Posted by Allison on July 22, 2004 10:06 AM
According to an article from the Dallas Morning News (subscription)
, the City Council of Mesquite, TX (a suburb of Dallas, which is where Blockbuster is based) voted unanimously to let six Blockbuster stores swap video games with their customers. While the council made jokes concerning their lack of knowledge when it comes to "video game swapping", they acknowledged the young people of the town found game trading to be hugely important and a growing trend. In order to discourage "bootleggers" from trading, swappers will receive store credit in lieu of cold, hard cash for their games. Could this be an indication of things to come to your local Blockbuster? Could be.
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