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(mycfnow.com)   Blockbuster spraying videos to help us choose movies. Action films smell like gunpowder, romance like roses. No word what they're using for porn.   ( mycfnow.com) divider line
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2001-12-12 01:24:07 PM  
This movie smells like shiat! Oh, its a Jerry Bruckheimer movie! (thought I'd get it out of the way)
2001-12-12 01:24:19 PM  
Blockbuster doesn't stock Porn.
2001-12-12 01:24:26 PM  
Eeeeeeeewwwwwww. Bad things came to mind.
2001-12-12 01:25:04 PM  
2001-12-12 01:25:25 PM  
Fish. They are using fish.
2001-12-12 01:26:49 PM  
how stupid
2001-12-12 01:28:23 PM  
Have a whiff of this.

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2001-12-12 01:29:13 PM  
I couldn't help but wonder what "The Vagina Dialogues" will smell like.
2001-12-12 01:29:40 PM  
I think I read a long time ago that movie theatres once tested something like this where they would pump in the scent of whatever was on the screen. Am I hallucinating again?
2001-12-12 01:30:48 PM  
Besides porn, Blockbuster doesn't stock anything they deem inappropriate for you to see. Support your local Mom and Pop video store, especially the ones with the "special selections" out back.
2001-12-12 01:31:11 PM  
Burned flesh and tar.
2001-12-12 01:34:37 PM  
Manos smells like ass.
2001-12-12 01:35:52 PM  
smell with the movie

The Matrix.....overrated,how can they pull that smell off?..
BatMan and Robin....just take a crap in the tape box

add more please
2001-12-12 01:39:54 PM  
"I couldn't help but wonder what "The Vagina Dialogues" will smell like."

Fark that, I wonder what 'Puppetry of the Penis' will smell like!
2001-12-12 01:43:09 PM  
Being a Blockbuster employee I am praying every moment of my life that my store doesn't become a test store (though highly unlikely since I'm in the middle of Wisconsin).
And on the note of Blockbuster not carrying porn... it's rediculous how close they come. They carry "Caged Heat," "Best Chest in the West," and "Sexual Intentions" just to spout off a few names. Not to mention "Return to Savage Beach." Nothing gets as close to all out porn as that movie (a Julie Strain vehicle with Shay Marks mind you).
2001-12-12 01:43:33 PM  
man, when I read this thread my monitor emits this stench...

2001-12-12 01:46:01 PM  
Stay outta the "foreign" section. I'll hang out here in "concert videos"...
2001-12-12 01:51:45 PM  
I can just imagine what the French Connection might smell like
2001-12-12 01:58:17 PM  
This is a brilliant idea. Next thing we should do is paint perfume into building materials, that way we can follow our noses to the superstore, the "fresh computer smell" perfume can be used in computer places, and hey, even rotting stenches could be used to find our way to the fast food chains.

ummm.. on second thought scratch that. The fast food chains already lure us in with that tactic. Maybe we can at least convince them to use that fresh computer smell in their vents.
2001-12-12 02:00:43 PM  
Hmm, the Perfect Storm, Free Willy, Jaws, or Debbie does Dallas?
2001-12-12 02:02:54 PM  
No word yet if they will get Travolta to provide a specimen to mark his section of the store.
2001-12-12 02:04:13 PM  
This "Planet of the Apes" DVD smells like gay orangutans...
2001-12-12 02:12:56 PM  
LOL Sentient

Yeah, especially avoid those French movies.
2001-12-12 02:19:52 PM  
Godfather III smells like a house made out of chicken shiat stuffed with dead dogs and set on fire.... along with any Madonna movie.

