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Buy 7 25.93%
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Old November 12th, 2012 (6:17 PM).
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So with the internet's ultimate power, we are able to watch movies, without having to go out and buy it. But do you still buy movies or you just download them?
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Old November 12th, 2012 (7:22 PM).
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    Download, 'cos I am a pirate and a cheapskate just like that. The only movies that I buy are the ones that are worth collecting or I really really really like that movie.
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    Old November 12th, 2012 (7:58 PM).
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      one website has allowed me to never pay for entertainment
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      Old November 12th, 2012 (8:02 PM).
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        one website has allowed me to never pay for entertainment
        but but but you do pay for internet!
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        Old November 12th, 2012 (10:35 PM).
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        I buy because I have a monthly internet cap.
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        Old November 12th, 2012 (11:27 PM).
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        I'll usually download, and if it's exceptionally good, I'll also buy it. Though most of the reason is because I don't actually have a DVD player or (a properly working) DVD drive.
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        Old November 12th, 2012 (11:44 PM).
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        I can honestly say that in the past 10 years, I've owned maybe 5 movies on DVD at most. The past few years all I've done is download or stream movies if I've wanted to watch them, since it's just so convenient, and I tend to watch movies just once, anyway. Before that, I would just rent them from the video store up the street, which has since gone out of business (I do miss renting video games, though).
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          I'll usually download, and if it's exceptionally good, I'll also buy it. Though most of the reason is because I don't actually have a DVD player or (a properly working) DVD drive.
          Pretty much this: it's just like music and psp games with e. I download for my personal use, and then I buy the physical copy of the product if I like it enough and want to show some support. Sometimes I just want to be a fanboy and display the case of the movie/game/music on my shelf, as I continue to use the download copy.
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          Old November 13th, 2012 (12:41 AM).
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            I'm usually download movies only if its really good.
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            Old November 13th, 2012 (3:47 AM).
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              My Internet connection is insanely slow, so I don't download movies. If I could, I likely would
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                If I really like the movie - I'll buy it, I hate watching episodes or Movies on the computer. It's so much better on TV.
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                Old November 13th, 2012 (12:31 PM).
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                I watch movies on TV when they go on my TV channels. I dont want to pirate movies so I buy them and will watch them on DVD, but usually, I just watch most movies on my TV, which the cable is paid for.
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                Old November 15th, 2012 (7:34 PM).
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                  If I can't find something on Netflix I'll find some way to see it for a good price, or lack of price.
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                  Old November 16th, 2012 (3:05 AM).
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                    Download yo because that's what we pirates arrrr~ yo!! No, really I'm paying my bill so there's no reason not to. In case if there's a movie that can't be found on the net I'll just buy it in the DVD shop yo.
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                      Depends, if I'm watching TV my cable subscription will pay for it. That is basically my primary method of on screen entertainment. RARELY I'd go see a movie in a theater, but I only do that maybe every 4 years at most (I'm picky on movies!). Wreck It Ralph was one of those movies..

                      I'd never buy nor download anything because I tend to never watch anything a second time. I like to use my limited time for new things instead of watching things that I've already seen. ;
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                      I tend to prefer to have physical copies of movies that I enjoy, so I buy them in Blu-ray when I can. If I'm not sure I'll like a film, I'll watch it via my brother's Netflix, but If I like it I'll usually buy it.
                      (besides I find ripping straight from the BD discs to have way better quality than anything downloaded.)
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                        Download by far is better than buying.
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                        Old November 18th, 2012 (12:37 AM).
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                          I download.. never did really buy them.
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                          Old November 18th, 2012 (1:24 AM).
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                          If I can, I buy, but mostly I download because those movies cannot be bought.
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                          It sorta depends. If I'm at home at night and I feel like watching it, then I'll download it. If I'm at the shops and I've been wanting to buy it, I'll buy it. It all depends. For me, it's a matter of convenience.
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                            I'm a Pirate, so sue me.

                            That a side, definetly download!
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                            Old November 18th, 2012 (11:42 AM).
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                              There should have been a neither option - because I don't do any of those above. But if I had to choose, I would buy, provided that I have seen it beforehand and liked it enough to buy. I'm not really a movies person myself, unfortunately.
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                                I'm a Pirate, so sue me.

                                That a side, definetly download!
                                Then let's go to PirateBay, yay~
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                                Download first, and buy it if it's any good, delete it if it isn't... needless to say I've done a lot of deleting and very little buying as of late.
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                                If I enjoy the movie enough and I know I'll watch it I will buy the film, but if it's just a film I'm planning on watching because I have nothing better to do I'll download it or stream it somewhere.
                                Recently though since I've moved out I lack a working DVD player so I've had to resort to downloading any film I want to watch even if I already own it on DVD.
                                Also if I want to have a permanent copy of a TV show then I will buy the set because ain't nobody got time to download that.
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