I am thinking about getting rid of the dvd option anyways as it seems lately that a lot of my discs are taking forever to get back to them and at the average rate with 1 disc option I can pull 2 discs a week. I usually rip them for later viewing and delete them when I am done to save space.
Yeah, thankfully I have no problems with turn around time and always get the 3 business days promised (i.e. mail out on Monday, get a new one on Wednesday).
I love the streaming for convenience, but these days I watch little more than new releases since I hardly ever see movies in the theaters any more.
Before I used the streaming more as I had more free time and was still catching most things I really wanted to see in theaters, so I was watching a lot of older movies, indie movies, documentaries etc. which streaming is great for.
Now that I have a hard time keeping up even with Hollywood new releases I don't really bother much with the older movies and docs etc. these days, so I suppose I'm not losing that much giving up streaming.
Just annoying when prices go up that much and we get nothing extra for it. It would be more tolerable if they announced they'd be adding more movies to stream in HD, or had worked out a deal to get more new releases on streaming etc.
Same with Blu-ray, they added the fee for that and there are still a lot of catalog titles that are available on Blu-ray that they don't offer, and I still often have 2-3 week waits to get major new releases on Blu-ray when I could get them right away on DVD.
But I suppose this is what happens when there's pretty much a monopoly and really no real competition for them on streaming video or disc rentals currently. That gives them free reign to raise prices without improving service.