So simply to refresh everybody’s reminiscences it’s the 12 months 2019. VHS hasn’t been a factor in a really very long time. Actually, bodily copies of flicks in any respect haven’t been a related factor in a really very long time. Does anybody even personal a blu-ray participant anymore? Whether or not it’s Netflix or Hulu or Amazon Prime or CraveTV (shout out to Canada) all the pieces is digital now. My mother and father nonetheless have a VCR however I truthfully suppose there’s in all probability vines rising over it at this level.
This shift from VHS and DVDs has been a optimistic one, who misses having stacks and stacks of them and opening your favourite film case to seek out out that your jerk roommate borrowed it and didn’t put it again?? No person. Nevertheless, one surprisingly miserable results of the Finish of the Age of VHS is the lots of upon lots of of unhappy deserted Blockbuster Video shops.
Like… SERIOUSLY miserable.
Second of silence for my childhood please
However for should you nonetheless have a way of nostalgia for Blockbuster, don’t fear, it’s moved into the pc age – kind of.
The final recognized Blockbuster has its personal twitter account, and it’s excellent. The parody account tweets all the pieces you’d think about the final remaining survivor of its variety to tweet, from occasion it’s go-to motion pictures are predictably those that have been in style again in it’s heyday – clearly nonetheless its largest sellers.
Do not. Reserve. White. Chicks. Except. You. Intend. To. Lease. It.
— The Final Blockbuster (@loneblockbuster) February 17, 2019
Watching movies is a good way to find a brand new fetish. Lease Antz (1998) at the moment.
— The Final Blockbuster (@loneblockbuster) June 27, 2018
Nevertheless they’ve apparently been attempting to modernize, so A for effort
We have a variety of Chris Pratt movies, some the place he is a bodily marvel and a few he is extra regular and saggy. Discover your excellent one at the moment.
— The Final Blockbuster (@loneblockbuster) November eight, 2018
And so they do make some compelling arguments for themselves
Not like Redbox, we’ll by no means tip over and crush your cranium.
— The Final Blockbuster (@loneblockbuster) October 29, 2018
As an alternative of not renting attempt renting.
— The Final Blockbuster (@loneblockbuster) October 2, 2018
Hmm. That’s an thought
Only a reminder that whereas Netflix was busy including commercials to your expertise we have been busy including ant traps to provide you an ant free expertise.
— The Final Blockbuster (@loneblockbuster) August 20, 2018
They’re attempting their greatest okay
One of many upsides of our fading recognition is you may convey your mistress in right here and it is extremely unlikely you will run into somebody you already know.
— The Final Blockbuster (@loneblockbuster) October 10, 2018
Look I don’t essentially agree with this angle however I imply… they’ve some extent
Employees morale on the final Blockbuster appears to be carrying skinny, nonetheless
Typically even we do not know if we exist or not.
— The Final Blockbuster (@loneblockbuster) November 10, 2018
Oof, your film rental comes with a free existential disaster
Goddammit, somebody tricked Colleen into pondering Canadian cash have been bitcoins and so they strolled out with four containers of Jujubes.
— The Final Blockbuster (@loneblockbuster) January three, 2018
COLLEEN you dumb fool
Our worker of the month this month is Rachel however Colleen stated it wasn’t as a result of Rachel did so nice however extra that the remainder of us have been so shitty.
— The Final Blockbuster (@loneblockbuster) November 16, 2018
No, Colleen, it was as a result of a Canadian swindled you for Jujubes
We simply caught Colleen making a severe monetary determination for the shop primarily based on a magic eight ball in order that’s not good.
— The Final Blockbuster (@loneblockbuster) March four, 2019
HOW HAS NOBODY FIRED COLLEEN YET
It’s best to take a look at all of their tweets as a result of they’re hilarious however should you can’t be bothered, the complete account can mainly be summarized with this:
Though the account was began in 2016, as of Could three 2019 the second final Blockbuster ever, situated in Australia, is now closed. So meaning this twitter account – whereas a parody – now really symbolizes the true final remaining Blockbuster.
Keep robust, soldier.