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Are your CDs dying a slow death?
8 February 2018
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I’m sure Amazon will continue to sell CDs. I think I’m keeping them in business.

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9 February 2018
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That will be a cold day in hell when Amazon gets on this 

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9 February 2018
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Expert Textpert said
I’m sure Amazon will continue to sell CDs. I think I’m keeping them in business.  

I too keep Amazon going with my dollars… CDs are the “cleanest” music media I can get easily!

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10 February 2018
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My CDs aren’t dying and if they did, I’d just hop over to discogs and get a replacement. Or get a vinyl release, or a DVD etc. With some artists the physical media is often the only way you can collect them. Just keep the media dark and cool and they’ll last.

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12 February 2018
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I agree with those above that noticed Target and Best Buy rarely carry any CDs worth buying anymore – mostly “Best Of” compilations. I buy all my CDs and DVDs from Amazon. Since my laptop did not come equipped with a CD drive, I bought a drive that plugs into it when needed. This is because I noticed that the few internet downloads I have are inferior in sound quality to anything I loaded via CD. 

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12 February 2018
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13 February 2018
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I’ve pared my collection down over the years, but still have ~1200 CDs and I still buy them. All of mine, even going back to those I bought in the early 1990s when I first started, still work fine. But I store them properly and take care of them (plus I have everything backed up digitally). 

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13 February 2018
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CDs are already dead to me. The only time I had to use a CD for the last couple years was to submit my thesis to the library (yes, they only accept it on CD format). The last album I bought was about 10 years ago.

13 February 2018
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DrBeatle said
I’ve pared my collection down over the years, but still have ~1200 CDs and I still buy them. All of mine, even going back to those I bought in the early 1990s when I first started, still work fine. But I store them properly and take care of them (plus I have everything backed up digitally).   

I keep all of my hard CDs in the same place. I mostly listen digitally, but I love going over to look through the booklets that come with CDs. They used to be my favorite part about buying a new Cd

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15 February 2018
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They’re not dead at all to me; I buy them and listen to them all the time.

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