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Old 02-22-11, 03:21 PM  
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Then download it from the same site that guy used. Bootleggers don't even bother to buy a the original anymore. They download it, usually from torrents, then sell it to you. If you're going to get it illegally anyway, cut out the middle man.
You are correct here. Beachbody torrents are all over the internet for the full P90X program, Insanity, Booty Butt, Turbo Fire, etc. All you have to do is download it and burn the video onto a DVD.
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Old 02-22-11, 03:36 PM  
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Well as long as we are talking about hard to find dvds, anyone know where I can find a copy of "Young Dillinger" starring Nick Adams from around 1965 or so? I love this film and I can't find a copy of it to save my life. I have to assume it hasn't been transferred to dvd. I guess maybe I am the only person to see the film, let alone like it. :-)
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Old 02-22-11, 04:27 PM  
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If he lived in the US it might be about greed. But as he doesn't I'm inclined to believe there's more to it than that.

I'll say this... all this tsk tsking is what's amusing me. Sorry, but there you go.
Seriously ... you are implying (implying, hell, outright stating) that greed is a quality ONLY to be found in citizens of the USA. Other people are somehow immune?

Seriously?
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Old 02-22-11, 04:41 PM  
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Seriously ... you are implying (implying, hell, outright stating) that greed is a quality ONLY to be found in citizens of the USA. Other people are somehow immune?

Seriously?
My take on that statement was that if the guy lived in the US where the DVDs were readily and legitimately available, THEN this would be about his greed. I don't believe it was being implied that people who live in the US are innately greedy - but hey, that's just how I read that statement.
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Old 02-22-11, 05:02 PM  
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My take on that statement was that if the guy lived in the US where the DVDs were readily and legitimately available, THEN this would be about his greed. I don't believe it was being implied that people who live in the US are innately greedy - but hey, that's just how I read that statement.
Thanks for the alternate interpretation. I hope it is what was meant.

However, the way it was worded sure made it sound like that greed is only a US phenomenon.
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Old 02-22-11, 05:04 PM  
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My take on that statement was that if the guy lived in the US where the DVDs were readily and legitimately available, THEN this would be about his greed. I don't believe it was being implied that people who live in the US are innately greedy - but hey, that's just how I read that statement.
I read it that way too.

I'm surprised this thread has been revived and is becoming controversial. I laughed at the guy's audacity, but I'm not that keen on people selling fakes on Ebay. As others have said, at least he is relatively honest about it, inasmuch as you can call selling illegal copies of someone else's copyrighted material honest. At least you know what you are getting, and while he does seem to have a cheek, maybe this sort of stuff may encourage the production of region free fitness products and fair shipping prices.
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Old 02-22-11, 05:25 PM  
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Hell, I saw this morning that someone on Tracy's FB fan page stated that she was listing DC 07 on ebay after purchasing it herself and making a copy. She suggested that others buy it, copy it for themselves, and resell as well.
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Old 02-22-11, 06:13 PM  
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when I search for beacybody torrent things pop up- never knew what they were and I was always too scared to find out! So this thread has educated me on different types of piracy, lol.
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Old 02-22-11, 06:27 PM  
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when I search for beacybody torrent things pop up- never knew what they were and I was always too scared to find out! So this thread has educated me on different types of piracy, lol.
There are others, too. Like Rapidshare and Megaupload fourms. There's a popular Rapidshare forum that has a forum dedicated to fitness videos. I'm not advocating you use them, but they are definitely out there. It isn't hard for someone to source copyrighted materials that can then be resold on Ebay or Craigslist or even Amazon. With a little time and initiative, anyone can easily start a bootleg operation.
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Old 02-22-11, 06:46 PM  
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crazy.... never know what a torrent was. I am surprised that these torrent sites and such aren't shut down by the powers that be.

I have to admit- years ago I purchased a winsor pilates DVD. The seller on Ebay said- Winsor pilates power sculpting series- 4 workouts on 1 dvd. Nothing else stated. This person had perfect feedback in the thousands... I bough the DVD only to discover that it was a bootled/burned DVD where she had put all 4 of the workouts on 1 DVD, not what I thought I was buying at all. This person sold hundered and hundreds after me, but was shut down at some point.
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