(nothing original... just piling on)
2001-12-12 02:21:17 PM  
In a related article Fb's ass smells like sh!t... just ask Rei.
2001-12-12 02:21:50 PM  
Caboozy, you're not hallucinating--it was called "Smell-O-Vision." I don't think it caught on very well, though...just a few test theaters IIRC.
2001-12-12 02:24:21 PM  
"Night of the Living Dead" smells like Strom Thurmond.
2001-12-12 02:27:31 PM  
Thought my headline today was better: "...Tom Cruise videos to smell like Astro Lube". Can't remember what headline I used the day before. Oh ah...
2001-12-12 02:30:11 PM  
Dogsoul, that was farking hilarious.
2001-12-12 02:31:46 PM  
Which reminds me... we need a Strom Thurmond banner (something old and wrinkly). I mean, he's got to die sometime in the 100 years.
2001-12-12 02:37:57 PM  
i was gonna say something about b-busters censorship policy, but enough peeps have already stated it.
don't they also drug test their employees by hair sample?
2001-12-12 02:43:33 PM  
Guess that means "The Candidate" will smell like bullsh i t.
2001-12-12 02:47:23 PM  
My bad. I meant "The Contender." That damn title sounds like a boxing flick.
2001-12-12 02:53:56 PM  
"Se7en" smells like Little Tree Air Fresheners
2001-12-12 02:59:24 PM  
Almost spit my coffe out on the screen when I read what Dogsoul submitted. Nice one.
2001-12-12 03:01:53 PM  
Ballbuster carries cinemax style movies but not Happiness or the theatrical version of Requiem for a Dream - Hypocrites -Thank God I have not been to a Ballbuster store for over 2 years!

Saving the World through better design
2001-12-12 03:02:55 PM  
I think its a good idea, i mean advertising uses all your other senses why not smell?

It would be cool if they made a set-top-box for your tv that released different smells as the movie went on. Total immersion.
2001-12-12 03:08:25 PM  
what about not so great movies like Showgirls, Battlefield Earth, Pearl Harbour, or Freddy Got Fingered? Would they have a fecal smell added to them?
2001-12-12 03:16:32 PM  
Blockbuster does not have porn. Do they? I missed that section?
2001-12-12 03:18:03 PM  
Intuitive cat: I user to work at BBV, and yes they do test by hair. On top of that, they made you listen to those damned commercials for eight hours straight, without a break. I could still hear those commercials in my dreams.
2001-12-12 03:18:27 PM  
This sucks! It's bad enough that anytime I walk into a department store I'm assaulted by the reek of the perfume counter, now I can't go into a video store safely (I hate Blockbuster anyway). Haven't these monkeynuts considered that they're creating a huge hazard for people with allergies? I'm not allergic to fragrances myself but I know some people can't smell perfume or cleaning fluid without going all watery-eyed and mucus-nosed (or worse). Mostly, I smell _lawsuit_.
2001-12-12 03:20:45 PM  
mmmmmmm.... tuna!
2001-12-12 03:22:42 PM  
The Empire Strikes back will smell like Yoda's Choad.... Or I should say, Yoda's Choaduh. I just feel sorry for the underpaid Blockbuster 'funployee' (see mr show, marilyn monster episode) who has to collect the sample. Maybe he could like lift up Yoda's lil' green sack with the force or something. Or better yet, get Bob Sagget to do it for them.
2001-12-12 03:54:31 PM  
there's a video store in my neighborhood. i don't think it's a blockbuster, though. sometimes it smells like stale fast food, and then sometimes it just smells like lotion.
2001-12-12 04:09:33 PM  
It puts the lotion on its skin, it does this whenever its told or else it gets the hose again
2001-12-12 04:23:43 PM  
Courtney Cox-Zucker - Killer reference! (pun intended)
2001-12-12 04:25:00 PM  
Blockbuster sucks ass! DAMN THE MAN. I'd rather wade thru the fags at my local Tower... they love the smut.
2001-12-12 05:16:03 PM  
Considering the large number of people very sensitive to scents, I would think this wouldn't take off.

Though chain grocery stores already use this...
2001-12-12 05:20:16 PM  
"I love the smell of napalm in the morning."
2001-12-12 05:54:08 PM  
smells like crap... we must be in new releases
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