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 Posted:   Jun 16, 2019 - 5:42 PM   
 By:   JGouse0498   (Member)

***Condensed the original post to make it more readable***

My wife and I are in the midst of an indefinite separation. As you can imagine, there are financial strains. Therefore, I’m not looking to negotiate prices at this time. Don't worry: These are all mine. There won't be an angry spouse tracking down the buyers.


All listings are from one of the major specialty labels: La-La-Land, Intrada, and Varese. Star Trek: Generations is the GNP Crescendo 2-disc edition.

All titles are virtually brand-new because I only use the discs to immediately transfer the albums to MP3.


USA Shipping Addresses Only. PayPal accepted.

For single title purchase: Add $5
For multiple titles: Add $10 (that’s $10 in TOTAL...not per title)

Shipping prices cover the USPS Media Mail fees, Paypal fees, and purchase of shipping materials.


Interested parties, please e-mail me at jgouse0498@gmail.com with the subject “Film Score Sale”.


OUT OF PRINT / OUT OF STOCK

Masters of the Universe (LLL 2-Disc Edition) - $20



MISCELLANEOUS TITLES


Star Trek V: The Final Frontier - $15

Star Trek: Generations - $15

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 16, 2019 - 8:01 PM   
 By:   Advise & Consent   (Member)

e-mail sent.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 17, 2019 - 6:03 PM   
 By:   riotengine   (Member)

Honestly, I see no reason why you should delete your digital copies. You paid for them and to have the right to resell your physical CDs. This makes no sense to me, but it's your choice. smile

Cheers,

Greg Espinoza

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 17, 2019 - 7:33 PM   
 By:   JGouse0498   (Member)

Honestly, I see no reason why you should delete your digital copies. You paid for them and to have the right to resell your physical CDs. This makes no sense to me, but it's your choice. smile

Cheers,

Greg Espinoza


With stuff that's still available though, it really comes down to I'm taking a sale away from the labels, and they really depend on them. I buy a copy, keep my copy digitally, but sell the physical one to a second person who now doesn't buy their own from the label. I just can't do that to them. Again, it's more of a spiritual conviction versus getting sued.

With the "Out of Print" titles, I could see your point because the labels already made all their money on them, but still...don't know for sure what I'll do on them.

Plus, there's the additional component that it's a way to prove to my estranged wife that I'm putting my money where my mouth is and actually sacrificing for her. Example: Huge fight on Harry Potter because money was tight, but I kept at it until she gave up. Now, it's an opportunity to make it right.

 
 Posted:   Jun 17, 2019 - 7:44 PM   
 By:   Mr. Marshall   (Member)

Honestly, I see no reason why you should delete your digital copies. You paid for them and to have the right to resell your physical CDs. This makes no sense to me, but it's your choice. smile

Cheers,

Greg Espinoza


Hey Greg,
Let this thread serve as a warning to youwink. Example: Jgouse purchase of Potter set!
Luvya
Bruce

 
 Posted:   Jun 17, 2019 - 8:36 PM   
 By:   Mr. Marshall   (Member)

Don't feel bad that by reselling you are depriving the labels of a sale.
Second hand stores do the same thing
AND
The price set by the labels takes into account the resale value - just.like cars do !

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 20, 2019 - 6:22 PM   
 By:   JGouse0498   (Member)

List has been updated with sold titles removed. Huge thanks to everyone who's taken quite a few discs off my hands!

With one exception (privately arranged), I'll be shipping them out Saturday morning.

If you want to be included on the Saturday post office shipment, e-mail me which titles you're interested in buying and send the money via PayPal by 3:00 Eastern Time tomorrow. Otherwise, my next run will be sometime next week (probably the following Saturday).

I've adjusted the prices on some titles as well.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 20, 2019 - 8:02 PM   
 By:   dbrooks   (Member)

email sent

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 24, 2019 - 5:26 AM   
 By:   JGouse0498   (Member)

Much to my dismay, things have not improved. They've plummeted.

My estranged wife just made the decision to break away her income from our joint account, so that leaves me in a much worse position going forward.

As such, I really need to move more of these discs but obviously not at a huge loss. Still, I've adjusted the prices on most of the albums by a few dollars. Now, the majority of them should be on level with or a little cheaper than buying from the labels.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 24, 2019 - 8:46 AM   
 By:   dbrooks   (Member)

Speaking of Harry Potter set, I really would love to own this set too but I know my limit. Even though my lovely wife is quite reasonable on most things, spending up to a $100 for a CD set, she would never understand and I don’t expect her to. Things like soundtrack collecting is a special niche that only a few people enjoy. Jeff, I pray that she really knows that you are trying and has a positive outcome. No matter what in life, material things are never worth the dime you pay when compared to the loved ones around you. One day I will decide to part with my soundtrack collection and pass it on to someone who can have the time to listen to it all. Because having company with a friend or family is always better music to the ears that is free.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 24, 2019 - 9:15 AM   
 By:   JGouse0498   (Member)

Speaking of Harry Potter set, I really would love to own this set too but I know my limit. Even though my lovely wife is quite reasonable on most things, spending up to a $100 for a CD set, she would never understand and I don’t expect her to. Things like soundtrack collecting is a special niche that only a few people enjoy. Jeff, I pray that she really knows that you are trying and has a positive outcome. No matter what in life, material things are never worth the dime you pay when compared to the loved ones around you. One day I will decide to part with my soundtrack collection and pass it on to someone who can have the time to listen to it all. Because having company with a friend or family is always better music to the ears that is free.

