> Thanks for the reply Bill. That makes total sense. The problem with places like
> Ebay is you have to sell something to make the money to buy the item you want (with
> new laws, even a small amount of sales may lead to a burden to prove what you paid
> for the item originally to "prove" you didn't make a bunch of money on it - I'm not
> even sure how that works on something purchased 20 years ago where you don't remember
> what you paid). Straight up trades is much easier in that regard and doesn't involve
> the transfer of money. I don't know much about recruiting new people but you're
> right it's probably not easy without sinking in a lot of time and money.
> I feel like I am one of the few people who likes to collect TV shows on DVD/Blu Ray.
> Sure you can watch them "streaming" but with so many providers today you either
> have to maintain multiple subscriptions or constantly cycle through streaming services
> (not to mention, quite a few random episodes of shows have been "cancelled" and removed
> from streaming). I like having the show I want right there in front of me to throw
> in my Blu Ray player and watch at any time.
I've been trying to get away from eBay. Pulled all my listings. Buying there only when absolutely required.
I have a lot of tv shows too. Probably thousands of seasons if you add everything up. On the bright side, they are often relatively cheap because of low interest.