Mondo Macabro goes Blu

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  1. X-human

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    X-human I ate my keys

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    Early bird post on MM's new website:
    https://forum.blu-ray.com/showpost.php?p=17516533&postcount=10454

    Worth at least registering now as the next wave of Limited Editions will be through this site and it's probably a good idea to be able to hit the ground running as it were...
     
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    X-human I ate my keys

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    You know how I said one should register before now? Well I didn't and apparently the Grand Opening Sale was only specified in the newsletters that I didn't get but it's today:
    https://forum.blu-ray.com/showpost.php?p=17540861&postcount=10570
     
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    Sorry, kinda fell asleep behind the wheel here: PRE-ORDER GOES LIVE FRIDAY, MAY 15th at 9 AM PACIFIC/12 NOON EASTERN! Shipping will tentatively begin within three weeks of this date.
    Well you'll know where I'll be tomorrow at noon. And...

    https://forum.blu-ray.com/showpost.php?p=17636996&postcount=10995

    Here are the titles that will be on sale:
    LIZARD IN A WOMAN'S SKIN
    INQUISITION
    DEVIL INCARNATE
    WOMAN CHASING THE BUTTERFLY OF DEATH
    SPIDER
    BLOODLUST
    PERVERSION STORY

    All pretty much must buys in my book. Course I consider any MM title a must buy. ;)
     
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    The sale is live.
     
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    X-human I ate my keys

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    So I went down stairs, made a fresh batch of coffee. Examined the dishwasher to try to figure out if it was clean or not. Got my fresh cup of coffee. Came upstairs. Sat down at the ol' puter and suddenly like a bolt from the blue thought, "WHAT TIME IS IT?!? ELEVEN FIFTY FIVE!?! HOLY SHIT THE MONDO MACABRO RED CASES HAVE BEEN ON SALE FOR ALMOST AN HOUR!!!"

    So I'll be lucky to get them in the mail by the end of the year. Moral of the story? Always make a fresh pot of coffee. Ironically I short-handed my previous post to be "noon" but I'm in CST yet I forecasted that, yes, around noon I would be panic buying these releases. :D

    Anyways an hour down the road I was able to order from the new website no problem but I see now on Facebook MM is redirecting people to the old cartel site. So is my order OK? It's under my account's order history and in PayPal so I guess so.
     
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    There were major problems with pre-ordering them on the new site when it went live. A few people got lucky and had no problem, but most people were getting errors when they tried to pay with PayPal...getting a generic server error. Some also did get the payment completed, but their order then didn't update that the payment did go through.

    Jared eventually just added them both to the old Bigcartel store and recommended ordering them on there...albeit some people were getting charged tax on there now.

    Apparently it was all down to the new store's server being overloaded with requests, and he said any further LE's would probably just be only on the Bigcartel store in the future.
     
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    I logged on right at 9:00 AM and didn't have any problems. Guess I got lucky. I wonder why it crashed this time and not during the last sale?
     
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    I used the new site during the last sale to order two sale items also. No problems then either. But when I tried it today on time, I had nothing but trouble checking out and paying. It literally took about 25 tries, and then it went through.

    Jared said it was almost definitely overload issues on the server that was causing the problems then.
     
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    Stock update:
    https://forum.blu-ray.com/showthread.php?t=205167&page=561

    I'm surprised by Jared's disappointment in sales numbers. These are rather obscure movies from obscure filmmakers. Gemini is not even Shinya Tsukamoto's best known film (if he's known at all). Yet they've nearly sold out in 24 hours after telling people not to worry these never sell out in less than 24 hours.

    Personally I feel any Limited Edition should printed in enough numbers that it lasts a couple of weeks at least to allow word of mouth to spread. If anything I think they should have made a few more of these as we're looking at these selling out over a weekend during an economic crisis where we're seeing the highest unemployment in decades. THAT AIN'T HAY!
     
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    Seven Women For Satan and Sins of the Flesh announced:
    https://forum.blu-ray.com/showpost.php?p=17668199&postcount=11404

    https://forum.blu-ray.com/showpost.php?p=17668210&postcount=11405
     
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    So who's seen SEVEN WOMEN FOR SATAN and SINS OF THE FLESH? I watched Modo's trailers for these and they looked very interesting but I fear that's only because it was a very well made trailer.
     
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    Gemini and The Lady Kills/Pervertissima arrived today.
     
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    Pre-orders will start at 9 AM Pacific/12 noon Eastern on Friday, July 10th. Tentative shipping date will be late August or early September.

    Placeholder pages are up now on Big Cartel.

    Sins of the Flesh: https://mondomacabro.bigcartel.com/product/sins-of-the-flesh-limited-red-case-edition

    Seven Women for Satan: https://mondomacabro.bigcartel.com/product/seven-women-for-satan-limited-red-case-edition

    Jared says that the initial offers will be on the Big Cartel site only to handle the rush. Then after an indeterminable amount of time (I'm guessing an hour) they'll be available at https://www.mondo-macabro.com/.

    Purchases from Big Cartel will be charged taxes. Orders direct from Mondo-Macabro will not.

    I'm going to hold off until they're on MM's site. I know that way they get all the cash and I end up paying less to boot. ;) I'll monitor the numbers in case Jared warns it'll sell out on Big Cartel but it's safe to say it won't. I ended up putting in my last two orders kinda late anyways and it all worked out in the end so I can wait.
     
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    Pre-orders have started.
     
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    X-human mentioned that a couple of posts up ;)
     
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