Re: Is this being anal?

Discussion in 'DVD Video' started by The Artist, Apr 2, 2004.

  1. The Artist

    The Artist Guest

    "Eric" emitted :

    >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?


    Yes.


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    S i g n a l @ l i n e o n e . n e t
    The Artist, Apr 2, 2004
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