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#196319 26-May-2016 22:57
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There I was, watching Game of Throne Season 4 on Neon. Perfectly. Continuously. 

 

Then.....I tried to start Season 5.

 

Can't on my PC. 

 

Can't on my Mac. 

 

Can't on my phone. 

 

Can't on my tablet. 

 

Just....can't. 

 

No problem. Watching it anyway. 

 

 

 

 





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  #1560427 27-May-2016 08:19
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What is the issue or error you're getting?





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  #1560428 27-May-2016 08:25
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it's been dethroned tongue-out

 

 

 

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  #1560432 27-May-2016 08:36
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Until the trial ended and i'm not willing to pay $20 for something that is not HD, and has terrible, buggy apps




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  #1560439 27-May-2016 08:53
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sidefx:

 

What is the issue or error you're getting?

 

 

The yellow banner saying this program can't be played at this time. Please try later and ensure I have a valid account. Pls check the FAQ WRT to streaming, etc.....





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  #1560440 27-May-2016 08:54
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Last episode of Fargo S2 wont play ethier... :(


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  #1560442 27-May-2016 08:55
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Yabanize:

 

Until the trial ended and i'm not willing to pay $20 for something that is not HD, and has terrible, buggy apps

 

 

I pay the money. It looks 'Good Enough'™

 

But when it doesn't work, that is disappointing. 

 

That said, the alternate viewing method actually had better video quality. Quite noticeable. 





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  #1560451 27-May-2016 09:11
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The good news is that if you ditch Neon, you can use the money saved to offset the price increase Sky's just announced on some of its other stellar services (-;




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  #1560452 27-May-2016 09:15
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dafman:

 

The good news is that if you ditch Neon, you can use the money saved to offset the price increase Sky's just announced on some of its other stellar services (-;

 

 

Good advice for the Sky subber.

 

I don't have Sky. For a long time it was part-owned by Rupert Murdoch and I don't like giving people like him any money if I can avoid it. Neon is as close as I wanted to get....and that was after Murdoch sold out of Sky in NZ.  





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  #1560469 27-May-2016 09:29
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Sorry, but lots of questions:

 

 

 

What exactly was the issue here?

 

 

 

Do they have the rights for it?

 

Is the service currently down for some reason?

 

 

 

What do Neon themselves say about it?

 

Are they responding to support enquiries?


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  #1560497 27-May-2016 09:51
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Jaxson:

 

Sorry, but lots of questions:

 

 

 

What exactly was the issue here?

 

 

 

Do they have the rights for it?

 

Is the service currently down for some reason?

 

 

 

What do Neon themselves say about it?

 

Are they responding to support enquiries?

 

 

The video won't play. Instead you get a message telling you the video won't play. Try later....

 

I assume NEON have the rights for it. It's owned by SKY and they promote GoT on their site. 

 

The service I wanted wasn't available. 

 

I wasn't going to make a support enquiry at 23:00 on a Thursday night. It would be a pointless waste of my time. I assume the problem is temporary....and the service may now work. That would be cool. But my opportunity to do what I wanted was last night...and I did what I wanted another way. 

 

My problem solved....but I felt like expressing my frustration...in case others were affected (as they do appear to have been) and we can then moan about it together. Perhaps for days. It feels good. 

 

 





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Linuxluver:

 

dafman:

 

The good news is that if you ditch Neon, you can use the money saved to offset the price increase Sky's just announced on some of its other stellar services (-;

 

 

Good advice for the Sky subber.

 

I don't have Sky. For a long time it was part-owned by Rupert Murdoch and I don't like giving people like him any money if I can avoid it. Neon is as close as I wanted to get....and that was after Murdoch sold out of Sky in NZ.  

 

 

I'm staggered by the irrationality of human behaviour sometimes.  So you're saying that you wont give any money to someone like Rupert Murdoch if you can avoid it - and your behaviour extends to past investments?

 

That said - you only read news content from the NZHerald (given his past ownership of the DomPost).  And nothing from the Wall Street Journal.  You wont read any books published by HarperCollins.

