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    Blockbuster OnDemand

    Anybody going to give this a try. Rent 25 on-demand movies from Blockbuster for $99, and they'll give you the on-demand player for free.

    Blockbuster Online*-*BLOCKBUSTER ONDEMAND



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    Re: Blockbuster OnDemand

    I see a few reasons why I will not be doing this. The movies are only DVD quality and not Blu-Ray. Red box is cheaper and has new releases the day they come out on DVD not 30 days later. If you don't want to get off the couch to rent or return it may be a good buy but I can also get a PPV movie about the same price.



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    Re: Blockbuster OnDemand

    Once the cable/satellite companies get their On Demand offerings up to snuff, this sort of thing will be obsolete.


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    Re: Blockbuster OnDemand

    Directv already has an on-demand service.



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    Re: Blockbuster OnDemand

    Netflix one pack rental now ($8/mo or so) also has unlimited access to your computer or big TV for 12,000 titles. More to be added. Better deal than HBO for sure.


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    Re: Blockbuster OnDemand

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    Netflix one pack rental now ($8/mo or so) also has unlimited access to your computer or big TV for 12,000 titles. More to be added. Better deal than HBO for sure.
    I was gonna say the same thing. Netflix has unlimited use of their online library for viewing at no extra cost.



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    Re: Blockbuster OnDemand

    Quote Originally Posted by cys_av8r View Post
    Directv already has an on-demand service.
    Yeah but it's garbage.

    The selection is very limited, and the interface is abysmal. it's got potential, but it needs a LOT of work.


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    Re: Blockbuster OnDemand

    Blockbuster is really too late in the game. Netflix is king right now and the way they do business is superb. Great price for a great product. I am saddened that they will stop selling their dvds though =(



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    Re: Blockbuster OnDemand

    On-demand is such a rip off though.


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    Re: Blockbuster OnDemand

    I am liking Netflix a ton for their online titles, especially now that it integrates with the Microsoft Xbox 360. Lots of movies and TV shows, many in HD, streamed right to my television. The wife and I started watching season one of 30 Rock the other day. It worked great.


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    Re: Blockbuster OnDemand

    I currently use Blockbuster, because there is a store right by my house so it works out well. I am looking at maybe switching it up to Netflix though....How is the quality on movies you can view via the computer? I have a S Video cord that i could hook it up to my big screen..does anyone do this? I have xbox 360, but currently don't get xbox live



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    Re: Blockbuster OnDemand

    Quote Originally Posted by nickborton View Post
    I currently use Blockbuster, because there is a store right by my house so it works out well. I am looking at maybe switching it up to Netflix though....How is the quality on movies you can view via the computer? I have a S Video cord that i could hook it up to my big screen..does anyone do this? I have xbox 360, but currently don't get xbox live
    #1 problem is you need to get xbox live! Xbox is nothing without live!


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    Re: Blockbuster OnDemand

    How well does Netflix work with the 360? I hooked a PC up to my HDTV but had pretty crappy quality with the Netflix online movies. I have a 1.5 mb DSL with Qwest, but I guess it wasn't fast enough. Maybe my connection isn't as fast as its supposed to be. Do you think they will partner with the PS3 at any time?



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    Re: Blockbuster OnDemand

    Quote Originally Posted by nickborton View Post
    I currently use Blockbuster, because there is a store right by my house so it works out well. I am looking at maybe switching it up to Netflix though....How is the quality on movies you can view via the computer? I have a S Video cord that i could hook it up to my big screen..does anyone do this? I have xbox 360, but currently don't get xbox live

    bump...does anyone have any experience with this?



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    Re: Blockbuster OnDemand

    Quote Originally Posted by nickborton View Post
    bump...does anyone have any experience with this?
    It looks fine on my computer. Anything you hook up via svideo is going to look like crap on a big screen, though.


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