Leave it to Google to put a smile on my face. They know me too well, apparently.
After I awoke this morning, I was reading an article about the price hike of Netflix DVDs. As a Netflix customer, I’m probably going to be cancelling my subscription to Netflix and instead going straight Red Box whenever I need a movie. This saddens me because I’ve been with Netflix for a while and their 1 DVD + Unlimited streaming was a unique product that made paying $10 a month worth it. I maybe – maybe – watch five DVDs a month through Netflix. Most of the time they sit on my TV stand until I can manage to fit watching them into my schedule. The streaming was nice though because when I did have a free moment, I didn’t have to wait for a DVD in the mail. I could just do it.
So, curious about Red Box, I went to go see what the prices for renting a Red Box DVD were. When I started to type my question into Google’s search box, this is what I got:
I also really enjoy Google’s pick up line at the bottom: How much does a polar bear weigh?
Enough to break the ice. My name’s Google, can I buy you a drink?