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(Anime News Network)   Dish to shutter 300 Blockbusters stores in the U.S. this year. In other news, there were still Blockbusters stores open in the U.S   ( divider line
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2013-01-22 08:38:21 AM  
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I live in Sarasota, FL and we still have one Blockbuster open, though I never see anyone in there.

I feel like if I were to walk in there, it would look more akin to a museum featuring relics from a bygone era.

"Look there, school children. Back in the days before Netflix, Roku and Apple TV, we used to come in here, usually on Fridays and Saturdays by the dozen. We would roam these corridors like vultures in search of one of 35 copies of 'The Matrix' on something called a (reads index card) VHS tape. At times, we would be forced to wait in long checkout lines, because, the person in front of us would be arguing with one of the denizens of this movie hall, clad in their khakis and faded blue polo shirt, about something called "late fees" on a film entitled (reads index card) "Animal Instincts 2". Take heed, dear children, twas a different time."
2013-01-22 08:33:00 AM  
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Randy Marsh will buy one of those Blockbuster stores cheap!

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