There are a lot of options in buying dvds. And, if you can wait a few weeks the best prices around can be had. Used dvds in most cases can be purchased from closing video stores at a very good price. The difference between used dvds and new dvds can be stiking. Whereas you would expect a new dvd to not have a scratch on it; it should be expected that a used dvd would come with blemishes. In almost all cases though the blemishes can be removed from the dvds. Scratches or smears are common with used dvds. Both of these types of blemishes are handled in different ways.