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Old 05-20-11, 11:01 AM
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Possible to sell personally thinpacked DVDs online?

Hello all!

Is there any online site where you can sell DVDs that have been altered to fit into thinpack cases? I have had a huge anime DVD collection, no room for it, and thus thinpacked them all. Thinpacking required me to trim the DVD covers. I kept all original inserts and the thinpack cases are either clear or colored.

Now, I really regret it because I MUST get rid of them all. No longer interested in watching them and moving into a much roomier place. Plus getting rid of them prevents me from wanting to buy any more haha.

So, is there ANY site? I must sell these off quickly. I called some sellback places in the neighborhood and they said they are not interested in them. If there's no place, then in the trash they must go...which seems like the biggest ripoff ever, but if it must be so be it.

**Please do not reply with suggestion for eBay, Amazon or Craigslist. Tried them with no success a year back with people ripping me off in fraud Paypal claims with junk mail returns for SNAD. Because apparently even you say 'personally altered covers and thinpacked' in auction title and description, buyers expect to get reg DVD and it's perfectly legal to send me back old comic books. Just wtf? No time to deal with it~

Thanks and best wishes!
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Re: Possible to sell personally thinpacked DVDs online?

Pawn shops and even though you don't want to hear it, Craigslist. You put up an image of what you're selling on Craigslist so they can see what they're getting into. You're selling them in person, so there isn't the paypal issue.
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Re: Possible to sell personally thinpacked DVDs online?

I donated a lot of the stuff that I thinpacked to the Vets and Lupus and got a receipt which I wrote off as a donation on my taxes. You don't get the cash right then, but it saves you a lot of hassle with buyers.
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Re: Possible to sell personally thinpacked DVDs online?

You can still sell them individually on amazon or ebay even without the cover art and or cases.

Also, you can post what you have and get credits in return on (google s-wapadvd.com) or maybe even other dvd trading sites
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Re: Possible to sell personally thinpacked DVDs online?

I would recommend Amazon. They give you a one-line description. I've been selling thousands of DVD's from Hollywood Video on there. Haven't had any complaints about them being "former rentals". I state it right in the description.
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Re: Possible to sell personally thinpacked DVDs online?

Also half.com which is cheaper than amazon
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Re: Possible to sell personally thinpacked DVDs online?

Like the other member, I donate mine to charity. Here's a couple more suggestions:

1) This one may not work in your case (since you have just one genre to offer), but I'll recommend selling them in your work place with all the money going to charity. I do this a couple times a year. I thin out my collection and bring in another 50 or more dvd's (usually have 200 plus for sale at one time-what I don't sell gets moved to the next sale) and put them on sale for $4 each..box sets are more. I usually do this injunction with our food drive for our local food pantry. But, I done this in conjunction with other events, like recently a drive for Red Cross to benefit the Joplin Tornado victims. I had another manager agree to match the money raised, along with the cash from the dvd and blu ray sales, the outright cash donations and matching funds...we gave $1,684. You get rid of your dvd's, you get a tax deduction (unassuming you do the long form) and some kudos at work for being a good coporate citizen.

2) There are severl organizations that accept dvd's that will be shipped to our service men and woman to watch during their downtime.

Just a couple of ideas
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Re: Possible to sell personally thinpacked DVDs online?

That's why you gotta fold the edges of the covers when putting them into thinpacks instead of trimming them.
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Re: Possible to sell personally thinpacked DVDs online?

Here's one of the donate to military personnel options:

http://www.dvds4vets.org/donate_dvd.htm

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