And that's something I wish I'd realized sooner. Obviously, film score spending was just one facet of everything, but it was an easy one to solve. Michele loved that I was passionate about scores, but y'know when you can't afford it....you can't afford it! I just gotta keep pushing forward and doing the right and responsible thing from now on (at 37 years old, it's sad that I haven't figured some stuff out yet), but I'm just praying for a miracle.

And, of course, I'm hoping that some of my fellow FSM board mates can benefit from this and get to enjoy these scores. It's the best outcome I could hope for.

 
 Posted:   Jun 24, 2019 - 4:14 PM   
 By:   Mr. Marshall   (Member)

I can still remember being a teenager...
My parents gave me money to get take out food. On the way back I stopped off and picked up.the DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER LP.
The food was cold by the time I got home.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 26, 2019 - 3:49 PM   
 By:   JGouse0498   (Member)

Reduced prices on nearly every disc. Really trying to move these even if it means at a partial loss.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 26, 2019 - 4:19 PM   
 By:   Thor   (Member)

Reduced prices on nearly every disc. Really trying to move these even if it means at a partial loss.

I'm sorry to hear about your situation, but if I'm going to be brutally honest, you'll have to account for a CONSIDERABLE loss, not just a 'partial' loss when selling used soundtrack CDs these days. Nobody buys CDs anymore, except for the odd few in places like this -- if you're lucky! And your prices are still on the expensive side, especially when you also consider shipping costs. When I put CDs out for sale here, I put them out at about 1/5th or less of what I originally paid for them. I think that's the ballpark we are in, sorry to say.

My suggestion to you is to slice the prices you have now in HALF (if not more), in the hope it will "move more product". Especially if your money situation is pressing.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 26, 2019 - 4:49 PM   
 By:   JGouse0498   (Member)

Reduced prices on nearly every disc. Really trying to move these even if it means at a partial loss.

I'm sorry to hear about your situation, but if I'm going to be brutally honest, you'll have to account for a CONSIDERABLE loss, not just a 'partial' loss when selling used soundtrack CDs these days. Nobody buys CDs anymore, except for the odd few in places like this -- if you're lucky! And your prices are still on the expensive side, especially when you also consider shipping costs. When I put CDs out for sale here, I put them out at about 1/5th or less of what I originally paid for them. I think that's the ballpark we are in, sorry to say.

My suggestion to you is to slice the prices you have now in HALF (if not more), in the hope it will "move more product". Especially if your money situation is pressing.


I appreciate the advice. However, I've already sold quite a few for either "at cost" or for $5-10 more than I paid. Including the Beverly Hills Cop, Braveheart, and the Harry Potter set. Plus, this is the only place I'm selling them precisely because I know it's a niche market. It seems our experiences have been quite different.

Quite a few of these titles are currently "out of stock" at LLL and/or Intrada, so here's a quick and easy way for board members to get essentially brand new copies and save a few dollars in the end instead of waiting possibly months for a new production run. These discs get transferred to MP3 as soon as I get them, and then most of them have never been removed from their jewel cases since then.

Win-win situation for both parties.

The first orders should be arriving tomorrow, so I'm hoping those members will come into this thread and provide feedback on the condition of the discs and the whole transaction.

 
 Posted:   Jun 28, 2019 - 11:21 AM   
 By:   davefg   (Member)

If you want to shift the rest at full cost, I suggest that you consider dropping the bar to shipping outside of the U.S. You could have a three CD minimum shipping policy.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 28, 2019 - 11:27 AM   
 By:   JGouse0498   (Member)

If you want to shift the rest at full cost, I suggest that you consider dropping the bar to shipping outside of the U.S. You could have a three CD minimum shipping policy.

That is an option I'm thinking about doing. I've never done international shipping, and in so many threads, it sounds like there are higher chances of complications. Considering the reason I'm selling, I didn't need additional things to stress over at the time. Thank you for the suggestion on the minimum shipping idea though. That hadn't occurred to me.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 28, 2019 - 8:12 PM   
 By:   dbrooks   (Member)

Received my CD wrapped carefully in the mail yesterday. Fast shipment and it still looks brand new. Thank You Jeff. I am glad I could help you out at least a little bit. I will definitely keep a eye on your list for future interests. A seller you can trust.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 30, 2019 - 6:27 PM   
 By:   JGouse0498   (Member)

Thanks for the positive feedback! I got a little carried away with the bubble wrap and mailing tape.

**************

DISC ADDED - Die Another Day for $22

 
 Posted:   Jun 30, 2019 - 10:29 PM   
 By:   Mr. Marshall   (Member)

Fyi
Twilight Zone 85 is in print.
Still, a good deal!!!

 
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