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Author Topic: Just got my Futurama DVDs!  (Read 3903 times)
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payndz

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« on: 01-22-2002 06:02 »

Well, the subject line says it all, really! I know what I'll be watching tonight...

They don't officially come out until next week, but some online retailers ship early - so anyone who gets it, say what you think of it here! (After all, I'm the only person who's been talking about it so far - time to let someone else have a turn!)
transgender nerd under canada

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« Reply #1 on: 01-22-2002 06:10 »

*Glares in total jealousy*

I don't have mine...  :cry:
Greg Durand
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« Reply #2 on: 01-22-2002 06:39 »

Cool. I'll get season one whenever I can get my hands on it!
Tor

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« Reply #3 on: 01-22-2002 08:20 »
« Last Edit on: 01-22-2002 08:20 »

DAMN! I'll get mine February 15th
Teral

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« Reply #4 on: 01-22-2002 08:51 »

Hopefully, come this monday I can make some comments. Hopefully.
Otis P Jivefunk

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« Reply #5 on: 01-22-2002 12:34 »

DAMN, I wanted to make this thread!

I get mine on Monday.
the_AmyLover_1

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« Reply #6 on: 01-22-2002 12:39 »

Same here..  :)
Tweek

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« Reply #7 on: 01-22-2002 13:58 »

I'll get mine when it is in the shops, if it isn't raining or I'm feeling too lazy to walk the two miles into town  :p
Kryten

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« Reply #8 on: 01-22-2002 23:11 »

I'll get mine next week.... plus five years.   :cry:
DeckardSmith

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« Reply #9 on: 01-23-2002 00:07 »

This driving me crazy...We in the US have to wait
three or four bloody years...I'm going to have to pick up a set of VCD's...This is not good...
rach_the_tall

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« Reply #10 on: 01-23-2002 19:39 »

I don't know if Australia will EVER get the DVD's  :cry: and I can't even get them from other countries, because it doesn't work on my DVD player  :cry:  :cry:
DrThunder88

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« Reply #11 on: 01-23-2002 20:35 »

I don't think I'm being out of line when I say the DVD situation here sucks big donkey balls.
Kryten

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« Reply #12 on: 01-24-2002 01:06 »

 
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Originally posted by DrThunder88:
I don't think I'm being out of line when I say the DVD situation here sucks big donkey balls.

Nah... the FOX executives are hogging all the donkey balls.   :evillaugh:
Otis P Jivefunk

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« Reply #13 on: 01-24-2002 12:06 »

Getting closer....
Teral

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« Reply #14 on: 01-24-2002 20:26 »

Yes! My DVD set is in the process of being packed, so it'll ship any time soon.
flicster

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« Reply #15 on: 01-24-2002 21:04 »

Are the screens cool?
Otis P Jivefunk

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« Reply #16 on: 01-25-2002 12:32 »

Yes, the screens are very cool and they are better than the screens for The Simpsons Season One. On the Futurama screens they show a picture from a clssic scene during the episode which shows the background, but on The Simpsons they show the characters placed onto a plain background.
smurflord

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« Reply #17 on: 01-25-2002 13:41 »

Interestingly enough, they are giving these DVDs a big advertising push on terrestrial TV here. I notice that they never did that for the Simpsions DVD set.
aslate

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« Reply #18 on: 01-25-2002 13:50 »

i haven't seen any ads for them, what channel are they on?
Otis P Jivefunk

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« Reply #19 on: 01-25-2002 16:00 »

 
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Originally posted by aslate:
i haven't seen any ads for them

Me neither, well not on TV anyway :p
smurflord

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« Reply #20 on: 01-26-2002 05:00 »

I think I saw the ads on Channel 4 and Sky One. They are not particulaly interesting though.
Otis P Jivefunk

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« Reply #21 on: 01-26-2002 05:05 »

Apparantly the ad is on the DVDs themeselves.
The Skoot

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« Reply #22 on: 01-27-2002 13:11 »

Just a heads-up that amazon.co.uk haven't shipped this today, meaning orders of it from them won't reach you until Tuesday. If you're desperate to get this (I know I am), you'll have to cancel and buy it from a shop tomorrow.
Otis P Jivefunk

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« Reply #23 on: 01-27-2002 13:16 »
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I never ordered online anyway, I never depend or trust anyone to do stuff for me because it so often ends in disapiontment, I'm glad now. I will pretend to go to College tommorow, but instead go to town and buy Futurama Season One on DVD the second the shops open :D
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« Reply #24 on: 01-27-2002 13:29 »

Do all shops stock them the moment they are out ? At least with video games that's hardly the case.
Tweek

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« Reply #25 on: 01-27-2002 13:33 »

All the main shops, that sell videos/DVDs should have them tomorrow, I guess some smaller branches might not.
aslate

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« Reply #26 on: 01-27-2002 13:40 »

 
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Originally posted by The Skoot:
Just a heads-up that amazon.co.uk haven't shipped this today, meaning orders of it from them won't reach you until Tuesday.

