What the last Blockbuster has that Netflix doesn’t


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Published: 11 months ago
Did you know the last Blockbuster in America is in Bend, Oregon? In 2004, the company went from over 9,000 locations worldwide to exactly one in America. But in this streaming age, is there anything we can learn from Blockbuster? We traveled to Oregon to find out.

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What do you miss about going to local video stores?

11 months ago

Second last one to reply

1 week ago

Renting games.
Netflix and other streaming platforms are vastly superior to rentals, but the technology for streaming games is only now catching up enough to approximate what you get with a physical/downloaded copy.

3 weeks ago

not having to watch this video

2 months ago

@NPC 33331 You always had a choice not to buy the snacks you can a bottom from like A convenient store are a grocery store and to be perfectly honest it's online that ends up having less selections from what I've noticed I could go into blockbuster find everything I wanted The only reason they went out of business is the one thing I didn't like about them is that they Allied to their customers about no more late fees but as far as finding things you want it's the opposite of what you would think online has no selections even though it should

4 months ago

Here in Costa Rica there are several stored Like that

3 days ago

Is that the last Blockbuster in the USA or the last Blockbuster in the world?

4 days ago

it has a vareity selection netflix just takes down there movies i miss blockbuster but then again a library just opened last year at the begining sooooooo i get all my movies/tv shows for free except u cant check out video games i heard some library from diffrent states do it.

4 days ago

Living in a rural town, I had Movie Gallery and went to it and had many memories just browsing the video games. It closed in 2010 and I have honestly missed it ever since.

5 days ago

I was a bag in blockbuster. And an a associate of the firm.

1 week ago

i was a hollywood video typa gal

1 week ago

Bringing the community together

1 week ago

They should get a videogame section. Business will skyrocket. Some of us still love our physical copies.

1 week ago

The verge: last blockbuster in America
Alaska: I guess we are not part of the us because we have 5 statewide

1 week ago

Whos here after cr1tical?

1 week ago

blockbuster: Battle Royale

1 week ago

So wholesome.

1 week ago

I worked at Blockbuster here in Philly from 2001 to 2004, and when he said 'it still smells the same,' my mind went right back to all those years ago. I actually never thought I'd say this, but I miss it. Maybe it's the nostalgia that I miss. I sure don't miss the mediocre pay, but I miss my team and my regular customers. We knew what movies they liked. I miss walking down the aisles with a customer to help them find a good movie. Man...

1 week ago

Blockbuster was my favorite thing to do when it comes to renting VHS and video games. And now everything is digital and I found it very lazy.

1 week ago

0:10 Am I the only 1, who thought this was a song?

2 weeks ago

2095: going to the last school

2 weeks ago

Anyone remember the feeling of getting the last copy on sale?

2 weeks ago

I always wanted to work at a blockbuster store for summer but there is only one might just start my own

2 weeks ago

Netflix doesn't have any movies that I search!

3 weeks ago

Na blockbuster is dead

3 weeks ago

petition to bring blockbuster back!!!

1 month ago

i am strangely attracted to the owner's son, he's like a 90s e-boy

1 month ago

Secend hand??

1 month ago

I’m live here in bend but sadly moving to Redmond because bend is getting expensive but atleast I’m still near the town that I’ve lived 13 years of my life in

1 month ago

I miss the smell of the store

1 month ago

god i wish i could remember what that blockbuster smell was

1 month ago

I loved Blockbuster and Hollywood Video and Borders and Toys R Us. They always close down the good stores

1 month ago

Does anyone remember Xtravision?😢😢😢😢😢

1 month ago

I actually miss working there. My top recommendations are Fight Club, Azumi, and the Boondock Saints. With Lucky Number Sleven as a chaser.

1 month ago