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sun 2005-jan-02 18:57:58 pst
posted by Toonhead!
You'll love it! Your reasoning was pretty much my reasoning for signing up as well. Just remember to push anything with a longish wait to the top of the list to make sure you get it sooner. I'm still amazed at how fast they get movies back to me: I'll stick 'em in the mailbox on Monday and have replacements by Wednesday. And now with Amazon and Blockbuster entering the mail-in DVD fray we may see cheaper prices. (They already rolled back a $2 increase into a $4 discount once Amazon announced their plans.)
tue 2005-jan-04 19:34:42 pst
posted by Melanie
Hello, my name is Melanie (a friend of Matt's and an avid Netflix user). I guess the coolest tip I have for you is this...
Okay so movies come out in the movie theater, movies that I say, "oh, I want to see that", but since I never have time to actually go to the movies, I wait for it to come out on DVD. By the time that happens, I usually have forgotten I wanted to see it, missed its release and possibly even its stay on the "newly released" list. So to solve this problem, and give you my point, my suggestion is... as soon as you see a movie you want to see (i.e. coming out in the theater, on DVD, etc...), do a search by name in Netflix and add it to your queue. It will have a release unknown for the date, but as soon as it knows the date, and that date becomes present time, Netflix will automatically move it to your queue.
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