Can I ask how you know this and how sure you are that they won't reach us by Monday?
The Skoot

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« Reply #27 on: 01-27-2002 13:58 »

If you go into the 'Your Account' page, you can check the status of your orders. Mine says:

 
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1 of: Futurama - Season 1 Box Set [DVD]
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Item Availability: 1 to be released: 28 January, 2002
Estimated Delivery: January 29 - January 29

Normally, it'll change from that to '1 in stock: shipping soon' (this usually happens around noon-3 the day before for pre-orders), and then 'I shipped on [date] via Royal Mail'. Seeing as neither of these has happened, I seriously doubt it'll get out for tomorrow. I'd have thought they'd do it for Tuesday though. Check it for yourself  :).
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« Reply #28 on: 01-27-2002 14:12 »

Hmm, I can't dispute that as i never ordered from .co.uk, but at least the affiliate info of .co.uk is poorly updated over the weekends and comes in monday at 6am or so usually. Just don't cancel CGEF supported orders  :p
The Skoot

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« Reply #29 on: 01-27-2002 14:15 »

I've pre-ordered a few times from .co.uk, and what I described happened every time except once, with the Simpsons season 1 set. I didn't get it the next day. There is a slim chance, but I do doubt it.
Teral

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« Reply #30 on: 01-27-2002 17:40 »
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Well, it's January 28th, and my DVD set still haven't arrived.   :mad:

Okay, it's only 0036 am. Anyhoo, Blackstar.co.uk, told me they shipped my order on Friday at 8.35 am, so tomorrow.   :D
meisterPOOP

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« Reply #31 on: 01-27-2002 21:17 »
« Last Edit on: 01-27-2002 21:17 »

Recieved Volumes 1,2, & 3 this weekend.  I don't have a player so i'll store them with my Cutty and open and play them at some special time in the future.

The cover of Volume 1 has Fry contemplating the Suicide Booth and Zapp seducing Leela in the background.  The screwed up the back showing a scene from "I, Roomate" with description of "Love Labour's Lost In Space" and visa-versa.

Volume 2 has Bender Holding a Beer and a Play-Bot Centerfold and other characters in the background.

Volume 3 Has Leela Holding off with her gun

The three covers do form a continuing panarama; which I find interesting.
Javier Lopez

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« Reply #32 on: 01-28-2002 03:20 »

i guess that they are the same covers that thew VHS version
Tweek

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« Reply #33 on: 01-28-2002 06:13 »

I just got my tapes  :D They have the same pictures as the DVDs.

I pice of card inside says "Look out! Series two coming soon to DVD/Video" perhaps the wait won't be too long  :)
Aled

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« Reply #34 on: 01-28-2002 07:03 »

I just got mine today yay!
Anyone know why the USA is not getting them any time soon?
I thought the UK always got things last
LordKev

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« Reply #35 on: 01-28-2002 07:25 »

Good ol' Amazon....  I'll finally get to put my region-select software to the test :-)

The Skoot

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« Reply #36 on: 01-28-2002 08:31 »

The Series Two ad isn't in the DVDs. Odd.

Aled, Fox want to suck all the money from syndication in the US before going to DVD.
Teral

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« Reply #37 on: 01-28-2002 09:02 »

[grumble]lousy danish postal service....always late...... [grumble] revenge soon.....take out on everybody......kill FOX.....must drink beer......
Tweek

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« Reply #38 on: 01-28-2002 09:03 »

Welcome to PEEL Aled, I hope you enjoy yourself here  :) Enjoy series one Too  :D

I just watched the first tape, it is great to see it uncut, without a couple of retards talking over the end credits  :)
TheReal-Fry

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« Reply #39 on: 01-28-2002 09:43 »

Welcome to PEEL Aled! I'm still on the decide part of biuying the DVD...
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