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7 Reasons to Avoid Redbox ...

By Aprille

7 Charged Each Day

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I know, they are only charging you a buck a day, but believe me, that buck each day is going to add up. If you keep the movie out for 5 days, then you will be charged five dollars. It’s easy if you turn the movie in the next day, but sometimes, we forget to do this.

6 The Discs Are Scratched

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I know, they are not always scratched, but when that machine spits out a disc, it charges you 1.00. You will not be able to get your money back if the disc is scratched. It’s just 1.00, but nonetheless, it is disappointing.

5 The Germs

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Yeah, yeah, I know, you can’t be scared of everything, but just like a movie rental store, you really do not know where those movies have been. For all I know, someone could of sniffed cocaine off of it. Hey, I’m just saying …

4 Return by 9:00 PM or Pay a Late Fee

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Not only are the movies 1.00 a day, but if you do not return it back by 9:00 pm, you will be charged a late fee. You then have to focus your day on making sure you turn that movie in by 9pm.

3 Not Convenient

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I don’t know about you, but I do not think Redbox is convenient at all. I don’t like standing in line watching people pick their movies. It’s annoying when they could do it at home and have everything ready.

2 Credit Card

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I really do not like putting my credit/debit/PayPal card into any outside machine. Redbox does not take money. It would be kind of cool if you could insert change into it and get a movie – but that is not going to happen.

1 There is Netflix

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Yes, Netflix rules and they are cheaper and more convenient than Redbox. Redbox, move out of the way, it’s time to pay only 8.99 a month and get access to an unlimited amount of movies that I can instantly get on my Xbox 360.

There are more than 7 reasons to avoid Redbox. Can you think of any others?

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