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Old 01-23-14, 01:44 PM
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Re: YEAT: Am I being too picky or do I have a legitimate beef?

Next time when you ask about scratches, mention you're talking about BOTH sides of the disc
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Old 01-23-14, 01:50 PM
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Re: YEAT: Am I being too picky or do I have a legitimate beef?

Only the first Matrix movie was even worth watching, any way.
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Re: YEAT: Am I being too picky or do I have a legitimate beef?

if you can't handle the shape a used item is in, this is why you don't buy used.
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Re: YEAT: Am I being too picky or do I have a legitimate beef?

I'd hire an assassin for this job.
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Old 01-23-14, 02:03 PM
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Re: YEAT: Am I being too picky or do I have a legitimate beef?

If someone asked me if a disc I were selling had any scratches, I'd only check the side of the disc that the player actually READS. I don't think I'd check the side with the artwork on it.

That said, I'd never buy a used Blu-ray.
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I would and if I was displeased, I'd chalk it up to caveat emptor and buy another one or live with the heinous artwork scratch.
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Old 01-23-14, 03:31 PM
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Re: YEAT: Am I being too picky or do I have a legitimate beef?

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if you can't handle the shape a used item is in, this is why you don't buy used.
That's what I was thinking too. If you demand something to look new, the only way to ensure it is to buy new. As many other posters here have said, the only thing that would concern them is if the disc plays ok. Disc art is not as important to everyone.
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Old 01-23-14, 04:00 PM
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Re: YEAT: Am I being too picky or do I have a legitimate beef?

This is why stopped using eBay about ten or so years ago.

Too many sellers don't have any clue what "like new" and "mint/near mint" mean.

And even if they do, the dumbass sellers don't have any clue to how to properly package things so they don't get damaged in the mail. HINT: A bubble mailer doesn't protect jack shit.
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Old 01-23-14, 04:04 PM
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Re: YEAT: Am I being too picky or do I have a legitimate beef?

I have bought used items in better shape than brand new, factory sealed ones for whatever that is worth...it can be a crap shoot. While we can harp on her analness all we want with this blu ray set, the seller should not have advertised the set as "like new" since this means that they should (in theory) be faultless. The only difference should be the clear factory sealed package. Now, maybe the scratches came FROM the factory...like I said, this has happened to me more than few times...
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Old 01-23-14, 05:03 PM
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Re: YEAT: Am I being too picky or do I have a legitimate beef?

I am going to vote for too picky. But... I am not the type that watches my DVD art. As long as the DVD plays and there are no scratches on the bottom. Cool. Now if it looked like they took sandpaper to it, then I would question the seller.
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Old 01-23-14, 05:26 PM
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Re: YEAT: Am I being too picky or do I have a legitimate beef?

I'm still trying to figure out what YEAT stands for. "Yes, Extremely Anal Thread"?
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Old 01-23-14, 05:38 PM
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Re: YEAT: Am I being too picky or do I have a legitimate beef?

You are buying a pre-owned item from that website and hoping that the seller will describe exactly as you would?

Good luck. Stop buying other peoples junk if you are that picky about issues with the non data side of the disc.
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Old 01-23-14, 05:41 PM
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Pretty sure the set often goes on sale new for $25 anyway, unless this is the one with figurines and stuff.
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Old 01-23-14, 05:45 PM
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Re: YEAT: Am I being too picky or do I have a legitimate beef?

Originally Posted by davidh777 View Post
I'm still trying to figure out what YEAT stands for. "Yes, Extremely Anal Thread"?
Yet, Ebay, Another Thread.

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Old 01-23-14, 05:54 PM
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I do wonder why someone would sell a set with a bunch of finger prints on it. Why not clean it up first. Of course they should not be there at all because finger prints are horrible and would never be on anything I own, I just find it odd when people sell stuff without cleaning it.
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Old 01-23-14, 07:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Shannon Nutt View Post
If someone asked me if a disc I were selling had any scratches, I'd only check the side of the disc that the player actually READS. I don't think I'd check the side with the artwork on it.
That is precisely what a normal, non-crazy person would do.
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Old 01-23-14, 07:38 PM
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Yeah, I wouldn't want to keep that set, either. Scratches on the label side are generally worse--especially for Blu-ray discs.
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Re: YEAT: Am I being too picky or do I have a legitimate beef?

Originally Posted by davidh777 View Post
I'm still trying to figure out what YEAT stands for. "Yes, Extremely Anal Thread"?
It's an inside joke at DVDTalk of Yet Another Ebay Thread.

My main issue is specifically asking about scratches and being told there are none.

Back it goes!
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Old 01-23-14, 07:58 PM
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Re: YEAT: Am I being too picky or do I have a legitimate beef?

By the way I guess people have missed there also WERE a multitude of minor scratches on the playing side of all discs.
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Originally Posted by davidh777 View Post
I'm still trying to figure out what YEAT stands for. "Yes, Extremely Anal Thread"?
http://forum.dvdtalk.com/11987291-post23.html
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Old 01-24-14, 08:59 AM
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Re: YEAT: Am I being too picky or do I have a legitimate beef?

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By the way I guess people have missed there also WERE a multitude of minor scratches on the playing side of all discs.
I think people focused on the artwork side since that was the pic you posted.
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Old 01-24-14, 09:11 AM
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Re: YEAT: Am I being too picky or do I have a legitimate beef?

It was the biggest scratch and it's so hard to get a good picture of scratches on the playing side and I didn't want to take and post a bunch of pics
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Old 01-24-14, 09:18 AM
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Re: YEAT: Am I being too picky or do I have a legitimate beef?

When you send it back, you should include these pictures, with the following captions:

"How to hold a Blu-ray disc:"


"How to store a Blu-ray disc:"
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Old 01-24-14, 10:21 AM
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Re: YEAT: Am I being too picky or do I have a legitimate beef?

in my world, there were no sequels after the first movie so I don't see any scratches at all.
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Old 01-24-14, 10:26 AM
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Re: YEAT: Am I being too picky or do I have a legitimate beef?

Originally Posted by chowderhead View Post
in my world, there were no sequels after the first movie so I don't see any scratches at all.
Do not try to remove the scratches from the disc, that's impossible. Instead, only try to realize the truth. There is no disc.
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