RP Listener Forum - Radio Paradise - eclectic commercial free Internet radio
[ ]      [ ]   [ ]

Annoying stuff. not things that piss you off, just annoyi... - bokey - Oct 24, 2014 - 6:18pm
 
Guns - bokey - Oct 24, 2014 - 6:14pm
 
What are you doing RIGHT NOW? - ScottN - Oct 24, 2014 - 6:14pm
 
What Makes You Sad? - Antigone - Oct 24, 2014 - 4:40pm
 
Mixtape Culture Club - kurtster - Oct 24, 2014 - 4:11pm
 
Fix My Car - Lazy8 - Oct 24, 2014 - 3:51pm
 
Toys I Lusted For As A Child - miamizsun - Oct 24, 2014 - 2:56pm
 
Baseball, anyone? - haresfur - Oct 24, 2014 - 2:47pm
 
Oklahoma Questions and Points of Interest - haresfur - Oct 24, 2014 - 2:32pm
 
TV shows you watch - Alexandra - Oct 24, 2014 - 2:00pm
 
Ebola - ScottFromWyoming - Oct 24, 2014 - 1:38pm
 
BillyGee's Greatest Segues - ScottN - Oct 24, 2014 - 1:32pm
 
Way Cool Video - KurtfromLaQuinta - Oct 24, 2014 - 12:49pm
 
Radio Paradise Comments - meower - Oct 24, 2014 - 12:46pm
 
That's good advice - 2cats - Oct 24, 2014 - 12:19pm
 
Words, acronyms, whatever, that changed meaning - Proclivities - Oct 24, 2014 - 12:04pm
 
Great guitar faces - Bill_Rockoff - Oct 24, 2014 - 12:02pm
 
More cuteness - 2cats - Oct 24, 2014 - 11:29am
 
Today in History - meower - Oct 24, 2014 - 11:23am
 
Dying for Halloween Music to start! - Proclivities - Oct 24, 2014 - 11:06am
 
Things You Thought Today - FourFortyEight - Oct 24, 2014 - 10:55am
 
Oh, The Stupidity - lily34 - Oct 24, 2014 - 10:54am
 
Astronomy! - Coaxial - Oct 24, 2014 - 10:48am
 
What Are You Grateful For? - Alexandra - Oct 24, 2014 - 10:37am
 
Graphs, Charts & Maps - Proclivities - Oct 24, 2014 - 10:32am
 
Funny Videos - DaveInVA - Oct 24, 2014 - 10:24am
 
Phine Phound Photographs - islander - Oct 24, 2014 - 9:54am
 
260,000 Posts in one thread? - oldviolin - Oct 24, 2014 - 9:49am
 
Oops! - Proclivities - Oct 24, 2014 - 9:44am
 
Celebrity Face Recognition - lily34 - Oct 24, 2014 - 9:27am
 
Photography Forum - Your Own Photos; Please Limit to 510 ... - NoEnzLefttoSplit - Oct 24, 2014 - 9:24am
 
Classical Music - oldviolin - Oct 24, 2014 - 9:17am
 
Name My Band - oldviolin - Oct 24, 2014 - 8:57am
 
Spambags on RP - BillG - Oct 24, 2014 - 7:06am
 
What Makes You Laugh? - Proclivities - Oct 24, 2014 - 6:54am
 
• • • BRING OUT YOUR DEAD • • •  - oldviolin - Oct 24, 2014 - 6:52am
 
On second thought... - Proclivities - Oct 24, 2014 - 6:18am
 
Photos you have taken of yourself - lily34 - Oct 24, 2014 - 5:34am
 
Reinstock '05 Link Repository - - Dec 31, 1969 - 4:00pm
 
YouTube: Music-Videos - kurtster - Oct 23, 2014 - 9:55pm
 
What makes you smile? - Coaxial - Oct 23, 2014 - 8:20pm
 
Climate Chaos - ojibwe - Oct 23, 2014 - 7:08pm
 
OUR CATS!! - triskele - Oct 23, 2014 - 6:57pm
 
Maps • Google • GeoGuessr - thedoctork - Oct 23, 2014 - 6:47pm
 
Make Lily34 Laugh - FourFortyEight - Oct 23, 2014 - 6:00pm
 
WTF??!! - kurtster - Oct 23, 2014 - 5:37pm
 
Philosophy (Meaty Metaphysical Munchables!) - Prodigal_SOB - Oct 23, 2014 - 5:23pm
 
