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#1 of 31 OFFLINE   Terry H

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Posted May 24 2004 - 02:16 AM

For a buck ($1) a day! Check it out:
http://www.usatoday.....23-mcdvd_x.htm

#2 of 31 OFFLINE   John*C

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Posted May 24 2004 - 02:32 AM

I can't my mickey Dees is too far for my too slow electric scooter at 4.5MPH to go there, rent it then have to go back at 4.5 Miles Per hour; this is now summer weather. I would be a prime example of a tan colored hot potato if I made the trek.Posted Image

#3 of 31 OFFLINE   Sam_K

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Posted May 24 2004 - 03:19 AM

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#4 of 31 OFFLINE   Robert Spalding

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Posted May 24 2004 - 03:27 AM

What?

#5 of 31 OFFLINE   Matt Goddard

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Posted May 24 2004 - 03:34 AM

As long as they offer widescreen...

#6 of 31 OFFLINE   paul_austin

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Posted May 24 2004 - 03:43 AM

will they be stocking "Supersize Me"?
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#7 of 31 OFFLINE   Garrett Lundy

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Posted May 24 2004 - 04:23 AM



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#8 of 31 OFFLINE   Patrick McCart

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Posted May 24 2004 - 04:31 AM

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This Vermont state trooper got into a fist fight with the cashier when he recieved a fullscreen DVD instead of a widescreen one.

#9 of 31 OFFLINE   Matt Butler

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Posted May 24 2004 - 04:38 AM

Can we sue them for not offering widescreen?
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#10 of 31 OFFLINE   Jason Harbaugh

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Posted May 24 2004 - 05:45 AM

Looks like these will be in my area. I wouldn't mind some $1 rentals as I despise Blockbuster. I'll check it out.

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#11 of 31 OFFLINE   Jesse Skeen

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Posted May 24 2004 - 05:50 AM

Bah, I can BUY DVDs for .99 at 99 Cents Only stores, I ain't gonna pay a buck to rent one!
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#12 of 31 OFFLINE   Jeff_HR

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Posted May 24 2004 - 06:07 AM

I can't believe they are serious about this! The McDonald's employees in my town can hardly get my simple orders correct. How will they be able to handle the business of DVD rental?
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#13 of 31 OFFLINE   Chris

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Posted May 24 2004 - 06:29 AM

Uh, sir, there isn't a picture of this on my cash register..
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#14 of 31 OFFLINE   Rolando

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Posted May 24 2004 - 07:09 AM

far as I can tell from the article, looks like the rentals will be from a machine located inside McDonalds. the lady who takes your order will not be the one checking to make sure you have the right DVD in the box. I just wonder how returns work. And can I get my DVD in 30 seconds or my next rental is free?
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#15 of 31 OFFLINE   Adam W

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Posted May 24 2004 - 07:15 AM

In my town we have these booths everywhere. The first one I did see was at McDonalds, then followed by Giant and Safeway. You don't have to go to anybody to get the movies. There is a touchscreen and pretty decent sized selection of movies to pick from. The one at McDonalds is outside of the store so the place can be closed if you are doing some late night drinking and want a movie.

#16 of 31 OFFLINE   Joshua Clinard

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Posted May 24 2004 - 07:58 AM

Interesting idea. I hope this takes off nationally, as I hate paying 3.00 for one day rentals! If they don't offer widescreen though, I don't see it taking off.

#17 of 31 OFFLINE   Jesse Skeen

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Posted May 24 2004 - 09:03 AM

What's to stop people from ripping these off? I can see a lot of cases returned with AOL CDs inside.
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#18 of 31 OFFLINE   Matt Goddard

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Posted May 24 2004 - 09:22 AM

I believe you have to have a credit card to rent a movie. If you return an AOL disc then they charge the movie to your credit card.

#19 of 31 OFFLINE   WillG

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Posted May 24 2004 - 09:52 AM

A Hundred to one on that, I'm guessing. If so just another entitiy that does not understand film circulating more Pan and Scan garbage.
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Posted May 24 2004 - 10:11 AM

Who will clean off the grease stains from the discs after the STAFF have handled them? There's gonna be a lot of gummed up players out there! Posted Image

So now, not only will the food make you fat, but the DVD will also ensure you don't get any exercise, making you even fatter!




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