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Can you but cheap DVDs in sri Lanka?

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Can you but cheap DVDs in sri Lanka?

Heading to the south of Sri Lanka later this year and just wondered whether there was anyone selling - ahem - cheap DVDs.

I am familiar with Thailand where one cannot move for people offering you cheap, workable DVDs for $2 or so. But does it work like that in Sri Lanka

If not, then we will bring our own to help keep the kids entertained in the evening.

MTIA

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1. Re: Can you but cheap DVDs in sri Lanka?

yes, more or less the same price i guess. BUT lets say that out of 10 ORIGINAL DVD'S we bought in a videostore, 3 were not dvd quality :) and one was an entirely different movie than the cover :D

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2. Re: Can you but cheap DVDs in sri Lanka?

Yes, and also there are regular police raids on such shops, esp. around Colombo. Would not say they have too much effect, but after a raid at least the shops also put some original DVDs/CDs on display at the official price. Leading customers to inquire what is available from under-the-counter of course :-((

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<Erik> & [Sandya]

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3. Re: Can you but cheap DVDs in sri Lanka?

thanks Erik. Its nice to know/see any form of copyright law put in to practice in Sri Lanka.

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4. Re: Can you but cheap DVDs in sri Lanka?

Many thanks - and good to hear about Copyright law being enforced.

Will I be able to get them in an around Galle/Unawatuna/Hikkaduwa or only available in Colombo?

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5. Re: Can you but cheap DVDs in sri Lanka?

Galle would have a few shops too, but never tried myself. Colombo has the majority, mainly in the large shopping malls.

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