Netflix raising streaming prices

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Preditan, Apr 22, 2014.

  1. Tennessy XO

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    I'll jeep paying.

    Catch up on shows.

    Marvel will be putting original shows on there.

    Arrested Development and House of Cards

    I hope they continue to produce more original content
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  2. Roscoes Wetsuit

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    I don't mind the pay hike.

    Hell, I pay $10 a month on spotify just so I don't have to deal with the adds. But their new format sucks ass.
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  3. 520

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    I dunno I kinda like it.....wait you are talkin about Netflix right.


    and whats this Comcast deal all about does that mean we get more shows or what
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  4. sirjesse

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    you guys are sports fans right? You should expect raised prices for mediocre performance :}
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  5. LosingBy3

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    My mom is milking off our netflix, and she watches nothing but ****** B horror flicks, and not the fun ones either. It's a nightmare.

    Don't get me wrong, There's lots of great stuff there to watch, it's just kind of hard to find, even if you do the search, I saw fistful of dollars on there yesterday, and did a search for clint eastwood movies, and it didn't even show up, but the other two did. funky.
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  6. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    Yeah. If they were improving their selection, I wouldn't mind.

    But outside of TV shows- they NEVER... and I mean NEVER have a movie I search for.

    It's pretty amazing how sh*t their film collection is.
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  7. JCBRAVE

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    If I paid for netflix Id be a little sour about the increase for exactly what DW just said, but luckily I know enough friends emails and passwords Ill never have to pay for netflix :cool:
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  8. Finnegan2win

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    http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/02/23/netflix-comcast-deal-streaming/5757631/

    Comcast colluded to buy Time Warner, threatened to throttle Netflix's speed, Netflix forked up millions, and passed that onto the customer, as expected.

    There's an internet thread in Taboo, which outlines this. It was obvious this was going to happen when Verizon basically caused the end of net neutrality, and now all 2 of the cable providers in the nation are going to do this more and more.
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  9. Fry

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    If the day ever comes when I can afford to actually move out of my parents' house then Netflix will be a better option than cable based on price alone. Until that day comes, I ain't payin'.

    DW is absolutely right though. The movie selection is garbage. I was at the girlfriend's last night and we were going to watch a movie. I've wanted to watch Superbad for the last few weeks. Is it on Netflix? Nope. Of course not.
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  10. Fry

    Fry #BringJalenHome

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    And boom goes the dynamite.

    HBO teams up with Amazon to bring HBOGO exclusively to prime.

    Goes on Prime May 21st and Amazon TV later this year. I have Prime for free until October, so I'll be wearing that ***** out with Sopranos and The Wire until it expires.

    http://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-hbo-2014-4
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