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How much is a game rental at Blockbuster?

Old 05-02-03, 09:49 AM
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How much is a game rental at Blockbuster?

Seriously, I feel like a moron. I haven't rented a movie or game in excess of 3 years; I have no idea how much these things cost anymore.

If I went out at lunch and picked up a copy of NBA Street 2 at Blockbuster, how much would it cost and how long could I keep it?

Also, how much info do I have to give to get a membership card?
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Old 05-02-03, 10:07 AM
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Blockbuster? I think it's like $7 to rent a game.
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Old 05-02-03, 10:32 AM
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well guess what!! they have a website!!

go to blockbuster.com, click on store locator, find a store near you, call the number and ask away..
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Old 05-02-03, 10:43 AM
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Originally posted by dasmooth1
well guess what!! they have a website!!
Well guess what, if they were open when the question came up I wouldn't have bother posting in the first place.
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Old 05-02-03, 10:52 AM
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Got a hollywood video nearby? Go to this website :

http://www.geocities.com/rjtebaqvxzux/

Click on Hollywood pdf file.

Print it out.

Up to 3 rentals for .99 each if the store accepts it. If not, take it to Blockbuster as I hear they match competitors coupons.

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That's hella-cool, thanks dek.
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Old 05-02-03, 11:08 AM
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Originally posted by dasmooth1
well guess what!! they have a website!!

go to blockbuster.com, click on store locator, find a store near you, call the number and ask away..
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Old 05-02-03, 11:46 AM
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That's hella-cool, thanks dek.
No problem, make sure to print multiples I hit em every 2 or 3 days with a coupon

Also, at Hollywood, if you rent a new release movie and return it the next day before Noon IIRC, they give you a $1 credit on your account. Do it often enough, and you'll have free rentals lined up
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Originally posted by Mr. Music
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Old 05-02-03, 12:14 PM
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I think it's $5.99 for 7 days at Blockbuster
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Just rented street2 the other day, clerk said $6.81 with tax, I'm like hold on let me take off my pants........

I mean geez it's been a while since I rented, but I guess it's pretty oK for 7days. I made him look like a fool though when I told him to scan mechassault, after saying countless times, this is a $50 games, OH, it scanned @ $19.99 thank you very much.
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Old 05-02-03, 05:00 PM
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It's around $6 for seven and half days.
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it's $5.99 + Tax for a week long (return it on the 9th day) rental here.
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Dek you are awesome!! i just got back from hollywood with 2 games. Thanks!
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No problem, I just got back with 2 movies and a game!
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No problem, I just got back with 2 movies and a game!
I kinda had to argue a bit to get them to take the coupon. It wouldn't scan because of its size. Are you guys blowing it up a little when you print it, or just printing the page and cutting it out?
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Old 05-05-03, 08:41 PM
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I kinda had to argue a bit to get them to take the coupon. It wouldn't scan because of its size. Are you guys blowing it up a little when you print it, or just printing the page and cutting it out?
Had the same problem, blow it up then take a screenshot then print the shot, you should also copy the upc code, and you can give it to her manually, I'm gonna try again tomorrow.

Will let you guys know.
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First time I used it, the guy manually entered something, didn't even look at the coupon.

Second time, the guy was reading the code from the small print.

You may have a problem if you bring in the coupon only, so bring in the sheet as well as the coupon says "May Not Be Printed" but the sheet says above the coupon "Click here to print"

Here is a high res scan of the coupon by itself

The size and dimensions of it should be Width 5.75 Inches, Height 2.95 Inches. I printed it out like that and didn't think it was good so I just bring in the printout and if they give me a hassle, I'll say I got it off their website and I can always call their corporate offices and complain about them not taking coupons off their website
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I just wrote the coupon code below the bar code on the back of the printed coupon and told them to enter that when they couldnt scan it. They had no problem doing that, I am actually thinking next time I go, I am just going to say "could you try and enter this code" w/o having a print out, see how that turns out.
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Unless you have a really good laser printer it will never scan correctly 98% of the time with the barcode scanner. Mine didn't work either as I used an inkjet, though the girl tried it a few times. Luckily the other girl knew how to enter it in manually and said "let me handle this", though she was pressing a lot of buttons on the computer, it took a few minutes but she got the number code to work I think.
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Thay also entered it for me after I said that it was from their website. The manager seemed like he didn't believe me, so next time I'll bring in the entire page printout. Although, everywhere I look on the website there is no way to find that coupon, someone did a good job creating that .pdf I think.
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Thay also entered it for me after I said that it was from their website. The manager seemed like he didn't believe me, so next time I'll bring in the entire page printout. Although, everywhere I look on the website there is no way to find that coupon, someone did a good job creating that .pdf I think.
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