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Do you Still Buy CDs?

  1. misternatcarter profile image60
    misternatcarterposted 4 years ago

    I am curious to know who still buys CDs, and when was the last time you bought a CD.

    1. wanzulfikri profile image67
      wanzulfikriposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      I still buy it since my country doesn't sell music in the i-Tunes store

    2. FatFreddysCat profile image93
      FatFreddysCatposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Yes, I do still buy CDs. I just bought the new Megadeth CD about a month ago. I refuse to go digital. Nope. Nope nope nope. Ain't gonna happen. (crosses arms, stands firm)

    3. Wonder Referrals profile image60
      Wonder Referralsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      I still buy CDS and save the music to my music lab.
      I am free-lance DJ

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      dabo97posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      I haven't bought a CD in years!

    5. Earl S. Wynn profile image84
      Earl S. Wynnposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Only when I can't find the music I want to buy through Amazon or iTunes. smile Or when the album comes from my favorite artist, Thomas Dolby.

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    icountthetimesposted 4 years ago

    I haven't bought a CD in ages, I just purchase my music online now. Having a CD is nice in one sense, but it's wasteful and is becoming unnecessary. Books look to be heading the same way, with  Kindle and Ipad on the market.

    1. trecords0 profile image60
      trecords0posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      I agree and I'm the same way, I don't see any sense in wasting our resources if one can get it digitally.

      1. lobobrandon profile image82
        lobobrandonposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Ya save paper save the environment big_smile
        And CD's have plastic content - Not good at all lol
        So you got my answer cool

  3. kmackey32 profile image82
    kmackey32posted 4 years ago

    I buy blank CD's if I wanna burn some music.

  4. WriteAngled profile image92
    WriteAngledposted 4 years ago

    Of course. I bought 2 CDs at a folk festival two weeks ago.

    It's far easier to find a CD and play it than to mess around with randomly named files.

    Somebody thought they were doing me a favour and made mp3 files from my CDs once. I was never been able to get a symphony to play with the movements in the right order using these, even after trying to rename the files to consecutive numbers. I gave up trying to use them about two years ago.

    And I refuse to use anything which has an i in front of the name, because I hate Macintosh, so itunes, ipods etc are anathema to me.

  5. habee profile image92
    habeeposted 4 years ago

    Gosh, I can't even remember the last time I bought a CD!

  6. Cagsil profile image84
    Cagsilposted 4 years ago

    I don't buy any music cds or movie dvds anymore, just blanks of both. I haven't for years. I use a program to download music and movies, then burn them myself.

  7. melpor profile image89
    melporposted 4 years ago

    I stop buying them a couple years ago since the inception of iTunes from Apple. It is much more convenient to download the music now and when I use to buy CDs I would always transfer them to my iPod for my listening pleasure.

    1. rebekahELLE profile image91
      rebekahELLEposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      That's the same for me. I see no reason to buy cd's now.  I like the convenience of digital music, and lack of clutter. My IPod touch goes wherever I go, it does everything but make a phone call and I love it.

  8. Nishit Trivedi profile image60
    Nishit Trivediposted 4 years ago

    We don't buy CD's any more.... DVD's can store more data then why to buy CD ?

  9. lewellenbestexhib profile image61
    lewellenbestexhibposted 4 years ago

    i only buy some blank's for programs an backup's...

  10. Senoritaa profile image60
    Senoritaaposted 4 years ago

    No I don't, but I sure still browse through them at the music store, which I always loved to do!

  11. kat11 profile image60
    kat11posted 4 years ago

    Yes I still buy Cds the last one I bought a few months ago it was more of a inspirational or calming CD I usually by them for my CD player in the car. I listening to them when I am driving  and sometimes around the holidays if I see  a new one that is out.

  12. Alecia Murphy profile image89
    Alecia Murphyposted 4 years ago

    No. I have an iPod. I back up my songs from iTunes on blank CDs but beyond that I don't. Now there are still exceptions of artists who are still iTunes holdouts for one reason or another so I will buy a CD but it hasn't happened in a few years.

  13. Max Dalton profile image80
    Max Daltonposted 4 years ago

    Nope. Pandora mostly.

  14. Captain Redbeard profile image60
    Captain Redbeardposted 4 years ago

    I buy cds because I am technologicly challanged, just this year I learned how to send an email. Go me right? lol What I don't do anymore is listen to the crap on the radio. I listen to Pandora and have discovered that I love folk music! Who knew?

