What Should I Do To These DVDS?

DoggaDude Aug 24, 2019.

  1. DoggaDude
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    Recently, I bought these 8 DVDS, with 4 Gigabytes of storage on each of them.

    But, what should I do with these things? Make CDS for my radio speaker to play?

    Put games on the DVDS, and then run them on another PC?

    I don't know what to do with these DVDS!
     
  2. pasc

    pasc Newbie

    I used to use those for Game backups. DS and Gbagames don't take up much space.

    But be warned. DVDs won't last forever (my old backups were unreadable after 6 years)
     
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  3. Taleweaver

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    Dvd's? What are these... The zeroties? Online and NAS storage is where it's at nowadays. B-)

    Honestly, I have no idea. My own pc's dvd player could be broken for years for all I know. After installing windows (ahem) and perhaps network drivers, I can't find a reason for them. Even Linux live dvd's. Yes, you can burn them and have a backup, but there's no advantage over a pendrive (which can also be re-used when a new version comes out).

    Perhaps your original idea is the best. I have an audio player that can read mp3's on DVD 's. After burning at least a few dozen albums on a single DVD, I calculated that if you just press' play', it plays about 2 full days before it played the last one. :P


    Erm... Perhaps a last suggestion, though a Nas would be better : subscribe to humble monthly, download every game you want from their trove (they're drm free games) until you hit 32 gigabytes - or have everything - and burn those to the disc's.
     
  4. H1B1Esquire

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    Earth, bro-dude.
    Sell them? Collect them? Microwave them?


    Play Frisbee?
    Blind people on the street?
    Microwave the DVDs, throw them at blind people like a Frisbee, and collect anger?
     
  5. CallmeBerto

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    Becoming a ninja and use them like shurikens.
     
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  6. DANTENDO

    DANTENDO I Won year sub Edge mag 1996 hot topic digitiser

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    Take em back ask can you exchange them for a DVD wallet
     
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  8. Taleweaver

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    Okay, what about the comical option: use them as coffee cup holders?

    At first I dismissed it as I imagined they'd be a bit too expensive for that, but then again...are they really? 4 GB USB drives are almost given away with cereal boxes, so surely an easy-to-scratch and somewhat outdated DVD disc can't be much more expensive (if anything, it should be cheaper. And going by a quick google that showcases things like 10 bucks for 50, it's not like I'm very wrong).

    That certainly does NOT invalidate the reason to have a DVD wallet in the first place! :creep:
     
  9. DjoeN

    DjoeN Captain Haddock!

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    Somewhere in this potatoland!
    Why did you buy 4GB DVD's? Why not 8GB dvd's? you could store more junk to it :rofl2:
     
  10. DANTENDO

    DANTENDO I Won year sub Edge mag 1996 hot topic digitiser

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    He asked a stupid question so I gave a stupid reply :D
     
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