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Old 05-18-04, 07:11 PM
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How much money have you spent on Lord of the Rings?

Let's see. I went to the theater about 30x for the 3 movies. With drinks and popcorns = $350

DVDs = $110

Books = $150

Soundtracks = $40

Swords and Elendil helmet = $600

I'm sure I missed something like bookmarks, gas to the theater, posters.... minor things in the larger picture I guess.

So that's about $1250 and it's not over yet .

I don't care what people say. It was worth every penny .

Top that!
Old 05-18-04, 07:16 PM
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About $16.00. About $31.00

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lets see
3 ee's at 30 bucks each=90 bucks,
3 theatrical versions at 20 bucks each 60 bucks
seeing each movie twice at 18 each (8 bucks for a ticket and 10 for food) 54 total
seeing them on trilogy tuesday at the senator theater 35 bucks

grand total 239.
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So far, a WHOPPING $0.00.

Not a fan of "fantasy" (except for SW, of course).

Will eventually spend about $25 on the trilogy later this year from CH, but that is just because the third one was "Best Picture", and I am a completist, for the most part.
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FOTR: Theater = 3 x $9 = 27
TTT: Theater = 2 x $18 = 36
ROTK: Theater = 2 x $18 = 36

Minus a coupon I had for TTT... I don't rememer the value of the coupon, for ease, let's say $9

Subtotal: $90

FOTR: DVD $25
TTT: DVD $25

Will buy ROTK: DVD $25

Grand Total: $165.00

And, actually I bought a book set a few years ago, but don't remember the cost. I've also rented ROTK for PS2.
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Seen each one in the theater once... so that's about 25 bucks. Going to have all 3 EE's... so thats about 75. Around 100 i guess, give or take.
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Re: How much money have you spent on Lord of the Rings?

Originally posted by Luc TC
Let's see. I went to the theater about 30x for the 3 movies. With drinks and popcorns = $350

DVDs = $110

Books = $150

Soundtracks = $40

Swords and Elendil helmet = $600

I'm sure I missed something like bookmarks, gas to the theater, posters.... minor things in the larger picture I guess.

So that's about $1250 and it's not over yet .

I don't care what people say. It was worth every penny .

Top that!
I hope that you have at least read the books. Otherwise, I call you a fool of a Took.
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Originally posted by LasVegasMichael
So far, a WHOPPING $0.00.

Not a fan of "fantasy" (except for SW, of course).

Will eventually spend about $25 on the trilogy later this year from CH, but that is just because the third one was "Best Picture", and I am a completist, for the most part.
Star Wars is a whole different ballgame. I can't even beginning to calculate toys, legos, posters, VHS (one after another), special edition theater release, ect...
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Dvd's= $120

Frodo's mithril armor= $5000 and the stupid thing doesn't even fit.
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Originally posted by Darkfriend
Dvd's= $120

Frodo's mithril armor= $5000 and the stupid thing doesn't even fit.



That reminds me. I forgot I also got my precious. I forgot how much but it was around $300 I think. So that's

1,550 !!!!!!

I think it's official. I'm a LOTR geek!
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Theatrical editions: will be about 45.

Extended editions: will be about 90.

Theater trips: 8 trips at 7 dollars each, is about 56

Ouch.

I've had the books for a while---don't really remember how much I spent on those.

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DVD's = $60

Books = had them since i was 9 or 10. no clue original price.

Movie Tickets for wife & I = $42

Set of FOTR trading cards = $8 on eBay

Total = $110
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I'm not sure. I have a poor memory when it comes to things like this.

I saw all three movies at least once in the theater.
I have the 2-disc & EE versions for both FOTR & TTT, and I plan to get both for ROTK.
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I have no idea what all the prices were:

I have all of the DVD's released, Theatrical, EE and Collectors sets
and will do the same for ROTK.

I already owned the novel, an illustrated version by John Howe and Alan Lee.

I purchased several books on the making of the films.

I purchased two after market DVD's by private firms about LOTR.

I purchased 3 movie posters.

I purchased a Shards of Narsil sword.

I saw each film in the theater twice.

I own the Hobbit DVD and the Bakshi LOTR DVD.
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Theater once each.. $8+$5+$5 = $18
Normal DVDs $15 each = $45
Extra Crispy DVDs $25 Each = $75
Four Book Set $15
Quater Sack of Old Toby $25

$178 total.. give or take.
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I bought the books 26 years ago for, let's say, 5 bucks. I saw FOTR at a second run theater for a dollar. TTT at another second run theater for $3, and ROTK at a regular theater for, I think, nine dollars.

So, that's a total of $18. That doesn't count various gifts for other people over the years.
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FOTR EE-$30
Two Towers EE-$30

Still have yet to watch any of them.
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28 bucks
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Another $0 here.

Borrowed the dvd's from a friend.
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Some of you people are goofy.
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Several hundred, and I barely own any merchandise.

When a studio makes big movies I love, they can really milk it out of me.
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30 for FOTR EE
25 for TT EE

Went to ROTK with someone that payed for me
and got the books as a gift

so 55$ so far. I'll probably buy both EE and Theatrical for ROTK so it will end up about 100$.
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