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Old 10-31-18, 09:18 AM
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I'll get the 4k release this time. I have no need for the dvds at this point.
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Old 10-31-18, 09:41 AM
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I bought season one at the dirt cheap price but haven't even opened it. I just see no reason to while my Netflix sub is still active.
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Yeah, they fucking screwed customers with the first season. $10 price mere weeks after everyone paid $25+ AND a 4K/UHD release a couple weeks after release.

Fat chance I'm buying on release week this time.
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Re: Stranger Things - Season 2, BD/DVD retro VHS packaging release?

Originally Posted by Josh-da-man View Post
Whether or not the price on Stranger Things season two drops will probably depend on whether or they press fifty million copies of it like they did for season one.
I believe Stranger Things is a conscious loss-leader for Target. They know physical media fans have little interest going into Target much anymore, and it's their way of luring in those customers for the Christmas season.
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Plus they really promote the show. They’ve got various pieces of merchandise (shirts, socks, lunch boxes, backpacks, toys, etc.). They probably paid a bunch for rights to carry merchandise.
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Old 11-01-18, 12:27 PM
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Target has sent out their BF ad and this is not in there. Doesn't mean it will not be included, but last year I believe it was in their primary BF ad.
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Old 11-01-18, 04:05 PM
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Re: Stranger Things - Season 2, BD/DVD retro VHS packaging release?

^ I was just coming here to say that same thing. I don't know how long I want to wait to pick this up. They may have learned from their mistakes the first time around and decided they're not going to make the same mistakes this time. Who knows?
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Old 11-01-18, 04:15 PM
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Even if it’s not cheap right away I doubt it’ll be super limited or anything.
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Old 11-06-18, 10:05 AM
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Picked up Stranger Things: Season 2 this morning (Target Exclusive Collector's Edition, BD+DVD, VHS Clamshell packaging this time). I figure I have 30 days beyond Dec. 26th to return it if it goes on some kind of sale before then, meanwhile I got my copy of it NOW.

Wish I could post an image of it but Target doesn't allow copying images like everyone else, and I don't feel like hassling with taking a pic of it and uploading it to Imgur.

https://www.target.com/p/-/A-5414025...BingeonSeason2
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^ Thanks Dan!
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Old 11-07-18, 12:09 AM
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A red cassette usually means it's either Hunt for Red October, or porn!
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I'd be surprised if we don't see a price reduction for BF. Maybe not loss leader pricing, but something less.

I picked one up and I'm keeping the receipt until Dec.
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Old 11-08-18, 12:36 PM
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Re: Stranger Things - Season 2, BD/DVD retro VHS packaging release?

Originally Posted by DthRdrX View Post
I'd be surprised if we don't see a price reduction for BF. Maybe not loss leader pricing, but something less.
If so, it would be an unadvertised discount. The Target BF circular has been published already, and there's no mention of any discount for ST:S2.
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Old 11-10-18, 11:32 AM
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Re: Stranger Things - Season 2, BD/DVD retro VHS packaging release?

Are the sets just blurays or 4k? Are they not combo packs?
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One is 4K and Blu-Ray, the other is Blu-Ray and DVD.
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Old 11-10-18, 12:31 PM
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If so, it would be an unadvertised discount. The Target BF circular has been published already, and there's no mention of any discount for ST:S2.
Target usually puts out boxes of BDs with stating what titles they will be, so we will just have to wait and see.

Either way they will eventually get discounted similar to S1.
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One is 4K and Blu-Ray, the other is Blu-Ray and DVD.
I did a good look over on both of them and they did a poor job of labeling what each was. Have to look on the back on the bottom for the UHD or BD logo.
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Re: Stranger Things - Season 2, BD/DVD retro VHS packaging release?

Love the packaging for the new Season.

Finally picked up a copy of Target Exclusive earlier today.
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Old 11-22-18, 02:03 PM
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They used a slip-over-the-top design for S1. S2 is a plastic clam shell.

I wonder what they will do with S3? Maybe a side design like the old blank recordables came with?
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Re: Stranger Things - Season 2, BD/DVD retro VHS packaging release?

Currently $19.99 on their site for season 2 Blu-ray till Saturday. Anyone gonna bite?
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Old 11-23-18, 11:52 AM
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I had already bought it at $24.99 but kept it packed up with the receipt just in case. Ordered it (along with 2 other videos for BF) while @ $19.99, I'll keep whichever copy looks best, return the other at the store with my original receipt when it goes off sale Saturday. Figured $20 is a good enough price. Besides, I want to find out what happens next....
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Old 11-23-18, 10:45 PM
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Stupid customer service wouldn't credit the difference on my CC so I just returned it and repurchased the 4k for $24.
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Originally Posted by mrhan View Post
Stupid customer service wouldn't credit the difference on my CC so I just returned it and repurchased the 4k for $24.
If Retail Stores are anything like they were when I worked in them 10+ years ago, Employees are told not to do any Price Matching or Price Adjustments from Thursday-Monday.

It makes sense, though I know it's inconvenient for the Customer. The solution is exactly what you ended up doing.
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Re: Stranger Things - Season 2, BD/DVD retro VHS packaging release?

I waited because I was one of the people who felt screwed last year when the price dropped 40% weeks later.

If it goes down to $15 at some point during the holidays, I won't mind as much having only paid $20.
I need to go in tomorrow and pick it up from CS, but I dread the mass of humanity out and about this weekend.
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