Go Back   Forums @ The Digital Fix > Entertainment Discussion Forums > DVD and Blu-ray Discussion

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 16-02-2020, 16:05   #1
Wooglie
Rurouni
 
Wooglie's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Farnborough
Posts: 5,972
Thanks: 1,451
Thanked 1,007 Times in 436 Posts
Duplicate Blu-rays from 4K

What do people do with their duplicate Blu-rays that they get when they buy 4K Blu-rays? I have loads sitting around in their cases as throwing them away seems like a waste.
Wooglie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 16-02-2020, 16:58   #2
Boink!
Quite cross right now
 
Boink!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Part of Europe
Posts: 23,981
Thanks: 1,584
Thanked 3,904 Times in 1,310 Posts
Charity shops?
Boink! is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 16-02-2020, 19:20   #3
Mr Majestik
Trusted User
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: In a pineapple under the sea.
Posts: 15,783
Thanks: 9
Thanked 390 Times in 225 Posts
Music magpie, although you'll get pennies for them.

Sent from my BAH-W09 using Tapatalk
Mr Majestik is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 16-02-2020, 21:11   #4
Wooglie
Rurouni
 
Wooglie's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Farnborough
Posts: 5,972
Thanks: 1,451
Thanked 1,007 Times in 436 Posts
I don't think I explained it very well. I meant that when you buy a 4K they come with a normal Blu-ray disk as well. I assume you can't give those to charity shops or sell them to music magpie, as the cases say 4k on them.
Wooglie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 16-02-2020, 22:44   #5
douglasb
Suedehead.
 
douglasb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Exiled in England
Posts: 11,128
Thanks: 149
Thanked 945 Times in 566 Posts
You could flog them on Ebay or Facebook - you just have to make it clear that you're selling the disc only, no sleeve or case. Or offer them to workmates or friends, give them to randoms in the street.

Alternatively, send them to Dead Yankee, c/o The Orkneys as he recently lost all his.
douglasb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19-05-2020, 08:15   #6
Raigmore
Ambassador to Earth
 
Raigmore's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: STILL David Vincent's neighbour
Posts: 7,992
Thanks: 369
Thanked 359 Times in 186 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wooglie View Post
I meant that when you buy a 4K they come with a normal Blu-ray disk as well.
IMO the 'normal' blu-ray discs are useful. Many households (including mine) are not ALL 4K; If your 4K setup is being used by the other half or the kids and you want to watch a particular movie at the same time, then you can do so on an older BD & HDTV unit using the 'normal' BD disc.

Only 4K discs are starting to come out regularly. My Argo and The Martian have no regular BDs in tow.
Raigmore is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
25% off a selection of DVDs, Blu-rays, 4K Blu-rays and more using code CRACKEROFF25 @ Zoom ColinP Bargain Forum 0 13-12-2019 11:07
Amazon - 33% off selected 4K UHD Blu-rays offer stacking with the 2 for £30 4K UHD Blu-rays offer - eg. Blade Runner & IT for £16.81 kanedaa Bargain Forum 0 16-07-2018 12:29
[ Blu-rays ] NEW Blu-rays from £1.79 via Music Magpie in their summer sale! ColinP Bargain Forum 0 05-07-2018 16:16
Marvel Blu-rays inc. Doctor Strange & GOTG2 -- 2 for £13.50 / 3D Blu-rays 2 for £16.20 @ Zoom with code SIGNUP10 kanedaa Bargain Forum 0 01-02-2018 10:07
Japanese Blu-rays any better quality-wise than UK/US Blu-rays? LordoftheDance Film Discussion 10 31-07-2008 20:23

All times are GMT. The time now is 19:15.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright ©2000 - 2018 Poisonous Monkey Ltd. Part of The Digital Fix Network