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Once you upgrade, what do you do with your 'old' discs?

Old 07-04-09, 10:54 AM
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Re: Once you upgrade, what do you do with your 'old' discs?

I sell 'em on Amazon if I can get a decent profit, otherwise give away to friends.
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Re: Once you upgrade, what do you do with your 'old' discs?

I sell the SD DVD unless it has a lot of extra material not ported over to the blu-ray version.
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Re: Once you upgrade, what do you do with your 'old' discs?

Odd, lately my old SD DVDs have simply stopped working when I get a Blu-ray edition. Last one burned up like something out of Mission Impossible.
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Re: Once you upgrade, what do you do with your 'old' discs?

Originally Posted by Dean Kousoulas View Post
I put the DVD into a paper sleeve and insert it in the BR case.
Sir, you are a genius! I just bought 500 sleeves and decided to go this route.

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Re: Once you upgrade, what do you do with your 'old' discs?

I've honestly kept a lot of my DVDs that I upgraded to Blu, mainly for two reasons:

1) Portability. I like to bring a movie or two over with me when hanging out at a friend's house to watch, and the majority of my friends don't have a Blu-Ray player.

2) I'm a completist when it comes to extras and bonus features, and if the Blu-Ray doesn't carry over all the bonus features, I'll hang onto the DVD to be able to access them.
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Re: Once you upgrade, what do you do with your 'old' discs?

I put them in a new row behind the DVDs on display on the shelf and pretend I'm going to sell them someday.
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Re: Once you upgrade, what do you do with your 'old' discs?

Originally Posted by namja View Post
I had around 500 DVDs at the peak of my collection. Now, I have about 50 Blu-rays and about 50 DVDs. When DVDs first came out, I had this NEED to collect every movie. I don't feel that need anymore. I now only collect movies that I really want to watch and re-watch.
That is what I have been doing since day one of DVD's and as soon as I have something upgrade I will decide what to do with the standard dvd.
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Re: Once you upgrade, what do you do with your 'old' discs?

4 for 1 trade in at Movie Stop
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Re: Once you upgrade, what do you do with your 'old' discs?

Gave a bunch to my brothers, sold a bunch in lots on eBay. I'll keep all the DVDs that aren't good enough to warrant the price of a BD, and some special editions (LotR: EE, Gladiator 3-disc, etc.)
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Re: Once you upgrade, what do you do with your 'old' discs?

Originally Posted by bunkaroo View Post
Sell. If worth less than $3, give away to friends.
Same here. I try to sell, but if I can't get $3 on half.com, I give to friends. And if no on wants 'em I donate them to my local library.
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Re: Once you upgrade, what do you do with your 'old' discs?

I fry 'em up in some peanut oil, add a light dusting of salt, and snack away.

I've also been known to take them into work and sell them for about $5 each. Sometimes I can make a pretty good chunk o' change.

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