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How do big stores check used DVDs?

  1. Aug 3, 2014 #1

    Stephen Tashi

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    How do big stores that sell used DVDs check the DVDs are good? - or that they even contain the film that's on the DVD's label? They can't hire a person to watch each used DVD can they?
     
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  3. Aug 3, 2014 #2
    That is a good question. I remember that I used to occasionally rent a DVD that wouldn't play.
     
  4. Aug 3, 2014 #3

    davenn

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    they don't

    of course not it would take years to do that

    The CD's/DVD's are bought from reputable sources.
    any faulty discs would be discovered by the customer and a replacement would be sought from the seller.
    I have had to do that, there's never been an issue with getting a replacement

    Dave
     
  5. Aug 3, 2014 #4

    jtbell

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    Even new DVDs or CDs can have flaws or be incorrectly labeled. Over the years, I've bought a number of discs that had playback glitches and had to exchange them. I even bought a brand-new CD once that didn't match the case and booklet, although the label on the CD itself was correct. It turned out the music filled a gap in my collection, so I kept it and bought another copy to get what I originally intended to buy.
     
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