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Re: Type Your Phish Thoughts

PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:20 pm
by Harpua
Would it help if I told you I was exaggerating and it is actually only $498?

General consensus is that the price tag is too damn high, but custies gonna custie.

Re: Type Your Phish Thoughts

PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:36 pm
by hosemasterflex
Ah, 498 is more like it! :thumbup:

::custies up::

Re: Type Your Phish Thoughts

PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 4:25 pm
by GratefulPhish
I would lovvvve to know the sales numbers on that set, I can’t imagine a single Phish fan actually buying it unless they’re trying to doing for a collection of some sort.

Re: Type Your Phish Thoughts

PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:09 pm
by El Bastarde
I thought it got ridiculous when they had the Joy box set for $80. At least this collection is more than two albums.

Re: Type Your Phish Thoughts

PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:01 pm
by Harpua
^ I have to admit, I custied up on the Joy Box. Not my best decision. I haven't opened it in years. The way the CDs were packaged made it so you had to transfer them to a CD binder if you wanted them in your car. The DVD was one of the worst companion DVDs ever. (REMs Around the Sun DVD comes to mind) I could go on.

Maybe a bunch of people who attended all 13 shows might buy it? But if that's the case, their target demo is only a few thousand people.

Re: Type Your Phish Thoughts

PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:12 pm
by El Bastarde
^ I have to admit, I custied up on the Joy Box. Not my best decision. I haven't opened it in years. The way the CDs were packaged made it so you had to transfer them to a CD binder if you wanted them in your car.

I remember being annoyed that the only way to get Party Time was to get that box set so it became the first time I went online to steal some studio Phish tunes. They didn't release PT on it's own until a few years later. Wasn't that great an album anyway.

Maybe a bunch of people who attended all 13 shows might buy it? But if that's the case, their target demo is only a few thousand people.

Not sure. Figured it wouldn't be worth the cost to toss it together but maybe they sell better than we think.

Re: Type Your Phish Thoughts

PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:41 pm
by Phinst
Maybe they should of thrown in some DvD'S.

::price goes up another 200 dollars::

But all in all if they could of thrown in some kind of DVD and a flac download/USB option, I think it would be better received by fans.

Re: Type Your Phish Thoughts

PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:13 am
by Harpua
The Dead will do USB versions of their box sets, and I think that is brilliant. I would consider a USB containing 13 soundboards. It would be cheap as hell for them to produce, it makes it easy as hell to upload to your phone, and you don't have to do the tedious nugs downloader. Definitely should have been the economy option.

Re: Type Your Phish Thoughts

PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:19 am
by hosemasterflex
I bet in time we'll see more economically viable options. I mean I guess there's always the AUDs. I just enjoyed the hell out of the Coconut donut show I just listened to ... I know I'm down on them for the whole Baker's Dozen CD & LP bullshit ... but I'm planning to strike it rich suddenly somehow and then just buy both of them and stop my bitchin'.

Re: Type Your Phish Thoughts

PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:04 pm
by willbreathes
60% off at the end of the year.

Re: Type Your Phish Thoughts

PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:50 pm
by y0n
hosemasterflex wrote:I bet in time we'll see more economically viable options. I mean I guess there's always the AUDs. I just enjoyed the hell out of the Coconut donut show I just listened to ... I know I'm down on them for the whole Baker's Dozen CD & LP bullshit ... but I'm planning to strike it rich suddenly somehow and then just buy both of them and stop my bitchin'.


There’s some really spectacular AUDs from BD.

Re: Type Your Phish Thoughts

PostPosted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:58 am
by hosemasterflex
I'm still trying to listen to all of 2017. I'll say it was kinda slow going until I got to Baker's Dozen. I'm only on second donut, but the fun factor is way up. The announcement of the CD & LP releases got me back on course, as far as listening. That first Coconut Donut show is great, I listened about three times before moving on.