Blockbuster online or Netflix?

JDMPlaya

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I'm about to join one of these Online movie renting companies..

Can you guys tell me your experiance with both or reviews you have heard about them?
 

mntdewred

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I never had a problem with Netflix and I've been with them for about 3 years now. Good service and fast shipping. :thumbsup:
 

ScrapinSi

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I use Netflix... I love it...

From what I hear, Blockbuster online has a better layout though... Like if you want more recommendation type stuff of new releases, but to me, Netflix works great!
 

Havok

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lol.

I have heard good things about NetFlix...only downside I have heard is that sometimes the new movies have a waiting list, and it may take a while to get specific ones.
 

GSRCRXsi

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block buster is the same way. you have to wait for newer movies unless you get them first, lol
 

ScrapinSi

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what i usually do is, when i see a movie is in theatres that I want to see, i put it on my queue... LOL... :) That way I'm always up there... :)

But then again, I also have 40 movies in my queue at any time... :)
 

90 accord

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i'm not farmilliar with netflix, but..

sign up for blockbuser, you get a free 2 week trial.. once a month they will send you 2 free in store coupons too. and it's $15/month
 

allbottledup

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i have blockbuster. Its $15 a month and you get 2 free instore rentals. So what I do is rent games with the coupons. It costs $13 to rent two games. So i pay $2 a month for the rentals online. The only thing i remember about netflix is the movies were coming shipped from hollywoood CA and it took over a week for turnaround time. They might have changed though it was a long time ago.
 

ScrapinSi

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Originally posted by 92b16vx@Jun 12 2005, 05:52 AM
Is it really that hard to actually go rent movies?
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Netflix is nice for a few reasons...

#1. Don't have to go to the store to rent (In my case 15+ miles)
#2. Don't have to go to the store to return the rental by a certain time
#3. Online rentals don't have a due date... Keep them as long as you want... Which is good for my wife and I, because we don't alwyas
#4. You can setup a queue... So lets say there are about 10 movies you want to see... You put them in your queue.. They send you 1, 2, & 3... Watch them at your leisure, then mail each one back individually, and they will automatically send you the next ones in your queue.
 

xj0hnx

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I guess, I am used to Austin, where there are about twenty rental spots every mile.
 

posol

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i haven't rented a movie in years... i usually just buy them, and if i dont like it, i'll ebay it. it ends up costing about the same as a rental anyway. :p
 

B16RacerN2NR

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Originally posted by 92b16vx@Jun 12 2005, 05:52 AM
Is it really that hard to actually go rent movies?
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:lol:

I'm with B on this one. I just buy my DVD's. If I want to preview it, i'll find it at Demonoid or Limewire.
 

BodyDroppedNikes

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Originally posted by pissedoffsol@Jun 13 2005, 09:14 AM
i haven't rented a movie in years... i usually just buy them, and if i dont like it, i'll ebay it. it ends up costing about the same as a rental anyway. :p
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:withstupid: minus putting em up on ebay if they suck...
 
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