Here's what Blockbuster has in store for you

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  1. Robb Hudspeth

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    Here's a link to an article in the Dallas Morning News about Blockbuster's future plans. Pretty interesting.
     
  2. Jon Martin

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    Can you summarize the story? You have to log in to read it.
     
  3. Robb Hudspeth

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    Okay... Here's the full article:


    SORRY, UH-HUH. COPIED/PASTED ARTICLE DELETED BY ADMIN. DO NOT POST COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL IN ITS ENTIRETY ON THIS BOARD.
     
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    SAME ARTICLE DELETED BY ADMIN. DO NOT POST COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL AT HTF.
     
  5. Ryan FB

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    The two main reasons I see people abandoning Blockbuster and going to things like Netflix for are:
    1. Widescreen releases
    2. Wider selection of titles (more "non-mainstream" titles)[/list=1]
      Do their plans not address either of these issues?
     
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    I haven't stepped foot in a Blockbuster for years, and I see nothing in this article to change my mind. If they ever decide to carry OAR versions of every film they have, as well as unrated versions where appropriate, I'd reconsider. Not until then.
     
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    But you can check them out from the library.
     
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    No one would rent something which can be copied easily.

    Unless they want to make a loss - met anyone that stupid?
     
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