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Have you ever had a DVD that's just...disappeared?

Old 01-13-06, 02:09 AM
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Have you ever had a DVD that's just...disappeared?

I was putting the Seven Samurai back on my DVD rack today and noticed that Se7en is missing. I don't know where it is, who took it, or how long it's been gone.

Now I'm pretty mad.

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Fritz the Cat. Vanished into thin air...
Old 01-13-06, 02:16 AM
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The General, a few years ago.

Today, Michael Collins.

Something's afoot. I blame Irish criminals.
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I was going to watch The Exorcist a few days ago, only to discover that it was not on my shelf. It's absence is troubling.
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My copy of "Moulin Rouge!". Vanished into thin air. Searched hi and lo, never found it. So I bought another copy. Then a year later I found it at the bottom of the bag of clothes I don't wear that are destined for Good Will. How it got there, I have no idea.
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My gladiator disappeared.
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My copy of Garden State vanished. Luckily, I was able to get another copy at HWV for 5 bucks.
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There's not a jury in the world that would convict you for beating the person who stole your Se7en DVD to death with your bare hands.
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I bought a used copy of Criterion's The Vanishing with the intention of selling. When I brought it home, the one I already owned was missing. I thought maybe someone stole mine and sold it to the resale shop but no one I know really had access to my collection, and if it was a burglar, why would he have only taken that one disc. A mystery to this day.
Old 01-13-06, 03:22 AM
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You guys might have ghosts in your house, the apathetic ones that cause light activity as this.
Old 01-13-06, 03:30 AM
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I thought I owned A Bridge too far, but when I went to get it off the shelf one day it wasnt there.

Maybe i just dreamed I owned it. The bright side was I went out and bought the new SE version instead
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I've had a handful of DVD's go missing since starting college and bringing some of them to school. Most were borrowed and never returned. However, I can't find my copy of Frequancy for the life of me. I know I never brought it to school and I didn't let anyone borrow it. I'm starting to convince myself that I sold it, but can't remember when.
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Freaky Friday was missing for about 8 months or so until my wife finally found it. It was behind a row of our DVD's in the bookcase but it had gotten turned around and faced out but covered by all the DVD's that were in the right place spine facing out.
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I lost Prom Night for about 2 to 3 years. It fell behind my dresser that is not moveable. I was taking the drawers out for some reason and there it was with some other crap.
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Still have my copy of Ocean 11II.

Anyone ?
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Somewhere during my last move I managed to lose John Lequizamo's The Pest. Obviously not a great movie but I always got a laugh out of it but it vanished...
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Missing a Foghorn Leghorn dvd that I purchased from Poker Industries.
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I'm missing one disc from Knight Rider: Season One. It may have gone back to Walmart or Netflix, but then I'd have one of theirs. I sold a DVD player on craigslist, but I know I checked the tray before I unplugged it. To this day I have no idea where it is, and I checked everywhere. That was before my last move, so I have no idea where it is.

I keep telling myself I'll auction the rest of the set on eBay with tiny letters saying "disc 3".

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Somehow, my "Die Another Day" has gotten away from me! I viewed it one time and then found that there wasn't enough room on the shelf to put it with the rest of the "Bonds". So I put it in the closet until I had time to free up some space for it. After I finally re-shuffled the titles on the shelf, I couldn't locate the DVD. That was over two years ago, and I have *no idea* what happened to it! (You notice that I haven't rushed out to re-purchase it! For some reason, pulling down "Goldfinger" from the shelf assuages the loss ... )

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Originally Posted by gfoots
I bought a used copy of Criterion's The Vanishing with the intention of selling. When I brought it home, the one I already owned was missing. I thought maybe someone stole mine and sold it to the resale shop but no one I know really had access to my collection, and if it was a burglar, why would he have only taken that one disc. A mystery to this day.
Maybe a rip in the space-time continuum caused you to buy your own copy from your future self.

This thread topic is a fear of mine. Luckily we never really have parties or a lot of company.
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Was sorting some shelves last week and when I picked up American Pie, it felt different. Opened it up and there's no disc inside. No idea what happened to it.
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Originally Posted by spartanstew
Was sorting some shelves last week and when I picked up American Pie, it felt different. Opened it up and there's no disc inside. No idea what happened to it.
I've had stuff like that happen (usually with CDs). It usually ends up that I had temporarily put the disk in the case of another to protect/transport it and forgot to remove it.
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I just noticed the other day my Pink Floyd: The Wall DVD is no longer with me. I KNOW I used to have it, but I realized I haven't seen it in a couple years now, so I may have sold it, but I don't particularly remember that...
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Perhaps many or all of you are getting old and started to forget where you left it.

Just recently I wanted to watch Carlito's Way and when I open the case the disc was gone! I tried looking for everywhere and couldn't find it.

I forgot that I place the dvd in The Blair Witch 2 movie case for some particular reason.
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Ive lost Brotherhood of the Wolf twice now...No clue what the hell happened to it, and I dont loan my dvds out so, its a big fucking mystery.

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