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If the USPS feels overburdened, they could simply stop accepting junk mail. No one would mind.
Elsewhere when this news story was posted, someone posted a reply that seemed worth checking into -- though I did not since I don't really care that much. He noted that this study came out of nowhere from an organization with no known track record just as the striking writers were asserting their point to the media that the new avenues of online content delivery were promising new income. In other words, there was the suggestion that this study was planted as a negotiation tactic, a way to cover up the forecasts of immense profits that until last week the CEOs of the studios had been quoted as being tremendously excited about. Given the timing it seems wise to be skeptical about this study.
Elsewhere when this news story was posted, someone posted a reply that seemed worth checking into -- though I did not since I don't really care that much. He noted that this study came out of nowhere from an organization with no known track record just as the striking writers were asserting their point to the media that the new avenues of online content delivery were promising new income. In other words, there was the suggestion that this study was planted as a negotiation tactic, a way to cover up the forecasts of immense profits that until last week the CEOs of the studios had been quoted as being tremendously excited about. Given the timing it seems wise to be skeptical about this study.
How I Met Your Mother Season 2 Disc 1 has a center hub sticker, but it does not say "property of Netflix". It says "How I Met Your Mother Disc 1", apparently because the artwork on the disc itself does not feature the name of the show. The artwork on the disc is just a picture of one of the cast members and "episodes 1 -8". So it appears someone, either Netflix or perhaps 20th Century Fox, added the sticker.
Thanks for the reminder. I'd wondered why the expected arrival date for my latest rentals was one day later than their usual estimate.
Great, now where's the sequel on how to put the sleeve back in?
Damn, who designed that crap HD-DVD logo? It can't even fit on the spine of the product (unless it is flipped sideways).
Toggle Commented Aug 21, 2007 on Paramount, DreamWorks Dump Blu-ray at Gadget Lab
I received the same message (except mine was the 2-out plan). I cannot really complain, because I joined more than a year ago, before TA's unlimited in-store changes even existed! When they started it, it was a great bonus. Now that it is gone, it is back to the way it was before -- the same as Netflix. I am actually looking forward to having to be more selective. Pressured to find in-store exchanges for every envelope, I ended up seeing much more crap, like Yo-Yo Cop Girl, than I'd ever seen before.
Our household got this one, and as everyone says, they waited until 3 days before the next billing cycle rather than giving any time to make a decision: Dear (me), We have introduced a new pricing structure for our lineup of subscription plans. As a result, the price of your current monthly plan, Unlimited Online DVDs up to 2 at a time plus unlimited in-store exchanges each month for $14.99, will increase to $21.99, effective August 31, 2007. We will not automatically renew your subscription on your next billing date. If you choose to continue, please select a new plan. -Move to BLOCKBUSTER Total Access™ Plan that includes Unlimited Online DVDs 2 at a time plus up to 3 free* in-store exchanges for $14.99/month Option 1 OR -See other subscription plans See Other Plans We appreciate your business and hope to continue meeting your movie and game rental needs online or at one of our neighborhood BLOCKBUSTER® stores. Please contact us at http://www.blockbuster.com if you have any questions or concerns.
"The original (not available on DVD, by the way) theatrical release of Blade Runner..." How does December 18 strike you? (No word on whether either company will carry it, though it is a high profile release, available in a 2-DVD set, a 4-DVD set, and a 5-DVD set).
"I'm pretty sure this movie is rated NC-17, which means BB would only carry an editing version, if available." Blockbuster's nationwide base of customers should not be held hostage to a few hick states' morality boards.
Joe, can you check to see whether your account, when you sign in and look at your current subscription plan, says "Premium"? Some have noticed that the word "Premium" now appears, and it is a hope that this word is an indication of the grandfathered status. But if Joe has the word "Premium" and yet still received that letter, then this means the presence of the word "Premium" is not an accurate indication of whether one has been grandfathered in. I hope I've bought enough Twizzlers to make me worth keeping.
Blockbuster Online is missing "Shortbus" and "Showgirls". Blockbuster Online is also missing "This Film Has Not Yet Been Rated" - I can't find that film anywhere, even though it is rather famous. I'd also like Blockbuster Online to carry the Canadian-Blockbuster-exclusive "Niagara Motel" with the star of Wonderfalls. If Blockbuster Canada could carry it, why not the US?
I am on the 2-out plan. So far my account still displays as "unlimited", however I have not received any letter saying I will stay that way... The true reveal may not come until my next billing cycle, which is in about 20 days.
Jail should be used primarily to protect the public from people who endanger people. While having Netflix envelopes stolen may be an inconvenience to the public, and may be a financial burden to Netflix, it did not endanger anyone. (That political guy did of course endanger the lives of undercover agents, directly or indirectly, and jail is appropriate).
The existence of browser plugins and external software to randomize the Queue affirms that there is already demand for it.