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Speck Tater Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-22-10 07:33 PM
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30. I don't doubt your experience.
But I had Inglourius Basterds and Precious as numbers 1 and 2 on my queue for over two months without ever getting them. They were still there at the top of my queue when I canceled my subscription last week. Avatar was still listed as "Not Yet Released" when I canceled, which was odd because it had been on the shelves at Walmart for over a month by then. Same with Sherlock Holmes. It was on the shelves at Walmart for at least a month before it was released to Netflix.

My suspicion is that I turned around movies quickly enough that Netflix didn't really want me as a customer. I was costing them too much in postage.
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  -How about Netflix? I put Avatar in my queue today and I'll get it tomorrow. elocs  May-20-10 04:50 PM   #0 
  - wow.  Whisp   May-20-10 05:46 PM   #1 
  - Just check out Netflix.com and you can get a one month free trial.  elocs   May-20-10 06:05 PM   #3 
  - It's a monthly flat fee  Bryan   May-20-10 06:15 PM   #6 
  - We've enjoyed it. Use the streaming more than the disks, but there are just some  GreenPartyVoter   May-20-10 06:28 PM   #9 
     - thanks, thanks all for info. I would definitely be looking for what you want GPV  Whisp   May-21-10 01:17 AM   #12 
        - Do check out the Roku box for watching Netflix & other streaming on your main tvs.  elocs   May-21-10 06:32 AM   #13 
           - Roku is cool... plays Pandora, too  gmoney   May-21-10 10:27 AM   #17 
  - I had to wait a month for "A Serious Man" -- which died at the box office  Auggie   May-20-10 05:57 PM   #2 
  - I think a lot of how it works depends on where you live.  elocs   May-20-10 06:08 PM   #4 
  - I have the one disk option at a time too  Auggie   May-20-10 06:12 PM   #5 
     - I was using Redbox, but I think Netflix has them beat hands down because of the streaming video.  elocs   May-20-10 06:17 PM   #7 
        - Streaming is great - the discs are beside the point...  jberryhill   May-20-10 07:27 PM   #10 
  - let me know what you "get" out of that movie  gmoney   May-21-10 10:25 AM   #16 
  - We have the three-disk option  Missy Vixen   May-20-10 06:21 PM   #8 
  - Couldn't play it in my player  supernova   May-20-10 07:33 PM   #11 
  - I've heard of that and the need for some Blu-Ray players to be updated online.  elocs   May-21-10 06:35 AM   #14 
     - Avatar does play on my Panasonic Blu-Ray player. n/t  elocs   May-21-10 03:05 PM   #19 
  - They're good.  bikebloke   May-21-10 10:06 AM   #15 
  - Well I turn mine around fast, but I only have 1 out at a time.  elocs   May-21-10 03:03 PM   #18 
  - I just added "The Hurt Locker " to my queue and it says, "available now".  elocs   May-22-10 09:11 AM   #22 
     - Area demands  bikebloke   May-22-10 09:27 AM   #23 
  - The messenger came today..  one_voice   May-21-10 03:06 PM   #20 
  - I love Netflix the most for the streaming video, but my turnaround time is fast.  elocs   May-22-10 09:05 AM   #21 
     - I think my turn around time is pretty quick too..  one_voice   May-22-10 09:00 PM   #32 
  - I've always been very happy with NetFlix. The only I recent I just quit is ...  Speck Tater   May-22-10 10:55 AM   #24 
     - For me the physical dvds are secondary to the many hours I enjoy with Netflix streaming.  elocs   May-22-10 01:05 PM   #25 
        - Netflix policy penalizes heavy users.  Speck Tater   May-22-10 01:23 PM   #26 
           - My turnaround times are fast. I can get discs M-W-F or Tu-Th-Sa.  elocs   May-22-10 04:25 PM   #27 
              - I also turned around my movies very quickly. They way they penalized me for it was...  Speck Tater   May-22-10 07:03 PM   #28 
                 - All I can say is that "Avatar" was listed in my queue as very long wait & I got it the next day,  elocs   May-22-10 07:23 PM   #29 
                    - I don't doubt your experience.  Speck Tater   May-22-10 07:33 PM   #30 
                       - I thought I had read something about new releases being withheld from Netflix for 30 days.  elocs   May-22-10 08:55 PM   #31 
                          - I am 30 miles from a center and I also get next day turnaround.  Speck Tater   May-23-10 10:28 AM   #33 
 

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