Bodysnatcher bargain

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  1. shireknight

    shireknight Third Technician

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    http://www.reddwarf.co.uk/news/2011/08/12/bodysnatcher-bargain

    Cheers for the heads up guys, at first I could only find it for £50 and £40 even with your links but after a bit of hunting I managed to get it from Amazon for £13.97 which is an absolute steal so thank you :-D
     
  2. bedfordfalls

    bedfordfalls Deck Sergeant

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    I'll probably pick this up when I get paid this month. I don't like the remastered series too much but I'd like the extra content.
     
  3. dvd3500

    dvd3500 Catering Officer

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    Run, click, do whatever it takes to get this. It is first class material in all aspects.
    A must have for any true Dwarfer
     
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    i want this soooo much, but region 2 doesn't work for me. does anyone know when they will make this available to the amercano fans?
     
  5. shireknight

    shireknight Third Technician

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    Ok scratch that, for some reason Amazon are not sending their copies out until the end of September so I cancelled and ordered it from the BBC instead where I got this and the "Beat the Geek quiz" DVD for £17 with free delivery.
     
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    Aren't Philips players region free over there? Here in Europe they all are...
    Besides, free PC DVD players like VLC player completely ignore the region code. Hook up a laptop to the TV and it should work fine.

    There are... other methods... but they lead to the dark side...
     
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    yeah i didn't want to have to invest in anymore hardware for awhile, oh well. i will find a way. a way that doesn't lead to the darkside lol
     
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    Many Philips players are region free, but not all, as a friend of mine unfortunately found out.

    VLC player is free to download (although donating is always a nice gesture, if one can afford it), so that is indeed a good option.

    I'm not sure what methods may lead to the "dark side" :lol:, but Another quite rightly legal and completely ethical method (very ethical in my humble opinion - i can't think of any logical reason as to why it wouldn't be) is to search on-line for the multi-region code for your specific player, and follow the simple instructions. You can find them for most models, other than Sony and a few other large corporation brands.

    Click here for more information if needed :-)
     
  9. karnie

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    I ended up having to convert my desktop computer to region 2 in order to watch them, I tried various methods without success and just figured it was easier, since I don't watch DVDs on it typically, that switching it over it wouldn't affect my ability to watch my other stuff.
     
  10. dvd3500

    dvd3500 Catering Officer

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    errr... you don't need to make any PC/Laptop locked to any region or anything. VLC player will play ANY region DVD on ANY region DVD drive.

    The author's simply decided to "ignore" that region-lock feature.

    I have watched hundreds of DVDs from about 3 different regions on my laptops and PC for years and never had a problem...
     
  11. karnie

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    None of those options worked for me. I tried VLC, tried copying the disc via Toast, etc., every attempt was met with a "This disc is encrypted" message. So for me, this was the only option.
     
  12. dvd3500

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    Very strange. I have used VLC and ... other... means to get things to work all with freeware on dozens of computers, but there is always the one case I guess....
     
  13. shireknight

    shireknight Third Technician

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    5 weeks on and I'm still waiting for my copy to be dispatched -if I ever state that I'm thinking of ordering something from the BBC online shop again please someone quickly unplug my PC :roll:
     
  14. Andrew

    Andrew Executive Officer

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    I would imagine that they quickly sold out of Bodysnatcher and have been unable to get more stock because of the warehouse fire caused during the riots. All distributors - such as 2entertain - who had stock there will have been unable to send out fresh supplies until new discs have been manufactured.
     
  15. nicky_j

    nicky_j Deck Sergeant

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    Mine was ordered from amazon and that said it'd be dispatched in 8 weeks!
     
  16. Andrew

    Andrew Executive Officer

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    I would imagine for the exact same reason - it's impossible to sell you something that's been burnt to a cinder!
     
  17. karnie

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    Ordereed mine from Amazon UK from a third-party seller, and received it in America right away.. Hmmm....
     
  18. Andrew

    Andrew Executive Officer

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    Yeah, if you can find someone who's just selling their own, existing stock, right now you're better off. A lot of DVDs aren't available right now because of this - and of course they'll be re-manufactured, likely under insurance, in priority order.
     
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    The body snatcher collection is great. It might just be in my fave five!
     
  20. 57194q

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    is it worth the $80???
     

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