Does Netflix LIKE to lose customers?!?

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  1. pinoy78

    pinoy78 Shoji Kawamori having FUN

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    First they split their streaming and DVD accounts. They must've lost a LOT of customers.

    NOW they're gonna charge more to folks that stream. Now they're gonna lose even more.

    http://www.cultofmac.com/netflix-ad...mits-customers-to-one-stream-at-a-time/112468
     
  2. Josh

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    If I said yes would that make you feel better?

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    Seriously!?!?!

    i was ok with the seperate charges, but this is rediculous!

    my mom loves to watch netflix in her room, with her health it gives her something to do, and when my dad gets home he likes to watch anime, usually both are watching on two seperate tv's

    this is bullshit
     
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    How much does Netflix cost anyway?

    It's not avaiable in my country so I'm asking to know if it ever get avaiable...
     
  5. Ecchokat

    Ecchokat Ponyologiest for Hire!

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    Yeah they do I chose to give up my account when they spilt I like both the streaming and the DVD considering most of what I like was older shows. I got a email asking me to come back and all this stuff but I am not doing it now if the price is going up.
     
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    I thought they already did that.
     
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    No, they don't. I watched movies on Netflix at work, while my fiance watches it at home, and they both stream at the same time. This is going to suck.
     
  8. areaseven

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    *YAWN* By now, you should know that losing customers is standard practice in any business.
     
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    This is a pretty dumb change.

    They're losing content, increasing the price, and capping the number of streams all at the same time?

    It's time to start considering alternatives.
     
  10. Joe Moore

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    Actually, this was already against their Terms of Service, but it was loosely enforced. They're just enforcing a policy that was already in place.
     
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    Whenever Netflix or their media overlords make it more expensive/less convenient to legally purchase their products they just drive people to piracy. Netflix tried to bring to the movie/tv industry what itunes brought to the music industry, a way to make money in this brave new internetted world, but it seems like the greed of the big studios coupled with their resistance of emerging technologies will not allow it.

    Right now the free option of piracy offers what I, as a consumer, want from my media. On-demand, commercial-free viewing on any device I own at any time. I would happily give someone money if they would make a system that delivered my content to me in the way I want, but until the majors realize that trying to sell a paid service(cable, Netflix, DVDs, BRs, movie theaters all of the current paid delivery systems) with less features/convenience than a free service is doomed to failure.
     
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    Donald Gennaro: "We'll have uh, uh 'coupon day' or something.

    I'm rather ok with this. I don't stream more than one thing at a time anyways.

    Though if they want people like me to stay on streaming, they're going to need to bring some decent stuff to there. These days, it feels like the dregs of new releases get put on streaming first (like 'The Last Airbender'), or the crappy sequels before the original.

    Netflix is playing around with the notion that 'a few people' are going to be upset and leave, but they'll make up for this in the long run. They're looking...TO THE FUTURE!!
     
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