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PostPosted: Wed Apr 30, 2014 4:04 pm 
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So the reviews are for wining something you haven't reviewed?

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 30, 2014 4:12 pm 
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Fair enough. Although, I had heard the album at that point... I just hadn't purchased the one on that page! :)
Since I've done that though, I've noticed lots of things on amazon do that. There are reviews for the new Led Zeppelin remasters that are out in June. The first review on this page is from August 17, 2000.

http://www.amazon.com/Led-Zeppelin-Deluxe-Remastered-Vinyl/dp/B00IXHBOF2/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1398903048&sr=1-1-fkmr1&keywords=led+zeppelin+1+preorder

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PostPosted: Thu May 01, 2014 8:57 pm 
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The Forum Killed Arkay wrote:
Fair enough. Although, I had heard the album at that point... I just hadn't purchased the one on that page! :)
Since I've done that though, I've noticed lots of things on amazon do that. There are reviews for the new Led Zeppelin remasters that are out in June. The first review on this page is from August 17, 2000.

http://www.amazon.com/Led-Zeppelin-Deluxe-Remastered-Vinyl/dp/B00IXHBOF2/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1398903048&sr=1-1-fkmr1&keywords=led+zeppelin+1+preorder

Sure, and new films released on Blu Ray are often presented along with reviews based on the VHS edition (I am not kidding). I am very interested in this version of the Roxy release, so it would be interesting indeed to read reviews that focus on the particularities on the artwork etc. But probably Amazon can't handle that (this could also be quite difficult for books that often come out in several versions).

I will most likely buy this edition, but I could have written a review without having even received the CD in any form :D

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PostPosted: Fri May 02, 2014 1:28 am 
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HJ wrote:
The Forum Killed Arkay wrote:
Fair enough. Although, I had heard the album at that point... I just hadn't purchased the one on that page! :)
Since I've done that though, I've noticed lots of things on amazon do that. There are reviews for the new Led Zeppelin remasters that are out in June. The first review on this page is from August 17, 2000.

http://www.amazon.com/Led-Zeppelin-Deluxe-Remastered-Vinyl/dp/B00IXHBOF2/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1398903048&sr=1-1-fkmr1&keywords=led+zeppelin+1+preorder

Sure, and new films released on Blu Ray are often presented along with reviews based on the VHS edition (I am not kidding). I am very interested in this version of the Roxy release, so it would be interesting indeed to read reviews that focus on the particularities on the artwork etc. But probably Amazon can't handle that (this could also be quite difficult for books that often come out in several versions).

I will most likely buy this edition, but I could have written a review without having even received the CD in any form :D


Yes, my intention was to play a little game together, of course most of the reviews can not be real reviews because not everyone already have the cd, but i will be glad if someone after receiving the Ultimate Roxy by proxy will post some real review about my edition, and I think that is time to work at the contest winners list... :D


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PostPosted: Fri May 02, 2014 2:17 am 
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:shock: THE TEN WINNERS :shock:

1st prize winner - free Ultimate Roxy by Proxy : Gray_Ghost
2nd prize winner - free jewel case Roxy by proxy: Eric
3rd prize winners - 50% discount: Rob, Ari, Jean, and pari merito for the best review: Vietato l'Ingresso
4th prize winner - 30% discount: Sonofthevillage
5th prize winners - 20% discount: tweezers, CJ and TwentySmallCigars

Who haven't already contacted me can pm for details, but i can accept only paypal and can not make a discount on amazon


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PostPosted: Fri May 02, 2014 2:47 am 
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grandezoreilles wrote:
The book looks so nice ! :D

i have send a pm to you, i think you can read now, if not post here again, i haven't received your amazon pm


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PostPosted: Fri May 02, 2014 5:18 am 
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LaBizzara wrote:
grandezoreilles wrote:
The book looks so nice ! :D

i have send a pm to you, i think you can read now, if not post here again, i haven't received your amazon pm


I have to wait sometimes several days before to see my message displayed in this forum ...
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Here is my email : jfguichd at club-internet dot fr
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PostPosted: Sat May 03, 2014 11:38 pm 
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I PM you on amazon fr in case of ...........


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PostPosted: Thu May 08, 2014 7:16 am 
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just come back from the shipping service, ultimate roxy is on the way to you, here tropical rainstorm, now take a rest, more details later :D

and here is the actual numbered edition

the inside printing
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and the sticker on the back cover that shows which number is printed inside
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:D


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PostPosted: Thu May 08, 2014 9:02 am 
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Looking forward to it! Thanx Manx!

