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What happened to all the B1G1 Free Blu-Ray offers?

Old 02-20-08, 11:37 PM
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What happened to all the B1G1 Free Blu-Ray offers?

Between Frys and Amazon there was a B1G1 Free BRD Movie offer practically every week in Nov and Dec. Now nothing since Xmas. What gives?
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amazon still has one going on...
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With no competition now, why Sony would do more b1g1 free.

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Old 02-20-08, 11:42 PM
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It's a little early for increased prices. Probably 6 months to a year before we notice it.
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Old 02-20-08, 11:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Knives
With no competition now, why Sony would do more b1g1 free.

Their competition is with DVDs.

Conversation with friend, paraphrased:

Friend: Why should I buy a $300 Blu-ray player and then pay $5 - $10 more for movies?

Me: Because you're an obsessive film buff.

Friend: I'm not that obsessive.

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Old 02-21-08, 01:07 AM
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Well, November and December is the holiday season...and January and February are not.
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Originally Posted by jaeufraser
Well, November and December is the holiday season...and January and February are not.
Neither was June, July, August, September or October, yet their were numerous BOGOs running at numerous stores during this time.
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Old 02-21-08, 03:34 AM
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All those great deals must have been funded by BDA marketing dollars to help it trounce HD DVD in disc sales. Now that no one cares about sales percentages, it's not worth it spend any money on such things.

I'm holding off buying any new discs until I see prices under $10, or B0G0 from Amazon, with a couple of exceptions.

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Old 02-21-08, 04:53 AM
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Originally Posted by beebs
All those great deals must have been funded by BDA marketing dollars to help it trounce HD DVD in disc sales. Now that no one cares about sales percentages, it's not worth it spend any money on such things.

I'm holding off buying any new discs until I see prices under $10, or B0G0 from Amazon, with a couple of exceptions.

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Under $10? Really, you think that's reasonable?
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Originally Posted by Mr. Salty
Under $10? Really, you think that's reasonable?
Yes
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Old 02-21-08, 08:10 AM
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Rumor has it there's another B1G1F deal coming up in December.
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Originally Posted by beebs
I'm holding off buying any new discs until I see prices under $10, or B0G0 from Amazon, with a couple of exceptions.
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+1

Amazon BOGOs at $19.95 per is my entry point for new discs. The B&M stores have a loooong way to go to get anywhere near this.
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Old 02-21-08, 08:47 AM
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Originally Posted by clappj
Rumor has it there's another B1G1F deal coming up in December.
Originally Posted by Any LOST episode thread
Can't WAIT!
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amazon still has one going on...
There is no BOGO at Amazon right now. The last one was B2G1 and that has ended.
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Old 02-21-08, 08:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Knives
With no competition now, why Sony would do more b1g1 free.

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Old 02-21-08, 09:30 AM
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Originally Posted by beebs

I'm holding off buying any new discs until I see prices under $10, or B0G0 from Amazon, with a couple of exceptions.

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Well today is your lucky day!! EVERY STORE IN THE COUNTRY, nay the WORLD is having a Buy 0 Get 0 Free sale today, and every day, on ALL BLU RAY TITLES!! Even pre-orders!! Christmas in February!!

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Old 02-21-08, 09:30 AM
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There's basically one going on right now at J&R.

http://www.jr.com/JRSectionView.proc...raysale.021908
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Originally Posted by matome
There's basically one going on right now at J&R.

http://www.jr.com/JRSectionView.proc...raysale.021908
Shipping.........not included.
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Old 02-21-08, 10:20 AM
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Originally Posted by matome
There's basically one going on right now at J&R.

http://www.jr.com/JRSectionView.pro...uraysale.021908
Shipping.........not included.
And a suckitude of selection too (especially after Amazon's last sale).

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Originally Posted by rfduncan
And a suckitude of selection too (especially after Amazon's last sale).
No argument there.
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Old 02-21-08, 10:31 AM
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Originally Posted by PopcornTreeCt
Conversation with friend, paraphrased:

Friend: Why should I buy a $300 Blu-ray player and then pay $5 - $10 more for movies?

Me: Because you're an obsessive film buff.

Friend: I'm not that obsessive.

Me:
This reads like it could have been taken verbatim from one of Matt Groening's Life in Hell comic strips. Hilarious!
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Old 02-21-08, 10:33 AM
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Originally Posted by matome
There's basically one going on right now at J&R.

http://www.jr.com/JRSectionView.proc...raysale.021908
$11.99 for Black Hawk Down, Kung Fu Hustle and Bram Stoker's Dracula. Not bad. Not bad at all.
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Old 02-21-08, 10:52 AM
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Competition between video game companies haven't brought their prices down. Why do some people expect Blu-Rays to drop below 10 dollars before they bite? A little silly if you ask me. HD-Dvd never really did any favors when it came to pricing either.
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Old 02-21-08, 10:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Rusty James
$11.99 for Black Hawk Down, Kung Fu Hustle and Bram Stoker's Dracula. Not bad. Not bad at all.
Same titles during the Amazon sale was $11.63 per disc (free shipping).

This sale $14.32 per disc with shipping. So... still not so hot.
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Originally Posted by Rusty James
$11.99 for Black Hawk Down, Kung Fu Hustle and Bram Stoker's Dracula. Not bad. Not bad at all.
Stay away from BSD Blu-ray. Supposed to be an awful transfer.
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Originally Posted by rfduncan
Same titles during the Amazon sale was $11.63 per disc (free shipping).

This sale $14.32 per disc with shipping. So... still not so hot.

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