Radio Paradise NFL Pick'em Group - Coaxial - Oct 23, 2014 - 5:06pm
 
Make Jrzy Laugh - Coaxial - Oct 23, 2014 - 4:47pm
 
Things I Saw Today... - oldviolin - Oct 23, 2014 - 4:42pm
 
Stream audio skipping - cbazinet - Oct 23, 2014 - 4:31pm
 
Talk Behind Their Backs Forum - ScottFromWyoming - Oct 23, 2014 - 3:11pm
 
Fire - miamizsun - Oct 23, 2014 - 2:25pm
 
• • •  What's For Dinner ? • • •  - BlueHeronDruid - Oct 23, 2014 - 2:02pm
 
Parents and Children - lily34 - Oct 23, 2014 - 1:32pm
 
What Did You Do Today? - DaveInVA - Oct 23, 2014 - 12:27pm
 
RPeeps I miss. - 2cats - Oct 23, 2014 - 10:27am
 
The House I Want (Today) - cc_rider - Oct 23, 2014 - 9:58am
 
RP Daily Trivia Challenge - Proclivities - Oct 23, 2014 - 9:26am
 
oh boy CAKE! - Proclivities - Oct 23, 2014 - 8:59am
 
Tech & Science - DaveInVA - Oct 23, 2014 - 8:46am
 
Fun - Proclivities - Oct 23, 2014 - 6:41am
 
OBAMACARE - sirdroseph - Oct 23, 2014 - 3:59am
 
Media Matters - haresfur - Oct 22, 2014 - 4:43pm
 
MIXES - RichardPrins - Oct 22, 2014 - 1:00pm
 
What do you snack on? - Proclivities - Oct 22, 2014 - 11:50am
 
For a Limited Time Only - Sales and Bargains - Proclivities - Oct 22, 2014 - 11:19am
 
songs that ROCK! - Sean-E-Sean - Oct 22, 2014 - 11:11am
 
Obama's Second Term - sirdroseph - Oct 22, 2014 - 10:56am
 
Lyrics that strike a chord today... - Sean-E-Sean - Oct 22, 2014 - 10:51am
 
fortune cookies, says: - Proclivities - Oct 22, 2014 - 10:24am
 
HALF A WORLD - Prodigal_SOB - Oct 22, 2014 - 9:53am
 
Films you're excited about. - miamizsun - Oct 22, 2014 - 9:50am
 
Movie quotes used as life's truisms - aflanigan - Oct 22, 2014 - 9:32am
 
What do you want to drive? - DaveInVA - Oct 22, 2014 - 9:30am
 
(a public service of RP)
Index » Music » Whatever » NETFLIX Page: 1, 2, 3 ... 18, 19, 20  Next
Post to this Topic
bokey
Bokey
bokey Avatar

Location: All Mytrialsland
Gender: Male


Posted: Oct 11, 2014 - 4:39pm

 Alexandra wrote:


 
For that reason, I have never been able to watch a movie tons of people recommended to me (starring Allen Rickman) called "Truly, Madly, Deeply."
 
Sure you can.
Alexandra

Alexandra Avatar

Location: PNW
Gender: Female
Zodiac: Libra
Chinese Yr: Horse


Posted: Oct 11, 2014 - 4:00pm

 Red_Dragon wrote:
Can anyone explain why a film that is 20+ years old is available only on disc, while some films that were released just in the past year can be streamed? What are Netflix's criteria for deciding what is streamed and what must be mailed to you?

 

 
For that reason, I have never been able to watch a movie tons of people recommended to me (starring Allen Rickman) called "Truly, Madly, Deeply."

buzz
banjaxed
buzz Avatar

Location: up the boohai
Zodiac: Aquarius
Chinese Yr: Rat


Posted: Oct 11, 2014 - 3:16pm

 Red_Dragon wrote:

Thank you, Peter Pedantic.

 
anytime
Coaxial
SHINE ON
Coaxial Avatar

Location: 543 miles west of Paradis,1491 miles east of Paradise
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Capricorn
Chinese Yr: Dragon


