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Man tries to obtain every VHS copy of 'Speed'


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#1    UM-Bot

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 01:07 PM

Ryan Beitz has set himself what has to be one of the most impossibly pointless goals ever conceived.

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It's not uncommon to hear of people who collect memorabilia, DVDs, action figures and other such things, but 26-year-old Ryan Beitz has turned the conventional idea of collecting on its head by setting out to collect every single copy of the VHS tape release of the 1994 Keanu Reeves film 'Speed'.

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 01:16 PM

He could have at least picked a better movie to collect


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Posted 26 April 2014 - 01:22 PM

Godspeed


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Posted 26 April 2014 - 01:49 PM

Now this is strange...really strange.

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 01:52 PM

We'll at least he has a goal.


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Posted 26 April 2014 - 02:13 PM

We have to help this guy out. such a noble endeavour

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 02:13 PM

This is actually brilliant if he ever plans on starting a (strange and playful) business or writing a book or anything. He's already in the news and will gather a large following attracted to his quirky goal.

If it's not marketing genius, he's a nut.  :)

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 02:17 PM

This reminds of the time someone wanted to obtain every copy of Shaq Fu and destroy it....!


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Posted 26 April 2014 - 04:17 PM

I'll sell him mine for $10,000


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Posted 26 April 2014 - 04:36 PM

He needs to commit himself to years of therapy.

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 05:40 PM

every single copy of VHS of the film speed.... errr just how many copies are there?????????

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 06:22 PM

What a stupid waste of time.

Now if youll excuse me I need to get back to memorizing every line of Point Break

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 06:49 PM

'I'll die looking for speed'

Pretty much sums it up right there.

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 08:10 PM

my parents still have the VHS copy of speed but we sure aren't going to donate it he needs to pay some serious bucks for it


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Posted 26 April 2014 - 08:22 PM

As long as nobody get hurt, why not?

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