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Old 01-06-11, 02:47 PM
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Who am I kidding, pre-ordered...
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Old 01-06-11, 02:53 PM
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I'm in for the complete set. While I'm not a big fan of the changes to the originals, I can live with them. And while I enjoyed ep 3 I was most likely only going to buy the original trilogy, but the 3 bonus discs swayed me.
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Old 01-06-11, 02:53 PM
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I just spent $100.00 on a 2 and a half foot long AT-AT but I just can't bring myself to spend money on the prequels and bastardized original trilogy.
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Old 01-06-11, 02:58 PM
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I just spent $100.00 on a 2 and a half foot long AT-AT but I just can't bring myself to spend money on the prequels and bastardized original trilogy.
It is inevitable. It is your destiny...
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Old 01-06-11, 03:00 PM
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It is inevitable. It is your destiny...
Nah, I have never owned a copy of the prequels on any format and only owned the first versions of the special editions on VHS when they were released for a bout 2 hours before selling them. I think I can hold off a bit longer. I don't even own a blu-ray player but if Lucas had announced release of the OT in their original form I would be at the store buying one instead of sitting here on the computer.
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Old 01-06-11, 03:08 PM
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Originally Posted by yoshimi View Post
Nah, I have never owned a copy of the prequels on any format and only owned the first versions of the special editions on VHS when they were released for a bout 2 hours before selling them. I think I can hold off a bit longer. I don't even own a blu-ray player but if Lucas had announced release of the OT in their original form I would be at the store buying one instead of sitting here on the computer.
So be it...Yoshimi!
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Old 01-06-11, 03:19 PM
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I can't even bring myself to hope that the extra three discs in the 9 disc set might be the original versions (forcing folks to buy the prequels to get them...)

I've barely even watched the DVD set I bought way back in 2004, much less the VHS and LD copies of the original versions I own. As much as I've loved the story of the Skywalkers since I was a wee lad in the late 70's, time has tempered my enthusiasm.

I'll wait for more info to decide whether or not I should get more excited or not about these.
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Old 01-06-11, 03:27 PM
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Sounds good, and I have no real doubts that I will get it, but I'm going to wait to hear about the special features before I decide. Having the complete saga in HD is not a priority for me. The special features will be the factor that sells this.

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Old 01-06-11, 03:32 PM
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I can live without this. I've never been all that big of a Star Wars fan to begin with and the only way I'd really be interested in getting them is if the originals were released. My DVD trilogy from 2004 is enough for me (even if its not the trilogy in its original form). I still think Lucas is an idiot for not realizing the potential for releasing both the original trilogy and the special edition trilogy as there are legions of fans who would have to have both. It would satisfy the original fans as well as the hardcore nerds who have to have everything Star Wars that is released.
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Old 01-06-11, 03:34 PM
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I'm only interested in Empire and even that's just a 'maybe'.
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Old 01-06-11, 03:47 PM
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I'll pick up the prequels.
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Old 01-06-11, 04:00 PM
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Oh, why not.
Because you don't get the bonus discs, that's why not. Get the 6-movie set. It includes 3 bonus discs...
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Old 01-06-11, 04:04 PM
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Pre-ordered the complete set. It's a good price nine months out, and I can change my mind anytime.
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My dream has always been to have Jar Jar appear as best he can on my 40 inch.
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Old 01-06-11, 04:24 PM
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Let's hope that the audio issues and bluish tint are fixed. If so...I may have to buy the Original SE Trilogy...
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Old 01-06-11, 04:38 PM
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And 3 days after my b-day. I know what I am getting myself...


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My dream has always been to have Jar Jar appear as best he can on my 40 inch.
That doesnt sound right...
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Old 01-06-11, 04:45 PM
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so what's the audio? DTS-HD MA 6.1? or did they retinker again and repurposing the sound to 7.1? or those specs yet to be announced?
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Old 01-06-11, 04:51 PM
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call me a spoiled brat but I didnt really appreciate the films til I watched the SE's in '97, my 8th grade year. will eventually order the whole set as the release date draws closer.
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Old 01-06-11, 04:53 PM
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Pre-ordered. If I change my mind I can cancel, and if I ultimately want it (which I'm sure I will), then I want it for $90 or less.
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Old 01-06-11, 04:58 PM
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Is it possible for someone to add a poll to this thread - which version(s) will you be buying (or not buying at all)? It would be interesting to see if anyone is buying only the PT. I suppose a true collector will buy all two copies of all three sets - one each to open and one each to keep in mint condition .

Also, there will be further changes to the OT. On the Forcecast podcast last year, they were interviewing the Skywalker sound guys who were working on updating Ben's Krayt Dragon call for a future release - so either the blu or 3-D version. The new Krayt Dragon call sounded pretty bad...I don't know what was so bad about the original.
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Old 01-06-11, 05:06 PM
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I also pre-ordered, just for the price. I don't mind the SE of Empire, and I liked Revenge of the Sith and portions of Attack of the Clones. For Star Wars and Jedi I'd probably just watch the unaltered DVDs. And I'll probably never watch TPM again.
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Old 01-06-11, 05:14 PM
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Originally Posted by windom View Post
Is it possible for someone to add a poll to this thread - which version(s) will you be buying (or not buying at all)? It would be interesting to see if anyone is buying only the PT. I suppose a true collector will buy all two copies of all three sets - one each to open and one each to keep in mint condition .

Also, there will be further changes to the OT. On the Forcecast podcast last year, they were interviewing the Skywalker sound guys who were working on updating Ben's Krayt Dragon call for a future release - so either the blu or 3-D version. The new Krayt Dragon call sounded pretty bad...I don't know what was so bad about the original.
interesting.

I remember the omission of Luke's screaming like a little girl from leaping into the void after Vader's revelation was also an issue.
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Old 01-06-11, 06:07 PM
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Just preordered the complete set. I cannot imagine my blu ray collection without it. $15 a movie on release day is a pretty sweet deal.
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Old 01-06-11, 06:09 PM
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What they better fix from the 2004 editions is Sansweet's tinkering with Williams' score during the Death Star attack. I remember the epic fanfare drowned out for louder "pew-pews" of the X-Wings. Unacceptable.
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Old 01-06-11, 06:23 PM
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$90 is a good pre-order price, but I would be surprised if it didn't go down even more as the release gets closer.
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