Posted: Oct 11, 2014 - 3:14pm

http://www.reddit.com/r/explainlikeimfive/comments/1sxraw/eli5_why_does_netflix_offer_streaming_of_only/
Red_Dragon
y ddraig goch ddyry gychwyn
Red_Dragon Avatar

Location: Redneck Nation


Posted: Oct 11, 2014 - 2:55pm

 buzz wrote:


 
Thank you, Peter Pedantic.
2cats

2cats Avatar

Location: Oklahoma
Gender: Female
Zodiac: Libra
Chinese Yr: Buffalo


Posted: Oct 11, 2014 - 2:04pm

 Red_Dragon wrote:
Can anyone explain why a film that is 20+ years old is available only on disc, while some films that were released just in the past year can be streamed? What are Netflix's criteria for deciding what is streamed and what must be mailed to you?

 
I don't think Netflix decides.  I think it is the company that produces the movie.
buzz
banjaxed
buzz Avatar

Location: up the boohai
Zodiac: Aquarius
Chinese Yr: Rat


Posted: Oct 11, 2014 - 2:04pm

 Red_Dragon wrote:
Can anyone explain why a film that is 20+ years old is available only on disc, while some films that were released just in the past year can be streamed? No
 
 
What are Netflix's criteria for deciding what is streamed and what must be mailed to you? Don't know

 


Red_Dragon
y ddraig goch ddyry gychwyn
Red_Dragon Avatar

Location: Redneck Nation


Posted: Oct 11, 2014 - 1:42pm

Can anyone explain why a film that is 20+ years old is available only on disc, while some films that were released just in the past year can be streamed? What are Netflix's criteria for deciding what is streamed and what must be mailed to you?
DaveInVA
Single, unwanted, unloved eccentric, crusty ol' fart with cats
DaveInVA Avatar

Location: In a hovel in effluent Damnville, VA
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Leo
Chinese Yr: Buffalo


Posted: Sep 1, 2014 - 10:12am

 

Example Short 23.976



If anyone is wondering just how bad their connection is to Netflix when watching instant video this test clip shows your actual throughput and resolution. Many ISP's throttle the connection so you can't get the full 1080P. Verizon, my ISP got rated dead last for doing this in Netflix's recent ISP ratings. Even though I have a 12-15mbps connection according to this test its always throttled to just 3mbps while watching Netflix which is only good for 720P. Verizon also just raised the DSL price on me last month so I guess its time to switch to Bombast as much as I hate to.
The test clip is pretty boring but it does let you know if you are being throttled on a fast connection. Its also fun to read the comments while its playing, 



DaveInVA
Single, unwanted, unloved eccentric, crusty ol' fart with cats
DaveInVA Avatar

Location: In a hovel in effluent Damnville, VA
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Leo
Chinese Yr: Buffalo


Posted: May 9, 2014 - 9:17am

Got this from Nutflex today....
"In order to continue adding more movies and TV shows, we are increasing our price from $7.99 to $8.99 for new members. As a thank you for being a member of Netflix already, we guarantee that your streaming plan and price will not change for two years.

You can review your membership details at any time by visiting Your Account. As always, if you have questions, we are happy to answer them. Please call us at any time at 1-888-357-1516.

–The Netflix Team                             "
DaveInVA
Single, unwanted, unloved eccentric, crusty ol' fart with cats
DaveInVA Avatar

Location: In a hovel in effluent Damnville, VA
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Leo
Chinese Yr: Buffalo


Posted: May 3, 2014 - 6:07am

The last Silverlight update caused it not to work with Chrome anymore but it still worked fine with Safari on my Hackintosh. The latest beta of Chrome fixed the Silverlight problem however.
Red_Dragon
y ddraig goch ddyry gychwyn
Red_Dragon Avatar

Location: Redneck Nation


Posted: Apr 22, 2014 - 8:52am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

NatGeo is a vast wasteland unto itself. 

 
 

 
Indeed. Sad how it's turned to shit.
ScottFromWyoming
I eat pints.
ScottFromWyoming Avatar

Location: Powell
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Pisces
Chinese Yr: Tiger


Posted: Apr 22, 2014 - 8:50am

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:

Great Idea there.
The "package" we have doesn't have NatGeo. It does have a bunch of other nonsense I could care less about.

 
NatGeo is a vast wasteland unto itself. 

