Why?!? UK TV DVD Box Sets R2

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  1. 70sTVlover

    70sTVlover Stunt Coordinator

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    That's it, Universal have ruined all upcoming releases of TV DVD, first of all it was on occasion but now they've printed PLAYBACK right across every new box set that I like and they've screwed up the DVD's, instead of using slim line ones they use these weird boxy things (not regular DVD's)... Where has all the sense gone? Its a real shame as I love watching Murder She Wrote downstairs (R2 DVD player) but now I go from a wide screen TV to a crap screen TV... Thanks a bunch Universal Playback.
     
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    ?????????? Where has all your sense gone? What on earth are you talking about?
     
  3. Michael Alden

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    Some of us discard the packaging, therefore it is of zero importance.
     
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    Sure the packaging is or secondary importance, but they've ruined it.. Look at Magnum PI season 3 R2, it's terrible. Why they can't stick to the same packaging as the US Ill never know

    As for what I am talking about I only have a R1 player upstairs on a rubbish TV, whilst my R2 is downstairs on a wide screen TV
     
  5. Christian Preischl

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    Well, it's not like the R1s are particularly consistent. They've changed from digis to slim cases back to digis (different ones though), and the design has changed, too.

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    Notice the height difference.

    As far as design goes, collecting any type of series on DVD (be it TV or films) is a nightmare. Let's be glad they haven't replaced any music on Magnum... yet. [​IMG]
     
  6. 70sTVlover

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    Yeah, but they havent got playback slapped on them, have you seen the new cases R2 are using?
     
  7. Christian Preischl

    Christian Preischl Screenwriter

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    Yes, I have (not the outer spine though).
     
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    Was this photo for illustrative purposes or do you file your TV on DVD sets in non alpabetical order? If I did that, I would never be able to locate a set when I wanted it.
     
  9. Christian Preischl

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    That photo was simply to illustrate the different packaging types and designs of the Magnum sets.

    And no, I don't sort my DVDs alphabetically. I sort them based on studio, and within the studios the sort order grows organically... sort of. [​IMG]

    And yes, I find stuff. Nobody else does though. Hehe.
     

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