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Forum: DVD Bargains
02-24-11, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 187,011
Posted By jimac51

Re: The Official Borders Coupon Thread volume 2 - Updated Weekly

If a store is closing,it is going out of business.Like in the dead parrot sketch,it is an ex-parrot. It has ceased to exist.I am well aware of the basics of Chapter 11.Also,be advised that more than...
Forum: Store Forum
02-24-11, 06:07 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 18,015
Posted By jimac51

Re: Borders closing 200 stores

Stories report end of April. Easter is April 24, and I would guess that as good a date as any.A thread in the DVD Bargain part of the forum is discussing this topic as well. One post was about the...
Forum: Store Forum
02-24-11, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,278
Posted By jimac51

Re: F.Y.E. should be ashamed

FYI,in that the current wave of store closings,used BluRay titles were taken out of the stores before final discounts went into effect.(40% or 50% off,I forget which)and redistributed to other...
Forum: DVD Bargains
02-22-11, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 187,011
Posted By jimac51

Re: The Official Borders Coupon Thread volume 2 - Updated Weekly

My observation about Borders not even knowing how to go out of business still stands.Here,their first day,the day with the most impact for any profit,saw virtually no signs with explanations about...
Forum: DVD Bargains
02-22-11, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 187,011
Posted By jimac51

Re: The Official Borders Coupon Thread volume 2 - Updated Weekly

Periodicals at our GOB Borders were 40% off from day one,since periodicals will not be part of the returnable mdse. But,yes,as I stated in an earlier post,the Sharpie thing is an issue to some.
As...
Forum: DVD Bargains
02-20-11, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 393,964
Posted By jimac51

Re: Big Lots Part 9 - List your FINDS here (NO trades)

Someone should roast Leary's scripts. Everytime he steals something from Bill Hicks's grave,foosh.
Forum: DVD Bargains
02-20-11, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 187,011
Posted By jimac51

Re: The Official Borders Coupon Thread volume 2 - Updated Weekly

That's the best piece of info so far in this thread. Thanks for the heads up.
Our local (Whitehall,Pa.)GOB sale stard yesterday. First thing was the incredible absence of GOB!! All Sales final!!...
Forum: Store Forum
01-15-11, 05:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 40,624
Posted By jimac51

Re: FYE store closings 2011

The 40% is going on here right now. Had a copy of the Harry Nilsson documentary but,sure enough,Amazon is cheaper right now. There was a guy similar to the Simpson's Comic Book Guy with a printed...
Forum: DVD Bargains
01-13-11, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By jimac51

Re: Ernie Kovacs Collection - extra disc when ordered direct

Damn Shout Factory!Christmas bills getting paid now,car insurance the next priority,overtime scare at work 'cause it's January everywhere and this dream box,with the grand slam extra disc needs my...
Forum: DVD Bargains
01-01-11, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 393,964
Posted By jimac51

Re: Big Lots Part 9 - List your FINDS here (NO trades)

Patience. The local BLs seemed to get stuck with a considerable amount of LEDs.Of course the recent remodel genius who stuck seasonal in the rear left corner of the store while bringing low profit...
Forum: DVD Bargains
01-01-11, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 393,964
Posted By jimac51

Re: Big Lots Part 9 - List your FINDS here (NO trades)

Not a horror fan,but wasn't Salem's Lot done twice as a miniseries? Amazon lists the David Soul from 1979 and a Rob Lowe,from 2004. Neither in print but both available new from third parties for...
Forum: Store Forum
12-27-10, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,473
Posted By jimac51

Re: What is up with FYE's sales??

