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modeled
Posts: 9,334
San Diego, California, US


I'm going to count mine tonight and report back lol.  Curious though about others collections.
Jan 03 13 01:31 pm  Link  Quote 
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Paolo Diavolo
Posts: 8,677
Martinez, California, US


i'll go count mine right now...
Jan 03 13 01:37 pm  Link  Quote 
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Paolo Diavolo
Posts: 8,677
Martinez, California, US


i have nine.







edit: we're talking about movies on DVD right?
cause i have like half a pack of blank data DVDs left.
Jan 03 13 01:37 pm  Link  Quote 
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Cherrystone
Posts: 36,642
Columbus, Ohio, US


75-100. I ain't gonna count them. wink
Jan 03 13 01:40 pm  Link  Quote 
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modeled
Posts: 9,334
San Diego, California, US


Yes Paolo - movies.

I'm going to catalog mine when I have time.  I figured others might already have theirs cataloged.
Jan 03 13 01:46 pm  Link  Quote 
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Jerry Nemeth
Posts: 27,828
Dearborn, Michigan, US


I have both DVD and BluRay.  I don't know how many.
Jan 03 13 01:53 pm  Link  Quote 
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Brian Diaz
Posts: 63,070
Danbury, Connecticut, US


Roughly 150, but that includes Wii and Xbox games.
Jan 03 13 02:07 pm  Link  Quote 
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Blue Cube Imaging
Posts: 11,280
Ashland, Oregon, US


Much to my wife's dismay probably 300-400. I've been collecting movies since the format came out and have a hard time getting rid of them (even the really bad ones).
Jan 03 13 02:13 pm  Link  Quote 
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Connor Photography
Posts: 6,522
Elkton, Maryland, US


Does a personal copy count?  tongue
Jan 03 13 02:14 pm  Link  Quote 
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Kincaid Blackwood
Posts: 23,371
Atlanta, Georgia, US


Far fewer now that I'm converting my archive to digital files.  66 movies and counting.  I'd say I have another 50 discs or so
Jan 03 13 02:17 pm  Link  Quote 
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Rebecca Christine
Posts: 7,068
Chester, England, United Kingdom


After we moved from Australia and I got a job in a video store my collection is severely depleted I have about 40-50. Some of those are pack of 3 dvd's or boxsets etc. though so it's probably a bit more than that if you count actual films vs. boxes.
Jan 03 13 02:22 pm  Link  Quote 
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Lost Viking
Posts: 1,326
Ashville, Ohio, US


Under 10, all gifts. I learned from VHS there was no point in buying, the format was always going to change.
Jan 03 13 02:25 pm  Link  Quote 
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Snowmonkey Design
Posts: 4,633
London, England, United Kingdom


hmm, I categorize mine into genres...er mainly because most are stored away in boxes...but when last counted a few years back it topped 500...i pretty sure it has grown considerably since then...now started adding blue -ray. smile
Jan 03 13 02:34 pm  Link  Quote 
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Stephen Dawson
Posts: 29,246
Toronto, Ontario, Canada


About 350 DVDs

About 50 Blu-rays
Jan 03 13 03:18 pm  Link  Quote 
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C A K E M I X
Posts: 873
Louth, England, United Kingdom


Personaly, between half to a douzen. My partnerner, roughly over 100.
Jan 03 13 03:20 pm  Link  Quote 
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beta
Posts: 2,055
Nashville, Tennessee, US


We actually own Zero.. Guess we adopted a find it elsewhere (legally) attitude a long time ago...
Jan 03 13 03:22 pm  Link  Quote 
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J O H N A L L A N
Posts: 10,224
Santa Ana, California, US


Maybe 5, one or two of which came free with the purchase of the player (which I use to connect to the Internet services now).
Jan 03 13 03:26 pm  Link  Quote 
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immateria
Posts: 15,446
Brooklyn, New York, US


I have maybe 30.  My boyfriend has over 1200.
Jan 03 13 04:58 pm  Link  Quote 
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scrymettet
Posts: 32,185
Quebec, Quebec, Canada


0
Jan 03 13 04:59 pm  Link  Quote 
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Inanna C
Posts: 684
Portland, Oregon, US


about 600
Jan 03 13 04:59 pm  Link  Quote 
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LizzyB
Posts: 2,192
Rochester, New York, US


probably less than 50, unless i count tv show seasons, which i don't think counts lol

i'm pretty boring about movies, i only like to buy ones that i love
Jan 03 13 06:33 pm  Link  Quote 
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Scottsworld71
Posts: 3,587
Mount Vernon, Ohio, US


counting tv series sets as individual dvds, I have around 1,000. Looking at the answers above makes me think I need to find better things to do with my time lol
Jan 03 13 07:23 pm  Link  Quote 
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DougBPhoto
Posts: 38,392
Portland, Oregon, US


