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Old 05-31-23, 08:43 PM
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Re: DVD Rot ?

Found another one: Count Dracula (1977 BBC film starring Louis Jourdan) - completely dead - won't load.
Old 05-31-23, 09:19 PM
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Re: DVD Rot ?

Originally Posted by Alan Smithee
Does ANYONE here have a Larry King set that isn’t rotted? I’ve tried two copies now and they both crap out during John Travolta on the first disc. Would like to have a playable copy of this, normally I’d just give up but there’s some important stuff on here.
On the plus side, those appear to be readily available in the five dollar range on eBay and Amazon marketplace.

Maybe you could hit up an eBay seller and have them check their DVD to see if it still works before you buy it.

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Re: DVD Rot ?

A few more:

La Femme Nikita: Season 1 - discs 1 & 3 are bad at the layer change, didn't bother checking the rest
Saturday Morning Cartoons 1960 Volume 2 - disc 1 starts glitching after the layer change
Plastic Man: The Complete Collection - all discs showing signs of rot

Does anybody have seasons 2-5 of La Femme Nikita (the original issued sets) to verify if they're bad? Mine are still unopened and I don't know if I should even bother with them.

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Old 07-08-23, 07:30 PM
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Re: DVD Rot ?

Shit, I have to check my Saturday Morning sets now. Wanted to get Plastic Man also.

But I came here because I got a 3rd Larry King set from Amazon and as expected all 3 discs are bad, but it's ON now- they are sending me another one with the promise to return the bad one at Whole Foods. I'll just keep asking for a new set til I get one that plays or they run out.

Considering how big a backer of DVD Warner was back in the day, they sure have fucked over a lot of purchasers with that bad manufacturing plant.
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Old 09-04-23, 12:05 PM
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Re: DVD Rot ?

I wanted to watch "Deliverance" the other night, but when I slipped it into the player I got the "the disc is dirty" message. I cleaned it well, but the message would not go away. I had to watch something else.
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Cruising: The Deluxe Edition. Froze up half-way thru the movie! Disc flawless.Bought brand new over 10 years ago. Watched only 1.5 times!

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