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[Y!]DVDs stay on Netflix website, Qwikster name dropped

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- Netflix Inc reversed an unpopular decision to put its DVD video rental business on a separate website and rename it Qwikster, saying both DVD and online streaming services will stay on the same website.

U.S. customers will continue to go to Netflix.com for streaming and DVD-by-mail rentals, the company said in a statement issued on Monday.
http://news.yahoo.com/dvds-stay-netf...120514851.html
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DVDs will be staying at netflix.com

It is clear that for many of our members two websites would make things more difficult, so we are going to keep Netflix as one place to go for streaming and DVDs.

This means no change: one website, one account, one password… in other words, no Qwikster.

While the July price change was necessary, we are now done with price changes.

We’re constantly improving our streaming selection. We’ve recently added hundreds of movies from Paramount, Sony, Universal, Fox, Warner Bros., Lionsgate, MGM and Miramax. Plus, in the last couple of weeks alone, we’ve added over 3,500 TV episodes from ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, USA, E!, Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, ABC Family, Discovery Channel, TLC, SyFy, A&E, History, and PBS.

We value our members, and we are committed to making Netflix the best place to get movies & TV shows.
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post #3 of 29
Well that's good I guess. I was kinda hoping they were scrapping the new pricing too.
post #4 of 29
Netflix is starting to look interesting/usable again.
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Netflix is starting to look interesting/usable again.
Agreed...
post #6 of 29
Wow that guy with the twitter account really messed them up huh...lol he should have taken the money!
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post #7 of 29
I wish I could get netflix over here
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Wow...a company making a good decision. *Starts watching for flying pigs*
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I wish I could get netflix over here
You can... use a proxy
post #10 of 29
I still have no qualms with Netflix. While the selection on streaming could be much better, and its VERY diluted with random crappy remakes of current kids movies by some no name 3d artist, its still great for $8 a month.
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