Re: Is this being anal?

Discussion in 'DVD Video' started by Mike Kohary, Apr 1, 2004.

  1. Mike Kohary

    Mike Kohary Guest

    "Eric" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Some of my friends make fun of me because I examine every dvd case when
    > I buy a movie. I don't mean just picking it up and heading straight to
    > the checkout... I mean I:
    >
    > -- Closely look at the way it was packaged and the way it was
    > shrunkwrap. I prefer the way many Paramount and Fox movies come -- with
    > the plastic folded at the top and not like a regular, heated sealing
    > (the kind Blockbuster used to repackage previously viewed movies) that
    > warps the box.
    >
    > -- Examine the side of the box... more and more retailers are not
    > opening boxes with care, using a knife of some sort to slice the the
    > top, this cutting a small slash mark on the spines of the dvd boxes.
    >
    > -- gently shake it to make sure the disk is on its spindle.
    >
    > -- look for any surface marks on the front of back of the case.
    >
    > -- even go so far as look as to how the insert is places in the cover.
    > If its crooked or too high up in the case, there is a change the top
    > "security" label that lists the title will rip some of the picture off
    > the insert.
    >
    > Is that too anal?


    Definitely, it's too anal, and yet I do the exact same thing. ;)

    Mike
    Mike Kohary, Apr 1, 2004
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