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Perfectly Preserved Blockbuster Offers a Fascinating Glimpse of Life in 2010

Most of us can only imagine what it was like in the early 2010s, when visual content was still primarily consumed via plastic video discs, but one lucky urban explorer got to experience it firsthand when he discovered a deserted but otherwise intact Blockbuster store in south Texas.


Incredibly, YouTube user RubarGar _ found the front door of the building unlocked, making his odyssey into the distant past all the more eerie. By exploring the cavernous time capsule shelf by shelf, however, he eventually managed to unravel the mystery.

So if you’re looking to step back into the age of late fees, check it out, but be sure to stick around for the video’s thrilling conclusion.

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Go Hawkeyes

As with pretty much every fucking article on this site anymore, I want the last 4 minutes of my life back.

I’ll have to admit though the video was more thrilling than watching Iowa play football last week.