Average price you pay for discs.

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  1. StephenA

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    I pay between 10 and 25 dollars for my discs, with 15 to 20 dollars being average for each purchase. I rarely pay over 25, unless I can't find it anywhere but Suncoast or it was just a high price. The 3 most expensive DVDs I bought were Walking with Dinosaurs and Robocop Criterion edition which cost me 40 each, and Terminator 2 UE which cost me 35. I wish Suncoast was cheaper because they have so many discs I'd like to get, but don't because of the price. I can't order online because I have no credit card.
     
  2. Andrew Chong

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    I rarely pay more than $25 CDN for single releases; usually I hover around $23-24. If I pay more than that, more often than not, it is for boxed sets, the highest price (don't remember exact amount, more than $120) being for the Stanley Kubrick collection (2nd iteration).
     
  3. MartinTeller

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    Sounds like a poll to me!

    My average is about $13.
     
  4. Markus Lidstrom

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    I have a deal set up now with a local video store so all my purchases from now on will be $10USD for the used disks.
     
  5. Neil Joseph

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    I pay on average about cdn$24 for each DVD I get.
     
  6. StephanieC

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    Usually for new discs I pay $20, but it can be from $10-up (rarely up unless special or box set, etc.)
     
  7. Steve Tannehill

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    As a home theater enthusiast, money is no object regarding the cost of software, so it is impossible for me to compute an average cost.

    - Steve
     
  8. Tony_Faville

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    Thanks to the Reports in DVD Profiler I can definitively state I have paid an average price of $15.45 per DVD.

    Reality check would prove I typically pay between $18 and $20.
     
  9. Chris Xolotl

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    $5.44 is the average. It might sound low but I just take all the $$$ I spend on DVDs and if I sell them for less (incl s/h etc) the average goes up. If I sell them for more than I paid for it.. the average goes down.
     
  10. Joe_C

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    The wonders of Columbia House have allowed me to buy most of my live-action DVD's (out of a collection of ~200) at around $10 a pop. Unfortunately, CH's anime selections aren't very extensive, so buying them elsewhere has raised my average price to the more reasonable $15-17.
     
  11. LeeL

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    I like to stay between $15-23 for new releases, but I will pay a little more for double disc sets (ie. Simpsons, Marilyn, the forthcoming Sanford & Son). When it comes to used, the local Blockcuster has the odd good deal on (Spy Game for $12.99 Cdn), otherwise, I don't like to pay much more than $10-11 for a PVD.

    But I did pay $25 for Hunchback I & II at the flea market, used but unopened (no wrap, had the security tape over top of the case)...so I'm not sure if those count as new or used...
     
  12. Dave H

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    Columbia House has allowed me to buy many titles for an average of $9.50 each.

    However, new releases that I really like and if I don't want to wait three months for Columbia House enrollment, I usually get for $15.99-19.99 from a B&M during the first week of its release.
     
  13. Lou Grasek

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    Columbia House and Walmart's 9.94 display has kept me around $10.
     
  14. David Lambert

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    [smug bastard]When you guys have a collection as big as 1217 DVDs, with 92% of them purchased new rather than used, if you can say your average price is $13.60 then you will be as pleased as I am! [​IMG] [/smug bastard]
    Edited to correct the counts and the average...I was 35ยข too high! [​IMG]
     
  15. Joe_C

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    God, what a smug bastard...
     
  16. Eric T

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    My girlfriend just bought a new VW Golf. It cost less than your DVDs [​IMG]
    BTW, I am getting most of my DVD's from CH now, average price less than $9.50 each.
     
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    I just now took note of part of Lee L.'s signature ......
     
  19. LukeB

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    Average price per disc: $5.xx
    I limit my regular purchases to deals, gift certificates, Columbia House, etc. I'm rather frugal when it comes to DVD purchases, I suppose. All have been purchased new and I'm at about 175 discs or so. [​IMG]
     
  20. Anne M

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    I probably spend around $20 on average for each DVD purchase. The most I ever paid for a DVD was $40 for my Toy Story Ultimate Toy Box, but that, of course, was two movies, so you could count it as $20 per movie.
     

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