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Post by Clytemnestra » Tue, 04 Jul 2006 4:06 pm

We are moving to Singapore this summer and I am not sure which DVDs I can ship into Singapore.

Have looked at the MDA website and some of our films are "passed with cuts". As we have the uncut version should I not put it in my shipment?

We also have some DVDs of TV shows, does anyone know a good website that will allow me to see if they are OK or not.

Thanks

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Post by micknlea » Tue, 04 Jul 2006 4:46 pm

Hi Clytemnestra, you wouldn't be coming from DB by any chance??? Can't help but recognise that very familiar nick you have! Surely there can't be too many of you out there? welcome to Singapore.

We moved to from HK to Sing last year, just made a list of all our dvds and videos etc for the movers. The only ones that we lost were a couple of dodgy pirate copies that shouldn't have been there anyway. None of our TV shows were touched. There is no guideline that I have found for these.

There isn't a great deal of info around on what to look out for etc. The MDA site is about it. With your movies, you do run the risk of having your uncut ones cut, I know people it has happened to, and the films basically weren't worth watching afterwards. Others that got straight through, and they had relaxed the restrictions. Mind you if they want to view it it will cost you per viewing. So it depends if you really want them that much. Then again, if they happened to be in your personal luggage...well I didn't say that did I?
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Post by Godmode » Tue, 04 Jul 2006 4:58 pm

Well yes no pirated copies and sleazy material..

Everything else is fine..all my DVD's (around 500+) were cleared without a hitch.

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Post by Clytemnestra » Tue, 04 Jul 2006 5:25 pm

Thanks for the replys. We have no pirated discs (amazing after being in HK for five years) or adult movies so I think we will be OK. The only film of ours I have found so far that is banned is Life of Brian!

Micknlea, yes I am moving from DB, and I remember you from the other site!

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Post by micknlea » Tue, 04 Jul 2006 5:32 pm

Hmmm, Life of Brian should be OK...too, that was in our lot and they didn't query it. The movies my friends had cut were foreign language films...they seem to be pretty strict with French ones.

Hey, you can have as much blood and gore as you like but not steamy french films...

Hope you have a good move over.
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Post by leopard » Sat, 08 Jul 2006 3:08 am

here's my personal opinion and mine only. there are banned films and there are "banned films". i just think that LIFE of BRIAN is a "banned film". come on! you're freaking out like a SGean even before moving there!
Clytemnestra wrote:Thanks for the replys. We have no pirated discs (amazing after being in HK for five years) or adult movies so I think we will be OK. The only film of ours I have found so far that is banned is Life of Brian!

Micknlea, yes I am moving from DB, and I remember you from the other site!

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Post by Clytemnestra » Sat, 08 Jul 2006 8:06 am

I wasn't freaking out about the films until the movers came in to give some quotes and told us 'Don't take any films rated 15 or 18 as they will be destroyed and you will be charged large amounts of money.'

Maybe in the past they have had some customers blame them when they have lost some films so they tell you the worst that could happen.

Thank you to all the helpful people on this site who have a more realistic outlook.

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Post by micknlea » Sun, 09 Jul 2006 12:01 am

I know just what you mean, that is exactly what they said to us. Scared the !"£$£"! out of me at first! :D
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Post by Tytus » Fri, 14 Jul 2006 11:48 pm

make sure your DVD have no RA , porn or anything abusive and make sure its original

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