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Old 11-02-2012, 12:55 PM   #261
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I have a $75 Best Buy gift card that I've pretty much set aside for ST: TNG - Season 2 on Blu-ray. It's $79.99 for the pre-order on BB's site. Should I just order it now?

I remember Season 1 dropping to $59.99 during release week. Will BB charge the lower price for a pre-order, similar to Amazon.com? Any input would be appreciated!
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Old 11-02-2012, 03:09 PM   #262
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I have a $75 Best Buy gift card that I've pretty much set aside for ST: TNG - Season 2 on Blu-ray. It's $79.99 for the pre-order on BB's site. Should I just order it now?

I remember Season 1 dropping to $59.99 during release week. Will BB charge the lower price for a pre-order, similar to Amazon.com? Any input would be appreciated!
I'm holding off till we get closer to release just in case this happens again... Last time I used an U&S coupon and was pleased at the $54.99 price point....
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Old 11-02-2012, 03:33 PM   #263
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Thanks for the head's up Aatrek!
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Old 11-02-2012, 09:56 PM   #264
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I have a $75 Best Buy gift card that I've pretty much set aside for ST: TNG - Season 2 on Blu-ray. It's $79.99 for the pre-order on BB's site. Should I just order it now?

I remember Season 1 dropping to $59.99 during release week. Will BB charge the lower price for a pre-order, similar to Amazon.com? Any input would be appreciated!
If the price is lower on release day, you'll get the lower price when you pick it up at the store or when it ships. That's when they charge you.

Back in July, I pre-ordered the S1 set with a $25 gift card and store pick-up. Then, a week before release, I noticed the set was sitting on the shelf at my local store... so I took it to the customer service desk and asked if I could pick it up that day. Basically what I had to do was cancel the pre-order, buy it at full price ($79.99) and then come back the next day to get my gift card added and refund when their website reflected the lower price ($59.99). When all was said and done, I paid about $40 for the set... and I got it a week early.

This time, I have a $50 gift card and I'm going to wait until Nov. 27th to see if they put S2 out early. That way, I can apply the gift card to the store purchase that day and then maybe come back later to get a price match if it lowers to $60 like the last set.

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Old 11-02-2012, 10:21 PM   #265
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I think it's cool that they're including the Reading Rainbow section where it shows the behind the scenes stuff on TNG. A while back, I borrowed the VHS tape from the library and made a copy.
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I think it's cool that they're including the Reading Rainbow section where it shows the behind the scenes stuff on TNG. A while back, I borrowed the VHS tape from the library and made a copy.
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Old 11-03-2012, 07:16 AM   #267
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Happiness. The Reading Rainbow segment may not mean much to most fans. However, it is too me what the live stage show on the 7 season set of Power Rangers was: something small that is still cool and special in its own right, especially by it not being seen all that much. Great to see it included.
I remember lamenting in the Season 1 thread that it wasn't included. I watched a ton of Reading Rainbow as a kid, and that episode was actually how I first learned of Star Trek.
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Old 11-03-2012, 08:22 AM   #268
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I want it to be in my hands already!
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Old 11-03-2012, 08:38 PM   #269
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If the price is lower on release day, you'll get the lower price when you pick it up at the store or when it ships. That's when they charge you.

Back in July, I pre-ordered the S1 set with a $25 gift card and store pick-up. Then, a week before release, I noticed the set was sitting on the shelf at my local store... so I took it to the customer service desk and asked if I could pick it up that day. Basically what I had to do was cancel the pre-order, buy it at full price ($79.99) and then come back the next day to get my gift card added and refund when their website reflected the lower price ($59.99). When all was said and done, I paid about $40 for the set... and I got it a week early.

This time, I have a $50 gift card and I'm going to wait until Nov. 27th to see if they put S2 out early. That way, I can apply the gift card to the store purchase that day and then maybe come back later to get a price match if it lowers to $60 like the last set.
Yes...BEWARE of applying Gift Cards to Pre-orders. The Gift Cards lock in whatever price the items were when you placed the order. Stupid ass policy if you ask me. As I mentioned earlier, I applied $60 to my order at $117.98, bringing it down to $57.98. Well, since the price drop to $79.99, I checked my order and it was still showing the higher price. So I spent a few minutes on the phone with Amazon customer service, and after interpreting the CSA's accent, she basically told me that I had to cancel the order and re-order to get the newer price. I thought I would have to renenter the Gift Card codes, but apparently because they weren't charged, they're still in the system, and were automatically applied. Uncharged Gift Card funds must act as Credit on your account until actually used.

So I re-ordered, but added Dark Knight Rises to my order so the price came out pretty much the same in the end.
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Old 11-03-2012, 10:47 PM   #270
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StarTrek.com posted the Season Two Fathom Event Trailer:

http://www.startrek.com/article/firs...-event-trailer

Nice healthy amount of grain in that new footage. I like it. Looks just like S1. Certain shots in the S2 trailer on the S1 set were quite heavily DNR'd:

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Old 11-05-2012, 09:11 PM   #271
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Maybe it was due to compression- they want to make as much room for the eps as possible.
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Old 11-05-2012, 09:21 PM   #272
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didn't they change film stock and how they filmed it starting in season 3? i thought they went from a more glossy style to a matte style in season 3.
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Old 11-10-2012, 03:29 AM   #273
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Definitely want to watch this in 1080p:

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Old 11-10-2012, 09:28 AM   #274
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didn't they change film stock and how they filmed it starting in season 3? i thought they went from a more glossy style to a matte style in season 3.
Season two seems more matte and of higher quality than season one.
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Old 11-16-2012, 03:25 AM   #275
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Nobody has posted here. It's so sad!
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Nobody has posted here. It's so sad!
We're waiting till we can buy and watch the second season....
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Old 11-17-2012, 10:47 PM   #277
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I'm not overly excited for season 2. Though it too is easily a first day buy I would like to have it soon though
4K? Really? Why? 720P looks pretty good projected @ 120"!!! I haven't seen 1080P(projected), but I imagine it's GREAT!
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Old 11-17-2012, 11:50 PM   #278
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The TNG S2 set at Amazon.co.uk is now 47.00 (approx $60 USD). Let's hope Amazon.com copies this price...

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...M&linkCode=as2
Is anyone else going the UK route? ($67.60 delivered)
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Old 11-18-2012, 04:30 AM   #279
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Is anyone else going the UK route? ($67.60 delivered)
Not bad. Would I be right in assuming that the UK release is identical to the US release?
4K? Really? Why? 720P looks pretty good projected @ 120"!!! I haven't seen 1080P(projected), but I imagine it's GREAT!
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Old 11-18-2012, 05:44 AM   #280
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Not bad. Would I be right in assuming that the UK release is identical to the US release?
It's region-free, but there are slight differences. Usually more language options, and the cover art has some UK-required symbols. Also, anything in SD (like the Reading Rainbow bonus) will be in PAL format. Generally, native US players won't play those segments.

Many who use amazon.co.uk as an alternate source have purchased an all-region blu-ray player, with built-in PAL-to-NTSC converter. The expense is typically more than recouped with one box set purchase, such as Inspector Morse (DVD, not Blu-Ray). Amazon US price: $350. Amazon UK price: $48.10 delivered.

All-region Blu-ray players with a built-in converter can be had for ~ $125.

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