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I'm in Canada and it seems the all the stores that carried HD DVDs have simply removed them from the shelves without any sales. Where can a person get them for cheap in Canada?
 

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Tony: Although it's a pain, there's lots of activity from Canada on eBay. I bought "King Kong" HD-DVD brand new and sealed from a guy in Moose Jaw for $4.99 (plus $4.00 s/h). You just have to sift through...I'm happy to have my Quebec DVD
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I'm in Ontario and have seen them on sale at my local Blockbuster and Rogers Video ranging from $9.99 to $19.99 for previously viewed and new HD-DVDs.

www.kijiji.ca is a free classified add site that sometimes has some good stuff on it. As imbeaujp wrote...Ebay is a good source too.
 

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Found a whole bunch at my local HMV one of them was only $6 the rest were under $15. Im going to check out the HMV at West Edmonton mall as its the largest store in Western Canada with two large floors of media. Probably find a bunch there.
 
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I'm in the same boat, I guess being in the cave as long as i have been, i didn't hear the news until just last weeks about HD stopping production. I for one am pizzed about it because they just made the annoucement without any warning. I'm sure I'm not the only one upset as retail outets have spent millions on hardware and media. What bothers me most is that I can't even find a HD player in any of the stores.

So I'm looking to purchase as Many HD DVD's as i can before they all disappear. The only store that i find carries them is futureshop and Best Buy here in Mississauga. I've been picking them up anywhere from 12 to 17 bucks.

I need a player as a back up for when this one dies. I personally don't like e-bay, been ripped off too many times and the shipping and border fees are way too outrageous. Plus you get couriers taking a chunk of your money for some trumped up charges.

If you happen to find any outlets that carry HD DVD's, please send me an e-mail.
HD DVD titles I want

12 Monkeys
The 40-Year-Old Virgin
Blood Diamond
The Bone Collector
The Bourne Supremacy
Bruce Almighty
The Chronicles Of Riddick: Pitch Black
The Departed
Dragonheart
The Fast and the Furious
The Frighteners
The Getaway
The Good Shepherd
Lady in the Water
Led Zeppelin: The Song Remains the Same
The Matrix
The Matrix Reloaded
The Matrix Revolutions
Ocean's Eleven
Ocean's Thirteen
Ocean's Twelve
Stardust
The Thing (HD DVD) (1982)
Waterworld
Braveheart Transformers
Tremors
40 year old virgin
Inside Man
Next
What Dreams May Come
Trading Places
Van helsing
Italian Job
March of the Peguins
Payback
Goodfellas
Traffic
 

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I need a player as a back up for when this one dies. I personally don't like e-bay, been ripped off too many times and the shipping and border fees are way too outrageous. Plus you get couriers taking a chunk of your money for some trumped up charges.
You could try www.kijiji.ca. It's a buy and sell site similar to craigslist. I've had luck buy and selling on it. Posting is free and typically you would meet the person and pick up what ever it is they are selling.

There's also www.canuckaudiomart.ca. Do a search on "HD DVD". There's a guy in the GTA selling some movies.
 
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To be honest, the internet lol. I dont know how this site feels about downloading, but I get all my DVD's, HD DVD, BluRay, Music, etc free, and exact copies. That would be the cheapest way.
 

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That method is frowned upon here. Also any download that I have aver seen including MP3 files is lousy quality compared to the real thing.
On a side note I did find a whole bunch of HD DVDs at Walmart for $5 each this past week. That made me happy. :)
 

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...I did find a whole bunch of HD DVDs at Walmart for $5 each this past week. That made me happy. :)
:unbelievable:

I think is time to pay a visit to the store ... :yes: (hopefully they have same offers here)
I found a couple at CC yesterday for $10 :yes:
 
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That method is frowned upon here. Also any download that I have aver seen including MP3 files is lousy quality compared to the real thing.
On a side note I did find a whole bunch of HD DVDs at Walmart for $5 each this past week. That made me happy. :)
Actually, if you use torrents, and find a good torrent site, the quality is the exact same. Its not like the old limewire days where the quality was bad. With torrents, it's exact disc images, and much cheaper.

For example, The Sopranos Seasons 1-6 (amazing show if you havent seen it) in total costs around $542 in total at a store. I got exact copies of every season, every disc, for free.

It can pay off:bigsmile:
 

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It can pay off:bigsmile:
The MPAA and the RIAA really go after those who allow their PC's to service uploads of copyrighted material via torrents -- which is part of the give and take of torrents and other P2P distribution schemes. You do not want to be caught doing so.

P2P and torrents can have their place when distributing massive amounts of data that is not copyrighted or allows distribution. Linux, gnu software, video meant for unlimited/uncontrolled distribution, etc.
 

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It can pay off:bigsmile:
More importantly, it's not ethical, and de-legitimizes the internet as a viable means of content distribution. I'm not going to sit here and pretend that I don't download copyrighted content, but I'm not going to brag about it either.

Also, the last movie that I downloaded, I did so because the DRM made it unplayable on my system. For that, I don't feel bad one bit. Down with DRM.
 

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To be honest, the internet lol. I dont know how this site feels about downloading, but I get all my DVD's, HD DVD, BluRay, Music, etc free, and exact copies. That would be the cheapest way.
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inetvideo.ca still has a lot of HDDVD titles in stock. I've bought several from them from between 6 and 12 $ each all new an sealed. Even a couple of boxed sets like Hero's and BSG seaon 1. The shipping I find a little heavy if you order few things (7-8 $ on a 20$ order) but if you order a bunch its not so bad.
 

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Regarding the $5 HD DVDs, were they in the $5 bin or with the rest of the HD DVDs and just happened to be priced at $5?
At the first walmart they were in a separate bin. They had at least 20 different tittles, I grabbed 4 as I had some of the others or did not want them. The second walmart had them mixed up with the rest of the "buy 2 for $10" bin and couldn't find any that I wanted.
 

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inetvideo.ca still has a lot of HDDVD titles in stock. I've bought several from them from between 6 and 12 $ each all new an sealed. Even a couple of boxed sets like Hero's and BSG seaon 1. The shipping I find a little heavy if you order few things (7-8 $ on a 20$ order) but if you order a bunch its not so bad.
I bought 30 HD-DVDs from them a while back when they had free shipping. They have free shipping every once in a while.
 
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