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How many times have you bought the movies?

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All this talk about "not buying the movies again" makes me wonder how many copies we might have purchased as a group. I'll go first:

My parents had:

Star Wars Videodisk CED (I grew up with a VHS copy of that)
Empire VHS (one of the first VHS tapes)
Jedi VHS (one of the first VHS tapes)

I've had:

"Faces" Trilogy VHS in 1995
97SE Widescreen Trilogy VHS in 1997
Episode I Deluxe Widescreen VHS in 1999
Episode I DVD in 2001
Episode II DVD in 2002
04SE Widescreen Trilogy DVD in 2004
Episode III DVD in 2005

My wife had the 04SE Fullscreen Trilogy DVD when I met her, but I superseded it with my Widescreen copy, but I think that would still count.

I only have the DVDs now, and never bought the repackaging with the GOUT.

What about you?

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My wife had the 04SE Fullscreen Trilogy DVD when I met her

Ew... and you still married her?

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Not sure what the recognised nicknames are but...

Original UK PAL VHS Releases (rather pricey)

First go white cover UK PAL Widescreen VHS

Faces Executor VHS tin set.

UK PAL Widescreen  SE VHS (silver) Set

All PT UK VHS Widescreen (including ROTS)

Pan and Scan VHS AOTC (to give away as a present)

The PT PAL UK Releases as they came out (twice as once was to give as a present).

UK PAL SE DVD Set (three times as twice was to give as Christmas Presents)

UK PAL GOUT DVD (individual discs).

If Clone Wars counts you can chuck that in twice too (once as a present) and I've got the Season One Box set of the series.

I think I've done my bit now...

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As a kid, we had:
Trilogy on CBS Fox VHS Set
A New Hope on Betamax
Trilogy on CED Discs
CED Discs transferred to SLP VHS tape (why did both of our parents do this, 005?)
Some 8mm 10 minute long reel in B&W

Personally
Trilogy on Faces Widescreen Box (the huge side-by-side one)
Trilogy on Silver SE VHS box
Trilogy on 2004 DVDs

And I also own
PT on dual disc DVDs
Both Clone Wars cartoons DVDs that came out before RotS
Ewok Movies Double Feature
Ewok Cartoons
Droids Cartoons
R2-D2 Beneath the Dome
Hardware Wars (I had the SE on tape, and I was ticked this wasn't also on the DVD.  It's like 10 minutes long, they couldn't have but both of them on there?)
And that music one I got with RotS.

I think that's it.  I didn't buy the 2006 GOUT, but I did get RotJ GOUT from Netflix once.

So not as many as I'm sure many of you have.  But I've done my part, no doubt.

IT'S MY TRILOGY, AND I WANT IT NOW!

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"Yeah, well, George says a lot of things..." a young 1997 xhonzi on RASSM

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Oh, and my parents bought TPM on the deluxe widescreen VHS that came with a little art book.  I think I sold it for them a couple years later.

IT'S MY TRILOGY, AND I WANT IT NOW!

"[George Lucas] rebooted the franchise in 1997 without telling anyone." -skyjedi2005

"Yeah, well, George says a lot of things..." a young 1997 xhonzi on RASSM

"They're my movies." -George Lucas. 19 people won oscars for their work on Star Wars (1977) and George Lucas wasn't one of them.

Rewrite the Prequels!

 

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I've got a few copies floating around:

VHS (OT)
1984 SW and ESB
1986 ROTJ
1990 Trilogy Boxed Set
1992 Trilogy Boxed Set
1995 Faces Trilogy Boxed Set
1997 SE Trilogy Boxed Sets (Wide & Full screen)
2000 SE Trilogy Boxed Set

VHS (PT)
2000 Ep. I (Full & Wide screen)
2002 Ep. II

LD (OT)
2003 'The Definitive Collection' Boxed Set (WS)

Beta (OT)
1984 SW and ESB
1986 ROTJ 

DVD (OT)
2004 4-Disc Boxed Set (WS)
2006 SE + GOUT Trilogy 

DVD (PT)
2001 Ep. I (WS)
2002 Ep. II (WS)
2005 Ep. III (WS)

 

...But, most were bought second hand.

 

(Releases are Fullscreen, unless otherwise noted)

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Davnes007 said:

are Fullscreen, unless otherwise noted)

 *tsk* women...

IT'S MY TRILOGY, AND I WANT IT NOW!

"[George Lucas] rebooted the franchise in 1997 without telling anyone." -skyjedi2005

"Yeah, well, George says a lot of things..." a young 1997 xhonzi on RASSM

"They're my movies." -George Lucas. 19 people won oscars for their work on Star Wars (1977) and George Lucas wasn't one of them.

