Video Game rental Shocker at Hollywood

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  1. David_Jr

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    Rented a GC game for my kids at Hollywood Video for the first time this weekend. Shocked to see a $5.99 price for a 5 day rental!! Is this the norm? Seems like gouging to me. Two movies and a video game for 15 bucks, wow!!
     
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    It depends on the local competition. Our local Hollywood was, for the longest time, $4.99 (or $5.99?) for 5 day rentals. After Family Video moved in about a block away, the price dropped to $2.99 for 5 days. Family Video then also dropped to $2.99 for 5 days price scheme. Gotta love competition [​IMG] Of course, it put the little video store that my g/f worked at out of business...but I got a bunch of cheap games and movies out of the deal...

    Anyway, I'm meandering off in the wrong direction. The price depends on local competition and sales, I guess. Hollywood here is still $2.99 for 5 days, as is most everyone around here.
     
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    HWV is $3.79 around these parts, and BBV is $2.99, for movies. Both are $5.99 for games.
     
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    The BBV down the street from me it's $3.99 for any movie rentals and $6.99 (IIRC) for any game rentals.
     
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    Thanks for the input guys.
     
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    Movie Gallery near me is $1.99/5 nights on everything. Girding themselves to battle with the new Blockbuster that just opened Friday, I guess.
     

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