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Mr Magic
I don't want them to take down Wal-Mart. That's my second home.
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shakin steak
Much as I would like to see Walmart crumble, I can't imagine the circumstances that would lead to that.  Unless some strong legislation against their nasty practices actually got written, passed, and enforced.
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If Wal-Mart went out of business, hopefully that would mean another chain replaced it by offering even cheaper products endorsed by reality show stars.
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I'm not surprised. People have turned more to Red Box and On-Demand services these days.

We didn't have a Blockbuster in my area for too long. It bought out a local video store we had called Crazy Mike's Video. It's since closed. And our last video store we had, called Star Video, just closed down this July.

The one thing I really miss is being able to rent video games the old fashioned video rental way.
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Have a great day!
No matter where technology brings us, I think there will always be a handful of video rental places in town. We have 1 left, Silver Screen Video. It's a little privately owned place that's still kickin!
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5 years later...

There is still ONE Blockbuster out there... with no plans of closing. That's awesome. Wish I lived closer.
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someone should recreate that episode of south park about the haunted blockbuster video store.
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