If you think that Blockbuster stores are dead after Netflix killed it with mail-order service, think again! "The Last Blockbuster" is alive and is making the whole Internet laugh with their funny tweets.

"The Blockbuster twitter 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," "The Last Blockbuster" revealed in an interview to The Daily Dot.

"It feels special to be the last remaining store of a such a culturally important franchise. But sometimes it feels like we’re the only ones who give a shit about watching films the way they were meant to be watched: on pieces of round plastic, slid into a machine that connects to your home television set."

According to one of their tweets, "The Last Blockbuster" is located "in the Oak Park Shopping Center between Ace Hardware and the former O'Kelly Dojo." The hugely popular funny Twitter account already has more than 169K followers, but it's not entirely clear whether they exist or it is just a parody account.

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James Johns 2 years ago

There is actually four left. I just saw one in Bend OR. It was like a time machine.

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Steve Bowman 2 years ago

I thought you lived in the back of the store.

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logical fallacy 2 years ago

Joke in the joke. I like these guys!

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Anna Brandigi 2 years ago

posers

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Marzo Florida 2 years ago

I feel really bad for chuckling

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Cayman 2 years ago

Boom! Oh wait..

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Cayman 2 years ago

😂

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Anna Brandigi 2 years ago

Don't be so hard on yourself Blockbuster you're perfect just the way you are

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Seong Jin 2 years ago

If only libraries did this...

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Nostalgic Hyena 2 years ago

Last weekend I rented a DVD and the last person didn't even bother to rewind it.. 😑

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Anna Brandigi 2 years ago

Just put it on the floor

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Jim Hubbard 2 years ago

Wow, just like Trump's Twitter experience....

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3ke 2 years ago

Finally, some one said it.

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Annie Bertrand 2 years ago

Please come back! The Mattress Firm that is now in y'all's place has to have something illegal going on. There's no way mattresses get bought enough that they can have three stores on the same street (not even a state road).

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MrOreo 1 year ago

Comedy Gold

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The Cappy 2 years ago

I remember that line. It was from Citizen Kane.

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Ryan Maughan 2 years ago

Hilarious

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Ximena Carrillo 2 years ago

That is sad...

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Amanda Hair 2 years ago

Man how I miss this! Being able to actually peruse for a movie, and asking for recommendations or thoughts on a particular film. We had one right next door to my job and their wacky Wednesday special, 3 for $5 couldn't be beat.

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Juana 2 years ago

Lol. These are hilarious! Great marketing for a failed business model. Loving these.

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Cayman 2 years ago

I'd burn myself on purpose.

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lasagna's underrated 2 years ago

MARISA GET A JOB IN AN ANOTHER HOTEL I looked this up for you, people.

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Sasy 2 years ago

too funny

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Jade O' Potato 2 years ago

Oh my goodness, this is hilarious!

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Bridgette Blumenthal 2 years ago

Love it!

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Cat Meow 2 years ago

This made me laugh harder than it should've

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Luna Kittenwarrior 2 years ago

🎶Wish we could turn back time... to the good old da-ays.🎶

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Steve Bowman 2 years ago

Who would throw out his VCR? In a few years they'll make their big return in the next retro hype.

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Cayman 2 years ago

I'd be there all day

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FABULOUS1 2 years ago

I think its a great way of apologizing without being truly sorry.

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Bridgette Blumenthal 2 years ago

Awesome... boredom brings humor!

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Stille20 2 years ago

ewwwww

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The Cappy 2 years ago

That's just because you aren't in my neighborhood. I'd come rent something.

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Cobaltqube 2 years ago

To much Sax and Violins in movies these days.

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S Missions 2 years ago

Plus it promotes horror movies.

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Brett Miller 2 years ago

They're only quality daisy dukes if you can see the pockets.

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Michael Fernandes 2 years ago

I'd like to volunteer

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Stille20 2 years ago

...fair enough

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Kara 2 years ago

Awesome! My town still has a 2 movie rental places (plus red boxes)!!!

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FAKENAME FAKENAME 2 years ago

;-;

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yerawitchSam13 2 years ago

Same.

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BeNT- 2 years ago

this is the opening to every parental confrontation ever. lol

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Taryn Wallace 2 years ago

I still have my bright yellow tee that I believe was for Blockbuster Online

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Cayman 2 years ago

😂 Which a-hole did that?

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S Missions 2 years ago

Makes sense..

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The Cappy 2 years ago

So the original "Beauty and the Beast" is under "N" for "nineteen eighty one" and the horrible remark is under "T" for "twenty seventeen". Gotcha.

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Nora Bora 2 years ago

Check under "Willard" for dead rats.

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Amanda Sango Hibbs 2 years ago

People do that?

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Stille20 2 years ago

...wow, that sounds wrong

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Mindy Keys 2 years ago

Love these guys!!!

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Gary Clanton 2 years ago

Best part of the store I guess

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Amanda Sango Hibbs 2 years ago

Hahaha I get it!!!

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Mindy Keys 2 years ago

Lunch is on Colleen! Go ahead and take an extra half hour, no one will notice.

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The Cappy 2 years ago

LOL

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Skure 2 years ago

They can't smell good thing

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M. M 2 years ago

this is what all retail workers do haha

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Nora Bora 2 years ago

"The Lake House" is better.

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Cayman 2 years ago

That kid's going somewhere. Although it may or may not be somewhere good.

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Skure 2 years ago

Start acting like a fridge... Put your lights on when someone opens your door... Oh, wait, is there anyone who opens it?

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yerawitchSam13 2 years ago

Dammit Greg!

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Ricky Couture 2 years ago

Did he at least rewind her afterwards?

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Cayman 2 years ago

What fidget spinners? *drops 20 on the ground* oh. those.

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Markus McCloud 2 years ago

And that's all we can ask for. (I mean, besides popcorn.) You keep being yourself, Blockbuster!

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Amanda Sango Hibbs 2 years ago

So it's all in the family

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Michael James 2 years ago

Haters make ya famous..

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Markus McCloud 2 years ago

Oh, if only it wasn't several states away... :(

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Amanda Sango Hibbs 2 years ago

decent ploy

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LemurCops 478 2 years ago

lol

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Mindy Keys 2 years ago

And you get a free popcorn for being a great employee, and you get the jujubees for being a great employee... Oh, just the two of you, okay. I will keep the Raisinettes.

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S Missions 2 years ago

He's technically human..and besides, how would it even be possible.

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Jade O' Potato 2 years ago

Yikes!

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Mindy Keys 2 years ago

But not that damn odor. Need a gofundme page.

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Stille20 2 years ago

That's a solid teaser

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Stille20 2 years ago

It's best not to rule it out.

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Paul Gettle (radwolf76) 2 years ago

Real Visa numbers start with 4.

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Cat Meow 2 years ago

Looks like they're still standing behind the register

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Wyndmere 2 years ago

You do know your store isn't painted white, right?

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