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Tempest Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-23-10 09:39 PM
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16. Looks like I'll be cutting back to the one out at a time plan

I'll be streaming most of my movies and TV shows from now on.
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  -Netflix Backs U.S. Postal Service Saturday Delivery Cut Ed Barrow  Jun-23-10 06:05 PM   #0 
  - why not raise postage to an even 50 cents?  lazarus   Jun-23-10 06:08 PM   #1 
  - The USPS makes a lot of money off from junk mail.  totodeinhere   Jun-23-10 08:30 PM   #13 
  - That means at best with 1 out at a time I can only get 10 dvds rather than 12.  elocs   Jun-23-10 06:09 PM   #2 
  - They should just make all movies streaming.  cbdo2007   Jun-23-10 06:22 PM   #3 
  - There have been times I've gotten dvds in the mail and immediately returned them unwatched.  elocs   Jun-23-10 06:35 PM   #7 
  - Are you kidding? I have 272 disks in my mail queue and 112 in my instant queue  Lydia Leftcoast   Jun-23-10 10:28 PM   #17 
     - I have over 200 in my instant and have more than enough there to keep me busy  elocs   Jun-23-10 10:57 PM   #18 
        - Getting movies in the mail is so obsolete  lester94111   Jun-24-10 02:10 AM   #22 
           - I can too, but overall Netflix is a cheap and completely legal alternative.  elocs   Jun-24-10 02:50 AM   #23 
  - With more and more ISP's imposing bandwidth caps, that might be a bad idea. n/t  totodeinhere   Jun-23-10 08:32 PM   #14 
  - Yeah but have you figured the gas savings for returns against walking to the mail.  Skink   Jun-23-10 06:27 PM   #6 
  - It works to their benefit to send you fewer DVDs  Auggie   Jun-23-10 07:44 PM   #9 
  - We use streaming quite heavily.  Dappleganger   Jun-23-10 07:56 PM   #10 
     - Using my Roku box I can watch Netflix streaming video on my 50" plasma  elocs   Jun-23-10 11:35 PM   #19 
        - Our el cheapo $89 Best Buy brand blu-ray player does this too...  Dappleganger   Jun-24-10 08:53 AM   #31 
           - My Roku set top box was only $100 and brings much more than any el cheapo Blu-Ray player.  elocs   Jun-24-10 09:48 AM   #35 
              - I'm very happy for you...  Dappleganger   Jun-24-10 01:18 PM   #36 
                 - Hey, I just want to share my good find with others here.  elocs   Jun-24-10 05:53 PM   #43 
  - Netflix is made of win.  mrbarber   Jun-23-10 06:24 PM   #4 
  - I used to feel the same way...  vi5   Jun-23-10 06:26 PM   #5 
     - Most of the movies we wanted that were just released were an extensive  Dappleganger   Jun-23-10 07:58 PM   #11 
     - I understand that, but now it's twice as long....  vi5   Jun-24-10 06:44 AM   #27 
     - Lots of tv shows were added.  Tunkamerica   Jun-23-10 11:46 PM   #20 
     - That's been the best element for us...  Dappleganger   Jun-24-10 08:55 AM   #32 
     - Blame the studios, that's who is responsible for the delay  TommyO   Jun-24-10 06:22 AM   #25 
        - I do blame the studios...  vi5   Jun-24-10 06:43 AM   #26 
           - Oh, it's definitely a dumb strategy. I'm just not a movie buyer  TommyO   Jun-24-10 07:08 AM   #28 
              - Exactly...  vi5   Jun-24-10 07:29 AM   #29 
                 - We both sound like media junkies  TommyO   Jun-24-10 08:38 AM   #30 
                    - It's true....  vi5   Jun-24-10 08:57 AM   #33 
  - Add me to the  Goldom   Jun-23-10 06:43 PM   #8 
  - LOL!  Dappleganger   Jun-23-10 07:58 PM   #12 
  - Of course they're going to back it....  OhioChick   Jun-23-10 09:04 PM   #15 
  - Looks like I'll be cutting back to the one out at a time plan  Tempest   Jun-23-10 09:39 PM   #16 
  - Mail brings bad news.  Socal31   Jun-24-10 02:05 AM   #21 
  - Because...  truthisfreedom   Jun-24-10 05:06 AM   #24 
  - Hopefully Netflix is advising the USPS about what direction it needs to move.  Hosnon   Jun-24-10 09:26 AM   #34 
  - Email doesn't have the same protections  Abq_Sarah   Jun-24-10 02:28 PM   #39 
     - Perhaps, but that doesn't mean everything must still be physically delivered.  Hosnon   Jun-24-10 02:47 PM   #40 
  - From what I've read  Abq_Sarah   Jun-24-10 02:22 PM   #37 
  - Who is Netflix to tell the post offfice what to do?  Liberal_in_LA   Jun-24-10 02:26 PM   #38 
     - How about you read the article?  IrishBuckeye   Jun-24-10 02:55 PM   #41 
        - ok ok. I didn't click on the link, just read the snippet  Liberal_in_LA   Jun-24-10 03:02 PM   #42 

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