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I just returned two movies yesterday. I have avatar ordered. I'll let you know what happens.


I also use netflix and have had broken discs sent to me. I'm weary about shipping back using the Postal Service. I fedex back to them. I do not want to be liable for a broken disc. See FAQ. They ship out with self addressed stamped envelopes just like netflix.
 

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This is great!

It's exactly what I've been waiting for.

It takes Paypal, btw which to me is much safer.

Just rented the How to Train Your Dragon since I've read good 3d review about this movie and it's not available for purchase anywhere.
 

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Anyone know what city are they located? Their FAQ page shows Northern California. I'm definitely interested now if they're like one city away from my home. It will take 1 day to get my movies.
 

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Anyone know what city are they located? Their FAQ page shows Northern California. I'm definitely interested now if they're like one city away from my home. It will take 1 day to get my movies.

I'd assume Bay area.
 

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I like the idea but those prices are higher than Renting it on Time Warner. Also did you see Avatar? $30 to rent? Plus $120? Jeez. i mean I understand the need for it but a $30 rental, screw that lol
 

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Looks like someone who decided to rent out their 3d collection. I've got a feeling the site won't last too long once the studio lawyers find out about it. Believe me, I hope I'm wrong because this would be awesome.
 

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Anybody doing business with, or have past experience with:

http://www.3d-blurayrental.com/


As they are going to have my credit card on file, I really would like some history with them by others.


Anybody know them?

It's kind of funny but you can buy the movies for less then they're charging up front and then turn around and sell them on Ebay, Craigslist or Amazon after you watched it so you could get your money back. With the exception of Avatar 3D and pre-release Tron, all my 3D movies are used but they looked brand new and were shrink wrapped and were almost 1/2 the price of new (except for Step Up 3D, that one I only save a few bucks).


Right now I'm almost regretting buying these as I only watched some once or partial (including Avatar 3D). If I had a choice, I'd prefer to rent them. I'm not into collecting movies like I once was. I'd rather have digital copies now, or watch it once.
 

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I've rented 5 movies from them and have been very satisfied with their service. Quick delivery...I've been getting them in about 1-2 days after they said they shipped it. It's kind of nice since I'm in Silicon Valley. As for mailing it back, the mailing address is in Santa Clara, CA and I've just been using the pre-paid envelope they included and have not had any issues.


They refund the money right away too once they get the movie back. I think since they use Paypal, they do not have access to your credit card info. I have not called Paypal to verify but I'm sure you can call Paypal and they will give you the answer. Paypal has a refund policy and I've used it in the past with ebay transactions...the other parties credit card information was never visible to me.
 

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Looks like a very cheap made site that's not even legal. Like someone said (I'm gonna rent 3D movies to make cash) threw a quick site together and started. I have a feeling the site don't have permission to rent those movies and what the person is doing is illegal. Once the studio lawyers find it, that guys gone. Wonder how many others they will come after.
 

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Well, I emailed them this question:
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I have one not in the FAQ - is this legal? It seems to me what you are doing isn't at all legal... but what do I know. I love the idea though!

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Thank you for your concern. Our business is very much legal and hopefully solving for a small niche of customers – who much like ourselves, are 3D enthusiasts.
 

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Worth keeping in mind, from PayPal's FAQ:

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If you paid using a credit card, the money is refunded to that credit card. Depending on the company that issued your credit card, it might take up to 30 days for your refund to appear on your credit card statement.


If you paid using your bank account or PayPal account balance, the money is refunded to your PayPal account.


If you paid using a combination of a credit card and another payment method, the amount paid with a credit card is refunded to that credit card. The remaining amount is refunded to your PayPal account.

I ended up with overdraft fees last year because I was under the impression refunds go back to the bank account.
 

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Though they claim it's legal, I honestly wonder if they have a license to do this? I would think a site renting 3D blu-rays would be much more professional looking.
 

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I don't know. They seem to be treating customers right, and they are filling a void in the market. I hope BB, Netflix, or better yet Redbox or other kiosks go this way!
 

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Looks like a very cheap made site that's not even legal. Like someone said (I'm gonna rent 3D movies to make cash) threw a quick site together and started. I have a feeling the site don't have permission to rent those movies and what the person is doing is illegal. Once the studio lawyers find it, that guys gone. Wonder how many others they will come after.
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Though they claim it's legal, I honestly wonder if they have a license to do this? I would think a site renting 3D blu-rays would be much more professional looking.

Perhaps a JD will weigh in as opposed to me and my 15+ years in L.A./Hollywood legal circles but it's not my understanding that a "license" is required to rent movies or that what this guy is doing is "illegal." Rental outlets buy the titles from distributors/studios. It's a distributor-purchaser not licensor-licensee relationship. What "law" are you referring to that you surmise he's violating--copyright? This is not copyright infringement.


I'm not even sure how this guy is making money if he's acquired enough discs to have any kind of copy depth. From the pricing, it looks like most but not all titles have to be "turned" a few times to recoup the purchase price before he even starts to see any gravy.
 
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