Yet ANOTHER reason to laugh at Block Buster!!

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  1. Brad_W

    Brad_W Screenwriter

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    Block Buster is Lame
    I know I'll fall for it!!!
    Why don't they just have 25 Block Buster employees working that aren't doing returns or working the register and have one employee follow the customer around the entire time that customer is trying to rent saying: "Rent this now. Rent that now. Rent this now. Rent that now." ???
     
  2. SteveGon

    SteveGon Executive Producer

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    Are you sure Steve Christou didn't write that? [​IMG]
     
  3. Nate Anderson

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    That has to be a about the dumbest idea in the long, sad history of dumb ideas.
     
  4. Sean Conklin

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    How about a Horseshit aroma around the Pan and Scan section?
     
  5. Jon_B

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    Don't they already have that?
    Oh wait.....that's just here in montana. [​IMG]
    Jon
     
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    I'm suddenly glad Blockbuster doesn't rent Adult films.
     
  8. David Lambert

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    Hey, when they do this, they could loop a bit of dialogue from Star Wars: A New Hope:
     
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    One question. What if someone is allegic to those scents? :) LAW SUIT j/k
     
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    OMG, that is too funny. Blockbuster is truly the Spinal Tap of the home video business.
     
  11. Carl Walker

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    How about the smell of spilled beer combined with the smell of a 25-year-old trailer that hasn't been cleaned in 24 years around the entire VHS section...
    [​IMG]
     
  12. Brad_W

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    Would they include that "death warmed over" smell around the horror section? Maybe the smell of a "cheap Hooker" around the used games section.

    This gives a whole new meaning to that "poop scented candle" thread from a while back.
     
  13. Larry Gardner

    Larry Gardner Stunt Coordinator

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    If this is true, I don't think that BB will get away with this. As soon as the courts get wind of this, they slap them silly with lawsuits.

    This is just another form of subliminal advertising. Already illegal.
     
  14. Robert Wainwright

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    ugh
     
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    that can't be real...Can it?

    Do corporation really think that people are that stupid?
     
  16. Bob McElfresh

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    I dont know. I just think that some VP tried to come up with a gimick. It's going to be hard to coordinate/manage. The shelves on my local BB seem to get rearranged every month. The venting system in any building is rarely setup to follow the shelves.

    It would be simpler if they just installed an array of speakers over the various sections. Quite drums/martial music for the Action section, some Vivaldi/classical over the romance section. Stooges "Pop goes the Weasel" over Comedy. That would actually be kind of fun.
     
  17. John Sturge

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    Blockbuster's idea will backfire like this poor smilie.
    [​IMG]
     
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