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  1. Bretimus_v2

    Bretimus_v2 So tired.

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    So I was getting lunch today at a fine establishment you might have frequented before, McDonalds, when I noticed a sign on the nearby RedBox. It visually screamed at me. And the words it uttered were "I have games!" So tonight I went home to find out that it's like $2/night. I don't know how I feel about that, but since there is no longer such a thing as a vidya store (Blockbuster, Hollywood Video, Adventureland Video, etc.), it's kinda the only option aside from "renting" the GameStop way. I imagine I might use this occasionally, probably as often as I used BB. Mostly to peruse a guy before dropping 3 twenties on it.

    Also, PS3 controllers are only $35 at KMart. It's been a good day for my gaming.
     
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  2. kingg5

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    Gamefly is an ok place to rent hinder you that you might not get what you want right aways, but so far i find it worth it
     
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    I gotta get around to trying gamefly.
     
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  4. used44

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    Gamefly is great for when you're in a gaming slump. I had it for about a year and it was well worth what I paid. And I lived being able to "keep it" any game you liked. I've got a huge stack of games in my backlog that need played now, though, so no more Gamefly for me.

    Redbox seems neat but there aren't any near me. I bet I'd get myself in trouble with the whole $2 a night thing. Really punishes my laziness.
     
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  5. kingg5

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    Me I play those games to hell till I just can't play it anymore. Only game I'll end up buying Fable 3
     
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  6. Mitchy_Slick_253

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    i got a blockbuster rite up the street 8) cable internet hasnt quite got around to this neighborhood and i think im the only one within 20 square miles who has cable haha.
     
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  7. Bretimus_v2

    Bretimus_v2 So tired.

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    cue banjo
     
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  8. Mitchy_Slick_253

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    haha more like cue sirens and gunshots
     
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  9. used44

    used44 Forum Moderator
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    Haha.

    I've actually got two Blockbuster stores near me. Excited for them to go under so I can swoop in and get some weird used stuff for cheap.
     
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  10. Bretimus_v2

    Bretimus_v2 So tired.

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    Man, our Blockbuster closed and they shipped all the good stuff to their Netflix-esque warehouse...until they decide to fold that silly operation as well.
     
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  11. schimmel

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    Haha I still have a Blockbuster! It got bought out by Dish Network and apparently only the busier corporate stores are staying open now. I'm super happy I still have one, and their movies got cheaper; $.50-$1.99 for a rental, they're all one night, and each additional night is $0.33-$0.99, so I'm digging it!
     
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  12. used44

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    Oh yeah... That's probably what would happen to the stock at my local Blockbusters too. Damn, I was so looking forward to getting a used copy of Uncle Buck for $0.75.
     
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  13. Green_Lantern

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    The Blockbuster that was like a block away from my college campus closed down and they had closing sales...So I guess it just depends on where the place closes at.
     
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  14. NickKmet

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    You live in Tacoma, right? South side?
     
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  15. Mitchy_Slick_253

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    yuuup there and NE tacoma by federal way
     
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    Thought so. Lots of gunshots there. I live in Olympia, at least until the school year.
     
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