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Old 10-20-23, 09:26 AM
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Originally Posted by fujishig
Wait, so they'll allow you to share with people who don't live with you (who you can claim are your kids)? That is probably worth it to some people who were sharing before, unless they require a birth certificate or something.
The two extra viewers outside of the household cost $7.99 extra per sub account.
Old 10-20-23, 09:28 AM
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Originally Posted by MLBFan24
The two extra viewers outside of the household cost $7.99 extra per sub account.
Wait, how is that different from the other levels? I thought the add on viewers thing was for regular accounts too?

In any case, because I never shared my account I never needed that many simultaneous screens (let alone 4k screens) so I never upgraded to 4k.
Old 10-20-23, 10:27 AM
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The regular level is allowed +1 sub account at $8, premium/4k is allowed +2 sub accounts at $8 a piece, ad-based and the former bottom tier aren't eligible.
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Old 10-20-23, 02:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Josh-da-man
With all of these price increases, streaming is going to end up costing more than cable/satellite.

Suck on that, cord-cutters!
Nah, cause cable/satellite is always constantly raising prices also.

Suck on that, cable subscribers!
Old 10-20-23, 05:42 PM
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Spectrum has a deal where I live which I pay for WiFi and get cable TV basically for free(I pay extra for movie channels and extra boxes).
Old 10-20-23, 06:19 PM
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Originally Posted by dvd-4-life
Spectrum has a deal where I live which I pay for WiFi and get cable TV basically for free(I pay extra for movie channels and extra boxes).
You pay for internet, you mean, which also rises in cost. But what kind of deal is that, is that a new customer only deal?
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Originally Posted by fujishig
You pay for internet, you mean, which also rises in cost. But what kind of deal is that, is that a new customer only deal?
I think I pay something like 66 dollars a month(included in the rent payment) so that might be a little more than regular internet.


No new customer Only need to be a resident. .The deal is for where I live (mobile home park) and most other parks in the area have the same deal except for one.
Old 10-21-23, 09:42 AM
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Originally Posted by dvd-4-life
Spectrum has a deal where I live which I pay for WiFi and get cable TV basically for free(I pay extra for movie channels and extra boxes).

Extra for movie channels. And extra for each box. So limited to one TV. So it will still cost way more than streaming.
Old 10-21-23, 05:29 PM
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I dislike the regional taxes and fees for cable the most. Almost $25-$35 in fees last time I had it (2018).

Though it could be an illusion and maybe the streaming service just buries it in the overall cost instead of itemizing like cable.
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Originally Posted by Texan26
Extra for movie channels. And extra for each box. So limited to one TV. So it will still cost way more than streaming.
I could have gone with the movie channels with DirecTV but prefer a more reliable signal.

I think the deal with Spectrum is two free boxes with the package with cable/WiFi.
Old 10-23-23, 08:22 AM
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My spectrum tv plan is basically just streaming. No boxes, everything is off the internet through their app (so you need a compatible device like appletv but can otherwise watch channels on anything that has it). Need to be on home internet to watch some of the channels but not all. When the price goes up in a few months because the promo is up, we'll see what it rises to but bundled with internet, which I need, it's fine even if I don't use it much.
Old 10-23-23, 12:31 PM
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The Spectrum special deal package just went up to 77 dollars.
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https://cordcuttersnews.com/netflix-...n-its-ad-tier/

Netflix says they have over 15M subscribers worldwide on the ad supported plan. Anyone here actually downgrade to that?
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Netflix says they have over 15M subscribers worldwide on the ad supported plan. Anyone here actually downgrade to that?
Not a chance. Willing to pay plenty to never see an ad again.
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Old 11-24-23, 09:01 PM
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I recently joined the Netflix preview club a few months ago. Iíve seen two new movies coming in 2024. Both were a ďwork in progressĒ from a production standpoint. Afterwards you have to fill out an online survey similar to those theatrical test screenings. And of course you have to sign an NDA. Youíre able to view it on your streaming device with the unique PIN code.
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I recently joined the Netflix preview club a few months ago. Iíve seen two new movies coming in 2024. Both were a ďwork in progressĒ from a production standpoint. Afterwards you have to fill out an online survey similar to those theatrical test screenings. And of course you have to sign an NDA. Youíre able to view it on your streaming device with the unique PIN code.
They sent me an invitation to join the club. I tried to join, but they wouldn't let me because I work in news and entertainment.
Old 11-24-23, 09:07 PM
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Yeah I work in live sports and I’m not excluded according to their guidelines. I don’t work for a news station or major TV network and don’t deal with entertainment or entertainment news. And I don’t work for a studio. So I’m good. And really they don’t check. Just don’t be an idiot and brag on social media that you saw xxx movies before everyone.
Old 11-24-23, 09:15 PM
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Originally Posted by DJariya
Yeah I work in live sports and Iím not excluded according to their guidelines. I donít work for a news station or major TV network and donít deal with entertainment or entertainment news. And I donít work for a studio. So Iím good. And really they donít check. Just donít be an idiot and brag on social media that you saw xxx movies before everyone.
I didn't feel right about lying. It would be cool to be able to join the club, but I can live without it.
Old 11-25-23, 01:07 AM
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What sort of questions do they ask- multiple choice What did you think of the movie? (Choose one of the following)
A- Great!
B- Super!
C- Outstanding!
D- Very good!

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