. I'm an interior decorator on the side, you see...
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Old 07-06-05, 10:32 AM
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Old 07-06-05, 10:50 AM
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I use it to keep the aliens out of my brain. I didn't realize it could also be used to protect my slipcover
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It's garbage.
Old 07-06-05, 10:55 AM
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and shrink wrap does just that...shrink. back in the days of vynil records this was a big problem. If you leave the plastic on the sleeve, it could warp the record after a period of time. Thats why they sell heavy duty plastic to protect record sleeves now. Not saying that this isn't anal, but just throwing it out there.
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Nope...goes in the trash.
Old 07-06-05, 11:00 AM
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I save it so that I can rewrap and melt it later to sell used dvds as new on ebay.
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LOL
Old 07-06-05, 11:04 AM
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For box sets and also where the dvd comes out of any cover i do cut it on the sides as you do to protect the cover.
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I used to do it w/ VHS tapes (just cut out the bottom to slide the tape out but leave the rest to protect the cover) w/ DVD cases it just doesn't work out as well.
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God no.
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You open your dvds???? If toy collectors have taught us anything its that you have to keep things in their unopened packages for them to be worth anything!!!
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No, I don't save the shrink wrap. But then, I'm the sorta guy who also throws out empty soup cans and the cardboard rolls from toilet paper.
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Umm...no.
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Hells nizzo.
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I wrote a script about a deranged guy who broke into people's homes to steal the shrinkwrap off unopened DVD's. He then sewed the pieces together to make scary clown suits which he wore to crash neighborhood children's birthday parties and terrify them.

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