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#148499 21-Jun-2014 09:17
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I have returned to netflix after a 1 year abscence.  In that time, Instant Queue has disappeared to be replaced by My List.  Unfortunately, My List is not appearing.  Some googling suggests that this can happen if you are using a different region to the one you registered in (I'm not) or if you are using some of the unblocking services.  Currently I am using hola, but I have also tried unblockus with no joy.

So, does anyone have My List visible, and if so, how are you accessing netflix?




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#1071450 21-Jun-2014 09:39
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my list appears and works for me.  I am using Firefox with hola.




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  #1071473 21-Jun-2014 10:06
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I just scroll all the way to the bottom of the Netflix screen - my list is there.

 
 
 
 




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  #1071621 21-Jun-2014 12:38
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Problem resolved.  Netflix thinks I am canadian.  Change ip to canada and I now have my list.  Now I jsut need to figure out how to change to the USA.




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  #1071629 21-Jun-2014 12:49
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Perhaps the list is tied to the region you saved then in.
Ie if you save some items while connected to the USA region, then switch to uk and save some items, does the the lust for each region appear when you toggle regions?




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  #1071666 21-Jun-2014 13:54
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The list appears to be tied to your home region.  I only get it when I am logging in to NF Canada.  It's not there for UK or USA.  Not sure why it thinks my home region is Canada though.




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  #1071670 21-Jun-2014 13:59
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robjg63: Perhaps the list is tied to the region you saved then in.
Ie if you save some items while connected to the USA region, then switch to uk and save some items, does the the lust for each region appear when you toggle regions?


I believe that is the case.

While Netflix catalogs have overlaps between regions (i.e. as evidenced by the likes of http://whatsnewonnetflix.tv/ 'Skyfall' is on 8 regions) the My Lists can't overlap because a) you aren't really meant to be switching regions with any fluidity (Hollywood/TVwood would throw a hissy-fit if Netflix were seen as 'making it too easy') b) presenting it and keeping it up to date (let alone dealing with the support questions) could be a nightmare.

Everyone just says "My List" isn't portable, I've never actually heard if someone has tried maintaining a US "My List" and a Canadian "My List" so it is worth a shot.

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  #1074262 25-Jun-2014 13:57
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My list is separate per region, so I have to setup the list when I switch between regions. No biggie :-)

 
 
 
 




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  #1074342 25-Jun-2014 15:32
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How do you get a list in a new region?  i can only see it for Canada.




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