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Old 12-30-2005, 08:18 PM   #1 (Print)
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How to get more out of blockbuster online dvd Rentals

I learned How to get more out of blockbuster dvd Rentals:


1: if you have the dvd for more than 3 days click Report DVD Issues and then I returned the DVD but it has not cleared my queue. than they will send you the next one so you don't have to wait for them to get the dvd before you get the next one

or

2: Report DVD Issues The DVD is damaged, scratched, or unplayable and they will ask if you what them to send you the same one or the next on your Queue and no wait for 3 days


I hope this help you get more out of blockbuster online dvd Rentals
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Old 12-30-2005, 08:38 PM   #2 (Print)
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Shouldn't this thread be titled "is this stealing"?

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Old 12-30-2005, 08:40 PM   #3 (Print)
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All that trouble to save a dollar or two.

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Old 12-30-2005, 08:43 PM   #4 (Print)
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Shouldn't this thread be titled "is this stealing"?

If you think it is stealing then don't do the things i listed
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Old 12-30-2005, 08:58 PM   #5 (Print)
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But won't THEY think it's stealing, once they realize you are reporting all of your dvds that way?
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Old 12-30-2005, 09:52 PM   #6 (Print)
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Might not be "stealing" per se but it certainly is lying. And it kinda screws up the system for other customers. Methinks Blockbuster would catch on real quick.

(Not to mention my conscience is worth more than all of this.)
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Old 12-30-2005, 09:54 PM   #7 (Print)
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Old 12-30-2005, 10:50 PM   #8 (Print)
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Quote:
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I learned How to get more out of blockbuster dvd Rentals:


1: if you have the dvd for more than 3 days click Report DVD Issues and then I returned the DVD but it has not cleared my queue. than they will send you the next one so you don't have to wait for them to get the dvd before you get the next one

or

2: Report DVD Issues The DVD is damaged, scratched, or unplayable and they will ask if you what them to send you the same one or the next on your Queue and no wait for 3 days


I hope this help you get more out of blockbuster online dvd Rentals


Thumbs up??

You want to report a DVD as damaged so that the next person that wants that DVD might be delayed in receiving it just so that you can save a day on getting your next one?

It's that kind of **** that ruins the experience for everyone else.

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Old 12-30-2005, 11:03 PM   #9 (Print)
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Shouldn't this thread be titled "is this stealing"?


This forum is hiliarious!

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Old 12-30-2005, 11:20 PM   #10 (Print)
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Yeah, and after the third or fourth time you do this, Blockbuster realizes your doing this to get your DVD's quicker and terminates your membership for violating some obscure part of your membership contract.

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Old 12-30-2005, 11:22 PM   #11 (Print)
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Yeah, and after the third or fourth time you do this, Blockbuster realizes your doing this to get your DVD's quicker and terminates your membership for violating some obscure part of your membership contract.


Which WILL happen. They're not stupid.

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Old 12-31-2005, 02:09 AM   #12 (Print)
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Which WILL happen. They're not stupid.

Absolutely, I'm 100% sure that Blockbuster figured out how to deal with this a long time ago. Just like there are some idiots out there that think they can just keep their DVDs forever and use that button to report them sent back. I bet you could get away with that maybe twice before they would get suspicious.

What the OP is doing is not crooked to the same degree of course, but it is gaming the system and I'll bet Blockbuster is watching for it.

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Old 12-31-2005, 02:26 AM   #13 (Print)
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Shouldn't this thread be titled "is this stealing"?



You pay a monthly fee. How is this stealing?

I don't agree with what he's doing because it jacks up the system and slows it down for others but he's certainly not getting anything for free here.

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