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Old 06-02-2011, 09:50 PM
 
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If you have the ability to stream then its pretty good. However if you rely on DVDs then be aware that most disks look like they let their kids play with them.

Tip: If you put a movie in your queue as soon as the release date is made and put it at your number 1 spot then you will get the movie (DVD) the day it comes out.
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Old 06-03-2011, 08:58 AM
 
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I just cancelled mine and added HBO to our cable service. They have HBO GO which allows you to watch online series, movies, etc. We use a cable to hook the laptop up to the flatscreen.
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Old 06-03-2011, 09:33 AM
 
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I actaulloy got HBO;showtime free for awhile. No way I am payig for their low grade movie offerings. Series etc are part of my cable package without them.
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Old 06-03-2011, 12:11 PM
 
Location: on an island
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I actaulloy got HBO;showtime free for awhile.
Us too.

I've had Netflix since 2004. Love it.
We're on the 2 disc with streaming program.
Not sure I'd have it if I were a college student--I'd be too easily distracted.
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Old 06-03-2011, 11:20 PM
 
Location: Phoenix
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I can't comment on the college aspect of it but the service itself is great.
I use mainly the online download section vs the physical disc being mailed to you.

I also have a internet ready TV and download movies, shows, etc instantly from Netflix (well, not instantly but within a few seconds to a minute!).
I don't have an internet device, but, I can testify 2 the
fact that they are fast and reliable using the mail.
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Old 06-04-2011, 10:32 AM
 
Location: Arizona
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I don't have an internet device, but, I can testify 2 the
fact that they are fast and reliable using the mail.
So far I've gotten all my netflix next day, and same sending it back.
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Old 06-04-2011, 10:36 AM
 
Location: Planet Eaarth
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Hi Guys

I'm trying to decide whether I should buy netflix. A lot of my friends at school have it and they watch it all the time. I know that they have a lot of good stuff on it, but I'm not sure whether its worth the price. I mean, will I really even watch that much stuff at school? What do you people that have it think of it?
Simply put you are at school to learn and grow. Netflix won't help you do either one.

So forget about it until much ,much later!
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Old 06-06-2011, 09:29 AM
 
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haha tightwad thats pretty harsh. I'm in school right now doing just fine with a netflix account.
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Old 06-06-2011, 11:17 AM
 
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If you have self control and can use it in moderation then it could be entertaining and worth the money otherwise, you will be wasting time becoming more unproductive and lazy, a recipe for failure at such a young age.
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Old 06-06-2011, 11:41 AM
 
Location: Pacific Northwest
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I love Netflix. There is just no way that you will ever find that many titles in a bricks & mortar video store.

Also, if you like to find obscure-off the mainstream movies and tv series Netflix is the place. I've almost always been able to find what I want, but what they don't have on DVD a lot of times they have streaming. And their customer service is great. I've 'rented' tons of discs and only really had a problem with 2-3. But all you do in that case is to go to online and report the disc as bad and they immediately send you a new one.

My only problem isn't with Netflix per se. It's the post office. Sometimes they have effed up delivery and given my discs to my neighbor, and even forgotten to take the returning discs out of my mailbox. But we all know the post office sucks. We take our chances overall because Netflix RULES.
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