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Old 09-02-18, 10:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Eddie W View Post
Is anyone able to find Prime Original series in UHD anymore? They always had two versions, unlike Netflix, which just ups your quality based on subscription. But now I can't even find the UHD/HDR versions on my Roku or my TV apps. They used to be right on the home screen, now I can't find even by specifically searching. Have they crippled this unless you own a Fire 4k device or something? I can still find the occasional movie that trips the HDR flag, but none of the originals anymore.
Responding to your post a few weeks late, but I checked Amazon's UHD content and if you're TV and streaming device is 4K compatible, it should default to the UHD stream. I have a 4K TV and a 4K Apple TV and Jack Ryan's stream defaulted to the UHD version.

There doesn't appear to be a dedicated UHD section on their app.
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Did they add X-ray to shows recently? I haven't watched anything on Prime in few months until I started watching Jack Ryan. Whenever I pause it, x-ray comes on the screen with cast information. I didn't know if that was for Jack Ryan specifically or if they were doing that for all the shows on Prime.
I noticed it added to the Roku about 2-3 weeks ago. It might have been on Goliath or The Americans.
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How do I get Amazon to stop sending emails every week about new episodes I bought from their streaming? Thanks.
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You can click Unsubscribe, or check the email preferences in your account.
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Old 09-07-18, 06:23 AM
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Rumor has it that NBA League Pass might become an Amazon Prime Channel.
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Old 09-08-18, 11:59 PM
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You can click Unsubscribe, or check the email preferences in your account.
there is nothing in the actual email to click to unsubscribe, nor is there anything in my account options to stop these type of emails...
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Originally Posted by lwhy? View Post
Did they add X-ray to shows recently? I haven't watched anything on Prime in few months until I started watching Jack Ryan. Whenever I pause it, x-ray comes on the screen with cast information. I didn't know if that was for Jack Ryan specifically or if they were doing that for all the shows on Prime.
They’ve been doing that awhile.
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there is nothing in the actual email to click to unsubscribe, nor is there anything in my account options to stop these type of emails...
I just checked through every email Iíve gotten from Amazon in the last week, each has this at the bottom. Maybe itís worth double checking?

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Old 09-09-18, 10:34 AM
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i checked again and there is simply no unsubscribe link.
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In that case, I’d say mark it as spam so they’re automatically deleted.
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Originally Posted by majorjoe23 View Post
In that case, Iíd say mark it as spam so theyíre automatically deleted.
but, won't all my Amazon e-mails be deleted? orders and such...
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The emails should come from different addresses, like [email protected], [email protected], [email protected].

Check and see what address it’s from. It’s it’s unimportant, spam it. Or if there’s some common phrasing in the subject line (“new episodes” or whatever) block that phrase.
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Originally Posted by majorjoe23 View Post
The emails should come from different addresses, like [email protected], [email protected], [email protected].

Check and see what address itís from. Itís itís unimportant, spam it. Or if thereís some common phrasing in the subject line (ďnew episodesĒ or whatever) block that phrase.
ok, i'll try that. thanks joe.
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well, i spammed the Amazon episode emails and they go to spam, but as i feared, so do all others, alerts in stock and shipping notices. now, i don't know how to reverse. ugh!
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Go to spam and the emails that you don’t want to go to spam.
Click the this is not spam option.
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Escape Plan 2 is now available to stream on Prime.
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that Hearts Beat Loud error was best .99cent to purchase a movie ever. great stuff!!!
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that Hearts Beat Loud error was best .99cent to purchase a movie ever. great stuff!!!
What?
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What?
It looks like Oldboy got confused between this thread and the "kinda all streaming deals" thread that mentioned the Hearts Beat Loud pricing error back on 7/30:
https://forum.dvdtalk.com/streaming-...l#post13381086
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What?
Amazon had a preorder price error for .99cent to purchase HD a little while back. Not sure what is now. Just the best investment is all I was saying...
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Where the boys are (1984)

is now on Amazon Prime. I've been wanting to see this for 30+ years. I remember seeing the VHS as a kid on shelves at the video store, but it was Rated R, so that was a no go.

Now I'm watching it now on Prime. Sure it's cheesy as hell and tame by today's standards, but it's nice seeing a very young Lynn Holly Johnson and Lisa Hartman in their 80's hair and bikinis.

The only thing that makes this Rated R is a few minor boob shots. No sex or nudity.

Only drawback it's in 4:3 and SD. But, it's certainly watchable.
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Where the boys are (1984)

is now on Amazon Prime. I've been wanting to see this for 30+ years. I remember seeing the VHS as a kid on shelves at the video store, but it was Rated R, so that was a no go.

Now I'm watching it now on Prime. Sure it's cheesy as hell and tame by today's standards, but it's nice seeing a very young Lynn Holly Johnson and Lisa Hartman in their 80's hair and bikinis.

The only thing that makes this Rated R is a few minor boob shots. No sex or nudity.

Only drawback it's in 4:3 and SD. But, it's certainly watchable.
Yes, I really liked this one also! Regarding the fact that Amazon is streaming this in 4:3, there is a widescreen version on YouTube that interestingly runs about 4 minutes longer that the Amazon version (94 minutes vs. 90 minutes) although the YT version isn't quite as sharp and pleasing to the eye. I watched both versions almost back-to-back, and I couldn't spot any differences between the two. IMDb says 94 minutes is the correct running time. Perhaps Amazon's version is sped up or something.
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so why does one service have the HD version and the other service have only SD when they are UV/MA compatible?

I just bought Papillon (73 version of course) on AP in HD. figured it wasn't MA and wouldn't transfer since Vudu was only SD. didn't bother checking the bottom. but, it is and transferred so i own the SD copy on Vudu and HD on AP.

how come they both don't have this in HD? i mean i'm glad i have both, but Vudu interface for me is just more user friendly and don't love the AP app. so while tempted to watch in Vudu, i don't see why i would do that when better quality on AP...
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so why does one service have the HD version and the other service have only SD when they are UV/MA compatible?

I just bought Papillon (73 version of course) on AP in HD. figured it wasn't MA and wouldn't transfer since Vudu was only SD. didn't bother checking the bottom. but, it is and transferred so i own the SD copy on Vudu and HD on AP.

how come they both don't have this in HD? i mean i'm glad i have both, but Vudu interface for me is just more user friendly and don't love the AP app. so while tempted to watch in Vudu, i don't see why i would do that when better quality on AP...

It's what they're given by the studios.
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It's what they're given by the studios.
but, is there a reason one gets the better over the other, especially since the price for both is the same?
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