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Old 05-02-14, 01:11 PM
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Re: HitBliss - watch ads, earn $, buy/rent episodes/movies

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Anybody else having problems purchasing Amazon videos? I'm getting the error message "unable to get rating code from page".
I've been getting the same thing the past two days. I wrote customer service but haven't heard back yet.

It's pretty frustrating, because Amazon thought someone phishy was trying to access my account and made me changed my password because I tried so many times to make it go through.
Old 05-02-14, 05:01 PM
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Re: HitBliss - watch ads, earn $, buy/rent episodes/movies

The Windows client has been updated, and Amazon purchases are working once more. Yay!
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Re: HitBliss - watch ads, earn $, buy/rent episodes/movies

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The Windows client has been updated, and Amazon purchases are working once more. Yay!
I also needed to turn my Amazon Instant Video PIN restriction to OFF, but then it finally worked!
Old 05-06-14, 04:58 PM
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Re: HitBliss - watch ads, earn $, buy/rent episodes/movies

HitBliss is no more Anything you had earned they will give you a giftcard but no more earning or redeeming until they go public in a few months. Well, it was nice while it lasted, I got like 20 movies out of it.
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Well, that sucks. Guess I'll have to get a job now.
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Re: HitBliss - watch ads, earn $, buy/rent episodes/movies

dammit, I was a just few days away from my Pandora One subscription auto renewing. Could have gotten another month out of during the hiatus.
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shiiiiiiiiiiiiiit.
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Re: HitBliss - watch ads, earn $, buy/rent episodes/movies

Still waitlisted, I guess.
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Re: HitBliss - watch ads, earn $, buy/rent episodes/movies

Well that stinks, I was four purchases away from finishing a House season.
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Re: HitBliss - watch ads, earn $, buy/rent episodes/movies

And this double stinks, but it looks like there is now no way to watch the HitBliss content I bought.
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Re: HitBliss - watch ads, earn $, buy/rent episodes/movies

I know I had just rented The Butler through HB and there it went
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Re: HitBliss - watch ads, earn $, buy/rent episodes/movies

Damn, and I just joined 3 weeks ago.

I can still access my purchased content through AIV, though.
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Re: HitBliss - watch ads, earn $, buy/rent episodes/movies

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Damn, and I just joined 3 weeks ago.

I can still access my purchased content through AIV, though.
Yeah, knowing that once purchased that was mine forever was the only reason I messed with HitBliss.

So a couple months of Pandora, a season of Sherlock, and nearly a season of House was worth the mindless couple hours of clicking while reading or jogging I guess.

I wonder if our accounts and HitBliss content will still be there if they come back.
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Re: HitBliss - watch ads, earn $, buy/rent episodes/movies

I work from home, so I would just run the ads on a separate monitor and hit the I'm here button when I saw it in the corner of my eye. I rented a ton of movies over the months I used it and "purchased" a bunch of 30 for 30 documentaries. In the several months I used it, it saved me from paying for a Netflix disc subscription for new releases so I will miss it. I guess we'll see how it is when it goes public.
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I counted and it was exactly 20, 10 seen and 10 rented. I wish I had topped it off so that I could have a free $6 for Amazon
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Re: HitBliss - watch ads, earn $, buy/rent episodes/movies



Hmmm, my stuff is still on my Amazon Instant video library.

I rented The Wolf of Wall Street and Grudge Match along with a few TV episodes that I needed and they haven't disappeared.
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Re: HitBliss - watch ads, earn $, buy/rent episodes/movies

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Hmmm, my stuff is still on my Amazon Instant video library.

I rented The Wolf of Wall Street and Grudge Match along with a few TV episodes that I needed and they haven't disappeared.
they are talking about the non Amazon stuff. The Hitbliss only content, that now has now way to access it.
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Re: HitBliss - watch ads, earn $, buy/rent episodes/movies

In the past few months, we at HitBliss have been working behind the scenes to collaborate with large entertainment services to make our service bigger and better. We have now reached the point where we need to put our beta on hold in order to complete the work on joining forces with these partners.

We anticipate that this hiatus will take a few months. To alleviate the inconvenience this will cause you, we have provided a way to collect your earned-cash balance as an Amazon.com Gift Card*.

Here is how to do it:

Go to the redemption page within the next 14 days to request a claim;
Check your e-mail to find your Amazon.com Gift Card* claim code (Check your junk mail folder if you don’t);
Apply the Amazon.com Gift Card* to your Amazon account;

Thanks for your loyalty and we hope you will be patient until we are back - bigger and better!

Sincerely,

The HitBliss Team
This sounds promising ... but I wonder if it's true. I haven't exactly been seeing a lot of variety in the ads. Seems to me that if they were going to shut things down, it might be easier to say "we'll only be down for a few months, here's a gift card" than to just suddenly pull the plug. If this was just a legitimate hiatus, you'd think there might have been some indications that it was coming.

I'd at least liked to have reupped my Pandora One for another month, and copied a list of the movies that I had starred for future viewing.
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Re: HitBliss - watch ads, earn $, buy/rent episodes/movies

Got my 29 cent giftcard today!
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Re: HitBliss - watch ads, earn $, buy/rent episodes/movies

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Got my 29 cent giftcard today!
Must be nice.
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Re: HitBliss - watch ads, earn $, buy/rent episodes/movies

Just got my $6 gift card.

It's a good thing I hadn't redeemed the credit I earned the other day yet.
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Re: HitBliss - watch ads, earn $, buy/rent episodes/movies

They emailed it, correct?
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They emailed it, correct?
Yep
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Must be nice.
I'm going to buy a new laptop. I'll tell the wife, "It's ok hon, I'm using a giftcard."
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