 
 
Red_Dragon
y ddraig goch ddyry gychwyn
Red_Dragon Avatar

Location: Redneck Nation


Posted: Apr 22, 2014 - 8:45am

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:

Great Idea there.
The "package" we have doesn't have NatGeo. It does have a bunch of other nonsense I could care less about.

 
so, you like the stuff then?
KurtfromLaQuinta
My lug nuts take more torque than your import puts out
KurtfromLaQuinta Avatar

Location: Deep in the heart of South California
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Libra
Chinese Yr: Horse


Posted: Apr 22, 2014 - 8:41am

 Red_Dragon wrote:

IMHO cable could be a lot more competitive if they'd sell individual channels. THE reason we no longer have cable - or DirecTV - is because we have to pay for so much that we never watch.

 
Great Idea there.
The "package" we have doesn't have NatGeo. It does have a bunch of other nonsense I could care less about.
ScottFromWyoming
I eat pints.
ScottFromWyoming Avatar

Location: Powell
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Pisces
Chinese Yr: Tiger


Posted: Apr 22, 2014 - 8:34am

 Red_Dragon wrote:

IMHO cable could be a lot more competitive if they'd sell individual channels. THE reason we no longer have cable - or DirecTV - is because we have to pay for so much that we never watch.

 
I always wanted that, too, but actual good channels (are there any anymore?) are subsidized by the proliferation of junk. Exactly the same way the postage on your letter to the governor is subsidized by all the junk mail you get. Bottom line is cable would, on average, cost the same* for fewer channels.
 
*Same=Whatever the market will bear 
Red_Dragon
y ddraig goch ddyry gychwyn
Red_Dragon Avatar

Location: Redneck Nation


Posted: Apr 22, 2014 - 7:26am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

It's going to reach an equilibrium at some point, where a subscription to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, one or two sports packages equals the cost of a cable subscription. Beyond that, people will just pay for cable... (well somewhere in there, maybe not "equal"). Any of those services needs to have exclusive content in order to not be made redundant, and exclusive content costs money. I doubt that Amazon will stop its streaming services, even if it's a big money-loser over the coming decade. But Netflix is a one-trick pony, so they need to be the one people start with and keep forever.

 
IMHO cable could be a lot more competitive if they'd sell individual channels. THE reason we no longer have cable - or DirecTV - is because we have to pay for so much that we never watch.
Proclivities
Nothing is fool-proof to a moderately proficient fool.
Proclivities Avatar

Location: Paris of the Piedmont
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Aries
Chinese Yr: Tiger


Posted: Apr 22, 2014 - 7:25am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

It's going to reach an equilibrium at some point, where a subscription to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, one or two sports packages equals the cost of a cable subscription. Beyond that, people will just pay for cable... (well somewhere in there, maybe not "equal"). Any of those services needs to have exclusive content in order to not be made redundant, and exclusive content costs money. I doubt that Amazon will stop its streaming services, even if it's a big money-loser over the coming decade. But Netflix is a one-trick pony, so they need to be the one people start with and keep forever.

 
The proposed increase will (for now) only affect customers who will have signed up after June 30 by having their fee be $1 or $2 more ($10 monthly, instead of $8).  It seems like Netflix is trying to foment a "membership drive", similar to what Amazon attempted a couple of months ago by bringing up the possibility of Prime prices increasing.
ScottFromWyoming
I eat pints.
ScottFromWyoming Avatar

Location: Powell
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Pisces
Chinese Yr: Tiger


Posted: Apr 22, 2014 - 7:18am

 Red_Dragon wrote:

greedy bastards

 
It's going to reach an equilibrium at some point, where a subscription to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, one or two sports packages equals the cost of a cable subscription. Beyond that, people will just pay for cable... (well somewhere in there, maybe not "equal"). Any of those services needs to have exclusive content in order to not be made redundant, and exclusive content costs money. I doubt that Amazon will stop its streaming services, even if it's a big money-loser over the coming decade. But Netflix is a one-trick pony, so they need to be the one people start with and keep forever.
Red_Dragon
y ddraig goch ddyry gychwyn
Red_Dragon Avatar

Location: Redneck Nation


Posted: Apr 22, 2014 - 6:13am

 DaveInVA wrote: 
greedy bastards
Page: 1, 2, 3 ... 18, 19, 20  Next