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06-10-03, 07:30 PM
06-10-03, 07:27 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,150
Posted By spyzdope

If they offer a $5 rebate for buying both again,...

If they offer a $5 rebate for buying both again, I'll definitely buy both again. Since I can get the 2 disc version from CH for around $7.16, my net cost would only be $2.16 after rebate.
Forum: Store Forum
06-10-03, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,901
Posted By spyzdope

If you are in a college town, there are probably...

If you are in a college town, there are probably lots of places that cater specifically to this type of deception.

When I was in college at UF (in Gainesvile, which is the epitome of the typical...
Forum: Store Forum
06-07-03, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,419
Posted By spyzdope

It doesn't matter wheather the defect is visible...

It doesn't matter wheather the defect is visible to the naked eye or not, it's still defective. Unfortunately, it seems like this is where the manager is making a distinction. It sounds like the...
05-29-03, 01:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,820
Posted By spyzdope

He broke them, so he bought them. However,...

He broke them, so he bought them.

However, here is how you can soften the blow to your friend. Teach him the ways of Columbia House (see the DVD Clubs Forum for more info). Have your friend sign...
05-22-03, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,439
Posted By spyzdope

Here...

Here (http://gear.ign.com/articles/391/391053p1.html) is a review of a PS2 GameShark from ign.com. It says that it makes a PS2 region-free for DVDs. Unfortunately, it doesn't mention wheather it...
05-22-03, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,446
Posted By spyzdope

Well, I was going to refer you to this site:...

Well, I was going to refer you to this site: http://www.fresnosdvdconnection.com/reissues.html for a comparison, but it seems to be screwed up at the moment.

I'd recommend the non-DTS version,...
05-22-03, 08:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,158
Posted By spyzdope

DVD rot just sounds more catchy than saying...

DVD rot just sounds more catchy than saying "manufacturing defect that manifests itself over time". Either way, regardless of what you call it, there is definitely some sort of problem.

I have a...
05-22-03, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By spyzdope

I found an episode guide here,...

I found an episode guide here, (http://www.tvtome.com/tvtome/servlet/EpisodeGuideSummary/showid-15677/) which lists 13 episodes with the last one being a "best of" show. Unfortunately, the episode...
Forum: Store Forum
05-22-03, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,098
Posted By spyzdope

Usually, when you get a DVD from a...

Usually, when you get a DVD from a buy-one-get-one-free promotion, the free DVD that comes in the mail will have it's UPC destroyed in order to ensure that it is not returned to a retail store. ...
05-20-03, 09:41 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,854
Posted By spyzdope

Isn't this how those Skip Doctor repair devices...

Isn't this how those Skip Doctor repair devices work? If, I'm not mistaken, they use an abrasive to essentially sand down the surface of the disc in order to remove scratches.

Edit: On another...
Forum: DVD Bargains
05-19-03, 11:28 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 60,644
Posted By spyzdope

Actually, they really don't want your money, if...

Actually, they really don't want your money, if you're using a coupon. Half.com charges a 15% (or less, depending on price) commission for selling items on half. Since the $5 off $10 coupons work...
05-17-03, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,031
Posted By spyzdope

I think this covers most of the fox ones: 20th...

I think this covers most of the fox ones: 20th Century Fox 2-disc titles: going OOP? (http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=196968&perpage=25)
05-16-03, 10:40 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,854
Posted By spyzdope

Re: Disposable DVDs? Arrghhh!!! The curse of DIVX lives on!!!

OK, they're trying to appeal to people who hate paying more money for their rentals (due to late fees), but yet their going to price these things a dollar or two above the cost of a regular rental. ...
05-15-03, 12:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,382
Posted By spyzdope

I was about to post that I wish that Robert...

I was about to post that I wish that Robert Schimmel's HBO special was available on DVD, until I looked around and found his website (unsurprisingly) at www.robertschimmel.com...
05-13-03, 11:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,161
Posted By spyzdope

This is kind of off-topic, but did you have...

This is kind of off-topic, but did you have home/renters insurance? If so, did you get reimbursed for the stolen DVDs?


Oh yeah, and to make my post somewhat on-topic again, I'll say that I'm...
Forum: Movie Talk
05-12-03, 09:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,301
Posted By spyzdope

Originally, when this thread was in the DVD Talk...

Originally, when this thread was in the DVD Talk thread, I actually thought it was yet another question about the Fight Club DVD (such as the OOP status of the 2 disc version, etc). Now that it's in...
05-12-03, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,298
Posted By spyzdope

I've had a Cyberhome for about 6 months or so,...

I've had a Cyberhome for about 6 months or so, and I'm very happy with it.

IMO, I would recommend buying a Cyberhome now, since it is so cheap. Then, if you've got some extra money to spare, work...
Forum: Movie Talk
05-12-03, 11:06 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,301
Posted By spyzdope

The title of this thread should probably include...

The title of this thread should probably include the word spoiler somewhere too. Granted, 99% of the people who frequent this forum have probably seen it already, but it would piss me off if I...
05-07-03, 01:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,861
Posted By spyzdope

I don't know about other people, but I've found...

I don't know about other people, but I've found that usually laugh a lot more when watching a comedy movie in the theater than if I watch one at home. For instance, I can laugh my @$$ off during a...
Forum: Hot Deals
05-06-03, 11:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,491
Posted By spyzdope

I've gotten those from Target too. They have a...

I've gotten those from Target too. They have a couple of drawbacks, but they're so cheap it doesn't really matter.

For one thing they gradually lose their ability to stay fog-free over time. ...
05-02-03, 02:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,244
Posted By spyzdope

Yeah, generally I'm a big OAR supporter, but I'll...

Yeah, generally I'm a big OAR supporter, but I'll buy a P&S release if that's all there is.

In fact, there was even one case wherer I made a P&S purchase where a WS version is available (but...
05-02-03, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By spyzdope

Yup, the Ultimate Toy Box version of both parts...

Yup, the Ultimate Toy Box version of both parts is much better than the other releases. See this site (http://www.fresnosdvdconnection.com/reissuest.html) for more info.
05-01-03, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,053
Posted By spyzdope

That's great news that they're willing to stand...

That's great news that they're willing to stand behind their products like that. I think Disney is also another company that is good about replacing faulty discs, but I think you might have to pay...
05-01-03, 06:02 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 19,751
Posted By spyzdope

If you've got the time, could you go through and...

If you've got the time, could you go through and make a note of how long each episode is on your version, so we can compare it to the length of the US versions? BTW, since it's Japanese, it should...
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