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LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

Old 08-11-10, 04:26 PM
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

Originally Posted by Josh Z View Post
I think you all are forgetting that there's already a big lack of consistency in the packaging of the previous five seasons. Season 3 came in that box that none of the others have. On the rest of them, the spine art doesn't line up right from one season to the next.
At least they generally look the same!
Old 08-11-10, 05:05 PM
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

Originally Posted by Anubis2005X View Post
At least they generally look the same!
Agreed. This is a much bigger difference IMHO.
Old 08-12-10, 08:44 AM
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

Originally Posted by JayDerek View Post
here it is.

spoiler tags for size...

Spoiler:
Oh well, it's the content that matters, but I prefer the fatter cases which shows up nicely on the shelf.
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

Originally Posted by DthRdrX View Post
1-5 match if you take the slipcovers off though.
Not especially. There's a lack of consistency in the size and position of the artwork on the spines.
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

What. The. Fuck.
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

I wonder if the Best Buy exclusive packaging will just be a slipcover, too...
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

Maybe they're making the package smaller for those that hated season 6 to buy it anyway and just pretend it isn't there.
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

Originally Posted by Josh Z View Post
Not especially. There's a lack of consistency in the size and position of the artwork on the spines.
Yea, but the cases are the same size. The spines not being exactly the same would be way too OCD for me to complain about.
Old 08-20-10, 07:13 PM
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

My review copy came in..

Not happy about how the Seasons match. It's the last one - couldn't they just make it thick for at least the first batch?

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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

Anyone seen the Best Buy version yet? According to the ad (seen here) it says "collectible packaging." Maybe there's hope that it's appropriately sized? It's really hard to tell from the ad, but the picture looks like it could be thicker.
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

That secret disc is pretty awesome, but the packaging for the episode discs is awful.
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

Awesome! I hope the secret disc isn't limited in any way, this looks like a pretty expensive set to produce.
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

I wonder if that secret disc is simply the Complete Set bonus disc or something that hasn't been announced at all...
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

Man, I just want the bonus disc and not all that other junk. It's too bad it's not available as a mail in offer for those of us who already own all the seasons.
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

Wow. What a bunch of garbage. Did anyone else like the outermost box more than any of the trash contained within?
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

Originally Posted by Labor View Post
I wonder if that secret disc is simply the Complete Set bonus disc or something that hasn't been announced at all...
It's Cuse and Lindoff admiting they made it up as they went along and what suckers we've been thinking we were actually going to get answers.
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

I agree (about the disc packaging). I love how studios like to throw us complete series sets of our favorite shows and all, but I despise how they cheapen the packaging and put the discs in cardboard, rather than something with a plastic hub.
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

The box is cool, but the actual discs in cardboard sleeves is lame. Plus it wouldn't even fit on my shelf. Pass.
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

The R2 set looks much better at packaging the discs. Seems like they always have the better designed boxed sets.
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

Hopefully they'll re-release the set in a box similar to what Universal did with Battlestar Galactica.
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

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Wow. What a bunch of garbage. Did anyone else like the outermost box more than any of the trash contained within?
Me! It looked classy and you could put it on the shelf! The damn set inside needs to sit on a table or something to be properly looked at. Sticking to the regular season sets, although I'm mortified that they had to [email protected]#k with the spine size on the last set.
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

That's cool as shit how they stashed a secret disc in there.
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

Looks like another complete series box set that people will end up having to return due to scratched discs.
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Re: LOST - Season 6 and The Complete Collection -- 8/24/10

Originally Posted by yoshimi View Post
Looks like another complete series box set that people will end up having to return due to scratched discs.
Maybe for the DVD version, but not the BD....the scratch-resistant coating is way too tough to allow any scratches just due to some measly cardboard...

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