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What format do you currently have SOI

The "free" version on my I-Device and Hard Copy
64 (69.6%)
Hard Copy Only
11 (12%)
I-Device copy only
17 (18.5%)
No version and deleted the I-Device verision
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 77

Voting closed: July 23, 2015, 06:43:00 AM

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Offline acrobat62

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Did you buy a hard copy of SOI - POLL
« on: July 13, 2015, 06:43:00 AM »
With the "world" getting SOI for "free", getting close to a year ago, was wondering how many folks kept it, bought a hard copy too, or totally got rid of it and currently have no copy at all.
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Re: Did you buy a hard copy of SOI - POLL
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2015, 07:48:07 AM »
Not quite an option up there, but deleted the "original" iTunes version of it, then bought the hard copy and ripped it onto my laptop. So two copies, technically.

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Re: Did you buy a hard copy of SOI - POLL
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2015, 07:53:43 AM »
i have both

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Re: Did you buy a hard copy of SOI - POLL
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2015, 07:57:13 AM »
hard copy. old school here. artists should be paid for their art.... most of the time. :D


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Re: Did you buy a hard copy of SOI - POLL
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2015, 07:58:00 AM »
Bought the vinyl. Kept the free copy too. Didn't get the deluxe CD, unfinished b-sides and acoustic songs weren't worth it. A decent steal though.

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Re: Did you buy a hard copy of SOI - POLL
« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2015, 08:21:53 AM »
Right now, only the iTunes copy. But I'll likely buy vinyl an some point.

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Re: Did you buy a hard copy of SOI - POLL
« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2015, 09:28:19 AM »
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Not quite an option up there, but deleted the "original" iTunes version of it, then bought the hard copy and ripped it onto my laptop. So two copies, technically.

This.  Or I only ripped the bonus disc, and added it to the original download.  I can't remember.  To be clear, I basically only got the hard copy for the bonus material--had there been no bonus stuff, I likely would have been content with just the free download.  The system works!

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Re: Did you buy a hard copy of SOI - POLL
« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2015, 09:30:54 AM »
I have the double CD and the free download on my IPOD. No vote cast.

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Re: Did you buy a hard copy of SOI - POLL
« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2015, 12:05:31 PM »
I had the free download but also bought the vinyl version and 2-CD edition.

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Re: Did you buy a hard copy of SOI - POLL
« Reply #9 on: July 13, 2015, 12:49:03 PM »
The hard copy only sold 101,000 copies in the United States. Incredible that so few U2 fans desire a hard copy of a U2 album in 2014/2015.

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Re: Did you buy a hard copy of SOI - POLL
« Reply #10 on: July 13, 2015, 12:55:28 PM »
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The hard copy only sold 101,000 copies in the United States. Incredible that so few U2 fans desire a hard copy of a U2 album in 2014/2015.

Does this fact mean you will write the album off?

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Re: Did you buy a hard copy of SOI - POLL
« Reply #11 on: July 13, 2015, 12:55:53 PM »
Ive got the free iTunes version and the Spotify Deluxe through my premium membership. Both remain the least rotated albums in my collection, pretty much backing up my decision not to purchase a hard copy.

On that subject, it really does depend on how you listen to your music, I personally am almost completely digital so may not have purchased a hard copy even if it had been a killer album. I can Bluetooth my music to any room in my house, in my garden and in my car and use earphones when out running. Beats the days of carrying cd cases around but I must admit I do miss reading the cd notes.

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Re: Did you buy a hard copy of SOI - POLL
« Reply #12 on: July 13, 2015, 12:56:25 PM »
Maybe the poll is worded poorly, but it looks like 81% of the respondents so far have a hard copy.  63% e-copy and hard, 18% hard copy only.  I wonder if the actual small number (101k as you stated) will make it any more collectable many years to come?

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Re: Did you buy a hard copy of SOI - POLL
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The hard copy only sold 101,000 copies in the United States. Incredible that so few U2 fans desire a hard copy of a U2 album in 2014/2015.

Does this fact mean you will write the album off?

No. I rank SOI as the 6th best U2 album of all time!

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Re: Did you buy a hard copy of SOI - POLL
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The hard copy only sold 101,000 copies in the United States. Incredible that so few U2 fans desire a hard copy of a U2 album in 2014/2015.

Does this fact mean you will write the album off?

No. I rank SOI as the 6th best U2 album of all time!

About the same as me