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#21 of 208 Rikimaru

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Posted February 24 2008 - 08:10 AM

My SD DVD's are alphabetized; the ones without slipcovers are first followed by the ones with them; anime SD DVD's are organized next just like the regular movies; SD DVD TV boxsets are alphabetized and organized seperately; HD DVD and Blu-ray movies are alphabetized and organized by format; HD DVD and Blu-ray anime are alphabetized and organized by format seperately from HD DVD and Blu-ray movies; LD's (yes, LD's) are alphabetized and organized by genre (moives in general, then anime).

#22 of 208 RickER

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Posted February 24 2008 - 08:22 AM

I remember when i had to leave my DVDs in my car until my wife went to bed. I didnt want to hear her bitch about spending $50 on payday for DVDs. Course she is my ex now. My wife (#2) has no problems with my DVDs. She does make fun of me for always moving them around. A guy has to have a system! I keep movies in one section, in alphabetical order, then TV shows in another, anime, in yet another, and finally Blu-rays. All are alphabetical. Oh, and everything has to be in an Amaray case, cept Blu-rays are in the same type of Blu-ray case.

#23 of 208 LarryH

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Posted February 24 2008 - 08:30 AM

My DVD's are in their own cardboard storage boxes (from Sam's) boxes, my HD DVD's in theirs and my BR's in theirs. The boxes are numbered and the movies are indexed in aphabetical order on my PC, with cross-references to the box numbers. I just don't have the discipline to insert new titles in alphabetical order and then move all the following disks.

#24 of 208 Travis Brashear

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Posted February 24 2008 - 09:29 AM

I'm intrigued by the amount of you who catalogue by genre--I could never figure out a way to do that that didn't make me want to short-circuit Robby the Robot/Landru/Nomad/V'Ger style. BLAZING SADDLES--is it comedy or Western? The HARRY POTTER films--are they fantasy or mystery? ALIEN--is it horror or sci-fi? Hell, ALIENS--is it horror, sci-fi or action? And the films of David Lynch? I guess just catalogue them under their own genre of "WTF?" If you have a system that works for you, that's gravy...there are just way too many mixed genre films for that to ever work well for me...A-Z and nothing else to complicate matters at my house*.

* Save for certain bothersome movies like FIRST BLOOD (which goes under "R" for Rambo), JEWEL OF THE NILE (which goes under "R" next to ROMANCING THE STONE) or SILENCE OF THE LAMBS/RED DRAGON (which go under "H" for the character name of Hannibal Lecter)...
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#25 of 208 FrankT

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Posted February 24 2008 - 09:35 AM

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I'm intrigued by the amount of you who catalogue by genre--I could never figure out a way to do that that didn't make me want to short-circuit Robby the Robot/Landru/Nomad/V'Ger style. BLAZING SADDLES--is it comedy or Western? The HARRY POTTER films--are they fantasy or mystery? ALIEN--is it horror or sci-fi? Hell, ALIENS--is it horror, sci-fi or action? And the films of David Lynch? I guess just catalogue them under their own genre of "WTF?" If you have a system that works for you, that's gravy...there are just way too many mixed genre films for that to ever work well for me...A-Z and nothing else to complicate matters at my house*.

* Save for certain bothersome movies like FIRST BLOOD (which goes under "R" for Rambo), JEWEL OF THE NILE (which goes under "R" next to ROMANCING THE STONE) or SILENCE OF THE LAMBS/RED DRAGON (which go under "H" for the character name of Hannibal Lecter)...


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#26 of 208 Ric Easton

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Posted February 24 2008 - 09:45 AM

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I'm intrigued by the amount of you who catalogue by genre--I could never figure out a way to do that that didn't make me want to short-circuit

Well this would seem like its leading to another whole thread, but since you mentioned it.

I combine some genres like this... Sci-fi/Horror/Fantasy...Drama/Classics/Action... However there are still some that get their own section ie: Film Noir, Hitchcock and 007.

It's not perfect. Like where do I put movies like Silence of the Lambs? Thrillers could fit into either Horror or Drama/Action. These days, I think I have it in with the Drama section. If it had a supernatural angle to it, then it would probably go in Sci-fi/Horror/Fantasy. But there are exceptions to that as well. If the supernatural element does not take place until the end of the film, then it would be a spoiler to place movies like Vanilla Sky or The Prestige into the Sci-fi/Horror/Fanasy section.

And oh yeah, I put most sequels right next to the original even if they don't start with the same letter.

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#27 of 208 troy evans

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Posted February 24 2008 - 10:05 AM

I do separate genre's as well. On the main wall I have end to end bookshelves. I use my little marvel comic characters mini-busts to seperate the different sections on the shelves. On the top shelf I have all my Blu-rays between a Nightcrawler and a Mystique bust. I think that looks good and presents the dvds well. I have my Star Wars films in a seperate section of the room displayed with various collectibles. I do the same for Star Trek.
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#28 of 208 Mike Frezon

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Posted February 24 2008 - 10:42 AM

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The HARRY POTTER films--are they fantasy or mystery?

Posted Image Was on the phone with my daughter the other day. She was in a Best Buy and asked me "where would I find the Harry Potter films?" I thought about it for a minute and said I'm not exactly sure...but they could be in family, action/adventure, science fiction, maybe drama...