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PostPosted: Thu May 08, 2014 1:43 pm 
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LaBizzara wrote:
:shock: THE TEN WINNERS :shock:

1st prize winner - free Ultimate Roxy by Proxy : Gray_Ghost
2nd prize winner - free jewel case Roxy by proxy: Eric
3rd prize winners - 50% discount: Rob, Ari, Jean, and pari merito for the best review: Vietato l'Ingresso
4th prize winner - 30% discount: Sonofthevillage
5th prize winners - 20% discount: tweezers, CJ and TwentySmallCigars

Who haven't already contacted me can pm for details, but i can accept only paypal and can not make a discount on amazon


Is Jesper Hendze's 4 star review among the winners? As the most insightful piece it should be up there, even if he doesn't praise the product to the skies. Jesper's honesty and integrity should be appreciated.

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PostPosted: Thu May 08, 2014 7:01 pm 
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DC Boogie wrote:
LaBizzara wrote:
:shock: THE TEN WINNERS :shock:

1st prize winner - free Ultimate Roxy by Proxy : Gray_Ghost
2nd prize winner - free jewel case Roxy by proxy: Eric
3rd prize winners - 50% discount: Rob, Ari, Jean, and pari merito for the best review: Vietato l'Ingresso
4th prize winner - 30% discount: Sonofthevillage
5th prize winners - 20% discount: tweezers, CJ and TwentySmallCigars

Who haven't already contacted me can pm for details, but i can accept only paypal and can not make a discount on amazon


Is Jesper Hendze's 4 star review among the winners? As the most insightful piece it should be up there, even if he doesn't praise the product to the skies. Jesper's honesty and integrity should be appreciated.


yes, it is :lol:


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PostPosted: Fri May 09, 2014 5:36 pm 
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i would love to own roxy proxy on vinyl, but not a bootshitleg. are the licensees only allowed to do Cds?
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PostPosted: Fri May 09, 2014 11:55 pm 
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ziesel wrote:
i would love to own roxy proxy on vinyl, but not a bootshitleg. are the licensees only allowed to do Cds?
greatings to all mothers


yes, we are only allowed to do cds, no lp, no digital downloads


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Dear LaBizzarra!

I got a mail telling me, that I've got a private message from you. But logging on here on the Zappa forum I am told, that I am not allowed to neither read or send private messages. Apparently "I need to be more active on the forum" in order to be able to do this.

Since I am the nr. 5 winner of your contest and would like to buy your version of Roxy by Proxy with a discount I need to get hold of you.

How do we do? Can I ask for your friendship on Facebook so we can write there?
Or can you give me an e-mail address where I can contact you?

kind regards,
sonofthevillage (Soren), Copenhagen, Denmark


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PostPosted: Fri May 16, 2014 9:21 am 
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Any news about the date release ?
Thx

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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2014 7:06 am 
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Just opened it. Looks great! Being Ultimate and all, I supposed I should have expected that! :)

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PostPosted: Fri May 23, 2014 3:18 pm 
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Got mine today (#0023)!

The bigger size makes the book a lot easier to read, the hardcover design is gorgeous and the disc artwork is superior. Truly a worthy addition to the Zappa collection.

With my 10% discount and the free shipping this only cost me $3.85 more than the ZFT jewel case version, it's one of the best Zappa deals I've gotten in a while.

If anyone deserves to make their thousand dollars back it's LaBizzara; if you've got the extra cash for a second copy (assuming everyone here has already bought the ZFT edition and if you haven't, then what the hell???) you need to pick this up.


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sounds good ! :D


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PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2014 1:02 pm 
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I'm surprised more people haven't commented on this. I know not everyone is going to order a 2nd copy, but imo, this is the copy to get. Give your jewel case copy to a friend and get this one for yourself. This is the one that makes the jewel case copy obsolete. This is the one that will look good on the shelf. This is the one that people will want to look at when they stop by. This is the one that any FZ fan would choose for a gift if given the opportunity.

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PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2014 1:14 pm 
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Couldn't agree more!

Considering the number of people out there that will buy vinyl bootleg pressings of ZFT CD releases and other such nonsense, this should be a no-brainer for anyone that considers themselves a Zappa collector.

It's REAL purty, no home should be without one!


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PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2014 6:40 pm 
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LaBizarra for President, or Emperor or World Dominator or something like that!

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PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2014 7:06 am 
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I don't know about all that but the ZFT should hire him to design future releases.


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I got this today. Mine is 0062. Buy from La Bizarra this is awesome!

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