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Old 12-23-08, 04:56 AM
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Blockbuster gift card - do u buy new or used DVDs?

Do you buy new or used DVDs when you get a Blockbuster gift card?
I got two Blockbuster gift cards from co-workers. Since Blockbuster charges an arm and a leg for their DVDs new, I'm going to buy a couple of previously viewed DVDs instead. I plan on buying 4 DVDs for $20 and 3 DVDs for $20. I got two $15 gift certificates so I'll be paying $10 plus tax for 7 DVDs.

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Old 12-23-08, 07:56 AM
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but seriously, I would imagine that you can buy whatever's in store with the card. Their new prices are way too much. I did use a giftcard one time to get a box set closer to a bargain price, but I'd spend it on their used selection over the new ones.
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If I got a Blockbuster gift card, which I hope I wouldn't, I'd probably pick up their exclusive Indiana Jones DVD case, since it's marked down to $19.99 from $49.99.
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less another 20% if you have a friend working there.
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I go for the used. Blockbusters' new prices are way too high, and they have some good (and recent) titles in the 3-for-20 bin. Even the 4-for-20 selection isn't bad.

My suggestion would be to take it up to the counter and ask to look at the discs first. Most are fine, but I've gotten a few that were just completely torn up.
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Originally Posted by Kory View Post
If I got a Blockbuster gift card, which I hope I wouldn't, I'd probably pick up their exclusive Indiana Jones DVD case, since it's marked down to $19.99 from $49.99.
I seen that at my local BBV. I almost bought the damn thing. It's pretty cool.

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