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Watching Movies At Home

I don't know what's going on in the rest of the world concerning video rentals and watching movies, but here in the U.S. video rental places are basically extinct. Streaming movies through sites like Netflix and Youtube is how people watch movies now. Technology is changing things so rapidly, that kids who are 3 or 4 years old now may not even know that places like Blockbuster existed. (Much like what's happened with 'record stores' which sold not only records, but cassettes and CD's, and even 8-Track tapes for a while, but I'll write about record stores in another post)  Video rental places have been phased out. What was it like to watch a movie at home back in the good-'ol-days? Imagine it was a few years ago, and that me and my girlfriend were at home and not wanting to go out on a Friday night. And, we decide that we were both in the mood to watch a movie. We didn't just pick up a remote control, hit a few buttons and like wizardry,