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  • Published: 12 August 2019
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  • penguinz0
    penguinz0   4 months back

    Animation by https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZj7QQVYbWAVeQdCLBXZiyw

    • - RAIZETU -
      - RAIZETU -  14 hours back

      There's a blockbuster in farmington I think

    • Zombie TGD
      Zombie TGD  1 weeks back

      loveee the animation man!!!, really wouldn't mind if you become a, animation channel

    • IMASUMAQ JIMENEZ
      IMASUMAQ JIMENEZ  3 weeks back

      @White Alliance// yooo you watch cr1tiKaL?? neattt. i checked out that other channel you are linked to. "seek the truth" i think is the channel? well cool.

    • Alamda Ali
      Alamda Ali  2 months back

      *BLOCKBUSTER HAS A STREAMING SERVICE IN DENMARK AND SWEDEN!!!* look it up, it's run by TDC Group.

    • magmand
      magmand  2 months back

      We still got Blockbusters streaming in denmark

  • HammerMeister1999
    HammerMeister1999  1 hours back

    Might just be one of those self conjured memory deals but i vaguely remember Blockbuster also trying to compete with Redbox for a little bit. I swear as a kid i saw a machine at a store that looked like a Redbox but was Blockbuster branded. I say it might be self conjured tho bc i kept expecting you to bring it up and you didnt.

    • Nikolas Stoebick
      Nikolas Stoebick  2 hours back

      Redbox was the true killer

      • JackInTheBloxys
        JackInTheBloxys  12 hours back

        Really? I went to a blockbuster 5 years ago and its still there.

        • Emmanuel Glazer
          Emmanuel Glazer  22 hours back

          We had a blockbuster for a long time in Fairbanks up until 2017 I think

          • Astro
            Astro  1 days back

            Even in animation. He still has a white shirt

            • Brian Ortiz
              Brian Ortiz  1 days back

              I think GameStop is losing money is because they don’t wanna pay a littl extra for return games and people would rather get the game online cheaper or from another place who would give more like independently ran game shops

              • Doggo
                Doggo  1 days back

                Suck it nerds, we have the last Blockbuster on the planet here in Oregon!

                • Yakkzy
                  Yakkzy  2 days back

                  How is family video still in business, it's pretty much just blockbuster but older

                  • J. Seagroves
                    J. Seagroves  2 days back

                    I never did the research, I just always assumed Redbox was the killer of block buster.
                    I remember after Redbox started and got popular seeing Blue box? Wasnt that owned by Block Buster? Another example of them trying to copy cat an idea too late.

                    • PaidRandom
                      PaidRandom  2 days back

                      Partnered with Enron? Lol damn block, WTF... You were destined to lose

                      • Clorox
                        Clorox  2 days back

                        I still have a Netflix disc case

                        • Aesthetic Deluxe
                          Aesthetic Deluxe  2 days back

                          I prefer Hulu over Netflix tbh

                          • alt ll4lO5lO3lO4ll6
                            alt ll4lO5lO3lO4ll6  3 days back

                            i really liked netflix back in the day
                            in 2004 or 2005 i dont remember really well, we stopped going to blockbuster forever and never went back because of netflix
                            my dad and mom got 2 dvd's in the mail at a time and me and my sister got 2 dvds in the mail, so i just added games to the list for my dvd
                            it was pretty sweet

                            • s a s h a
                              s a s h a  3 days back

                              There is a shop in Melbourne but hardly no one goes there anymore.

                              • Ryan Baker
                                Ryan Baker  4 days back

                                Does anyone remember Hollywood Video?

                                • J P
                                  J P  4 days back

                                  I too often think of blockbuster.
                                  As well as $1 double cheeseburgers at McDonald's (not that 2 dollar "mcdouble" bullshit with 1 piece of cheese. Like Seriously WTF)

                                  • Bailey Knapp
                                    Bailey Knapp  4 days back

                                    Didnt expect this, but just got slaughtered by the feels man

                                    • Mr.Fear
                                      Mr.Fear  5 days back

                                      I remember sneaking to the 14-18+ section to get a little peak....

                                      • Mango
                                        Mango  5 days back

                                        At least I could rent one movie when I was young TT

                                        • nuclear mutant
                                          nuclear mutant  5 days back

                                          In fort Wayne Indiana they have like 40 of those motherfukers now we have like 39 I don't know if it's just me but I haven't noticed the drop in my backwards state

                                          • Wasteland Wasted
                                            Wasteland Wasted  5 days back

                                            Red Box busted em' up pretty good , too

                                            • Cacutor
                                              Cacutor  6 days back

                                              All the people who still had games and movies rented when they shut down must have been happy

                                              • Everett Ramsdell
                                                Everett Ramsdell  6 days back

                                                Hey you forgot to talk about how computers got fasterand much better than they were in people or just illegally downloading movies on their computers taking from Blockbuster.

