What the last Blockbuster has that Netflix doesn’t

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  • The Verge
    The Verge   1 years back

    What do you miss about going to local video stores?

    • UnknownDarkDragon
      UnknownDarkDragon  1 months back

      Matt Arnold then you dont have a childhood as good as mine to say the least.

    • CannedCherry
      CannedCherry  3 months back

      yes

    • HaydudePlayz
      HaydudePlayz  5 months back

      Second last one to reply

    • gaylord mcgillicuddy
      gaylord mcgillicuddy  6 months back

      Renting games.
      Netflix and other streaming platforms are vastly superior to rentals, but the technology for streaming games is only now catching up enough to approximate what you get with a physical/downloaded copy.

  • Tiara Jefferson
    Tiara Jefferson  2 days back

    How I wish I could relive my childhood

    • Stiles Fifield
      Stiles Fifield  2 days back

      We as humans must do our duty to get rid of all face to face interaction. We must only rely on our electronics to ease feelings of loneliness and despair. Anything that is not maximally convenient and efficient shall be banished!

      • TheGirlNextDoor 1
        TheGirlNextDoor 1  2 days back

        Only these millennials like Netflix over Blockbuster

        • Anthony Lott
          Anthony Lott  3 days back

          I’ve wasted my whole night with my family scrolling on Netflix fighting over what to watch...

          That was never the case at blockbuster we actually rented it and watched it.

          Thanks

          • Siobhan
            Siobhan  4 days back

            Childhood memories . I loved picking them out for my mum to rent for me . Their is not even one left in the uk 😭. I still remember the excitement popcorn and movies . VHS when I was growing up .

            • K S
              K S  5 days back

              Libraries loan movie.

              • Noahbody Cares
                Noahbody Cares  6 days back

                0:11 is a sick rap beat

                • The Generational Gap
                  The Generational Gap  2 weeks back

                  The end of a time in history :(

                  I just asked my 8 year old nephew what BlockBuster is on our channel. Spoiler - He's wrong

                  • AlBert Cardenas
                    AlBert Cardenas  2 weeks back

                    doubt it but any one from mission tx.. video plus.. anyone.. anyone

                    • Angel Gallegos
                      Angel Gallegos  2 weeks back

                      I live in oregon and I go there

                      • That kid Outside
                        That kid Outside  2 weeks back

                        Blockbuster gave people that thirst of renting something before someone beats you to it

                        • uopuaɹq aʞsıld
                          uopuaɹq aʞsıld  3 weeks back

                          The "Vinyl" of movie renting.

                          • GarbageRock
                            GarbageRock  3 weeks back

                            in the future, netflix will go to bankroup because you can have the movie, sitcom, serie, etc, you want in your brain without downloading or putting a finger on a electronic device

                            • blue collar solid
                              blue collar solid  3 weeks back

                              I live in a small town I never gone to one

                              • Riverside Texan
                                Riverside Texan  3 weeks back

                                I've always dreamed about entering a Blockbuster with family or friends on a weekly basis. I don't even like Netflix that much, they never seem to have the movies I like.

                                • Pheonixtail Dragonlore
                                  Pheonixtail Dragonlore  4 weeks back

                                  I feel like an old fart seeing this (as a kid, my head only went as far up as the third shelf at Blockbuster and Hollywood Video).

                                  • Razer Gaming
                                    Razer Gaming  4 weeks back

                                    Man I remember when I was little, staying at my grandmas house and she would come in the living room and say “ we’re going to blockbuster.” I was always so excited to go. Pick out the movies/ video games and getting the candy there, while spending time with her. That is one thing Netflix or Hulu or any other streaming service cant replace. The excitement of going to blockbuster with friends or family and making those memories. My grandma has passed about 3 years now but those are the times I cherish.

                                    • LI VI
                                      LI VI  4 weeks back

                                      As a zoomer I am very sad that my peers haven't been able to experience the fun of blockbuster. The excitement of seeing so many movies on one shelf. Opening a new DVD of a series you've never seen is a unique experience that only blockbuster has provided me with.

                                      • StupiedWorld
                                        StupiedWorld  4 weeks back

                                        I live in bend Oregon

                                        • Demorios
                                          Demorios  4 weeks back

                                          Imagine what would happen if the video streaming service had a hand on Sandi's brain and make a video recommendation AI out of hers.

