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How do you keep track of online videos?
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DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantErazer
Registered: July 8, 2007
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I have more than 1000 DVDs and BluRays. But nowadays, with streaming becoming more and more popular, I buy occasionally a movie from a streaming service (e.g. Amazon) when they are on sale.

As I am getting older and the collection just keeps growing, it gets harder to remember which films I already own or which ones I have seen at the theatre  . What are your techniques to keep track of those only movies in addition to the DVD/BR collection?
Do you add them to DVD Profiler - if so, how? Do you ignore them? Track them somewhere else?
DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar ContributorKatatonia
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Registered: March 13, 2007
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I only own a handful of streaming purchases at this point, so don't feel much need to catalog them at this point.

You could always create a "custom category" and add them manually within the Profiler program.
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Registered: May 19, 2007
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I don't purchase online rights (too old for such virtual goods), but I manage various other materials, I download or converted from other media. I download the nearest online profile from Invelos and replace the media type with various custom types, which indicate the source of the media: TV, VHS, ... - This also prevents me from contributing such fake profiles...
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DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar Contributorwidescreenforever
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Registered: March 13, 2007
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Best advice is to download the same title from Invelos  you saw on streaming.. ( doesn't matter at this point the exact upc code .. ) and then add 'said title'  to your wish list  and in the studio menu -category I add the option of  i.e. amazon or net flicks, showtime , HBO etc  etc.,  and then add the exact date i saw the title..
and of course depending on the title  if its really good ( and the day may come)  you would add that title to your library rate it accordingly ..

There are many times if a title is repeated months later on another channel and you can't remember if you saw it .. this is the best way to bring that up ..

... I also use this method of watched  if I'm sitting in my office and say.. Lawrence of Arabia is playing in HD on your favorite movie channel.. and you watch 60% of it ..  I'll mark it as being watched on that day.. just because I didn't take out the blue ray/dvd  of the same title and play it in my player doesn't  mean It can't me marked as "watched"  ...
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