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I think $8 a month for the shows is a really good deal. Some people complain that the commercials ruin the experience but you have to realize that it costs Hulu a lot of money to put those shows up. And because it is a joint venture among the big TV stations, they are going to lose money if they didn't put up advertising.

That being said, I think the ads on Hulu are not too bad, and $8 a month is fine for me. I subscribe to Netflix, Hulu Plus, and My dad has Amazon Prime and I use it to watch stuff too.
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I use a combination of Hulu Plus and Netflix, I have Amazon Prime but rarely use it. I think the price tags are good considering what I have to pay to a satellite company to watch the same stuff. Only downside for me is my internet connection in the country is horrible...
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My friend uses Watch Communications out in rural Ohio and they give you about 1.5 Mbps for around $50. To me that's unfair.
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I used Hulu Plus & Netflix combo as well. Netflix for older and some what newer movies and tv shows and Hulu Plus for new TV Shows only. The can handle the few ads that they have, my problem is that they release these new episodes then they are deleted from their site after a month or so from all the shows that I watch. If their library was full all the time and never went away then I would have stuck with them. I rather get my TV shows by other means rather then watch them and never to be seen until they hit Netflix a year or so later.

The best time to purchase Netflix is Nov/Dec because that's when a crap load of codes are put out on eBay for cheap. I purchased 1 year for 15$ xD It's legit, 3 months on 1 year code, 3 years as a Netflix friendly. Hulu Plus I get once in a while when I'm feeling lazy or find a code on eBay for 3 months or so.

So yes I do use it, just not as often.
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I live in northern Minnesota and have frontier. I get 1mb for $50, but it is actually slower then that and I share with everyone else in town.
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I got rid of cable almost two years ago. We've been using hulu and netflix. Up until now, I've noticed that Hulu commercials are a lot shorter. I did like the option to watch one commercial before you start your show, not sure if Hulu still does that? I also have a Dual turner in my HTPC to rec. the free HD channels.
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I have been using Hulu+ for a long while. I don't mind the commercials, because they're very few. considering. I mean, you pay loads more for satellite/cable TV and you watch loads more commercials.

That said, I also have DirectTV with "Choice Xtra" & the sports package. i like having many different options. :3
post #8 of 9
I like both netflix and hulu plus but I can't justify having to pay for both. Try a free trial to see which one is right for you.
Hulu Plus is giving students two weeks free right now
http://huludeals.com/category/free_trials/
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Originally Posted by Ralphy1 View Post

I like both netflix and hulu plus but I can't justify having to pay for both. Try a free trial to see which one is right for you.
Hulu Plus is giving students two weeks free right now
http://huludeals.com/category/free_trials/
Hulu is pretty much free on a PC. But we use it most on the iPad/iPhone. Sucks that some of the good shows are featured only on the PC. But we pay for both since we don't have cable. thumb.gif
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