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#29 of 208 Cees Alons

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Posted February 24 2008 - 10:56 AM

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I should note that within one sub-genre, historical feature films, I don't alphabetize them. Instead, I place them in chronological order of the events they portray (I know, I'm weird).
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#30 of 208 Raul Marquez,MD

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Posted February 24 2008 - 11:29 AM

My collection runs to ~ 4,200 titles so here's the way I do it....

- 2 Sony 400DVD carousel players holding 800 movies which are catalogued using "Delicious Library" software on my iMac.

- Large wall with shelves with movies (all genres) alphabetized

- Music videos & concerts on a separate Atlantic "Elf" storage unit

- TV shows and TV miniseries on 2 bookcases

- HD-DVD and Blu-ray DVDs (each format separate) on an Atlantic "Elf" storage unit

- Star Trek films & TV shows, Star Wars films, Bond films, and odd-sized DVDs on another separate Atlantic "Elf" unit

- Documentaries & instructional DVDs on another Atlantic "Elf" unit

#31 of 208 PaulDA

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Posted February 24 2008 - 12:18 PM

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I'm intrigued by the amount of you who catalogue by genre--I could never figure out a way to do that that didn't make me want to short-circuit Robby the Robot/Landru/Nomad/V'Ger style. BLAZING SADDLES--is it comedy or Western? The HARRY POTTER films--are they fantasy or mystery? ALIEN--is it horror or sci-fi? Hell, ALIENS--is it horror, sci-fi or action? And the films of David Lynch? I guess just catalogue them under their own genre of "WTF?" If you have a system that works for you, that's gravy...there are just way too many mixed genre films for that to ever work well for me...A-Z and nothing else to complicate matters at my house*.

* Save for certain bothersome movies like FIRST BLOOD (which goes under "R" for Rambo), JEWEL OF THE NILE (which goes under "R" next to ROMANCING THE STONE) or SILENCE OF THE LAMBS/RED DRAGON (which go under "H" for the character name of Hannibal Lecter)...

When confronted with "multiple genres", I go with what I think would be the primary sub-genre--for example, Blazing Saddles is, in my collection, a comedy, as that is its primary purpose. I don't have enough Westerns to constitute a genre (yet--it is a growing section but more so in HDM), so they are currently with "action/drama". It's not perfect, but it works for me. (Alien, in my system, would be sci-fi first, then horror).

Boxed sets are easy--they are kept apart on a different shelf alphabetically.
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#32 of 208 Lew Crippen

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Posted February 25 2008 - 12:13 AM

I organize by major category: movies, TV, opera. Within movies by director and each director’s movies by the date the movie was released.

Since I waited for the format competition to resolve itself, I have nothing on HD as yet. As I consider the movie the important thing (and not the media) and as I can play DVDs on an HD player, I’ll intermix the formats.
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#33 of 208 Jim_K

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Posted February 25 2008 - 12:20 AM

I keep them all segregated otherwise they'd just bicker too much.
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#34 of 208 Matt Hough

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Posted February 25 2008 - 01:18 AM

I filed the Pixar-BD titles with the other Disney sDVDs in my collection. I filed CASINO ROYALE-BD with the Bonds.

Otherwise, I have the BDs and HD-DVDs separate from the rest of my collection on their own shelves.

#35 of 208 Joseph J.D

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Posted February 25 2008 - 01:28 AM

Currently, the Blu-rays I have watched are on a separate shelf in alphabetical order. Meanwhile, the ones I haven't watched are piled up on a growing stack with all the other DVDs that I haven't gotten around to watching yet.....all of them are calling out to me to watch them. Posted Image
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#36 of 208 PaulDA

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Posted February 25 2008 - 01:37 AM

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Currently, the Blu-rays I have watched are on a separate shelf in alphabetical order. Meanwhile, the ones I haven't watched are piled up on a growing stack with all the other DVDs that I haven't gotten around to watching yet.....all of them are calling out to me to watch them. Posted Image
So what are you doing posting here, man? Get 'dem discs spinnin'!Posted Image
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#37 of 208 Paul Arnette

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Posted February 25 2008 - 01:55 AM

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I keep them all segregated otherwise they'd just bicker too much.

Me too. I think of it is much like the following lines from Ghostbusters:

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Dr. Egon Spengler: There's something very important I forgot to tell you.
Dr. Peter Venkman: What?
Dr. Egon Spengler: Don't cross the streams.
Dr. Peter Venkman: Why?
Dr. Egon Spengler: It would be bad.
Dr. Peter Venkman: I'm fuzzy on the whole good/bad thing. What do you mean, "bad"?
Dr. Egon Spengler: Try to imagine all life as you know it stopping instantaneously and every molecule in your body exploding at the speed of light.
Dr Ray Stantz: Total protonic reversal.
Dr. Peter Venkman: Right. That's bad. Okay. All right. Important safety tip. Thanks, Egon.

Don't cross the formats. Posted Image
Universal Blu-ray Discs I will not be buying while they're offered only as Blu-ray + DVD 'flipper' discs:

The Jackal
, Out of Africa, and Traffic.

#38 of 208 Dave_P.

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Posted February 25 2008 - 02:03 AM

My Blu-ray are segregated

#39 of 208 Kelly Payne

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Posted February 25 2008 - 03:15 AM

Peacefully integrated here.

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Posted February 25 2008 - 04:56 AM

Blu-ray A-Z
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