                                                • The Drizzle 404
                                                  The Drizzle 404  6 days back

                                                  I still miss Game Crazy. It was way better than Gamestop. Unfortunately it was dragged down with Hollywood Video.

                                                  • The Hype
                                                    The Hype  1 weeks back

                                                    I hated Blockbuster. It's the reason why my local video store, "Downtown News amd Video" closed down (Rip Downtown News and Video 1986-2003). Blockbuster felt so artificial and emotionless for a video store. I don't really see why people miss Blockbuster so much, since there still are a few local video stores left (as little as there are). So it's not like when Blockbuster died, that every video store died.

                                                    • Ken Wolfrum
                                                      Ken Wolfrum  1 weeks back

                                                      Only 22, but I definitely remember the “no more late fees” advertisements. To this day, there is a Family Video bike-riding distance from my house.

                                                      • Sarah Smith
                                                        Sarah Smith  1 weeks back

                                                        God, I still have memories of that day I noticed the blockbuster was gone. W. Gandy Blvd. Blockbuster....you will be missed RIP

                                                        • George Greenville
                                                          George Greenville  1 weeks back

                                                          I think an extremely wealthy person should try and bring it back, that would be the top story on the internet. No doubt in my mind.

                                                          • Verifiedgaming420
                                                            Verifiedgaming420  1 weeks back

                                                            I like the new way family video is staying relevant in wny and that's they started selling cbd

                                                            • NauticLee
                                                              NauticLee  2 weeks back

                                                              I'm late but whatever. Blockbuster was so much better than Redbox. Redbox was alright if u were the first to the box that day. Otherwise every other disc is gone. Blockbuster was superior in games as well. They had more than 1 or 2 copies of popular games unlike redbox. RIP Blockbuster.

                                                              • Jargon JJ
                                                                Jargon JJ  2 weeks back

                                                                Family Video was better because they had a hidden porn section. I would sneak back there as a teenager. I was caught many times.

                                                                • DA MAN667
                                                                  DA MAN667  2 weeks back

                                                                  I remember when Netflix was a mail service lmbo

                                                                  • Austin Kilgore
                                                                    Austin Kilgore  2 weeks back

                                                                    Also we were a FamilyVideo family lol

                                                                    • Austin Kilgore
                                                                      Austin Kilgore  2 weeks back

                                                                      Didn’t they start making Blockbuster versions of Redbox?

                                                                      • Ben Moyer
                                                                        Ben Moyer  2 weeks back

                                                                        Bruh I live in Northwest Washington, Ive been down to that blockbuster like 10 times.

                                                                        • war_Machine4756
                                                                          war_Machine4756  2 weeks back

                                                                          SO YOU'RE FUCKING TELLING ME
                                                                          THIS SHIT
                                                                          WENT OUT OF BUSINESS *ONE* YEAR BEFORE I WAS BORN?

                                                                          • Shuckle
                                                                            Shuckle  2 weeks back

                                                                            Blockbuster: "Who are you?"
                                                                            RedBox: "I'm you but stronger."

                                                                            • Ritik Solanky
                                                                              Ritik Solanky  2 weeks back

                                                                              I remember blockbusters last efforts in my neighborhood was hosting cod tournaments and giving out discounts to whoever won the death match. Good times

                                                                              • Grimm
                                                                                Grimm  2 weeks back

                                                                                I still like to buy games irl

                                                                                • Sliced Lemons
                                                                                  Sliced Lemons  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Cr1tikal as an animation channel would be interesting

                                                                                  • sepäse
                                                                                    sepäse  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Was blockbuster like a big ass german bomb too?

                                                                                    • ZephyrFluous
                                                                                      ZephyrFluous  2 weeks back

                                                                                      You have an unhealthy obsession with assholes, like Im the gayest dude I've met and you put me to shame lol

                                                                                      • Jan Serbruyns
                                                                                        Jan Serbruyns  2 weeks back

                                                                                        Does he get demonetized for swearing so much

                                                                                      • Joe Mama
                                                                                        Joe Mama  2 weeks back

                                                                                        There was a blockbuster store near where I lived but I didn’t go back then cause I was young and then one day gone it was so sad

                                                                                        • Malachi Brown
                                                                                          Malachi Brown  2 weeks back

                                                                                          13:09 Rick burp

                                                                                          • Nick H
                                                                                            Nick H  2 weeks back

                                                                                            i want an alternate reality where enron became a hit

                                                                                            • Legomaster Yoz
                                                                                              Legomaster Yoz  2 weeks back

                                                                                              I remember renting a copy of Beverly Hills Chihuahua at the one down the street by my house, still have that dvd somewhere.