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  • n. Plural form of bootleg.


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  • That they have bootlegs is not news; anyone could see that they've had them for years.

    - Boing Boing

  • For the sake of sanity, radio shows and other broadcasts are lumped in with "bootlegs" -- the term bootleg is taken to be anything not released by the band on one of its official record companies.

    DISCOGRAPHY: Genesis, by Scott McMahan

  • I bought it to if only to legitimize the bootlegs I bought previously and the only thing the official release has over the bootlegs is the clarity of picture and sound not in stereo.


  • Eric creates "bootlegs", which is another way of saying he creates copies of famous paintings.

    March 2007

  • They’re total bootlegs, but his bootlegs are the only place on the planet right now to get those movies with English subs I think he bought the legit Japanese releases and then got somebody to translate them.

    Rica is Coming - Pinky Violence is Here!

  • Adrian and Mysterious D kicked off Bootie SF (so named because they spin 'bootlegs' to shake your 'booty' to) four years ago and have since taken their popular dance party to Los Angeles, New York and, most recently, to Paris.

    New York Press

  • The official trailer isn't supposed to debut online until next Monday but already, decent quality "bootlegs" have hit the internet of the first full trailer for J.J. Abrams 'highly-anticipated relaunch of Gene Roddenberry's eternal sci-fi franchise - 30 most recent stories

  • Now, you don't have to secretly record the Pearl Jam show on your own - Pearl Jam will provide their "bootlegs" for you.

    The Seattle Times

  • I have an 80G Classic which is loaded with many legally obtained "bootlegs" and purchased albums.

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • "unauthorized recordings" are not "bootlegs" but legitimate releases throughout much of Europe.

    FAQ: Welcome to the Rolling Stones' Mailing list FAQ list Version 1.08


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