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Blockbuster closing 900+ stores

Discussion in 'Gaming Forum' started by Motion, Sep 25, 2009.

  1. Motion

    Motion New Member

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    All the Blockbusters in my area are closing and selling all they're inventory dirt cheap.

    Anyone else get any deals?
     
  2. Stitches

    Stitches ThePhin's Biggest Killjoy Luxury Box

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    Mine has deals, but they don't mention closing.
     
  3. Motion

    Motion New Member

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  4. Stitches

    Stitches ThePhin's Biggest Killjoy Luxury Box

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    Mine yesterday didn't have deals on games, but blu rays (used) were 2 for $25 which was nice.
     
  5. opfinistic

    opfinistic Braaaaains!

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    Figured this was coming, Netflix must've chomped a huge bite from their revenue.
     
  6. Motion

    Motion New Member

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    Red Box was a huge factor as well.
     
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  7. FinSane

    FinSane Cynical Dolphins Fan

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    And the fact that blockbuster sucks doesn't help either
     
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  8. opfinistic

    opfinistic Braaaaains!

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    I think my late fees alone paid for their advertising for years. My fault they're gone.
     
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  9. azfinfanmang

    azfinfanmang Premium Member Luxury Box

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    Yeah, that's what I was gonna mention :lol:

    I have an elephants memory. I remember when they were the only game in town, they would do everything possible to screw you.
     
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  10. muscle979

    muscle979 Season Ticket Holder Club Member

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    They had a decent video by mail service but when the store down the road closed it wasn't worth it anymore because I lost the swap at the store option. I love netflix now, you can't beat that Xbox streaming option.
     
  11. HardKoreXXX

    HardKoreXXX Insensitive to the Touch

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    OnDemand (especially if you have kids) and Netflix are just too convenient for me to make a trip to Blockbuster. It's no surprise they're closing stores.
     
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  12. TrueDolFan

    TrueDolFan Minion of Satan

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    I second that.

    It's not going to be much longer before ALL video rental stores are a thing of the past.
     
  13. Dol-Fan Dupree

    Dol-Fan Dupree Tank? Who is Tank? I am Guy Incognito. Club Member

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    just like the poor milkman and the Ice box dude
     
  14. FinSane

    FinSane Cynical Dolphins Fan

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    not just rental stores, but all video/media stores. i think physical media are going to be things of the past eventually
     
  15. Muck

    Muck Throwback Uniform Crusader Retired Administrator

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    And the newspaper industry.
     
  16. McLovin

    McLovin Resident Pats fan.

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    i used to be a store manager for blockbuster, they havent made money since something line 1999 or 2000
     
  17. FinSane

    FinSane Cynical Dolphins Fan

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    guaranteed to be stock? my ***!
     
  18. unifiedtheory

    unifiedtheory Sub Pending Luxury Box

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    I don't see the CD ever going totally away, it better not. If vinyl can survivethe digital era the compact disc will as well. Sure, downloading is easier and free. For me, there is nothing better then picking up a CD the day it comes out.
     
  19. GridIronKing34

    GridIronKing34 Silently Judging You Club Member

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    I don't see the CD/DVD going away for a while...
     

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