Blockbuster Responds!

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  1. Jeremy Conrad

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    http://dvd.ign.com/articles/317445p1.html
     
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  3. Steve Felix

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    Hope they're actually committed; it would be nice to lift the boycott.
     
  4. Dave H

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    This sounds great. But, like everything else, I'll believe it when I see it my local Blockbuster.
     
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    Now if only Hollywood Video would follow suit...
     
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    YAY! GOOD SHOW!
     
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    Direct hit! Victory for OAR!

    We know the score!

    Sincerely,

    John "Full Metal Jacket is on Encore. Great movie!" Kilduff
     
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    Ah yes, I can rent without guilt. At least over widescreen. Now rental pricing, that's a different story.:

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    and Im sure if Blockbuster does indeed follow-up on this, then Hollywood (Video) would be stupid not to do the same very shortly after...
     
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    This is great news! Together we CAN make a difference!
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    That would be great. I won't have to drive four times the distance to rent a movie anymore.
     
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    I'll believe it when I see it. Here is a section of the response that I got from Blockbuster about carrying widescreen DVDs.

     
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    Jolly good show!
     
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    I wouldn't start patting ourselves on the back yet. As good as this news sounds, the real news will be in the months ahead when we do into Blockbuster stores and find more OAR releases.

    That response looks more like a "form letter" response with standard BS. If someone were to send a letter to them complaining about there being too much violence in some of their movies for rent, I bet the response would be the same.

    We all know what powers Blockbuster; J6P. J6P doesn't want OAR and they don't want to learn any different.

    OTOH, I'd be thrilled to see this work in our favor.
     
  20. Sean Conklin

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    That's great news! HTF IS a force to be reckoned with!

    Now let's get after those studio's that are putting out the P&S only DVD's!

    Looks like we may have won a battle here, now let's keep up the fight and win the war against P&S ONLY releases! I believe eventually we can win this war!
     

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