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This is all so unprecedented, though, that I think it's unfair to make judgments. DVD sales and TV reruns are totally different animals, and ATWT's definitely in a different class from the soaps that were rerun in the past.

AMS, you make some great points, especially concerning the fact that ATWT was so much more popular than any soap that was previously shown in reruns. However, I still don't have a good feeling about DVD sales.

Nonetheless, I am definately going to buy this DVD set to show support, and I sure hope my above prediction is wrong.

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I'm not even much of an ATWT viewer but am gonna get this (I admit it might have been nice to randomly have a sa bonus one of the really old existing eps, but...) So these are already to ship? Are they advertising at all? because my friend--who's online all the time and has been a massive ATWT fan for 30+ years had NO idea at all. Are they just hoping people stumble on it?

Interview with one of the guys behind it all:

http://www.welovesoa...lassicscom.html

That article that said on 1986-2009 of GL exists was a typo. All of the shows start with September 1979. They have ATWT, GL, SFT, EON, and Texas, but I guess Somerset is completely absent sad.png

Wow, so P&G started saving episodes later than the ABC soaps?

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When I ordered, it said that it would come in after ten days, so I guess they're ready to go. IDK why they had to keep quiet so long, but whatever. I just hope people buy it!

It doesn't surprise me that P&G started saving after ABC. ABC only had three soaps to worry about, so saving probably wasn't a big deal. P&G had five, so I can see them being a bit more hesitant about keeping archives for so many shows.

I sincerely hope this does so freaking well, though. I still don't understand why Sony and the Bells haven't done anything with DAYS, Y&R, or B&B, especially DAYS.

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I'm not even much of an ATWT viewer but am gonna get this (I admit it might have been nice to randomly have a sa bonus one of the really old existing eps, but...) So these are already to ship? Are they advertising at all? because my friend--who's online all the time and has been a massive ATWT fan for 30+ years had NO idea at all. Are they just hoping people stumble on it?

TVshowsondvd has it up on their website. I think most of the soap websites have the info up too. And next week's SOW will have a page dedicated to the release.

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SOW is good news. I dunno, you and others have complained about Prospect Park's lack of advertising--and I was kinda worried this might be a similar situation. Certainly some long time fans (yes, I'm being stereotypical and thinking older people) who love the show and aren't online migth have trouble finding it. I wonder--and I suspect--that after a while it might be available from other vendors like Amazon?

When I ordered, it said that it would come in after ten days, so I guess they're ready to go. IDK why they had to keep quiet so long, but whatever. I just hope people buy it!

It doesn't surprise me that P&G started saving after ABC. ABC only had three soaps to worry about, so saving probably wasn't a big deal. P&G had five, so I can see them being a bit more hesitant about keeping archives for so many shows.

I sincerely hope this does so freaking well, though. I still don't understand why Sony and the Bells haven't done anything with DAYS, Y&R, or B&B, especially DAYS.

And of course Agnes Nixon used saving as a bargaining chip--saying she wouldn't go to an hour otherwise, LOL.

My only regret about this project (and I do think starting off with a Best of like this was a smart move--as well as releasing so many anniversary clips episodes), is it would have been great if they could have had their sh!t together and done this for the finale--if they had advertied after each ep on the final week "to order your set call" etc I think they genuinely coulda raked a healthy profit. (the same is for AMC).

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SOW is good news. I dunno, you and others have complained about Prospect Park's lack of advertising--and I was kinda worried this might be a similar situation. Certainly some long time fans (yes, I'm being stereotypical and thinking older people) who love the show and aren't online migth have trouble finding it. I wonder--and I suspect--that after a while it might be available from other vendors like Amazon?

And of course Agnes Nixon used saving as a bargaining chip--saying she wouldn't go to an hour otherwise, LOL.

My only regret about this project (and I do think starting off with a Best of like this was a smart move--as well as releasing so many anniversary clips episodes), is it would have been great if they could have had their sh!t together and done this for the finale--if they had advertied after each ep on the final week "to order your set call" etc I think they genuinely coulda raked a healthy profit. (the same is for AMC).

I am hoping down the line that Amazon will carry it too. I still can't believe there is actually a DVD release of the soap. I still think I am dreaming all of it a la Pam Ewing....lol.

Yeah, that would have made sells even greater had they released this DVD during ATWT final week. Some people just dont know how to capitalize on a good thing...lol.

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Right--that goes for AMC too obviously (well all of the soaps)--that they should have taken advantage of the finale. ANd yes, this should be moved to the main Discuss the Soaps folder--I wouldn't have noticed it except for your sig--and at first I thought it was something you mocked up LOL (I don't mind the box, but I think As the World Turns should be bigger than 20 Classic Episodes, particularly if they ever want to start selling retail and attract the eye of a casual fan browsing DVDs). But really, this is great news and I should stop complaining.

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Right--that goes for AMC too obviously (well all of the soaps)--that they should have taken advantage of the finale. ANd yes, this should be moved to the main Discuss the Soaps folder--I wouldn't have noticed it except for your sig--and at first I thought it was something you mocked up LOL (I don't mind the box, but I think As the World Turns should be bigger than 20 Classic Episodes, particularly if they ever want to start selling retail and attract the eye of a casual fan browsing DVDs). But really, this is great news and I should stop complaining.

Hahaha..I think it is the Eric Sheffer Stevens message that makes it seem like it is a fake....lol. I can see how you thought it was a mock....lol. The color of the box should have resembled the closing of the 80's. I do like the red though...but I do agree that the As The World Turns part should have been larger..a bigger font.

You can complain all you want Eric....but make sure you buy itwink.png

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