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Old 03-24-09, 04:48 AM
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Anyone buy from ***********.com?

I'm nervous buying online because I don't know how to spot the difference between bootleg DVDs and authentic. All I know is I can save a lot of money if I choose to buy a TV series from some websites or even Ebay rather than in a store like FYE or Bestbuy. I'm interested in buying this Nip/Tuck set but am not sure if I can trust this site and their very cheap prices.


Where it says "Region Free: Worldwide" in the Niptuck season 1-5 boxed set description (dvdtalk wont let me post URLs yet) threw off a red flag with me and sounds fishy. I don't own many DVDs but I don't ever see authentic region free DVDs and I figured it should say Region 1 instead.

If it were a bootleg though, would they really go through the trouble of putting it in such a nice boxed set like the real one? Ah, well anyone have experience with this site? If ********* are fake, then I also don't know if I can trust all the extremely cheap sets on ebay either.
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Old 03-24-09, 10:39 AM
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re: Anyone buy from ***********.com?

this post is blocked because of the URL, but the site in question is no doubt a bootleg site which you should avoid. if the deal is too good to be true, it's probably a bootleg.

however you can still find good deals on legit things. look to see where the seller is located first off. if they're in china/hk/asia, etc - that's a big red flag it's a bootleg. you were right about 'region free: worldwide' - that's another sign there's a good chance it's a bootleg. authentic stuff will say "region 1". if you're buying on ebay - make sure there's a UPC/product # listed. see if there's a picture of the box / art work and compare it with and (dvdempire will also let you see the UPC/bar code as well as a screenshot of the back of the packaging).

if you have more questions i'd recommend doing a search on the forum for "bootleg" or post any questions you may have.
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