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Brian

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Dec 6, 2007
 

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In case anyone cares, the Morgantown Blockbuster is closing. Apparently, the nitwit landlord has crossed Blockbuster by not fixing a pipe or something to that effect. No one seems to have the story straight. This is the only Blockbuster for miles and I'm disgusted for one. Only in Morgantown do you start to make progress and head backward over something ridiculous. Thank God for online video rental...what's the alternative? El Video? Complaints can be directed to Blockbuster's Customer Care Line at (800)406-6843.
Village Librarian

Reading, PA

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Dec 17, 2007
 
Just to let people know - the Village Library of Morgantown offers over 1000 VHS and DVDs for free. We do not have the selection of a Blockbuster (nor the budget) however you can borrow any DVD or movie for 1 week for free.

Stop by and check out the selection or browse our online catalog at www.villagelibrary.org - click on IPAC to look up items by title or subject.
Buddy

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Dec 19, 2007
 

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Other rumors sasy that Blockbuster is LOSING money here. With online rentals, pay per view, on demand, etc., video stores are a thing of the past.
I just wish someone would build a Mexican, or Thai, or KFC restaurant around here. NO MORE PIZZA!!
Brian

Danville, PA

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Dec 21, 2007
 

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I suspect you're right. If Blockbuster was making money at this location, they would put the screws to that property owner and keep the store open or find another nearby location. Let's face it...this area simply doesn't have the population to keep commercial owners happy. Maybe someday.
Buddy wrote:
Other rumors sasy that Blockbuster is LOSING money here. With online rentals, pay per view, on demand, etc., video stores are a thing of the past.
I just wish someone would build a Mexican, or Thai, or KFC restaurant around here. NO MORE PIZZA!!
Flow

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Feb 5, 2008
 
yes I was upset to see that blockbuster go.
probley was about money , we had movie gallery a while back near goodwill, that closed also.
I think elvideo is still kicking, not sure.:(
Tim

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May 1, 2008
 
Buddy wrote:
Other rumors sasy that Blockbuster is LOSING money here. With online rentals, pay per view, on demand, etc., video stores are a thing of the past.
I just wish someone would build a Mexican, or Thai, or KFC restaurant around here. NO MORE PIZZA!!
Hey Buddy - where did you hear that?
mark

Morgantown, WV

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Nov 18, 2013
 
Brian wrote:
In case anyone cares, the Morgantown Blockbuster is closing. Apparently, the nitwit landlord has crossed Blockbuster by not fixing a pipe or something to that effect. No one seems to have the story straight. This is the only Blockbuster for miles and I'm disgusted for one. Only in Morgantown do you start to make progress and head backward over something ridiculous. Thank God for online video rental...what's the alternative? El Video? Complaints can be directed to Blockbuster's Customer Care Line at (800)406-6843.
THIS A FALSE STATEMENT- GET YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT BEFORE YOU POST SOMETHING. EVERYONE SHOULD HAVE HEARD ON THE NEWS THAT THEY ARE GOING OUT OF BUSINESS NATIONWIDE. IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE LANDLORD AND/OR A PIPE. SEEMS LIKE THE ONLY NITWIT WOULD BE SOMEONE WHO WOULD MAKE THIS TYPE OF A POST WITHOUT HAVING ANY KNOWLEDGE OF THE SITUATION.
Charlene

Morgantown, WV

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Nov 18, 2013
 
Brian wrote:
I suspect you're right. If Blockbuster was making money at this location, they would put the screws to that property owner and keep the store open or find another nearby location. Let's face it...this area simply doesn't have the population to keep commercial owners happy. Maybe someday.
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That location has over 40,000 cars a day passing by there. Lets face it, there are much cheaper places to rent videos and these stores are not in as much demand as they were years ago. That's why there are so many of them closing nationwide, not just Morgantown. All the other restaurants/stores in that area are doing great business. It's not the landlord or the area it's simply demand for a product that is no longer in great demand.
been there

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Nov 24, 2013
 
mark wrote:
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THIS A FALSE STATEMENT- GET YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT BEFORE YOU POST SOMETHING. EVERYONE SHOULD HAVE HEARD ON THE NEWS THAT THEY ARE GOING OUT OF BUSINESS NATIONWIDE. IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE LANDLORD AND/OR A PIPE. SEEMS LIKE THE ONLY NITWIT WOULD BE SOMEONE WHO WOULD MAKE THIS TYPE OF A POST WITHOUT HAVING ANY KNOWLEDGE OF THE SITUATION.
mark thanks for your keen insight. Unfortunately, your fact-checking skills should have alerted you that the OP was referring to the Blockbuster in Morgantown, PA closed years ago.
Swamp Road

Coatesville, PA

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Dec 14, 2013
 
Hey mark, this if PA you dumbfuck.

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