27
Jan 03 13 07:25 pm  Link  Quote 
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Schlake
Posts: 2,508
Socorro, New Mexico, US


There were 42 in the first shelf-thingie, multiplication says at least 630 of them.  But there is a huge pile on the couch right now, too.  Oh, and I didn't even think of the Max Headroom set which got left in the bathroom one day and not returned.
Jan 03 13 07:39 pm  Link  Quote 
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GCobb Photography
Posts: 15,894
Southaven, Mississippi, US


I stopped collecting them years ago.  I gave away about 40 and sold the rest for $1 each.  The chances of me watching the same one over the next year is very slim.
Jan 03 13 07:41 pm  Link  Quote 
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Compass Rose Studios
Posts: 15,979
Portland, Oregon, US


Post purge, 20ish.
Jan 03 13 08:04 pm  Link  Quote 
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SayCheeZ!
Posts: 17,960
Las Vegas, Nevada, US


I just bought about 400.
They're all blank.
cost me about $30
Jan 03 13 08:10 pm  Link  Quote 
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Egypt Jordan
Posts: 82
San Antonio, Texas, US


Like 5 or 6...I had more but I gave back all the ones I stole from my parents when I moved on my own.
Jan 03 13 08:10 pm  Link  Quote 
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Little Queenie
Posts: 6,213
Indio, California, US


About 250 on the shelves. Probably 100 more in the garage.
Jan 03 13 08:11 pm  Link  Quote 
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Frances Jewel
Posts: 9,149
Dayton, Ohio, US


about 300 in the living room cabinet, 150 in the kid's rec room, and a 25 gallon tote in the basement. lol.

*estimated, had to look up the storage limits of each cabinet online. they are both stuffed! lol
Jan 03 13 08:25 pm  Link  Quote 
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What Fun Productions
Posts: 20,192
Phoenix, Arizona, US


Zero. It never made sense to me to buy them.
Jan 03 13 08:41 pm  Link  Quote 
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Little Queenie
Posts: 6,213
Indio, California, US


What Fun Productions wrote:
Zero. It never made sense to me to buy them.

When you don't have cable, it makes sense.

Jan 03 13 08:45 pm  Link  Quote 
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-JAY-
Posts: 6,623
Las Vegas, Nevada, US


2 - and that was because they were $1 and goodwill needed a $5 minimum order to use a debit card.

My cousin, though... has a problem:

http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/553942_10151341123283417_1473068984_n.jpg



The downstairs is even worse.
Jan 03 13 08:48 pm  Link  Quote 
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Peter Claver
Posts: 26,657
Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Mine are all in storage now so I can't count. But I think less than 30. (Both DVD and blu ray). I haven't bought one in years. With digital downloads/rentals and streaming being the norm now I just don't see the point. Though if I'm honest I do miss the DVD extras and commentaries now and again.
Jan 03 13 09:37 pm  Link  Quote 
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Platform Artist
Posts: 157
Chicago, Illinois, US


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Jan 03 13 09:39 pm  Link  Quote 
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Looknsee Photography
Posts: 21,521
Portland, Oregon, US


Less than 5.  Wait -- do I have to count the porn?

Seriously -- I have very few, and I never watch them.  I actually should have more (as a music publisher, I really should have more -- I should have copies of all the movies & TV shows (domestic & foreign) that use my songs.  If I did, I'd have several hundred DVDs.

So, a follow up question for those with large collections -- how often do you watch these DVDs?  There are very, very few movies / shows I'd watch more than once.
Jan 04 13 09:43 am  Link  Quote 
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Jordan Bunniie
Posts: 1,689
Los Angeles, California, US


I have an entire wall of DVDs, near a thousand.

My boyfriend has a bit of a DVD Fetish.
Jan 04 13 10:58 am  Link  Quote 
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James S
Posts: 850
Spokane Valley, Washington, US


I'm not going to count them right now, but I would estimate 200-300.
Jan 04 13 11:01 am  Link  Quote 
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modeled
Posts: 9,334
San Diego, California, US


Jordan Bunniie wrote:
I have an entire wall of DVDs, near a thousand.

My boyfriend has a bit of a DVD Fetish.

Pics or stfu wink jk

Jan 04 13 11:12 am  Link  Quote 
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Evan Hiltunen
Posts: 3,235
Minneapolis, Minnesota, US


I stopped counting around 1400 but suspect I have close to 2000.

Most of them are in dvd binder/cases in alphabetical order .... seems to work fairly well as a system, but I need to invent a rack system where they slide on a pole and can be easily pulled and replaced.

I think I have about 800 movies on hard drives.

Yes, I may be a bit excessive! lol
Jan 04 13 11:50 am  Link  Quote 
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