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#1 of 40 OFFLINE   Rex.G

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Posted February 18 2004 - 11:53 PM

Forgive me if this is a dead thread. I tried to do a search, but that feature seems to be down.
What what the first dvd you owned?
I bought my first dvd player from Target in 98 and got 3 free. I chose:
Army of darkness
Fifth Element
Pulp fiction

I wish they would still give the movies away with new player purchases.

My collection stayed small for a while and just started growing in the last year or 2. up to 210 now.
just thought it would be fun to reminisce on your first dvd.

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My first 3 have all been updated to SE or supperbit as the case may be. So i hope my originals are happy in someones collection.!

#2 of 40 OFFLINE   Mike Wladyka

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Posted February 19 2004 - 01:42 AM

The Matrix
Now they show you how detergents take out bloodstains, a pretty violent image there. I think if you've got a T-shirt with a bloodstain all over it, maybe laundry isn't your biggest problem. Maybe you should get rid of the body before you do the wash.

#3 of 40 OFFLINE   Mike Williams

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Posted February 19 2004 - 01:48 AM

My first two DVDs I purchased before I even had a DVD player, but figured I could watch them on my laptop that had a DVD drive. The lucky finalists were:

2001: A Space Odyssey
Blade Runner

That was over 500 DVD purchases ago (including 100 seasons of TV)

#4 of 40 OFFLINE   Dave Gilbert

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Posted February 19 2004 - 04:19 AM

First DVD (gift): The Matrix
First DVD purchased: Fight Club

Like Mike Williams, I had both of these before I had a proper DVD player.

#5 of 40 OFFLINE   Christ Reynolds

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Posted February 19 2004 - 08:02 AM

i dont remember exactly, i THINK it was the big lebowski that i bought before i had a dvd player, and i got slap shot right after i got a dvd player in my computer. either way, i had about 50 dvds before i had a standalone dvd player. and i have about 180 now. my first criterion was rushmore, and that led to silence of the lambs, that led to about 40 more criterions Posted Image

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#6 of 40 OFFLINE   Mike Hutman

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Posted February 19 2004 - 11:26 AM

My first DVDs were Dogma and Terminator 2-Judgment Day

#7 of 40 OFFLINE   James T

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Posted February 19 2004 - 12:02 PM

My first DVD was Ghostbusters.

#8 of 40 OFFLINE   Patrick McCart

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Posted February 19 2004 - 12:48 PM

First recieved: The Abyss: 2-disc SE (original release) with my DVD player

First purchased: Airplane!

#9 of 40 OFFLINE   Nick Sievers

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Posted February 19 2004 - 03:34 PM

Middle of '99 for me. I picked Pulp Fiction as a free DVD and my first purchase was Go (1999)
Top 10 Film Lists: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
Film Lists: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

#10 of 40 OFFLINE   Jason_Els

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Posted February 19 2004 - 07:52 PM

Blade Runner: The Director's Cut before I had a DVD player of any kind.
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#11 of 40 OFFLINE   Rex.G

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Posted February 19 2004 - 10:06 PM

Thank the maker for DVD!!!!

#12 of 40 OFFLINE   ThomasEdison

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Posted February 19 2004 - 10:57 PM

Dave Matthews Band: Listener Supported - The main reason I bought my first DVD player.

#13 of 40 OFFLINE   Casey Trowbridg

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Posted February 20 2004 - 05:38 PM

First DVD I ever bought, and I still don't know why it was this one, but the Greatest Moments in Superbowl history.

#14 of 40 OFFLINE   Zenas

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Posted February 20 2004 - 05:46 PM

The first DVD my dad bought for the family was the Matrix. The first DVD(s) I bought myself was the Godfather Collection. That was the start of a downward spiral... ;P

#15 of 40 OFFLINE   Mark Shannon

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Posted February 22 2004 - 12:52 AM

First DVD I bought: The Matrix (buying an xbox with DVD kit just made me want to have a DVD)

#16 of 40 OFFLINE   ZoranM

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Posted February 26 2004 - 05:09 PM

Tombstone...and after that first hit everything went fuzzy and they all came so fast I just lost track...

Hello,
my name is Zoran and I have a DVD buying problem...

#17 of 40 OFFLINE   Nate Anderson

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Posted February 26 2004 - 05:14 PM

My first DVDs were Wild Things and The Wedding Singer in 1998. Followed soon after with City of Angels.
My Extensive DVD collection.

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#18 of 40 OFFLINE   Ray_R

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Posted February 26 2004 - 07:20 PM

Mine were Superman: The Movie and Saving Private Ryan.

#19 of 40 OFFLINE   Dustin Harrison

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Posted February 26 2004 - 08:37 PM

Fight Club and then Resident Evil. Both are still my favorite movies.

Started collecting DVD's about 3 months ago and I'm up to about 35.

#20 of 40 OFFLINE   Anthony Connor

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Posted February 26 2004 - 11:01 PM

Gee, good question. I owned about 5 or 6 DVD's before I got a player as well.

Thinking about it I think "Ronin" and "TopGun" were my first DVD purchases. Infact I bought Ronin having never seen it in the cinema, and because I didn't own a DVD player. I ended up seeing Ronin in the cinema first, even though I owned the DVD. ( The DVD was available in the US before it was on the cinemas down under )

I was a member here ages before I bought a DVD player and HT setup.

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