Fake DVD's and how to spot them

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I buy lots of DVD's off EBAY and I have had the misfortune of purchasing the odd fake one! 

From the experience that I have had over the past year I am going to give you tips on spotting untrustworthy sellers

This can also be applied to buying CDs.

 

Feedback:

Always check the feedback as people usually leave neutral or negative feedback expressing their disapointment!  Although don't judge a seller  for a feedback score of slightly below 100% as it doesn't necessarily mean that they are selling fakes

Description: 

Alot of sellers in the description say that they are sending the DVD in a plastic wallet to .. "save postage".  This is usually a sign that it is a fake especially if there is no artwork to come with it!  It is just an easier way for the seller to sell these fakes with little effort!

Picture: 

Make sure that the picture is of the item especially if the seller has a bad rating.

Price:

If the price is ridiculously low then you may think it is a bargain however this usually a sign that the disc may be a copy so it is usually worth paying slightly more so that you are not disapointed.

 

If you use a mixture of all the hints that I have given then you should be able to avoid buying fake DVDs and CDs.

Make sure that if you have bought a fake that you leave feedback that reflects this so that others will not be disapointed. 

 

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