Do you rent movies from your local Blockbuster?

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  1. Lucky Pierre

    Lucky Pierre Well-Known Member

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    I like to buy candy when I'm waiting in line for check-out.
     
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    pheelios Well-Known Member VIP

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    Yes occasionally I still rent from them.
     
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    RH Goatcabin Notable Member VIP

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    I fear redbox is going to destroy everything.
     
  4. Lucky Pierre

    Lucky Pierre Well-Known Member

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    ok

    it looks like you have a late fee for Wild Things...
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    They all closed around me. I don't even know where one is now.
     
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    Napoleon V2 New Member Banned User

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    same here
    they had some goo deals when they closed
     
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    pheelios Well-Known Member VIP

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    :facepalm: Oh My Buddha! :haha:
     
  8. Lucky Pierre

    Lucky Pierre Well-Known Member

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    pheelios Well-Known Member VIP

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    I'm still not going to return it :funny:
     
  11. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    The only one I've been to since I got Netflix a million years ago is in Mexico
     
  12. Lucky Pierre

    Lucky Pierre Well-Known Member

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    they have a very convenient feature where you park your car and slide the tape in through a slot in the wall, even after hours.
     
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    DogStar69 Well-Known Member

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    Last time I went to a BB because a friend wanted to go they were out of what he wanted to see, so we went to a Redbox and they had it. Plus I saved like $3 on one movie. Now adays I download most movies and transfer them to DVD to watch at a friends house or just watch at home from my computer connected to a 42" TV.
     
  14. Lucky Pierre

    Lucky Pierre Well-Known Member

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    how do you do the download/transfer to DVD thing without the sound and video quality turning to shit, you can't get 1080 blu-ray, right?
     
  15. Senator Rick

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    no- fucking HATE Blockbuster- I download everything except for what I actually purchase
     
  16. Senator Rick

    Senator Rick Well-Known Member

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    you can... I don't do that, though.
    I download DVD blu-ray movies then transfer it/them to a Sandisk USB flash drive that I run through my DVD player or my Western Digital Media Player.
    If the movie is truly great, I'll buy it on Amazon or eBay.
     
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    christ cracker Well-Known Member

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    That's the thing. Most people don't give a shit. I do, so I rent blu-rays. Plus, it's a pain in the ass to download and transfer to DVD. I don't much care for the streaming services either. I enjoy the clarity of both the sound and video that only a blu-ray can deliver.
     
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    What gwartney said.
     
  20. Senator Rick

    Senator Rick Well-Known Member

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    they only have Red Box here outside of the CVS and RiteAid drugstores... they even closed the Blockbusters in midtown Manhattan

    bankruptcy's a bitch when you've made your bones destroying mom & pop video shops -and bragging about how you did it and how perfect your business model is.

    "Buy Deep"... like hell.