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post #61 of 75
The only thing this will prove is Hulu is asinine?

Did the Cable company pay them to make non-subscribers ante up?

Pffts, goodbye Hulu, like forever...
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The only thing this will prove is Hulu is asinine?
Did the Cable company pay them to make non-subscribers ante up?
Pffts, goodbye Hulu, like forever...

Cable companies are basically Hulu.
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Cable companies are basically Hulu.

And now you need a subscription to subscribe. Nice rolleyes.gif
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This would defeat the whole purpose of my use for Hulu. I cancelled cable years ago because I was tired of paying exorbitant rates for a bunch of garbage I don't care about. I use online streaming if I really want to watch a TV show. I wonder how many people are doing similar things to this?
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Cable companies are basically Hulu.
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And now you need a subscription to subscribe. Nice rolleyes.gif

Yo, dawg . . . we heard you like TV . . .
    
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This would be a foolish move for Hulu. They're practically becoming part of a cable provider at that point and destroying the whole point of Hulu. My grandmother cancled her cable provider and switched to Hulu because it was a better system
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This would be a foolish move for Hulu. They're practically becoming part of a cable provider at that point and destroying the whole point of Hulu. My grandmother cancled her cable provider and switched to Hulu because it was a better system

Since it's owned by the cable providers, that's exactly what they don't want. If it's hurting their cable subscriptions, they'd probably rather take it offline completely. I would bet they are aware how much this will hurt the usage of hulu, and will do it anyways to keep more cable subscribers who pay way more then they could hope to make people pay for hulu.
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Well I hope they go under within the first few months after this just so others don't try to follow suit.
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post #68 of 75
Bye Hulu... Why would anyone use Hulu if they have cable/satellite, which almost all include DVR? Hulu isn't free either and there are commercials.

Terrible idea...


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In other news, Hulu to soon become irrelavent.
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so long hulu, i barely knew ye.
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