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Old 06-19-07, 09:55 PM
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Threads, because for some funkin' reason its not on DVD yet.
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Old 06-19-07, 09:59 PM
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Howard The Duck. It wasn't on DVD at the time.
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Old 06-19-07, 10:05 PM
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Last VHS I bought were those for Scream 3 and Sleepy Hollow. Wasn't into DVD yet. Last VHS I ever got, though-- from someone else-- was probably Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

Oh-- now that I think, there has been another, more recently. Acquired the Disney version of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow in its original clamshell case from a wonderful seller on eBay. Amazingly, still shrinkwrapped and in mint condition. Always loved that packaging and artwork as a kid.

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Old 06-19-07, 10:21 PM
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Black Beauty. Gotta justify the $600 I spent on my JVC HR-S9900 right?

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Old 06-19-07, 10:33 PM
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I bought : A Mighty Wind & Free Enterprise at the .99c Store, maybe 3 months ago. My aunt has mental disabilities and can only work a VCR. She was happy with them.
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Old 06-19-07, 10:36 PM
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I purchased a recording of Crash Course on VHS. It was half the price of DVD. Since this has never been officially released and was recorded off TV years ago, I figured VHS over DVD was no big deal since I saved about $10 or $15.
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Old 06-19-07, 10:45 PM
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The Hills Have Eyes

Excuse: It wasn't on DVD yet (and it would be a while)
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Old 06-19-07, 11:29 PM
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Nosferatu - remake with Klaus Kinski, Anchor Bay release. 2.00 at Goodwill, I figured I would be watching this one time only and it's still waiting...
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Old 06-19-07, 11:36 PM
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The Matrix (Widescreen Edition)

Before I had a DVD player, and I bought the widescreen version before I knew the difference. It just felt right.
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Old 06-19-07, 11:42 PM
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"Art Of The Western World" 4 VHS tape set.

The past few years I have bought documentary programs I know will probably never make it DVD.
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Old 06-20-07, 12:08 AM
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Henry 5th with Laurence Olivier it was $1.00 could not pass that up.Hey Hilts that Nosferatu - remake with Klaus Kinski is very good re-make of a classic flim I would watch it when you get the time.
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Old 06-20-07, 12:10 AM
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If I could find a legitimate VHS of "SOMETIMES A GREAT NOTION" I'd get it in a second. Never been released on DVD and may never be. Anybody got a legitimate one they want to sell??? I'm in Japan, so I'm never going to find one here!!
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Old 06-20-07, 12:24 AM
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I bought the VHS of Short Time recently because it is not on DVD yet and I really wanted to watch it again.
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Old 06-20-07, 12:26 AM
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Motorhead - Live in Toronto.

As to why I have this on VHS cause I didn't have a DVD player yet.
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Old 06-20-07, 12:50 AM
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Willie McBean And His Magic Machine (Rankin/Bass, not on DVD)
Time Walker (not on DVD)
Holiday Sing Along with Mitch Miller and the Gang (not on DVD)

With the help of my Hauppauge PVR-250 ... these relics are now on my DVD shelf, until the blessed day when they are officially released.. lol...
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Old 06-20-07, 01:48 AM
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Star Wars I - Was not on DVD and I like the collectors set.

Nice while it lasted, but I have not watch it in years and I just threw away the box it came in.
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Old 06-20-07, 01:49 AM
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The last VHS I purchased were a few at Hollywood Video recently:
Cellar Dweller
MST3K - The Amazing Colossal Man
Mama Dracula
Necropolis
I bought them because there aren't on DVD yet (well, Mama Dracula is on one of those crappy multi-movie sets) and they were only $2 each, plus half of them were already out of the system so they just gave them to me.
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Old 06-20-07, 01:55 AM
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No Holds Barred, found a sealed copy at a thrift store. I had hopes to transfer it for a super clean VHS>DVD but I may just leave it sealed.
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Old 06-20-07, 02:00 AM
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Monster Squad - at least 6 years ago when a video store was going out of business. I bought it because it was one of my favorites growing up and was, at the time, very rarely shown on TV.

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Old 06-20-07, 06:01 AM
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I bought "some girls" because it's not on DVD and I bought "Mischief" so I could see Kelly Preston's bush on Fullscreen. Bought them both used at hollywood video last year for I think a couple bucks each.
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Old 06-20-07, 06:25 AM
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Last year I bought the Director's cut of "Lawnmower Man" on ebay. It is currently the only VHS tape I own.

Reason I Keep Telling Myself I Did It: It's never been released except as the theatrical cut with all the extended stuff as deleted scenes. The director's cut is over thirty minutes longer and improves the film significantly! Yes, I know that I am one of only five people in the world that actually like this movie.

Real Reason I Did It: I was delusional the day I sold off my VHS collection, and didn't now what I was doing. VHS picture and sound quality are far superior to DVD. And HD? Forget it. You're all crazy. I don't even know why I'm a member on this site, or why I've bought all these useless DVD's.
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Old 06-20-07, 07:26 AM
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A PAL version of Song of the South off of Ebay in 2001 I think... Before that, hell if I know. I stopped buying VHS in '99 and just cant remember.
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Old 06-20-07, 07:31 AM
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Apollo 13. It was before DVDs came out.
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Old 06-20-07, 07:38 AM
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I no longer own a VCR........
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Old 06-20-07, 07:48 AM
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Humongous - No, it doesnt star Ron Jeremy....You sick twisted, messed up thought process of a human stain on the governments tax list . It's a slasher flick which I only bought a few weeks ago. I've seen it before and got it because I am sick of waiting for all these 80s slasher flicks to finally come out on DVD.
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