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    Nedialanposted 4 years ago

    I have a lot of different type of music's CDs .I like buying new musical CDs.
    http://acailipo.net/parallels-promo-cod … ounts.html

  16. AshtonFirefly profile image82
    AshtonFireflyposted 4 years ago

    (raises hand sheepishly) I still buy CD's.
    Heck I still have cassette tapes.
    (You know you're old when you're mentoring a 13 year old and stare at you blankly when you mention a cassette tape.)
    23 years old and counting...better start making my will...

    1. AshtonFirefly profile image82
      AshtonFireflyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      *and they stare

      1. calpol25 profile image75
        calpol25posted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I have cassettes too, and how sad is this? I have Old Records Lps I still listen too - lol smile

        1. AshtonFirefly profile image82
          AshtonFireflyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          yay! I'm not the only one! smile

          1. calpol25 profile image75
            calpol25posted 4 years ago in reply to this

            we are like twins smile

            1. AshtonFirefly profile image82
              AshtonFireflyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              indeed we are. Perhaps we're distantly related?

              1. calpol25 profile image75
                calpol25posted 4 years ago in reply to this

                Thats very possible have family in the USA somewhere smile

                1. AshtonFirefly profile image82
                  AshtonFireflyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                  lol perhaps smile

  17. Herocomplexkid profile image60
    Herocomplexkidposted 4 years ago

    Yeah I am a fan of the CD nature that and records.  I will admit that my band uses the gimmick of selling cassette tapes as well you know for those poor kids that still don't have a CD player in their car ha.

  18. gryphin423 profile image78
    gryphin423posted 4 years ago

    I bought a CD for a friend for Christmas because she is older and doesn't have an iphone, ipod, mp3, etc. She's happy with her situation, she likes to read the lyrics and stuff on the jacket. To each his/her own!

  19. chicagoguy profile image75
    chicagoguyposted 4 years ago

    nope !! not any more !

  20. Hollie Thomas profile image60
    Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago

    I still buy CD's and have just bought the new Amy Winehouse CD, superb!

  21. pinkish profile image61
    pinkishposted 4 years ago

    Yes I still buy CD's smile

  22. CWanamaker profile image93
    CWanamakerposted 4 years ago

    I haven't bought an actual CD in over 3 years. With today's internet radio as well as youtube and traditional radio, I haven't felt the need to actually buy any music for a long time now.

  23. capricornrising profile image60
    capricornrisingposted 4 years ago

    Yes, I absolutely still buy CDs, in the same way that I buy books (hardcovers with dust jackets, preferably the first editions), rather than just the content in Kindle. I prefer the whole of the artist's work, it's full arc, rather than pieces of his/her vision.

  24. Matt in Jax profile image81
    Matt in Jaxposted 4 years ago

    Last couple of times I bought CDs they were punk rock collection simply because they were so cheap. About $3 on average for about 50 songs seems like a reasonable price. But that has been at least five years since those occurences. Really no need to buy CDs any more.

  25. Uninvited Writer profile image81
    Uninvited Writerposted 4 years ago

    They are going to stop making CDs shortly i have heard.

  26. surelucky profile image61
    sureluckyposted 4 years ago

    Well back in Malaysia we still do. I have a special cabinet just for CDs.
    Where is Malaysia? Hahaha, check out on google map...

  27. manlypoetryman profile image69
    manlypoetrymanposted 4 years ago

    Heck fire...yeah! But only if the music i'm looking for isn't still available in 8 track tape...ha!

  28. becca6 profile image60
    becca6posted 4 years ago

    The last CD I bought was either Nightmare by Avenged Sevenfold or American Capitalist by Five Finger Death Punch, can't remember which i bought first.

  29. hildred profile image91
    hildredposted 4 years ago

    Yes, I do. In fact I collect them. I have quite a collection of CDs, pretty much an entire bookcase. I mostly buy Asian CDs, especially those that are really rare and I would never find elsewise. When it comes to American artists/bands I mostly only buy my most favorites.

    And I rarely buy brand new CDs - pretty much only my faves I want for my collection right away. Otherwise I buy them used. Used CD shops are the best, I buy most of my collection for about 2-5 dollars a piece.

  30. Ddraigcoch profile image83
    Ddraigcochposted 4 years ago

    The last Cd I bought was "Now80" for my daughter's birthday at the beginning of the month.