Rewrite the Prequels!

 

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I've got the SE, TPM, and ANH & TESB from the Faces set all on VHS.

 

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Hmm, in the order I got them:

P&S trilogy recorded off cable by a friend b/c we didn't have cable.

P&S Faces vhs

W/S '97 SE vhs

W/S TPM collector's edition vhs

W/S '93(?) vhs set in a blue box with the hologram on the front & a book (got this when I became tired of the SE, first time I saw the OOT in w/s)

W/S TPM dvd

W/S AOTC dvd

W/S Def. Coll. Laserdisc set (bought this along with a LD player when it was officially confirmed the dvds would not have the OOT)

W/S ROTS dvd

2006 GOUT dvds

 

I still have all of them too, though the vhs's are probably all at my parents house & I'd be hard pressed to find some of them probably.  But I never got rid of any of them.  (though the longer time goes on, the more I'm tempted to get rid of anything PT related I own)

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005:

 My wife had the 04SE Fullscreen Trilogy DVD when I met her

...

Hey, some of us didn't know that widescreen existed.

Does the latter explain or forgive the former?

IT'S MY TRILOGY, AND I WANT IT NOW!

"[George Lucas] rebooted the franchise in 1997 without telling anyone." -skyjedi2005

"Yeah, well, George says a lot of things..." a young 1997 xhonzi on RASSM

"They're my movies." -George Lucas. 19 people won oscars for their work on Star Wars (1977) and George Lucas wasn't one of them.

Rewrite the Prequels!

 

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Well...

-The gold Special Edition video box I got as a gift when I was a kid.

-Phantom Menace I bought when it came to DVD.

-Clones was a gift.

-Sith I bought on release.

-I got the 04 Trilogy as a gift.

-I bought some Laserdisc transfers off Ebay (BEFORE the 06 sets, mind you).

-I found the Phantom VHS at a thrift store a few months ago.

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Star Wars

CDE-videodisk (1 version)

VHS (4 versions)

Laserdisc (3 versions)

DVD (3 versions)

 

Empire Strikes Back

CDE-videodisk (1 version)

VHS (3 versions)

Laserdisc (3 versions)

DVD (3 versions)

 

Return of the Jedi

CDE-videodisk (1 version)

VHS (3 versions)

Laserdisc (3 versions)

DVD (3 versions)

 

 

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well, apparently I haven't bought enough. Because unlike HUMANOIDS FROM THE DEEP, a restoration is not financially viable. (I've bought both dvd releases, the 97 lasers, the 95 lasers, and:

 

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Davnes007 said:

"CDE"?

Is that french for 'CED', or something?

No, just Dyslexia. *grin*

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1992 Letterbox Trilogy w/From Star Wars To Jedi

1995 Faces Letterbox Trilogy

1997 Letterbox SE Trilogy

2000 Letterbox SE Trilogy (this one was a gift)

2000 Elpisode I Letterbox Set w/Book

Episode I, II, III DVDs

2004 DVDs

2006 DVDs w/that fancy metal box from Best Buy

And numerous other USED OOT VHS & Laserdiscs

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all kinds of used tapes and odd versions primarily:

95 VHS set, 95 Widescreen VHS set, 97SE VHS fullscreen, 97SE VHS widescreen twice, 97SE LD, 04 Widescreen box set, GOUT.

Prequels:

TPM VHS, TPM VHS with the motion cover, AOTC DVD (paid 50 cents in mint shape.)

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Actually, my list was old. I sold my damn prequels! Here they are:

VHS (all pan&scan unless noted):

  • 1982 Star Wars Rental Library (UK)
  • 1983 Star Wars rental (Finnish)
  • 1984 The Empire Strikes Back rental (UK)
  • 1985 The Empire Strikes Back rental (Finnish)
  • 1986 Return of the Jedi rental (UK)
  • 1986 Return of the Jedi rental (Finnish)
  • 1994 Star Wars (Finnish)
  • 1995 Executor box-set (widescreen)
  • 1995 THX Trilogy box (Finnish)
  • 1997 Special Edition Trilogy box (Finnish)
  • 1997 Return of the Jedi SE rental (Finnish)
  • 1997 Special Edition Trilogy box widescreen (UK)
  • 2000 Special Edition Trilogy box widescreen (Finnish)
  • 2000 Episode I pan & scan NTSC (for sale)



DVD:

  • 2004 Trilogy box
  • 2006 Trilogy tin box
  • Ewok movies

 

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