                                          • 077 Di
                                            077 Di  1 months back

                                            it's like a vinage store or museum

                                            • CyberDragon5136
                                              CyberDragon5136  1 months back

                                              I have to go there

                                              • Temari. aep
                                                Temari. aep  1 months back

                                                I remember going to blockbuster with my dad

                                                • Kelly Goerbig
                                                  Kelly Goerbig  1 months back

                                                  I remember making weekly trips with my GF (Now wife) to Blockbuster back in the day. Good times. Honestly, I expected the last Blockbuster to be in Alaska or somewhere totally remote.

                                                  • ItsNoahScott
                                                    ItsNoahScott  1 months back

                                                    I still have a game from Blockbuster

                                                    • Jaceistheplace- Gaming
                                                      Jaceistheplace- Gaming  1 months back

                                                      Everyone: I wish I had a local blockbuster

                                                      Me: I do 😏

                                                      • Spot Anjo3
                                                        Spot Anjo3  1 months back

                                                        I am so glad that blockbuster is gone forever. Its waste time and expensive to rent.

                                                        • Alyza Leon
                                                          Alyza Leon  1 months back

                                                          I FREAKIN MISS BLOCKBUSTER😭😭😭

                                                        • Sleepy Jones
                                                          Sleepy Jones  2 months back

                                                          Nobodys there

                                                          • alcatraz50 e50r
                                                            alcatraz50 e50r  2 months back

                                                            Be kind, Rewind!

                                                            • Zolidad Cornelio
                                                              Zolidad Cornelio  2 months back

                                                              blockbuster is the most rarest cd store in the world

                                                              • IlIlIIlKaiserGBurners IllIIlIlllI

                                                                member blockbuster??




                                                                Oh I member!!

                                                                • Killa Watt
                                                                  Killa Watt  2 months back

                                                                  I miss that Blockbuster smell. You know the smell I'm talking about.

                                                                  • AlphaBanjaxedBanshee
                                                                    AlphaBanjaxedBanshee  2 months back

                                                                    Office Depot
                                                                    Netflix
                                                                    Blockbuster

                                                                    Why oh why do private shills happen?

                                                                    • Kevin  DeLuna
                                                                      Kevin DeLuna  2 months back

                                                                      Why didn't they just adapt?

                                                                      • nesmaster01 0114
                                                                        nesmaster01 0114  2 months back

                                                                        The last one I’ve been in one was 2010 it was replaced by a mattress firm store

                                                                        • Menji Ramen
                                                                          Menji Ramen  2 months back

                                                                          tegrity

                                                                          • Josh S-TV
                                                                            Josh S-TV  2 months back

                                                                            REDBOX

                                                                            • lalabugu
                                                                              lalabugu  2 months back

                                                                              I actually just found my Blockbuster Membership Card today so I had to search it up. I legit miss everything about it. Netfix, Hulu and basically anything like it is a joke. Its not even a good representation of what the film industry is and has to offer its viewers. its like a selfie with a filter. Not really all there.

                                                                              • Gamer Guru
                                                                                Gamer Guru  2 months back

                                                                                Netflix has a bunch of old movies.

                                                                                • Alex Wenger
                                                                                  Alex Wenger  2 months back

                                                                                  Have ANY of these people been to a LIBRARY recently? 😂😂

                                                                                  • Supreme Wavee
                                                                                    Supreme Wavee  2 months back

                                                                                    It’s a Friday night and you’re own the way to blockbuster to get your favorite movie or game, plus snacks.... best feeling ever. Let’s not forget movie gallery.

                                                                                    • blue Two
                                                                                      blue Two  3 months back

                                                                                      Netflix has Stranger things and like 3 good movies (Raiders of the Lost Ark, Men in Black and Spider-Verse) All the MCU and Disney movies there are probably leaving soon because Disney+ is coming out very soon.

                                                                                      • S M
                                                                                        S M  3 months back

                                                                                        What an *awesome* town!

                                                                                        • JUTON
                                                                                          JUTON  3 months back

                                                                                          Yeap that smell

                                                                                          • Andy C
                                                                                            Andy C  3 months back

                                                                                            Does anyone live in Oregon or is it just me

                                                                                            • Furry Control
                                                                                              Furry Control  3 months back

                                                                                              do they really sell cbd now or is that just one of their Twitter jokes