How is this pirate vendor not getting sued?

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  1. Voiceroy

    Voiceroy Trans-fo-mahs!

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    https://www.dvdavenue.tv/index.php?iCollectionID=82

    I'll grant that the packaging on the TF "box set" looks nice, but there is no distributor info anywhere. And they have the stones to say that "These are brand new and sealed" -- which is an outright lie because they aren't a "brand" at all. And they're certainly not "sealed" from another store or distributor.

    And this site is making a crapload off these bootleg box sets.

    So tell me how it is that this site hasn't been shut down already?
     
  2. Valkysas

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    that screenshot they show for transformers is horrible, I've never even seen another bootleg DVD that has the random color splotches.
     
  3. Orodruin

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    They might not be based in the US.
     
  4. Bertson

    Bertson Unreconstructed Elitist

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    Much as I agree with you that it's illegitimate, I don't think "brand new and sealed" is an outright lie. "Brand new" has nothing to do with being a particular brand, it's just an expression that means "entirely new". As for sealed, you can tell from the pictures that the cases and DVDs are shirnkwrapped. "Brand new and sealed" just means that these aren't pre-owned, used DVDs, not that they're officially sanctioned.
     
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    Now that is some over-priced garbage, everything on the site.
     
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    Thats really weird. I just bought the Chinese version of the entire series and just got done watching the show that screenshot is from. The most annoying thing about that entire show is everyone kept referring to the guy in the screenshot as Bluestreak. However, he's colored like Prowl. Very annoying to hear a robot that looks like Prowl being called Bluestreak. I don't know if that is an error with the original cartoon or Rhino messed it up.

    Either way, the Chinese version is the Rhino version in a diferent format.
     
  7. Triformis

    Triformis Insecticon Fanatic TFW2005 Supporter

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    Beat me to it! And nobody need buy these overpriced pieces of crap, that's what fans, the local store, and e-bay are for. Save your money for people more deserving, not scalper scum.
     
  8. Belgrath

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    Godawful and overpriced in many aspects.

    I'm better off getting the actual sets.
     
  9. Brave Magnus

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    Sorry for this question but if this is a pirate copy then it shouldn't be cheaper than the real set? At least that's how it works down here. :lol 
    20 dollars for all the 1st season it's a good deal.:lol 
     
  10. Sol Fury

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    It's a bootleg, though. I'd rather pay more for an original where the quality is assured. Never been a fan of bootleg stuff, me.
     
  11. Brave Magnus

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    YOu should worry about the quality in VCDs and DivXs but not in DVDs copies. At least so far none of my Dvds have bad quality. As for the box, most of them are decent, the TFs DVDs have DW art. :thumb 
     
  12. Master Megatron

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    I thought that was snow. (seriously)
     
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    OMG! HULK HOGANS ROCK N ROLL WRESTLING! :eek: 

    definetly a MUST OWN :D 
     
  14. Triformis

    Triformis Insecticon Fanatic TFW2005 Supporter

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    Damn right! I'm watching my discs right now! :rolleyes2 
     
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    I dunno. I took a chance on the Chinese tin with all episodes plus the movie and it's been freakin great. Quality is awesome plus some interesting special features. I'd recommend it to anyone, and at $50 shipped off of eBay it was a steal.
     
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    Not an error, thats bluestreak in the screenshot, and he's colored like bluestreak.
     

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