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Old 10-09-05, 11:09 PM
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Would you sell your DVD collection (every one) for $10,000?

Not even keeping a single one. I can't believe there are too many whose collection is nearly worth that much. So would you give up a collection you worked long a hard for, accumulated from nothing and grew to something you love to look at day in and day out?

I am torn. Given I could use the money, thinking of the time, effort, and sometimes heartache that went into my collecting, it would be such a tough choice.

You?
Old 10-09-05, 11:13 PM
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In a heartbeat. $10,000 is alot of money and hell i could use half of that money to buy most of the movies in my collection again. Plus there would be the fun of taking $5,000 and going shopping for DVD's.

The real question would be: Would you give up owning movies/dvd's forever for $10,000? I don't know if i could do that.
Old 10-09-05, 11:15 PM
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my collection is worth more than 10,000
Old 10-09-05, 11:15 PM
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Well, I just recently estimated the cost of my collection for the moving company and I calculated that my collection was at least $15k. So if someone offered me $20K, I would definitely consider it. But I would need to find a new hobby.
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Seeing as MSRP of my collection is $23k, replacement value is definitely over $10k even if I used Deep Discount's next 20% off sale to completely restock. So nope, I wouldn't.
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I would. Since most of my collection is a bunch of those Dollar Tree/Wal-Mart $1 DVDs, I think my entire collection is worth between $300 to $350. I would sell my collection, and go back to the dollar store, but I am not going to spend all the $10,000 there.
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With that amount of money, I could pay off my credit card and get my car the repairs it so desperately needs...

...so yes. Yes, I would.
Old 10-09-05, 11:47 PM
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Are you kidding? That wouldn't nearly cover replacement costs.
Old 10-09-05, 11:53 PM
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id sell in a heartbeat i could buy 4 times the dvds with that money
Old 10-10-05, 12:02 AM
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That would barely cover the cost of my collection. Besides I have too much OOP stuff.
Old 10-10-05, 12:06 AM
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Considering I only own 141 DVDs, yeah I'd sell them all for $10,000.
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So, is this like the geeky version of "Indecent Proposal"?
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$18,678 is the retail value of my collection. I doubt I could replace everything for 10 grand, and even if I could, the time I would need to spend doing so would more than outweigh any small monetary gain. So, my answer is no.
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I'm asking 50k.
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Of course. 10,000 bucks. Each.
Old 10-10-05, 01:05 AM
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No. My Van Damme collection itself is worth more than $10,000.
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So is there a site that tallies the worth of your collections, or did some of you guys just sit down and work it out?
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Originally Posted by bballing
No. My Van Damme collection itself is worth more than $10,000.
Old 10-10-05, 02:06 AM
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Considering how the size of people's collections vary, maybe a better question would have been: Would you sell your collection for its replacement value * [x] %?
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Yes! My colletion of 343 DVDs cost me $7,270.19 including all of the shipping charges. I'd make a nice profit at $10,000 and I have dang few OOP titles, so it's be fairly easy to replace about 99.5% of the entire collection. In addition, there are some blind buys I have which I was disappointed that I bought, and I could avoid buying those again!
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Considering I have two copies of Mortal Kombat: Annihilation in my collection... yes. Yes, I would.
Old 10-10-05, 04:47 AM
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USD$10K is nearly $18K where i live so maybe yeah i would...
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Maybe, but it would not really cover replacement cost so I doubt it. If I was not in debt I wouldn't even consider it. But, 10K would pay off most of my debt other than school loans.
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Nope. Too many personally signed DVDs that are irreplaceable.
Old 10-10-05, 07:12 AM
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My collection has a few OOP titles, but I wouldn't mind selling everything for $10k and start collecting from scratch again.

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