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    I'm not familiar with the type of casing they use and I can only guess without seeing images of the disc in question, but can't you just use a Dremel to cut open whatever bullshit box they are in?
    Or is the disc itself glued down into the box and will need a chemical solvent or some resurfacing until the glued plastic is gone?

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    why the hell would you have something like this graded?

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    I'm astounded. Are you saying there's a grading process that is intended to be irreversible?

    Edit: seems like the work of a few moments...

    "We understand the occasional need to remove a game from its holder, so we created our case to do this without damaging the game. The locking tabs can be forced open and broken, and the game inside can be removed carefully."

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    Hi all,

    I bought the discs. I'm sure the wata boxes won't be a problem. This is still in progress so I can't say much, but I will post an update once I can. It's a don't count your eggs before they hatch kind of situation.

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    Ah it's drx, I missed that. This is in good hands.

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    ^Yep.

    Excited for this!

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    My interest is also now piqued. I really like Sonic CD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Genesis Knight View Post
    Ah it's drx, I missed that. This is in good hands.
    Agreed. I can't wait until he can give updates.

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    Quote Originally Posted by afro man dan View Post
    why the hell would you have something like this graded?
    To convince collectors to shell out more money :​/

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    To be fair, once it is dumped, those boxes look like a safe place to store them in (if they are really UV resistant).

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    Quote Originally Posted by zyrobs View Post
    To be fair, once it is dumped, those boxes look like a safe place to store them in (if they are really UV resistant).
    Going by what I've heard, they're nowhere near the quality of Comic Book boxes.

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    I really don't believe in this having a game graded and put in a plastic box so you can't play. IMO defeats the whole point of owning a game. If you don't want to play it then let me. I feel the only reason to have a collection of games is the same reason people used to have a room full of books. To read or in this case play. So I am glad these will be dumped for others to enjoy.

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    Sadly, it seems a lot of modern collectors prefer to treat them as museum pieces instead (and mainly for their monetary value). "Look but no touchie!"

    EDIT: also probably I should mention that yeah, this is completely different to the goal of when it's done to comics, where the idea is to preserve them so they don't get damaged with time (e.g. color fading), so they can be read long later.

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    I lost even more respect for the grading of games when I heard this. Talk about stupid.
    Check out my review channel at GameFaqs here. Then feel free to leave feedback and comment here

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sik View Post
    EDIT: also probably I should mention that yeah, this is completely different to the goal of when it's done to comics, where the idea is to preserve them so they don't get damaged with time (e.g. color fading), so they can be read long later.
    It may help keeping the CDR from deteriorating, is what I was trying to say.

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