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Old 01-14-2009, 01:06 AM   #1
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Netflix vs Blockbuster

i didnt really know where to post this so my bad if its in the wrong spot... Im just wondering which you guys think is better im debating about signing up for one of the services So far from what i read the plus about blockbuster is i can bring the movies back and get free ones when i return them to the store but with netflix i can stream off my comp and my 360
here is the info on the plans... tell me which you think i should get and why. Also if anyone knows about how long it takes with each service that would be great

Netflix
$8.99 a month - 1 DVD out at-a-time
(Exchange DVDs as often as you want) plus
Instantly watch online on your PC or Mac or instantly on your TV via a Netflix ready device - all for no additional monthly fee. Instantly watch as often as you want, anytime you want.


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$11.99 a month- 1 DVDout at-a-time
* Unlimited DVDs through the mail
* 2 free in-store exchanges per calendar month*
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Old 01-14-2009, 01:42 PM   #2
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netflix is way better, plus there are no late fees (there are late fees for the in store exchanges at blockbuster). I have had netflix for many years adn beyond the fact that you need to give blu-ray releases a month for access it is great
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I have used Netflix off and on for years to include overseas. Never had a problem with them to include lost DVDs (No Questions Ever Asked). Now I use the xBox and video streaming and no problems whatsoever.
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I like my Vudu.

No monthly fees, pay per view, 20k titles or something, 1080p 24fps.
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Old 01-19-2009, 01:09 AM   #6
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i went with netflix def very happy i got it cuz the streaming feature is awesome... I just got it on friday so i have yet to get an actually movie from them and i have only used the stream feature so im def gald i went with netflix over blockbuster
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i like my vudu.

No monthly fees, pay per view, 20k titles or something, 1080p 24fps.

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Does either offer Blu-Ray included?
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vudu is a set top box that streams videos at truley good quality (most of the time just as good as blu-ray) BUT the audio is not lossless which is a big deal for me and the movie rentals are $4-5, which at that price i might as well use blockbuster or netflix and rent the actual movie. I state this because it is a one time use. You cant watch it tonight and then let someone else in the house who was busy put it in the other room and watch it. But the vudu is very nice for convience over netflix and blockbuster I will say.
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I may be the only one that like blockbusters. Call me old school but I like browsing through the instore collection once in a while. The free non-new release coupons they send you are quite useful too.
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