DVD Cases

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davemitch
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Don't know whether this will help anyone, but I had to go to Tesco's pharmacy last night. While in there, I mooched round the CD/DVD/printer bits section, looking at prices as I've just bought a DVD recorder. Thought I'd compare the prices of DVDs as I bought 10 Maxell DVD-R for £2.99 in Lidl.

Anyway, our Tesco have got packs of 5 single black DVD cases for 97p, so I bought 2 packs to use with the above DVD-Rs. Thought that was a good buy, as it would have cost more than £2 to pay postage online.

Won't be suitable for wedding DVDs though, wrong colour! :D

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kaandaro
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Woolworths have 5 DVD cases for 97p also, but youre right, no good for weddings, unless you use a lot of tippex!

stuart621
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Any weddings I have done have been in black cases. Can't see why not, really.

kaandaro
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Do you? do you put a pretty cover in?

hedleyw
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I also use black - I think they are less likely to show grubby marks.

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stuart621
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kaandaro wrote:
Do you? do you put a pretty cover in?

Yes - that goes without saying. The amount of black on show when the case is shut is minimal anyway but I'm not sure why people would find it inappropriate. I'm sure the vast majority of commercially released DVDs come in black cases - I don't really see the need for colour-coordinated ones really.

doolahroak
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I go for the clear Amaray.

tom hardwick
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Black for me too. In fact real cheepie cases can be made to look far more expensive if the case insert sheet is printed onto fine 220/230gm injet paper. This thick sheet takes out all the case cover wrinkles, prints beautifully and looks the biz.

H and M Video
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tom hardwick wrote:
Black for me too. In fact real cheepie cases can be made to look far more expensive if the case insert sheet is printed onto fine 220/230gm injet paper. This thick sheet takes out all the case cover wrinkles, prints beautifully and looks the biz.

This is the problem with black DVD cases the wrinkles show and sometimes the plastic they are made from smells. Try to use clear most of the time but price sometimes takes over 12p for black and usually double that for clear.

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RayL
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Buying in bulk brings the price down a lot for cases. KVJ's cheapest for single black DVD cases is, if I remember correctly, £8 per 100 but you might get a few dodgy ones. On the other hand, I got 100 clear of very good quality there for, I think, £14.00.

Stuff-for-computers do good quality singles and doubles for the same price, £2.75 for 25, which works out at 11p each.

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Alan Hodkinson
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Spalding Market, 6 for a £1

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