 

You wont watch any content (movies, tv) created or distributed by 20th Century Fox (and this I'd imagine is tricky given the previous lines of production-distribution-broadcast were relatively obvious but now the lines are well and truly all over the place).  And you dont use Hulu for anything you might watch from the US.  Or Netflix given its distribution agreements with 20th Century.  And you wont have anything to do with National Geographic and its content.  

 

How ever do you manage?  

 

 

 

 





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  #1560511 27-May-2016 10:20
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ockel:

 

Linuxluver:

 

dafman:

 

The good news is that if you ditch Neon, you can use the money saved to offset the price increase Sky's just announced on some of its other stellar services (-;

 

 

Good advice for the Sky subber.

 

I don't have Sky. For a long time it was part-owned by Rupert Murdoch and I don't like giving people like him any money if I can avoid it. Neon is as close as I wanted to get....and that was after Murdoch sold out of Sky in NZ.  

 

 

I'm staggered by the irrationality of human behaviour sometimes.  So you're saying that you wont give any money to someone like Rupert Murdoch if you can avoid it - and your behaviour extends to past investments?

 

That said - you only read news content from the NZHerald (given his past ownership of the DomPost).  And nothing from the Wall Street Journal.  You wont read any books published by HarperCollins.

 

You wont watch any content (movies, tv) created or distributed by 20th Century Fox (and this I'd imagine is tricky given the previous lines of production-distribution-broadcast were relatively obvious but now the lines are well and truly all over the place).  And you dont use Hulu for anything you might watch from the US.  Or Netflix given its distribution agreements with 20th Century.  And you wont have anything to do with National Geographic and its content.  

 

How ever do you manage?  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Folks are free to spend their hard earned as their conscience sees best.


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MikeB4:

 

ockel:

 

Linuxluver:

 

dafman:

 

The good news is that if you ditch Neon, you can use the money saved to offset the price increase Sky's just announced on some of its other stellar services (-;

 

 

Good advice for the Sky subber.

 

I don't have Sky. For a long time it was part-owned by Rupert Murdoch and I don't like giving people like him any money if I can avoid it. Neon is as close as I wanted to get....and that was after Murdoch sold out of Sky in NZ.  

 

 

I'm staggered by the irrationality of human behaviour sometimes.  So you're saying that you wont give any money to someone like Rupert Murdoch if you can avoid it - and your behaviour extends to past investments?

 

That said - you only read news content from the NZHerald (given his past ownership of the DomPost).  And nothing from the Wall Street Journal.  You wont read any books published by HarperCollins.

 

You wont watch any content (movies, tv) created or distributed by 20th Century Fox (and this I'd imagine is tricky given the previous lines of production-distribution-broadcast were relatively obvious but now the lines are well and truly all over the place).  And you dont use Hulu for anything you might watch from the US.  Or Netflix given its distribution agreements with 20th Century.  And you wont have anything to do with National Geographic and its content.  

 

How ever do you manage?  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Folks are free to spend their hard earned as their conscience sees best.

 

 

Oh I agree.  I'd just find it hard to keep track of what I could and couldnt do based on my moral stand against an individual - especially one as prodigious as Murdoch given his investment history and even current ownership.





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Linuxluver:

 

...and we can then moan about it together. Perhaps for days. It feels good. 

 

 

 

LOL - Sky threads do tend to go one way. Have a Friday Beer.


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Linuxluver:

 

 

 

The video won't play. Instead you get a message telling you the video won't play. Try later....

 

I assume NEON have the rights for it. It's owned by SKY and they promote GoT on their site. 

 

The service I wanted wasn't available. 

 

I wasn't going to make a support enquiry at 23:00 on a Thursday night. It would be a pointless waste of my time. I assume the problem is temporary....and the service may now work. That would be cool. But my opportunity to do what I wanted was last night...and I did what I wanted another way. 

 

My problem solved....but I felt like expressing my frustration...in case others were affected (as they do appear to have been) and we can then moan about it together. Perhaps for days. It feels good. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No worries, just trying to understand better was all.

 

 

 

It's really useful to get first hand experiences of services like this.  Thanks.


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