My experience with decades of retail experience in Pa.(1972-2006)with much of it in management is that there is NO requirement for the store to sell merchandise incorrectly priced at the lower price....
Forum: Store Forum
12-27-10, 08:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 40,624
Posted By jimac51

Re: FYE store closings 2011

The Lehigh Valley is also losing some FYEs,as well as a Suncoast(both owned by Trans World Entertainment),but the chain is not folding.Also trying to get a larger list,and have queried our local...
Forum: DVD Bargains
12-18-10, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 393,964
Posted By jimac51

Re: Big Lots Part 9 - List your FINDS here (NO trades)

Two new pallets of 5 buck stuff,along with new $10 TV sets at the Allentown ,Pa. store. I did pick up a $5 Witness,WS,Special Collector's Edition,(but aren't they all)because it is a wife favorite....
Forum: DVD Bargains
12-05-10, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 393,964
Posted By jimac51

Re: Big Lots Part 9 - List your FINDS here (NO trades)

If it's the Peter Jackson one,don't open it yet. Check out the deluxe version floating around FYE stores(I think someone mentioned it in another post).Not my cup of tea(I'll stick to the...
Forum: DVD Bargains
12-05-10, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 393,964
Posted By jimac51

Re: Big Lots Part 9 - List your FINDS here (NO trades)

While everyone rightly ignores the Nick $6 pallet,I saw some Sesame Street titles on one wire rack,all for $6. These all have Warner stickers over original SonyWonder. It seems like any place that...
Forum: DVD Bargains
11-27-10, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 393,964
Posted By jimac51

Re: Big Lots Part 9 - List your FINDS here (NO trades)

Southside Allentown,Pa.(Lehigh St.) has a number of TV sets this Sat. AM as I write. Titles seen include CSI:NY S3,Twin Peaks S2,Family Ties,Cheers S9,Sabrina S 1,90210,Family Ties(both orig. and...
Forum: DVD Bargains
11-27-10, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 393,964
Posted By jimac51

Re: Big Lots Part 9 - List your FINDS here (NO trades)

The Woody's have been showing up at East coast chain Ollies Bargain Outlets for $6.99 I don't think quantities will warrant an ad,and,outside of Ellen S1,this is the only TV I have seen at Ollie's...
Forum: DVD Bargains
11-24-10, 06:44 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 36,113
Posted By jimac51

Re: Ollie’s Bargain Outlet

Black Friday ad is no great shakes for me:Batman Begins Limited Edition Gift Set $9.99(it seems they have had that before,but I saw no copies on floor Nov. 22 in Airport Rd.Allentown,Pa.)and Mr....
Forum: DVD Bargains
11-11-10, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2,103
Views: 301,974
Posted By jimac51

Re: Big Lots Part 8 - List your FINDS here (NO trades)

90210 was season 3 in a local BL here(Lehigh Valley,Pa.).I bought this as a gag gift for my now grown daughter. I wonderful memory was a weekend back in the day when I had her visiting and she was...
Forum: DVD Bargains
11-10-10, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,103
Views: 301,974
Posted By jimac51

Re: Big Lots Part 8 - List your FINDS here (NO trades)

"Outlaw" features many TV hosts who played the Stooges films on local kiddie shows and brought about the Stooge revival,and this feature. Philly's Sally Starr is Belle Starr. I remember her talking...
Forum: DVD Bargains
11-05-10, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2,103
Views: 301,974
Posted By jimac51

Re: Big Lots Part 8 - List your FINDS here (NO trades)

$300 for a piece of furniture that will last 5 years is no bargain. Also,furniture isn't supposed to feel like sitting on pillows;you will flatten that out in minutes.Now,I was fortunate two years...
Forum: DVD Bargains
11-05-10, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 315,303
Posted By jimac51

Re: Dollar Tree DVDs

That Goodwill truck may have been picking up fixtures. And it may not have necessarily been a donation. Somehow,I could never imagine "Hollywood Video" and "donation " in the same sentence. Goodwill...
Forum: DVD Bargains
11-04-10, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2,103
Views: 301,974
Posted By jimac51

Re: Big Lots Part 8 - List your FINDS here (NO trades)

KD(knocked down)furniture(you assemble it with a screwdriver,a cup of coffee and a bottle of Advil)can be good,better or best. Shelves that only have pegs are crap and will not hold weight. Use the...
Forum: DVD Bargains
11-03-10, 05:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 36,113
Posted By jimac51

Re: Ollie’s Bargain Outlet

Current Ollie's ad for Pa.(Oct. 31,Ollie's is starting their Xmas ads by placing them in Sunday's paper) had ESPN titles for $2.99 each. Joke on Ollie(yeah,I know he's dead).Many of these have been...
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