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  1. jcroy

    Why I Own So Many Movies.

    Thinking about this, I only really watch a disc when I first buy it. First I check a newly purchased disc on the computer, to see whether there are any bad sectors due to manufacturing defects. If there are no obvious bad sectors found on the computer, I will then watch the same disc on a...
  2. jcroy

    Why I Own So Many Movies.

    For the hardcore ocd collector types, that ratio is probably more like 95:5 or 99:1 :)
  3. jcroy

    Why I Own So Many Movies.

    With all that being said, my disc purchases these days are mostly dvds of D-list (or lower) scifi movies released by bottom feeder movie companies/distributors such as The Asylum, etc ... At $2 a pop (or less). (Such stuff isn't even released on bluray for many years). Basically scifi stuff...
  4. jcroy

    Why I Own So Many Movies.

    Note "recent/current movies". ;)
  5. jcroy

    Why I Own So Many Movies.

    I don't even bother doing this anymore for most recent/current films. I can wait for such stuff to show up on basic cable or even network tv. It may not be "fresh" anymore two+ years later, but now I can see the actual film without any then-current hype from media coverage. In the end for...
  6. jcroy

    Why I Own So Many Movies.

    Probably the lumping/conflating in of generic hobbist collectors (whether movies, comic books, etc ....), with the extreme hoarding types on reality tv.
  7. jcroy

    Why I Own So Many Movies.

    The family historical context was interesting. The actual content of these books wasn't as interesting. As far as I could figure out, it was stuff that would be covered in college subjects like calculus, algebra, physics, mechanics, etc ... that an engineering major would cover in freshman and...
  8. jcroy

    Why I Own So Many Movies.

    (More generally). I've generally always considered my "stuff" will likely not become a heirloom at all. I never owned much of anything that was valuable. Going back further in time, I encountered this first hand when my relatives were cleaning out the house of a then-recently passed away...
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