F Your Q

Lost Weekend Video continues their assault on poor, defenseless little old Netflix. Who will come out the winner? All I know is that Netflix never offered a “Klaus Kinski tries to chop off Werner Herzog’s head with a machete” T-shirt, and that’s not helping them.

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Internet Killed the Video Store

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15 Comments on “F Your Q”

  1. t-bone Says:

    gosh, maybe if there was more customer service and less attitude I would still be a customer there.

  2. MrEricSir Says:

    Maybe they SHOULD go out of business, did that ever occur to them?

    I’m pretty sure the corner grocery store wouldn’t win any customers by putting anti-Safeway signs up.

  3. redbearded Says:

    I wonder how many people lamenting the death of the video rental store are also still crying over the death of rotary phones and dictaphones.

  4. truth Says:

    You guys suck. Lost Weekend has always been awesome and friendly. The problem is their draconian late fee system, which I do understand is what helps them stay in business.

    Truly, fuck your queues.

    • Herr Doktor Professor Deth Vegetable Says:

      Hear, hear.

    • sfnola Says:

      Totally agree. I love Lost Weekend, and prefer renting from them, but I almost always end up with a late fee. They’re usually good about not charging the whole thing, but it still ends up more costly and more of a pain in the ass than Netflix.

      And the “attitude” all depends on who you get. Some of them are great. Some are total dicks.

  5. one Says:

    eh, mixed db quotient. I’d have attitude too if I had to work with the public, cause people are snotty.

  6. sheabones Says:

    Lost Weekend rules! If you don’t want late fees, return your rentals on time. Even when circumstances have prevented me from a timely return, dudes there have always knocked a few bucks off my late fee. And with their hosting live music in their store, how can you really hate on them?

  7. chalkman Says:

    It’s a tough business when you have to base it on punishing your customers. Today it is video stores, book stores are next on the hitlist.

    • Herr Doktor Professor Deth Vegetable Says:

      Yes, many is the time I have lamented how book stores punish their customers.

      oh, wait.

  8. Maria Says:

    I love them, but their “attitude” killed it for me.
    It is not my fault to be a foreign, Sorry! And i left it there… netflix doesn’t pretend not to understand my name….

  9. truth Says:

    The less we support Mission businesses the more the Mission becomes like any other neighborhood in anywhere, USA.

  10. Will Says:

    Lost Weekend rules. Attitude is good. Suck it up people.

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