Other responses to ITV News Business Editor Laura Kuenssberg suggest people retain a keen eye on online prices before deciding whether to buy in-store.
@itvlaurak we buy online from hmv as its cheaper than going in there shop
Despite HMV's financial woes, a straw poll of Twitter users appears there is still an appetite for a place where customers can physically browse CDs and DVDs.
Responding to ITV News Business Editor Laura Kuenssberg's question if people still shopped in HMV rather than bought online, people replied:
@itvlaurak Sometimes it's just nice to browse in a real place. Instant gratification (no waiting on the post).
@itvlaurak combination of convenience and price - would rather buy digital copy, but HMV's DVDs are cheaper!
@itvlaurak occasionally when home as i have an old car with a CD player. Nice to have new songs. Otherwise it's all iTunes.
HMV's new boss today warned the entertainment group is in talks with banks over its future following worse-than-expected trading in the run-up to Christmas.
Chief executive Trevor Moore warned that current market conditions suggest the group will not meet expectations for the year to April.
As a result, the terms of its bank loans are not likely to be met in January and April, placing the future of the 238-strong chain under threat.
Like-for-like sales fell 10.2% in the six months to October 27 as its pre-tax loss narrowed to £36.1 million, compared to £50.1 million the previous year.