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Hulu or Netflix?

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Re: Hulu or Netflix?

Post by craig11152 » Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:23 pm

I agree with Lester on the Amazon/Netflix differences.
For me Amazon is as much about buying goods and shipping them to my house. I was a member or 4-5 years before I bothered to stream anything.
One significant difference is if you see it on Netflix its included in your monthly fee.
Not so with Amazon where a lot of content is available at additional cost. That can either annoy the crap out of you or perhaps delight you if you are willing to buy content over and above the monthly/yearly fee.
In our case over the years I would say without a doubt we watch more stuff on Netflix but not by a H*** amount.

I'm still playing around with Hulu. One thing maybe some Hulu expert can answer.....how come newer episodes of Vikings from the History channel aren't available? I thought one of Hulu's appeals was new shows appear a couple days after they air on their home channel.



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Re: Hulu or Netflix?

Post by MWmetalhead » Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:00 pm

You guys are absolutely right. Amazon Prime likes to up-charge. Your excellent & informative posts reminded me of that little fact. That does annoy the crap out of me. :)

But, I didn't purchase prime for the video service. I purchased it for the 2-day delivery perks.

So, I'm keeping prime and also decided to keep Netflix.

Instead, what I chose to do was negotiate a discount on my cable package with Comcast. More on that in a new thread I'm about to create. :)


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Re: Hulu or Netflix?

Post by Ed Joseph » Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:48 pm

I'm a science freak. I guess from the engineer in me, and I love nature shows. I can watch "How It's Made" or "Planet Earth" all day long. I'd love to find one that offers Science channel, BBC Earth, Nat'l Geo Wild and Smithsonian Channel (I love "Ariel America" and "Ariel Africa"). I also want to check out Curiosity Stream.


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Re: Hulu or Netflix?

Post by ZenithCKLW » Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:36 pm

Is Curiosity Stream from the same people as the Curiosity app? If so, I love it.



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