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(Fark)   I'm thinking of leaving sticky notes for people in returned Redbox movies. What would you write on them?   ( divider line 59
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2012-10-16 11:27:26 AM  
10 votes:
If you are serious about this, create a twitter account specific to this endeavor and encourage people to tweet you back.
2012-10-16 11:23:39 AM  
10 votes:
Please be kind. Rewind.
2012-10-16 11:22:04 AM  
7 votes:
Draw a comic, but one panel at a time. Soon, people will rent every movie in that redbox to see how the comic ends and redbox will see a huge growth in video rentals and will figure out it was you and will give you a cut of the money.
2012-10-16 11:27:09 AM  
5 votes:
On a scale of Matrix Reloaded to Ishtar, this movie is Battlefield Earth.
2012-10-16 03:16:14 PM  
4 votes:
"Dear Red, If you're reading this, you've gotten out. And if you've come this far, maybe you're willing to come a little further. You remember the name of the town, don't you? I could use a good man to help me get my project on wheels. I'll keep an eye out for you and the chessboard ready. Remember, Red. Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies. I will be hoping that this letter finds you, and finds you well. Your friend, Andy Dufresne"
2012-10-16 11:35:20 AM  
4 votes:
"This note is from Future You. Five years from now, you will meet someone and have a detailed and intimate discussion about this movie. As a result of this, you will date for a while and get married after a few months. DO NOT WATCH THIS MOVIE."
2012-10-16 11:23:30 AM  
4 votes:
Coupons or ads for Netflix.
2012-10-16 11:18:55 AM  
4 votes:
You should do random factoids, like Snapple caps.
2012-10-16 11:13:38 AM  
4 votes:
"naked boobs at 32 minutes 46 seconds"
2012-10-16 04:04:55 PM  
3 votes:
2012-10-16 11:34:25 AM  
3 votes:
2012-10-16 11:25:21 AM  
3 votes:
Don't pirate this movie. I did, but you shouldn't.
2012-10-16 11:21:35 AM  
3 votes:
"Some assholes on the internet made me write this"
2012-10-16 11:16:36 AM  
3 votes:

YouWinAgainGravity: "naked boobs at 32 minutes 46 seconds"

"I came at 32 minutes 49 seconds. Add your best time and pass this along."

/do not include these comments in Disney DVDs -- keep that info to yourself
2012-10-16 04:15:22 PM  
2 votes:
2012-10-16 03:33:41 PM  
2 votes:
A DVD for Redbox pretty much always stays in the same geographical area, right? I mean, you're not going to rent one and then take it across state lines, right?

I think the awesomest thing you could do is put the first clue to a treasure hunt inside a kid's movie. Make it in an easy-to-break code. Then, you can scatter a trail of clues around the neighborhood of the Redbox, so that someone can continue following the clues until eventually they find the treasure. Maybe build in a ghost story about how the clues are coming from a dead kid or something like that.

The treasure should be something awesome that kids will love - like $20 in quarters or a BB gun.

My brothers and I would have gone apeshiate for something like that when we were kids.
2012-10-16 03:32:32 PM  
2 votes:
I am looking forward to the Fark thread about how an uptight suburban mom was so outraged at the ribald sticky note on the Veggie Tales DVD that she got Redbox to track down who had last rented it, resulting in a misdemeanor charge of public lewdness or making a terroristic threat.
2012-10-16 03:20:46 PM  
2 votes:
"DVD would not play"
2012-10-16 11:29:46 AM  
2 votes:
"Your fingerprints are on this disc. You are now an accessory to murder."
2012-10-16 11:27:10 AM  
2 votes:
How about: "You still own a DVD player? You must be poor, or my grandparents"
2012-10-16 11:24:42 AM  
2 votes:
Property of US Government Tracking Agency 
2012-10-16 11:22:47 AM  
2 votes:
I'd write spoilers to other movies.
2012-10-16 11:17:20 AM  
2 votes:
You is kind, you is smart, you is important.
DGS [TotalFark]
2012-10-16 11:16:32 AM  
2 votes:
"I rented this while contagious."
"If you only knew where this disc had been."
"It turns out I can hold up 29 of these without using my hands."
"The spots on this disc are not from Pepsi."
"It turns out you really can pick things up with your ass cheeks."
2012-10-16 11:13:41 AM  
2 votes:
Snape kills Dumbledore
2012-10-16 05:59:57 PM  
1 votes:

