I do, but I don't know why. I used the disc in the mail service for years because it was a GREAT deal. Then I switch to just download when they split the services, but I use that service less. Not sure why I keep it up except that from time-to-time I do want to see a movie or a tv show.
I subscribed to Netflix for a couple of months after it arrived in Ireland, using a VPN to get access to all the American content. The difference in available content is ridiculous, to the degree that it's not remotely worth the price if you're settling only for the amount of content that's offered over here.
However even with access to everything you guys get, I felt like I'd exhausted everything I wanted to watch within a couple of months. Unsubscribed and didn't look back.
I only use the streaming service, but I do not really take advantage of it. I've gone for months at a time without using it at all. This can be either because I do not have time for movies or tv shows, or other times the service does not have anything that I want. Other times, like now, I will watch things for hours at a time.
Yes, just the BD/DVD through the mail version, though. I used to subscribe to the instant streaming, but they split the services and I rarely used it since my internet isn't the fastest. Besides, I just use the BD/DVD service to see recent movies 6 or 7 months after their theatrical release has ended or Asian flicks (action & comedy). I'm not interested in any of the TV shows they offer. I have two TV series in my DVD queue and neither are available via streaming. There's no point in me subscribing to that part of Netflix.
Yep, streaming, all the time. Love it. Great quality, looks no different than Blu Ray to me (when streaming HD). I also subscribe to Hulu Plus and occasionally use Crackle (when they have something Netflix doesn't). Otherwise I rent movies via Amazon or iTunes (or Vudu).
My answer is NO. The free trial was enough to convince me not to do it.
Netflix launched in Finland recently, and they treat me like absolute trash for daring not to connect it to Facebook. Every time I visit the Netflix page I get a popup telling me to connect to Facebook and if that wasn't enough, one of the movie rows is completely greyed out with a Facebook window on top. I don't want to connect to god damn Facebook, stop asking.
http://i.imgur.com/JLBMq.jpg Imagine that pop-up coming every time you load the home page after not visiting netflix for a few hours. That is the Netflix experience outside US if you don't want to spam your FB friends with every movie you watch. Here's the greyed out movie row too, just in case you didn't see the pop up or something: http://i.imgur.com/Bogw7.jpg
I go back and forth. I watch maybe 1 or 2 movies a year, but enjoy starting a television series and getting deep into it over multiple seasons. So that leaves me re-subbing my Netflix maybe once every 3 months or so.
It's a great service, but just not something I need constantly.
Yeah - I haven't used it for months though. I watched all the cool shows like Breaking Bad/Firefly and movies I wanted to see and now I'm kind of stuck since they won't add shows like Game of Thrones or Dexter which I ended up watching elsewhere. Pretty much the only reason I'm still subscribed is to see Indie Game: The Movie but I never find time.
I will activate the streaming service for a month and watch the things that have built up and then cancel it. I'll wait several months until more things build up before I activate again. I've been doing that for a while now. No need to be paying for it every month.
I don't subscribe right now but I do watch Prime instant video on Amazon. Not much content but it does have Sherlock and Dr. Who. I just finished watching my Fullmetal Alchemist DVDs (great show) and i'm thinking about joining Netflix again to watch the movie, but I can't check to see if its on streaming. Actually, can someone check for me if Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa in streaming in HD on Netflix?
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