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Forum: DVD Bargains
07-31-03, 02:49 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 82,300
Posted By HepDude

Concerning WalMart, DVDude! wrote: I've...

Concerning WalMart, DVDude! wrote:

I've learned with all these DVD rental sites that I should not put anything in the queue that I really don't want to see. What happens, is that a) they ship...
Forum: Store Forum
09-25-02, 04:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,525
Posted By HepDude

I've had these sorts of problems for months and...

I've had these sorts of problems for months and months (I'm sure I saw the "minus minus" back in 2001).

GEOFF - Can you call Amazon and try to get through to some management person? If one of...
Forum: Store Forum
09-25-02, 04:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,525
Posted By HepDude

Do Not Email Amazon or any other CS reps for that...

Do Not Email Amazon or any other CS reps for that matter.

I find that the dim bulbs that take CS rep jobs cannot read an email message to save their lives. Any time I send an email message to...
Forum: Store Forum
03-04-02, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By HepDude

Why are prices up on ebay this year ??

Hi! :cool:

Ever since about six weeks ago, closing prices on ebay have been significantly higher than they were last year on the same items. (I'm referring to more than just DVDs, which have...
Forum: Store Forum
12-29-01, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 38,271
Posted By HepDude

I live in California near Oregon and also had...

I live in California near Oregon and also had something shipped from Newegg on 12/27.

My experience is that we both should get our stuff on Monday.

Generally, it never pays to use the expensive...
Forum: Store Forum
12-05-01, 02:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,161
Posted By HepDude

For me, this is a period where I usually don't...

For me, this is a period where I usually don't rent DVDs, because I can just keep up with new episodes of TV, and sports (soccer, ski racing, etc.).

However, I am using Numberslate to obtain...
Forum: Store Forum
11-10-01, 02:07 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,701
Posted By HepDude

Just as a data point, I have received a cracked...

Just as a data point, I have received a cracked DVD from Netflix.

However, your point about defective disks being put back out there is well taken.

When I return a defective disk to any rental...
Forum: Store Forum
11-10-01, 01:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,161
Posted By HepDude

I, Claudius is worth whatever hoops you have to...

I, Claudius is worth whatever hoops you have to go through to see it.

You might also consider simply buying it and then - if by chance you don't like it, sell it on ebay or at half.com (selling...
Forum: Store Forum
11-08-01, 11:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,161
Posted By HepDude

To date, I've received from them 4 DVDs, all of...

To date, I've received from them 4 DVDs, all of which were not available to rent from any other rental site.

Mail delivery times have been somewhat longer than I am used to regarding rentals, but...
Forum: Store Forum
11-03-01, 03:15 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,701
Posted By HepDude

It seems to me that a relatively small amount of...

It seems to me that a relatively small amount of effort could produce a computer program that would simply tabulate everything that was on the Wish Lists of all the RMD members, and then list them...
10-22-01, 02:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By HepDude

UK Coupons ?

Hi!

Are there any coupons currently for Amazon UK or Blackstar UK ?

Is there a web page that lists UK coupons ?

Thanks!
Forum: Store Forum
10-21-01, 02:21 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,701
Posted By HepDude

Matt - with all due respect to you (and maybe...

Matt - with all due respect to you (and maybe less to RMD), I think you are missing the point - overall.

The situation you describe where Blockbuster will turn over a Big New Release 5 times in 5...
10-21-01, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By HepDude

UK Coupons?

Hi!

Are there any coupons currently for Amazon UK or Blackstar UK ?

Is there a web page that lists UK coupons ?

Thanks!
Forum: Store Forum
10-17-01, 08:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,161
Posted By HepDude

To DWILSON

To DWilson:

Aargh!

I wrote my questions too fast!

The first question was about DVD Overnight, but the others were about Numberslate !

IE what class of postal shipping does NUMBERSLATE...
Forum: Store Forum
10-17-01, 02:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,161
Posted By HepDude

Hi! It's been 8 days since my two DVD...

Hi!

It's been 8 days since my two DVD rentals from Numberslate "shipped".

I am not in a nearby state, but DVD Overnight DVDs used to cross the country in 4-5 days.

DWilson - a) how long do...
Forum: Store Forum
10-16-01, 12:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,161
Posted By HepDude

I don't know if "big" applies to any site other...

I don't know if "big" applies to any site other than Netflix (Netflix has 25-50 copies of some titles that RMD has one copy of).

Other sites are:

DVD Overnight - Note that DVDTalk has a free...
Forum: Store Forum
10-13-01, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By HepDude

Netflix is the only rental store that doesn't...

Netflix is the only rental store that doesn't ship the same day.

However, they also have a wider selection than anyone by a long shot.

However, it can often take a long time to get certain...
Forum: Store Forum
10-13-01, 10:19 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,701
Posted By HepDude

1 - Since I'm in the western half of the country,...

1 - Since I'm in the western half of the country, you won't ship NY titles to me, even if they are available in NY, and not carried at all in your SJ location. :(

2 - I stated in my original list...
Forum: Store Forum
10-03-01, 02:00 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,701
Posted By HepDude

Currently, Netflix has a much better anime...

Currently, Netflix has a much better anime collection. If they did stop buying anime DVDs, they nevertheless still have all the ones that existed when they stopped.

RMD has almost no anime, just...
Forum: Store Forum
10-01-01, 07:55 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,701
Posted By HepDude

Drat - the one day I don't check this forum,...

Drat - the one day I don't check this forum, something important is posted.

Well, here is what I would have requested, in case the order was delayed, or better yet, to start a list for the next...
Forum: Store Forum
10-01-01, 02:59 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,701
Posted By HepDude

More on 1-out

Right now, all of the TV series are starting up again, as are all of the fall sports (plus the baseball playoffs).

As a result, speaking of my own personal situation - which many people may share...
Forum: Store Forum
09-26-01, 02:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,129
Posted By HepDude

For new just released titles, rentmydvd.com is...

For new just released titles, rentmydvd.com is better.

For obscure and niche titles, like HK films, Anime, ethnic, indies, foreign, etc. Netflix is still the only game in town (unless you live in...
Forum: Store Forum
09-04-01, 02:37 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,701
Posted By HepDude

I'm not talking about boxed sets (although some...

I'm not talking about boxed sets (although some of these are also available in boxed sets) - I'm talking about multiple disk series.

A good example is "Neon Genesis Evangelion", probably the most...
08-27-01, 09:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,454
Posted By HepDude

Thanks, it's appreciated. BTW, I finally saw...

Thanks, it's appreciated.

BTW, I finally saw Fire Dragon. It's a mixed bag. This could be Brigitte Lin's best film from an acting point of view, although the "Bride With White Hair" role is so...
Forum: Store Forum
08-27-01, 08:24 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,701
Posted By HepDude

Some rental stores use cardboard mailers - one...

Some rental stores use cardboard mailers - one for all parts, and another for just the reused portion.

On the other hand, Netflix just uses paper, but I've never had a defective disk from them and...
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