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Old 28-11-2013, 01:45
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in the states on amazon it was $2.99 suddenly its now $7.41 im wondering if amazon have done this to get their back on the BBC for its panorama programme on how employees in one of its warehouse are suppose to be overworked
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Old 28-11-2013, 07:41
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$2.99 seems way, way too low for a new release dvd (bargain bin price really), from the perspective of someone in the UK.

And for comparison, the price of the dvd in the UK has not changed as far as I can see - £9.25 (and £11.25 for the blu-ray).

That's just over $15 at current exchange rates. So $7.41 is a good deal (and close to the price that I would expect in the State).


So it was probably a simple pricing mistake.
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Old 28-11-2013, 07:48
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Tescos series 7 has went from £30 on release to £35
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Old 28-11-2013, 20:05
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in the states on amazon it was $2.99 suddenly its now $7.41 im wondering if amazon have done this to get their back on the BBC for its panorama programme on how employees in one of its warehouse are suppose to be overworked
THIS IS OUTRAGEOUS! THEY MUST BE SMITED FROM THIS EARRRRTH!!!
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Old 28-11-2013, 22:12
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Can someone tell me what extras are on the DVD? Please tell me it includes The Five Doctors(ish).
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Old 28-11-2013, 23:41
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Slightly off topic but I was looking on Amazon and the original audio recording for William hartnell Doctor Who": The Lost TV Episodes Collection: (1964-1965) and someone is selling them for over £800! new from the US

Unbelievable price when I brought one of the Troughton ones for £47.00 in June
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Old 29-11-2013, 04:56
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I can attest that the DotD and Adventures in Space and Time were $2.99 until Sunday afternoon. Luckily, I downloaded them before the price hike. Unfortunately, I think there was a mix-up in pricing that was fixed, though they should have informed people instead of saying nothing.
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Old 29-11-2013, 15:16
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Amazon change prices all the time but both prices are perfectly acceptable.

They are totally ruthless in some respects though. I ordered a game from there with a pre-order guarantee and they shipped it only for it not to arrive on the first day. I went back to the item, only to find it had dropped by £5 after the game was sent, so it didn't violate there own guarantee. I wouldn't have found out had they not been late!
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Old 29-11-2013, 16:29
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Can someone tell me what extras are on the DVD? Please tell me it includes The Five Doctors(ish).
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That Extra isn't on, but The Last Day, The Night of The Doctor, Behind the Lens, two trailers and a documentary explaining the series for those who haven't previously seen Doctor Who are all present and correct.

My copy arrived from the BBC Shop today. Amazon for me is somewhere Jo Jones née Grant explored, not a place for sourcing BBC DVDs.
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Old 04-12-2013, 16:12
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Slightly off topic but I was looking on Amazon and the original audio recording for William hartnell Doctor Who": The Lost TV Episodes Collection: (1964-1965) and someone is selling them for over £800! new from the US

Unbelievable price when I brought one of the Troughton ones for £47.00 in June
Ah yes, I know about that practice. Its professional sellers who whack up as big a price as they think they can get away with in the hope that there is someone stupid enough to pay it.

They won't even have the product themselves. What will happen is if someone buys it, they will buy a copy from elsewhere (at a regular price) and ship that off.

I've got some info on this practice somewhere online. I'll have to see if I can dig it out myself sometime.
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