Official Netflix Thread

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Share your reviews, suggestions, etc

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In case some of ya'll don't realize, stuff does actually EXPIRE on the stream

movies are rotated on and off and netflix doesn't really warn you which ones and when

so bookmark this site if you haven't already: http://instantwatcher.com

you're welcome

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You can search for movies on 360 now.

Lots of interesting documentaries, if you're into that stuff.

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We dropped Cable TV in September. Bought some bunny ears for $10, and signed up for Netflix. Turned out our Samsung Blue Ray player had a built in Netflix interface, so we watch it in HD-1080p.

We love it. There's so much content on Netflix. I've finally got a chance to watch the Firefly series. Just 5 more Episodes to go. My wife is into season 2 of Psych, and got a DVD of some Mythology movie that came out recently (not Clash of the Titans, some other crap). My kids have Thomas, Backyardigans, and few other shows queued up, and watch it daily. We watched a nature show about storms the other day. We watched "Planet 51" over the weekend (horrible movie btw, don't bother).

Downsides?

It's slow to start up a streaming video. Twice we haven't gotten audio. I can tell there's slowness using the Internet when we are watching something (not bad, just slow). Once there was a problem with one of the videos (it kept pixelating, restarting the video cleared it up). None of this has been a major problem to us.

That's it though. There's a tremendous amount of up-side compared to down-side. I recommend it.

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I haven't had netflix in about a year, but when I did, I mostly watched on the 360. The problem at the time was that there wasn't a vast amount of stuff that could be watched directly over the interzwebz. Good deal though and they are fast at getting it mailed.

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I haven't had netflix in about a year, but when I did, I mostly watched on the 360. The problem at the time was that there wasn't a vast amount of stuff that could be watched directly over the interzwebz. Good deal though and they are fast at getting it mailed.

This must have improved. There's only been a couple shows that aren't Instant that I've looked for.

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I can't live without netflix, and as someone mentioned before it has a search engine for xbox now. 30 Rock, The Office, and many more for ur boring nights in, as well as some very enternaing movies. The new "Alice in Wonderland" is streamable.

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The TV shows are more numerous than the movies seems like

they're always adding new stuff but its rarely any good

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aaand they just added Casino

i'll report back

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Alice in Wonderland just added.

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So at this point they have most movies/tv series available for instant play now? Might need to get it again.

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So at this point they have most movies/tv series available for instant play now? Might need to get it again.

they have a good bit

worth the cost at least

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I had my very first DVD mailed to me last week and someone had stolen it. It was nothing but the outer envelope. I reported it on the website and I've heard nothing back. ??? Last night I tried watching through my playstation but I was too drunk to figure it out.

Otherwise its going great!

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MOST movies aren't available for streaming but there is quite a good selection. I know they just signed a new contract with some of the major studios like Paramount to get their movies streaming at the begging of 2011. I got a subscription in June and it's been worth every penny to me.

My recommendation that I never heard of before Netflix is the documentary Beer Wars, its pretty entertaining.

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I just read today they are upping the price if you get DVD's sent to you to 9.99/month

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Netflix getting greedy now.. hulu plus is 7.99 and they actually have captioning.

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good sticky!

90% of what i watch on NF are docus. I love them. There is a thread somewhere with lots of good suggestions. Ill add my suggestions as i watch them. Warning tho, i tend to like them all...lol.

Right off the bat, id suggest, "Off the Grid: Life on the Mesa", and We Live in Public. Those are excellent.

The Stones docu about making Exile is ok. Just ok. Some of the Hunter S. Thompson ones are ok.

Facing the Habit is ok...about a stock broker junkie.

Nat Geo: Inside North Korea, ok.

Nat Geo: Inside Mecca is good i thought.

Art of The Steal: Only partly thru this, but really interesting. Might not be to most.

Surfwise: excellent

Cocaine Cowboys is good.

Inside Deepthroat is good.

Hell on Wheels: love this one, but its German and subtitled. And im a cycling fan.

Commune: is good. About REAL DEAL hippies. Not fake ones...lol.

Botany of Desire: excellent. Same dude who did Food Inc. (also good)

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I've seen all of Arrested Development, My Name is Earl, Season 1-4 of Psych, Seasons 1-3.5 of Eureka, Seasons 1-3 of IT Crowd, All Seasons of The Universe, Seasons 1-3 of Skins, I believe it has nearly all of the Comedy Central Presents, Firefly, both seasons of Better off Ted, Top Gear, Friday Night Lights, Avatar (Cartoon), Dexter, the original Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, I know they have all of the new Battlestar Gallactica(been meaning to start), The Office (UK).. and others on the streaming part alone.

I've had it for about 2 years now.. they add a lot new streaming content by the week. Certainly a lot more than there was 2 years ago. I love being able to just go through each episode and not have to worry about waiting for the dvd to start up and navigating bloated menus.. I hardly even get dvds anymore. I wish they had a plan for unlimited streaming and just that.

edit: nvm they DO have a streaming only plan. *changes*

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Blue Mountain State Season 1 & 2 must watch. Season one starts getting real funny around episode 4 or 5.

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Blue Mountain State Season 1 & 2 must watch. Season one starts getting real funny around episode 4 or 5.

I picked this up and I have to admit.. I'm already in season 2..

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Just watched a documentary called "Confessions of a Superhero" its a really good movie about these people that move to LA to be actors but are forced to work for tips on the street dressing as super heros. One of the guys was from Pinehurst.

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Weeds is on there pretty good show.

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Just watched a documentary called "Confessions of a Superhero" its a really good movie about these people that move to LA to be actors but are forced to work for tips on the street dressing as super heros. One of the guys was from Pinehurst.

sounds like "Party Down"

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In case some of ya'll don't realize, stuff does actually EXPIRE on the stream

movies are rotated on and off and netflix doesn't really warn you which ones and when

so bookmark this site if you haven't already: http://instantwatcher.com

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sounds like "Party Down"

Not quite it's a documentary about real people and it's kind of sad watching them because they're kind of delusional. Another good documentary is The Wild and Wonderful Whites about this crazy ass family of rednecks in West Virgina.

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The Wild and Wonderful Whites is the best movie of the year! I absolutely friggin' loved it!

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