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  # 204612 1-Apr-2009 09:05
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I think JBHiFi tend to have competitive prices. Border's has a poor selection IMHO (well the Wellington one anyway). Whitcoulls tends to sell full price and the Warehouse selection is spotty across outlets. None of them had Quantum that I could find.

As for selling overseas ones legally here, there should be no issue if you are a private seller. I think the legality question (if indeed one does exist) only applies to commercial retailers.  I tried to exchange a few US sourced PS3 games at JB as tradeins for some new games but they would not accept them saying they lacked the NZ Censor Classification. But I don't think I would be in trouble if I sold them on Trademe

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Just saw Quantum for $39 at JB - short term special




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  # 204660 1-Apr-2009 12:55
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James Bond: Regardless of the odd sale, whats the cheapest place in NZ to buy blu-ray titles?

For example, Quantum of Solace is $49 at Borders. Is there a store that sells blu-rays for less? (i.e. $40-$45)

I don't like buying blu-rays or DVDs from overseas stores as I'm not able to sell them (legally) if I want to in the future (No NZ classification sticker)


 


The first thing I do when a get a DVD is to remove that crappy sticker from the cover..





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  # 204661 1-Apr-2009 13:12
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psk20: Argh, yeah, I work at Canterbury Uni so I could probably have done that even though I'm only a lowly research assistant/TA :P


In my opinion, no one who has a job is lowly. I hold anyone who works, in high regard.

But this is really off topic.

I see JB HiFi have Bladerunner for $25 which is supposed to be good in HD.

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  # 204744 1-Apr-2009 16:47
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kiwitrc:
psk20: Argh, yeah, I work at Canterbury Uni so I could probably have done that even though I'm only a lowly research assistant/TA :P


In my opinion, no one who has a job is lowly. I hold anyone who works, in high regard.

But this is really off topic.


I see JB HiFi have Bladerunner for $25 which is supposed to be good in HD.


Is this the  3 disk set that I got from Amazon last year for about NZ$20??





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  # 204745 1-Apr-2009 16:48
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old3eyes:
kiwitrc:
psk20: Argh, yeah, I work at Canterbury Uni so I could probably have done that even though I'm only a lowly research assistant/TA :P


In my opinion, no one who has a job is lowly. I hold anyone who works, in high regard.

But this is really off topic.




I see JB HiFi have Bladerunner for $25 which is supposed to be good in HD.





Is this the  3 disk set that I got from Amazon last year for about NZ$20??




Might be, go check to see if it is still where you left it. If not its probably your one.



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Amazon UK has dropped the price of a bunch of Blu-Rays to 10 pounds and many are in the buy 3 for 2.  If you haven't got the Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy they are 10 pounds each and in the buy 3 for 2 sale.

I picked up:

Die Hard 2 [Blu-ray] [1990] - £9.98
The Transporter [Blu-ray] [2002] - £9.78
Behind Enemy Lines [Blu-ray] [2001] - £9.78

Worked out to NZ$70 including postage.

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I finally bit the bullet and purchased from Amazon UK. Got Zulu (been hoping this would be released here), RE: Extinction and FF. Last two were just fillers, only really wanted Zulu.

 
 
 
 


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Well I placed an order on Amazon UK for

The 6th Day £9.78
Air Force One £9.98
Casino Royale (Deluxe Edition)  £6.94 (!)

on 30 March and it arrived today so I am pretty happy




Staying in Wellington. Check out my AirBnB in the Wellington CBD.  https://www.airbnb.co.nz/rooms/32019730  Mention GZ to get a 10% discount

 

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System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


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