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Re: Buying CD's

Post by English Invader » Mon Mar 09, 2020 4:34 am

oldtimer wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 3:33 am
I use Charity shops a lot and ive noticed now that CDs and DVDs have almost gone the same way as Video tapes did all of a sudden.,
Instead of DVDs selling for around £2 markish and cds a £1 they seem to be around the 50p and 10p mark now which makes me wonder how places like CEX will survive especially as even new games will eventually move to downloads.
One thing CEX have that the charity shops don't is an organised distribution network and a catalogued inventory which means that if you're looking for something specific you'll have a lot more chance of finding it within CEX's infrastructure (either in-store or online) than in a random charity shop.

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Re: Buying CD's

Post by Antiriad2097 » Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:54 am

Charity shops will sell any old tat though, where CEX is primarly based on selling movies, games and tech (phones/laptops/consoles). CEX will be hit hard by digital, just like retail game stores have been.
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Re: Buying CD's

Post by MattySlug » Wed May 06, 2020 9:33 am

Long story short I bought 4 total CDs today on ebay. (from the same seller)
I consider myself very lucky to have been able to buy them!
All from the same seller, I bought three. ($5 each + $2.50 each postage, I didn't try and request a total as I felt the $7.50 total postage was fair)
Then frantically installed the ebay app on Mama Rose's iPhon so I could use a $5 off Coupon!!! (a $10 free postage CD, coupon brought it down to $5 in total!)
I think in my opinion they are all quite rare CDs, and I will be listening to them...Giving them a go and stuff so I am feeling quite happy!

If you are reading this in the UK I spent in total: £14.31
The USA: $17.74
Europe: €16.40

^Reading those figures it seems I ripped myself off a bit :lol:

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Re: Buying CD's

Post by Sega2006 » Wed May 06, 2020 9:55 pm

MattySlug wrote:
Wed May 06, 2020 9:33 am
Long story short I bought 4 total CDs today on ebay. (from the same seller)
I consider myself very lucky to have been able to buy them!
All from the same seller, I bought three. ($5 each + $2.50 each postage, I didn't try and request a total as I felt the $7.50 total postage was fair)
Then frantically installed the ebay app on Mama Rose's iPhon so I could use a $5 off Coupon!!! (a $10 free postage CD, coupon brought it down to $5 in total!)
I think in my opinion they are all quite rare CDs, and I will be listening to them...Giving them a go and stuff so I am feeling quite happy!

If you are reading this in the UK I spent in total: £14.31
The USA: $17.74
Europe: €16.40

^Reading those figures it seems I ripped myself off a bit :lol:
Thats not bad, I've passed the £20 mark on one occasion for one in recent times.
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