Star Trek TV Franchise: Thinpack Editions

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  1. Mark Talmadge

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    What's going on with Paramount? The UK has already seen the release of Star Trek: The Next Generation Thinpack DVD sets and Paramount is giving away a complete set of "ST: The Next Generation" DVD sets. My question is when are these sets going to be released here in the United States?
     
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    They're giving them away?
     
  3. Mark Talmadge

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    Yeah but only fgor UK residents ...
     
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    Wanna start betting these will hit in the US in September. And that Paramount will market them as "gifts" to the fans for 40 years of loyalty?

    Sorry, keeping my originals.
     
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    Reason #136 why I'm holding off on buying Trek TV.
     
  6. Mark Talmadge

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    Just wish they would hurry up. Maybe we'll get lucky and they'll release them in order and from the beginning starting with one set per month beginning with the Original Series.
     
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    what do you mean giving them away?
    for free??? where??
     
  8. Mark Talmadge

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    They were giving them specifically only for UK fans and the contest is still going on. You can find more information over at:

    http://www.dvdtimes.co.uk

    The contest is limited but I wish Paramoutnw ould release these sets over here in the United States.
     
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    Anyone hear anything more about the thinkpack editions for US distribution?
     
  10. Mark Talmadge

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    What's going on and when is CBS/Paramount going to give us these thinkpack editions? I just discovered that not only has the UK received thinpack editions of the entire TNG series but that they are halfway through with releasing the DS9 series as well.

    Has anyone heard anything or is CBS/Paramount sticking the screws to US fans who want these new sets?
     
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    I suspect we won't see them until they've sold through what's in their warehouse.
     
  12. Mark Talmadge

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    Well, they'll be sitting there until hell freezes over because why would consumers want to buy the previous releases when newer releases and signficiantly lower prices would be on the horizon?

    Not only that, but the prices for Voyager and Enterprise still remain exorbitantly high for their releases .... not to mention that some of the DS9 sets and TNG sets remain prices up to around the $100 price tag ... they need to get on tyhe ball, dump them on eBay while releasing the newer sets into stores.
     
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    I, ummmmmm, wouldn't hold your breath on that one! [​IMG]
     

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