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#1 OFFLINE   mike1977

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 05:43 PM

I reserved a movie on blu-ray online, went to pick it up at a kiosk, and was charged instead of a credit being used (the box was checked for use credits and I have 4) for this beta trial thing. Does it take time to be applied or does it not count for blu-rays?

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#2 OFFLINE   mike1977

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 05:52 PM

Got an answer...only for DVDs, much like Columbia House sale offers. :rolleyes:

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 06:03 PM

You can upgrade to Blu-Rays, $9 a month. But they charge the full $9 when you upgrade, not the $1 difference.

#4 OFFLINE   Justin23

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 08:05 PM

Yeah the beta free trial is only for DVD's, but like the above poster said there is a Blu-Ray option after the free trial for $9/mo.

Their streaming titles are very limited right now...maybe 8000 titles. Right now it's chock full of older movies and B-titles.

Hopefully they get more agreements with the studios.

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 02:57 AM

Yeah it sucks. It's not like blu-ray is new or just a couple years old. Playstation 3 was released in 2006...format war ended in 2008. It is now 2013. They could have at least offered 1 free blu-ray rental out of the beta trial. :D

#6 OFFLINE   lee635

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:17 PM

Does anyone know where there is a list of the streaming titles to view before subscribing?
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#7 OFFLINE   CopyCat

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 12:31 PM

Yeah it sucks. It's not like blu-ray is new or just a couple years old. Playstation 3 was released in 2006...format war ended in 2008. It is now 2013. They could have at least offered 1 free blu-ray rental out of the beta trial. :D


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