It's been about a year since the world's last Blockbuster became exactly that. After the Blockbuster stores in Alaska closed, and the one in Perth, Australia collected its last late fee and turned its lights off, the 20-year-old location in Bend, Oregon, became the only Blockbuster store left on the planet.

Not only that, but Netflix and the whole video streaming revolution also appears to have made it even stronger since the establishment has adapted to the pandemic as well. Whatever they're doing, it's working and they're still operating, still thriving.

However, while they're the last Blockbuster store, there's one more on Twitter. A parody account with a confusingly clever name, The Last Blockbuster. And they're lighting up social media with tweets even wittier than Wendy's! Continue scrolling and check them out for yourself. After you're done, fire up our first article about their older gems.

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Night Owl
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4 months ago

Amen

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Staying true to character, the people behind the humorous Twitter account told Daily Dot, "This account is actually run by a few of us at the store. We're a small operation, so we take turns running social media, working the registers, and cleaning out the return drop box. A lot of people seem to think it's a trash receptacle even though we taped up a sign that says it's for movies and games only."

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Vic
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4 months ago

We all know an Abigail (male or female)

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They said that it's no secret they haven't been doing so well in recent years, with only one physical store remaining. "Since the advent of the Internet, streaming services have taken a sizeable portion of our customer base. But instead of lying down, we dug into research and found the problem wasn't the Internet, it was that we lost touch with our consumers. This account was created to get face-to-face with them and build a personal relationship for a better Blockbuster future. And to contact people who owe us late fees."

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Mike Crow
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4 months ago

Wow that is dark, but surprisingly possible.

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All this considered, these folks don't think that Blockbuster will entirely disappear from the face of the earth. After all, it has something those darn streaming platforms don't. "At Blockbuster, you get personal recommendations from serious movie buffs like Colleen and Debra. How many times have you struggled to figure out what to watch on Netflix? All the time, I bet. Here we always ask the right questions to help you pick out the perfect action flick, family comedy, or softcore adult film for your movie night."

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Vic
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4 months ago

Fair enough..

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Love My Dogs
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4 months ago

XD

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BusLady
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4 months ago

Yes, please. Especially if I am that old woman.

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Vic
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4 months ago

Thank you Danny!

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Stille20
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4 months ago

Smart move

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Night Owl
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4 months ago

Even if it's a porno. Especially if it's a porno

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Scagsy
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4 months ago

When Girl Scouts Go Bad - rent it at the lone Blockbuster now!

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Tabitha L
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4 months ago

You can feel the annoyance and frustration in this one.

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Vic
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4 months ago

.. on their way to school..

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ElusiveIntrovert
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4 months ago

The store is gone but the pen is still attached to the chain ;p

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Night Owl
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4 months ago

That's a lot to take for selling only four posters

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Wolfowl
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4 months ago

Let's just say... I wish you were poor.

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Raine Soo
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4 months ago

Oh, God! Hilarious!

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Love My Dogs
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4 months ago

Uh oh

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Nat Monzo
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4 months ago

His kids' names let me know the kind of person he is...

Rebekah
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4 months ago

Shad? SHAD??? (apologies to any random Shad's in the vicinity)

Catlady6000
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4 months ago

I actually know a Shad!

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Soren Noire
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4 months ago

damn. that kid's name is shad? i can see it now his father is like, "son you are not yet worthy to be a shadow. for now you must be a shad."

GenXandEarnedItAll
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4 months ago

Like the old days of walking in and seeing names on the wall behind the register of people who had bounced checks.

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Catlady6000
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4 months ago

I just saw that at the Post Office!

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Vic
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4 months ago

Atleast you can blame it on the pandemic now..

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Love My Dogs
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4 months ago

What is CBD?

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Id row
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4 months ago

The beatings will continue until morale improves.

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ElusiveIntrovert
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4 months ago

Did you bury them in your stomach before or after expiry??

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Zachary Goldstein
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4 months ago

ew

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Pillowhead
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4 months ago

Darn it Colleen! Give them a chance

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Scagsy
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4 months ago

lol

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TheTootsieTickler 900
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4 months ago

If you wear it backwards, though...

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Marcellus the Third
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4 months ago

The world ending & you not cleaning the fish tank? Possibly unrelated.

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Stille20
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4 months ago

XD I know those women!

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Scagsy
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4 months ago

Myleene Klass will be there though. She would go to the opening of a packet of chocolate biscuits.

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