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Old 12-14-03, 08:12 PM
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What ever happen to DVDExpress?

This site used to be good then they were sold. Anyone know what happen to them? www.dvdexpress.com site not found.
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Old 12-15-03, 12:15 AM
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I believe they became dvd.com and are not taking orders now.
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Old 12-15-03, 07:40 AM
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They had become everyone's worst internet nightmare - good riddance!
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Old 12-15-03, 09:59 AM
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They can be found right down here:

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Old 12-15-03, 01:37 PM
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Got flushed down to Tokyo what?
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Old 12-15-03, 05:36 PM
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Old 12-15-03, 07:35 PM
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They were an excellent site in the early days of DVD but sadly had money issues, changed hands and yes even went down that toilet.
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Old 12-16-03, 07:20 AM
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Whoever brought them are losers. Why buy a business just to shut it down?
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Old 12-16-03, 07:56 PM
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Didn't they pay like a million dollars or something for the "DVD.com" domain name? I remember reading somewhere that this is what started their financial trouble, and it was all downhill from there.
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Old 12-16-03, 09:26 PM
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I thought it was 5 million for the name DVDExpress and later they started selling other items besides DVDs and thats when the trouble began.
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Old 12-16-03, 09:47 PM
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Actually DVDExpress never changed ownership, the original guy that started it, is still running it. They did loose the support of their investors though. DVDExpress had always did business under dvdexpress.com (and owned dvd.com) from day one, but they did pay a couple of million for express.com a year or two after being in business (which was the stupidest move I've ever heard of).
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Old 12-18-03, 05:40 PM
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I thought it started when they changed the name to express.com. that is when they started to really go downhill.
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Old 12-18-03, 06:48 PM
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I worked there from 4-98 to 4-01. The company filed Chp 11. Got bought by one of the shareholders. I was rehired 6-01 and then got fired 3 days after my honeymoon on 10-31-01. Those few months were miserable. The new owner screwed pretty much everybody he ever did business with. At least I got a severence when I was let go. There were some people who didn't get paid in 02 for like 2 months.
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Old 12-19-03, 01:37 AM
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This was the last thing I got from them

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Old 12-19-03, 01:52 AM
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This was the last thing I got from them
I have about five of those stuck in a drawer somewhere, along with a handful of those orange twirly flying thingies from Checkout.com (I don't even remember buying anything from Checkout.com). All of my 800.com popcorn is long gone though.
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Old 12-21-03, 05:20 PM
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I miss DVDExpress. The first time they were having financial problems they decided to liquidate a lot of their stock for cheap. I bought a $400 pair of Sennheiser HD-600 headphones for $134 shipped.
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Old 12-23-03, 07:17 PM
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My only experience with DVDExpress.com was marred by a crazy FedEx delivery driver who decided to just randomly deliver packages rather than taking them to the address on the boxes. And, of course, she didn't remember where she delivered the various packages.

But DVDExpress sent out a replacement shipment, and I assume they were reimbursed for the loss by FedEx.

Interestingly, about two days after the replacement shipment arrived, the original shipment showed up on my porch, opened. I don't know if one of my neighbors had it all that time or what happened. It was weird.
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