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#1 May 25 2004 at 12:43 PM Rating: Good
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You know what i hate, when you buy a dvd and its got layers and layers of stuff to peel off. I just got Bubba Ho-tep and i was going to watch it before work so i peel off 1st outer layer of plastic to get to 2nd layer of plastic. Once i get that done i now have to get to THREE stickers, one on top, one on bottom, one on side that i have to **** around with for 5min before i get them off and i i scratch up DvD case while doing it.

Bastards......thats all i have to say.

Edited, Tue May 25 13:44:42 2004 by bhodisattva
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#2 May 25 2004 at 2:42 PM Rating: Decent
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Lol...I know exatcly what you mean. I always try to pick off the stickers with my nails to no avail. Then I try using the closest sharp object laying around (usually a pencil or pen) and end up writing on the cover or denting/scratching the plastic on the fron of the case.

Gets me into a 5 minute fit every time!! :)
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#3 May 25 2004 at 4:14 PM Rating: Decent
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hahaha... I share the agony. Usually I have luck using my finger nails, but I tear the plastic that is bound to the dvd case and is not part of the protective plastic. The thing I hate worse than this is those plastic containers that you usually by remote controls or headphones in... the vacuum/heat sealed plastic that you need scissors to open. Then even still you end up cutting yourself on the plastic. I mean, I understand its supposed to be a theft deterrant, but how is it a deterrant if the person who purchased it has to go thru the same removal process as the thief who stole it?
#4 May 25 2004 at 11:10 PM Rating: Decent
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Oh My. Bubba HoTep - that was one freakingly funny movie.

Does the DVD include some of the deleted scenes not in the theatrical release?
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#5 May 25 2004 at 11:20 PM Rating: Decent
Ever hear of a razor or knife?

But seriously, I feel your pain. Farkin ****** me off that they put three security seals around the thing. Wouldn't one on the side work fine? Oh, and console games are getting just as bad nowadays too.
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#6 May 26 2004 at 8:46 AM Rating: Decent
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Tried peeling the plastic off but just ended up pulling the vinyl covering off the case.

Car keys work good on getting a part of it started, knifes are good but one wrong move, youll be in the emgerency room lol.

Wouldn't one on the side work fine?

I dont get it why there is three now. Maybe it takes people longer to open, so less likely to steal it out of the case and walk out the store.

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