Draw that on there with a Sharpie.
2012-10-16 04:45:51 PM  
1 votes:
"Really? It took you that long to decide on this movie? You know that guy behind you just wanted to return his movie for the past 8 minutes"
2012-10-16 04:10:02 PM  
1 votes:
2012-10-16 03:58:55 PM  
1 votes:
Put a dollar in it and write "pay it forward" after 3 or four months re-rent the movie - it SHOULD be stuffed with cash!
2012-10-16 03:51:25 PM  
1 votes:
Thank you for renting this. I now have your credit card information which I have used to steal your identity. By the time you see this, it's to late.
2012-10-16 03:47:57 PM  
1 votes:
"I miss my job at the fortune cookie plant"
2012-10-16 03:43:21 PM  
1 votes:
"They are going to take you. You have five, maybe ten very important seconds."
2012-10-16 03:36:54 PM  
1 votes:
I'm watching you. Nod if you understand.

Wait there for further instructions.
2012-10-16 03:33:51 PM  
1 votes:

YouWinAgainGravity: "naked boobs at 32 minutes 46 seconds"

Is that you Carl?
2012-10-16 03:31:52 PM  
1 votes:


2012-10-16 03:26:34 PM  
1 votes:
What's that on your shirt?
2012-10-16 03:25:29 PM  
1 votes:
You will find happiness with a new love.
2012-10-16 03:24:01 PM  
1 votes:
"We know."
2012-10-16 03:23:17 PM  
1 votes:
LyrialZander , as long as they didn't put the review feature ON the vending machine. Lord, people are slow enough just picking out a movie there without a review to thumb through.
2012-10-16 03:21:07 PM  
1 votes:

hugheric: This would be for a small target audience but still worth it. - I told you I'd find you Karen!

Nice XKCD reference
2012-10-16 03:18:18 PM  
1 votes:
"This note intentionally left blank."
2012-10-16 03:16:23 PM  
1 votes:
Stick a picture of Goatse in the case under the spindle. Size the picture just right so the spindle barely covers the hole and you can see the hands.
2012-10-16 03:12:33 PM  
1 votes:
"The Dog Dies."

Especially effective in movies without dogs.
2012-10-16 03:12:05 PM  
1 votes:
Random quotes from Clerks.
2012-10-16 03:09:55 PM  
1 votes:
Make it as official looking as possible but glue to the inside:

"Thank you for renting Up. People that have rented this movie have also rented:

Toy Story
Toy Story 2
Free My Willy
Monster's Inc
Behind the Green Door
Womb Raider
Sorest Rump
Cars 2
Throbin Hood
2012-10-16 03:05:35 PM  
1 votes:

Or a good old, "I know what you did."
2012-10-16 01:03:52 PM  
1 votes:
"This movie is bad and you should feel bad"
2012-10-16 11:53:33 AM  
1 votes:
"The popcorn you're eating has been pissed in. Film at 11."
2012-10-16 11:43:42 AM  
1 votes:
"This movie totally syncs up with Dark Side of the Moon."
2012-10-16 11:39:21 AM  
1 votes:
"She's a man"
"It's a sled"
"They're ghosts"
"It's a dream"
"He's a robot"
2012-10-16 11:32:56 AM  
1 votes:
I know you selected Avatar, but I figured you'd like Bridesmaids better...
2012-10-16 11:32:18 AM  
1 votes:
"There's a nude scene at 24:32!" But stick the note onto a family-friendly movie like "Tangled!"...
2012-10-16 11:30:17 AM  
1 votes:
"Start Dark Side on the third lion's roar."
2012-10-16 11:29:48 AM  
1 votes:
I'm glad you found your clue. Now you know that I've hidden the money in all of the Dane Cook movies in this Redbox knowing that no one else will rent them."
2012-10-16 11:29:46 AM  
1 votes:

JFarker131: Or leave a Wonka-style golden ticket in there, with some outrageous prize. A platinum porsche or diamond studded jock strap or something.

That's brilliant. Make something like "Please call 1-800-545-67XX to claim your prize!" but smudge the last two digits.
2012-10-16 11:27:30 AM  
1 votes:
There's A sale at pennys.
2012-10-16 11:26:11 AM  
1 votes:
I'm thinking you need to get a hobby.
2012-10-16 11:22:13 AM  
1 votes:
Look behind you.

Alternatively -

Pay no attention to the man hiding outside your window.
2012-10-16 11:20:58 AM  
1 votes:
Sure, lay on the couch and watch another movie......fatty.
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