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#2401 Reds303

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 05:33 PM

This is correct. I am grandfathered in for the $7.99 per month.

 

Also just cancelled Netflix. "Here's looking at you, kid."

Thanks for the answers guys. I would have preferred going month to month since there are probably months I won't use it at all, but I guess it's cheap enough where I'd still get my money's worth paying for the whole year.



#2402 HydroX

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 05:38 PM

Another reason to dump Netflix: HBO is bringing a ton of it's shows to Amazon Prime.

 

Amazon just announced an agreement that makes Prime Instant Video the only place you can watch HBO originals online without an HBO subscription. Starting May 21st, Prime members will get exclusive, unlimited streaming access to pretty much every HBO original you're interested in except Game of Thrones.

 

http://gizmodo.com/h...rime-1566504724


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#2403 DT778

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 07:09 PM

The price hike is for new customers. For current customers the price will stay at eight bucks "for some time."

#2404 pitfallharry219

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 07:14 PM

The price hike is for new customers. For current customers the price will stay at eight bucks "for some time."

Yeah, I found that out today. The initial story I read hadn't mentioned that. Still, I feel like the quality of their streaming library has really dropped over the last year or so.


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#2405 DestroVega

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 07:31 PM

There's always stuff to find to watch on Netflix.

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 07:52 PM

Another reason to dump Netflix: HBO is bringing a ton of it's shows to Amazon Prime.

 

 

 

 

http://gizmodo.com/h...rime-1566504724

Wow - that might seal the deal for me on cable TV. 



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Posted 24 April 2014 - 02:41 AM

I wonder when shows like "V" (2009) are going to show up on netflix?



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Posted 26 April 2014 - 12:46 AM

You guys really think Amazon's selection is decent? It sucks



#2409 DestroVega

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 06:19 PM

Don Jon just hit streaming. A very good watch.

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 09:17 PM

You guys really think Amazon's selection is decent? It sucks

I agree. Had a free month and used it once, it's pretty bad. They just want you to load the app and see all the good stuff you have to pay for. But all I see Netflix doing is taking (good) stuff down and adding nothing of value.



#2411 bigdaddybruce44

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Posted 27 April 2014 - 08:15 PM

I was never very impressed with the content Amazon had to offer, either.



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Posted 28 April 2014 - 12:07 AM

Does Amazon Prime at least add newer episodes faster after it originally airs? Bates Motel, Hannibal, etc


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#2413 DestroVega

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Posted 28 April 2014 - 01:56 AM

Nope. Hannibal has season 1 up. I'm currently watching it.

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Posted 28 April 2014 - 02:30 AM

Don Jon just hit streaming. A very good watch.

 

Yes, BUT, do not watch with your SO. It will feel uncomfortable and raise quite a few questions between you two! lol


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#2415 DestroVega

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Posted 28 April 2014 - 02:58 AM

Yes, BUT, do not watch with your SO. It will feel uncomfortable and raise quite a few questions between you two! lol


My wife liked it a lot, but she knows the deal.

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Posted 30 April 2014 - 03:56 AM

Does Netflix have any Travel Channel/Food Network content?

 

Amazon just switched it all to pay a while ago.



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Posted 06 May 2014 - 04:56 AM

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown is the closest I have seen pop up. 




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Posted 06 May 2014 - 11:30 AM

I have Amazon Prime and was stoked they offered streaming but their service is garbage. I can stream anything Netflix has no issues but Prime always lags and constantly buffers so I never use them. Shame too as they do have different things than Netflix like when the last time I tried giving them a chance they had Goodfellas on there (Netflix didn't).



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Posted 06 May 2014 - 03:40 PM

Never had an issue streaming Prime movies or shows.  


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#2420 pitfallharry219

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 05:28 PM

I've also never had problems with Amazon streaming on either the Prime content or things I've bought.


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#2421 dmaul1114

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 05:36 PM

I have Amazon Prime and was stoked they offered streaming but their service is garbage. I can stream anything Netflix has no issues but Prime always lags and constantly buffers so I never use them. Shame too as they do have different things than Netflix like when the last time I tried giving them a chance they had Goodfellas on there (Netflix didn't).


What app are you using? I had problems at times in the past on the 360 app, but never on my PS3, Roku or Bluray player apps.

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Posted 07 May 2014 - 06:26 AM

I had one streaming issue with Amazon Instant Video on XB1, but it played just fine on PS4 -- also haven't had any issues since. Wish they (Amazon) would get their heads (and Kindles) out of their asses so I could watch this stuff on my HTC One. That's really my only complaint about the service.


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#2423 DestroVega

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Posted 07 May 2014 - 03:20 PM

Never had any problem with Amazon streaming on 360 or Xbox One.

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#2424 randamin

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Posted 07 May 2014 - 06:52 PM

I never understood why but whenever I tried to stream Netflix on my 360 it would never go over 480SD quality regardless of the content.

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Posted 08 May 2014 - 07:32 PM

What app are you using? I had problems at times in the past on the 360 app, but never on my PS3, Roku or Bluray player apps.

It was actually the PS3. I haven't tried using it since, I might fire it up sometime on my days off see if anything has improved.

 

Also, I just got off of the FF Wikia and it was saying Advent Children was just added onto Netflix so anyone that wants to see it who doesn't own it already there you go.



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Posted 08 May 2014 - 11:17 PM

After about a year without Netflix, I decided to renew my membership. Surprised to see they added Undercover Boss, Regular Show, and Archer. I'm definitely going to have fun catching up on all of these shows (I'll eventually get to Arrow).

 

I wanted to try out Netflix on my tablet. Works flawlessly compared to the app on Xbox 360 and PS3 where it lags every 5- 10 minutes and seconds into whatever I begin watching. I'm in the middle of moving so if I need to stay somewhere else in the meantime, this will come in handy.


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Posted 10 May 2014 - 04:07 AM

Netflix raising their price by $1 for new customers. Existing customers won't see the price increase for two years.

http://www.huffingto..._n_5294450.html

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Posted 10 May 2014 - 08:15 PM

A whole one dollar. Big whoop. 


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#2429 SynGamer

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Posted 10 May 2014 - 09:24 PM

A whole one dollar. Big whoop. 

Agreed. Heck, I'd pay $9.99.month for Netflix, maybe more. I actually wouldn't mind them copying Hulu and giving us branded "channels". Would make finding something to watch a bit easier if I could go to a channel that has a number of my shows.


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#2430 DestroVega

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Posted 10 May 2014 - 09:27 PM

Exactly. And it's only for new subscribers, existing hold price for two years. Gas will be a buck higher in two years.

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