[Grief] Remember, remember...this is ridiculous...

Joseph Demko idoltaxi at gmail.com
Sat Oct 18 16:25:43 PDT 2008


The TG DVD set did (and does) seem rather overpriced to me, but I managed to
justify it to myself, payed for it, and am generally happy with it and glad
to own it. But no amount of rationalization can make the cost of this seem
acceptable...

-joe

On Sat, Oct 18, 2008 at 3:17 PM, ellis britzius <zontar_98115 at yahoo.com>wrote:

> Hey,
>
> I haven't bought the expensive DVD set, but I don't think the price has
> gone down yet. Harumph!
>
> GW
>
>
> --- On Sat, 10/18/08, Grant Regnaert <tripreset at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> > From: Grant Regnaert <tripreset at hotmail.com>
> > Subject: RE: [Grief] Remember, remember...this is ridiculous...
> > To: "grief at hollyfeld.org" <grief at hollyfeld.org>
> > Date: Saturday, October 18, 2008, 10:24 AM
> > Your exactly right. And maybe if we all boycott it, then
> > they'll consider lowering the price to a cost that is
> > actually somewhat reasonable!
> > I only paid $220(including shipping) for TG24...25 great
> > CDs and they even signed THAT box set!
> > This LP is not even signed!
> > For the insane price their asking, you would think it would
> > be.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jasper Dionisio <strangers at gmail.com>
> > Sent: 10/18/2008 2:24:05 PM
> > To: grief at hollyfeld.org <grief at hollyfeld.org>
> > Subject: Re: [Grief] Remember, remember...this is
> > ridiculous...
> >
> >
> > Yea, I agree. And you know they're ripping you off when
> > the shipping cost is
> > way more than it could possibly actually cost to send the
> > thing.
> >
> > On Sat, Oct 18, 2008 at 3:31 AM, Grant Regnaert
> > <tripreset at hotmail.com>wrote:
> >
> > > Jeez! This is becoming truly ridiculous!
> > > Over $300.00 USD (including shipping) for ONE LP!!!
> > > They charged LESS for Box Set items like TGV & the
> > Desertshore 12 CD set!
> > >
> > > I was going to pre-order a copy, but then I saw that
> > the shipping ALONE was
> > > an outrageous 40 pounds (15 pounds is only in the UK)!
> > I mean 40
> > > POUNDS...thats just INSANE!
> > >
> > > It would be VERY nice if they did, but its too bad
> > they didnt (and most
> > > likely won't) make the extended "black"
> > CD available for sale by itself, for
> > > the majority of us who DON'T have a few hundred
> > extra bucks to just blow on
> > > 1 special-limited LP!
> > >
> > > And Im STILL in shock over the 40 pounds they're
> > charging JUST for the
> > > shipping!
> > >
> > > Oh well...I guess for the first time in history I
> > WON'T be purchasing a new
> > > TG release, as sad as that is to say.
> > > And I'll TRULY be experiencing "Pain Through
> > NO Entertainment", as my TG
> > > collection will now no longer be coumplete!
> > > Its a shame, but lately IMO, it sure seems like the
> > importance is being
> > > placed first on the money before the music.
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