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"The Thing" (2011) already OOP?

Old 05-22-12, 02:46 PM
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"The Thing" (2011) already OOP?

I have "The Thing" (2011) on my price tracker on bluray.com and just noticed it now shows it being "n/a". When I click on the title, it says it's only for sale by a third party vendors only. What's going on?

I searched for this not only here but elsewhere online and found nothing about it.
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Old 05-22-12, 02:47 PM
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Re: "The Thing" (2011) already OOP?

I was looking into buying it last week and for some reason Amazon has that message up about it having an issue with the item at hand. The DVD was still for sale, so I'm pretty sure it's not OOP.
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Old 05-22-12, 03:01 PM
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I was looking into buying it last week and for some reason Amazon has that message up about it having an issue with the item at hand. The DVD was still for sale, so I'm pretty sure it's not OOP.
I'm sure that is due to the idiots at blu-ray.com sending copies back because of a bent corner on their precious slipcover.
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vdc...that you?
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Originally Posted by Mr. Cinema View Post
I'm sure that is due to the idiots at blu-ray.com sending copies back because of a bent corner on their precious slipcover.
No shit!
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Old 05-22-12, 07:32 PM
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The best thing about The Thing is that you can get a $15 amazon video credit if you don't choose to use the ultraviolet code.
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Old 05-22-12, 07:52 PM
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Re: "The Thing" (2011) already OOP?

This stuff usually happens when the item changes from a Combo Pack (BD + DVD + DC) to a single disc release.

Amazon starts shipping out the single disc version. Customers complain that they ordered the Combo Pack. Amazon pulls the item while they look into the complaints and change the listing.
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Old 05-22-12, 08:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Mr. Cinema View Post
I'm sure that is due to the idiots at blu-ray.com sending copies back because of a bent corner on their precious slipcover.
ha. too true.
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Old 05-22-12, 09:11 PM
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Originally Posted by TheBigDave View Post
This stuff usually happens when the item changes from a Combo Pack (BD + DVD + DC) to a single disc release.

Amazon starts shipping out the single disc version. Customers complain that they ordered the Combo Pack. Amazon pulls the item while they look into the complaints and change the listing.
Universal's new releases are usually combo pack only for quite awhile. WB will offer up BD only releases, and Sony does as well.
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Originally Posted by Mister Peepers View Post
The best thing about The Thing is that you can get a $15 amazon video credit if you don't choose to use the ultraviolet code.
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Old 05-22-12, 10:16 PM
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Seems to be in stock at bestbuy.com
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Seems to be in stock at bestbuy.com
It's not out of print.
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Old 05-22-12, 11:50 PM
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I just pick one up at my Best Buy a few days ago for $7.99
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Old 05-23-12, 12:04 AM
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It's been awhile but when you go to the flixster site, or whatever it is you register it at, you have the option to get a code to use at amazon to stream it. The code is actually a $15 credit for video and since it's just a regular code, you don't have to use it on The Thing.
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Originally Posted by Mister Peepers View Post
It's been awhile but when you go to the flixster site, or whatever it is you register it at, you have the option to get a code to use at amazon to stream it. The code is actually a $15 credit for video and since it's just a regular code, you don't have to use it on The Thing.
Wonder if this is just for The Thing....hmm
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The only other thing I remember is that it gave me the option where you also have the option to get an itunes code. I haven't noticed it on any other movies I have, so maybe it's a new thing.
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Old 05-23-12, 02:09 PM
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I just pick one up at my Best Buy a few days ago for $7.99
The 80s original or the 2011 prequel?
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Old 05-23-12, 02:48 PM
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The 80s original or the 2011 prequel?
The Carpenter version is 7.99.
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The Carpenter version is 7.99.
Yeah, beat me to it. I ran to Bestbuy.com to snap that deal up (if it was the prequel). Damn it!
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Old 05-23-12, 04:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Double_Oh_7 View Post
The 80s original or the 2011 prequel?
The original. Didn't like the prequel.
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Re: "The Thing" (2011) already OOP?

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The original. Didn't like the prequel.
Then why'd you even post?

Been waiting for a good deal on the 2011 version.
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Re: "The Thing" (2011) already OOP?

Originally Posted by Mr. Cinema View Post
I'm sure that is due to the idiots at blu-ray.com sending copies back because of a bent corner on their precious slipcover.

People actually do this? I mean, if you want the slip in great condition, go to a B&M store and choose one for yourself.
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Then why'd you even post?
Especially when the title of the thread was clearly The Thing (2011) not the The Thing (1982)
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