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Netflix Inc. said it plans to increase its U.S. prices for new members by a dollar or two after seeing limited impact from pricing changes in Ireland.

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Not sure how they can give so few updates on recent movies and expect people to pay even more for their service.
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Yeah they have some lame stuff to watch wish they would add some new stuff........ Everything is going to go up in price.

Dumping Comcast cable since there is nothing to watch on it anymore and they too have raised the price.
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Content providers have raised contract prices to Netflix because of Netflix's growth in market share. Netflix *has* to raise prices to acquire new content and keep current content. Complaining about $1-$2 a month is just petty.
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Since I have Amazon Prime, Netflix, and Xfinity, this will give me an excuse to dump Netflix. Might even go Hulu and dump Xfinity, too.
Edited by Xyxox - 4/21/14 at 3:43pm
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I remember years back when I dropped Netflix because of their ridiculous price hikes. That was back in 2011. I don't miss them.

I wonder how many people they'll lose this time.
Edited by SchmoSalt - 4/21/14 at 3:45pm
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I remember years back when I dropped Netflix because of their ridiculous price hikes. That was back in 2011. I don't miss them.

I wonder how many people they'll lose this time.

lol it is still under $10 to stream thousands of movies and television shows instantly to any of your devices... "ridiculous price hikes" LOL
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lol it is still under $10 to stream thousands of movies and television shows instantly to any of your devices... "ridiculous price hikes" LOL

It gets redundant fast when you ahve so many other choices and options, though.
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It gets redundant fast when you ahve so many other choices and options, though.


And once you've - more or less - watched everything Netflix has to offer that you would enjoy. If they want to charge more, they should at least get some new content.
    
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So just because people in Ireland didn't care they automatically assume the rest of 'merica won't either!
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lol it is still under $10 to stream thousands of movies and television shows instantly to any of your devices... "ridiculous price hikes" LOL

It used to be under $10 for both streaming AND disk. Back when I had it the streaming would never work. It would always drop or lower the quality to SD. Meanwhile YouTube would serve HD content without a problem. It was an awful experience.

Now the price will be more than twice as much as I paid for it. For what? To wait months before I can watch the "latest" BD releases? An extremely limited library of streamed movies that continuously gets cut? They didn't even have the original Die Hard up for streaming back in December. It's a joke of a service.
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