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Just wanted to ask a quick question to the others that have posted here and have had success. I am trying to sell off my dvds to acquire more blu-rays and some new speakers. I have tried in lots of 40-60 and no luck priced at about $1 each and no luck. These are taken out of the boxes and stored in sleeves. I now have 115 that I have ready to sell and am wondering what the best way might be? A lot, individually? Any thoughts? I have tried ebay and craigslist and have had no luck. I know these are dvds and not blu-rays but some of these are hard to come across now, especially for $1. Any thoughts? This is the list I have so far. As you can see they are not bad movies, most are blockbusters at the time of their releases.

Clear and present danger
Cowboy up
Cheaper by the dozen
Casino
Con air
Charlie's Angels full throttle
Charlie's Angels
Contact
The crow salvation
The Chronicles of Riddick
Castaway
Changing lanes the Chronicles of Narnia
Casper
The crow
City of Angels
The cooler
The Count of Monte Christo
The Crow city of Angels
A guy thing
Ghostbusters
Gladiator
Garfield the movie
Ghostbusters two
The Green mile
Ghosts of girlfriends past
Gone in 60 seconds
Godzilla
Grease
The grudge
Gremlins
Good night and good luck
The game
Galaxy quest
Goonies
Ghost
Goodfellas
Free Willy
Fahrenheit 9/11
Fidel the untold story
For richer or poorer
Flashdance
Forrest Gump
For the love of the game
Forever Young
Footloose
Light of the Phoenix
Finding Forrester
Fire on the Amazon
Field of dreams
The family man
The fast and the furious
The Fox and the hound
Face off
First knight
The fifth element
The Grinch that stole Christmas
The cat in the hat
Daddy day care
Daredevil
ET
Derailed
Ever After
The day after tomorrow
The emperors club
Envy
And of days
Aaron Brockovich
Days of thunder
Dirty dancing
Dances with wolves
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Understandable frustration. My takeaway - don't buy physical disks unless they are your absolute favorites.

Streaming media is the future. Netflix, Amazon Prime, on demand streaming services, etc have rendered physical media nearly useless.

I'm in the same boat as you - but have about 700 physical DVD's with cases. I just sold a lot of about 90 of my least favorites or duplicates for about $50 bucks on the work bulletin board. Individually I could have got more on ebay, but at a buck or two or maybe even three a piece it isn't worthwhile timewise.
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Yup, ebay with its fees makes it almost not work the effort. At that point I might just want to donate them. At least I get the tax write off. This is only 115 from from about 1100 that I have. Its going to be a long journey...smile.gif
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