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Topic # 124647 15-Jul-2013 11:24
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Just thought I'd post this here as some may be interested. 5 weeks of free content can't hurt. The usual free trial period is 2 weeks


https://secure.quickflix.co.nz/marketing/GrabOne?promocode=GRABONE_JULY2013&utm_source=GRABONE&utm_medium=eDM



Quickflix Free Trial Details
Offer eligible to new customers only. The offer is for a free 35 day trial of Quickflix with unlimited streaming of subscription content and one free new release credit. You will not be charged during your trial period unless you choose to purchase additional new release titles. Your free trial expires 35 days after sign up, and you will then be charged $14.99 per month. You can cancel your free trial online at any time. All use of the Quickflix Service is subject to the full terms and conditions located here.

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  Reply # 855770 15-Jul-2013 12:20
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Is Quickflix unmetered on Snap yet?




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  Reply # 855780 15-Jul-2013 12:33
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Does Quicklifx allow airplay mirroring, so I can actually see this on the telly, or do I need to sit in front of my Mac/iPad/iPhone to see the content?





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  Reply # 857486 16-Jul-2013 16:10
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Sorry guys, I don't know the answers to those questions. I'm sure you could email their support team and get them answered quickly though.

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  Reply # 858269 17-Jul-2013 19:21
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Signed up and had a play.

Godawful picture and sound !

How do you get HD quality ?

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  Reply # 858319 17-Jul-2013 21:22
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I signed up as well, the Playstation 3 app is buggy as hell and painful to use. The content selection is pretty limited too. I haven't actually watched anything yet

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  Reply # 858379 17-Jul-2013 22:43
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I think hd is only available on Sony Bravia TVs and blu rays. Not ps3 sadly.

I didn't think pic quality was too bad, even the non hd stuff. Of course a lot of the content is very old, and older stuff is lower res anyway. I still watch the odd movie or uk tv show, they add an extra 5 or so movies per week it seems.

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  Reply # 858382 17-Jul-2013 23:00
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The problem with such free trials, is that the companies often ask for your credit card, and you can't not enter it to qualify. They expect you to probably forget that you signed up, and that you will forget to cancel it. I think such promotions should be opt in at the end of the trial period, not opt out.

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  Reply # 858395 18-Jul-2013 00:23
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True.

However I find the experience so awful I'm not going to last 5 days let alone 5 weeks !

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  Reply # 858398 18-Jul-2013 01:01
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Hp were also giving away 4 week trials as their gift if you registered a new device. Hardly worth it though in my opinion due to the poor content, and the risk of forgetting about it and then getting charged, or having difficulty closing the account. If they had better content, I may have considered it.

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  Reply # 858412 18-Jul-2013 07:42
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I must have missed the deal as following the link just gets me back to the 21 days free. I thought "why not" and signed up....now I know why not! I think the corner dairy has more VHS tapes than this service has movies. The youngest did however find some cartoons that she wanted to watch so will probably just keep it for the holidays and then pull the plug. Shame really.




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  Reply # 858417 18-Jul-2013 08:12
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Yup, as above I'd accessing this through the PS3 link, so if that's buggy and doesn't have HD then I'll pass thanks. (Though thanks to the OP for bringing this to our attention).

I'd be interested in the psychology of all this really. As in I'm personally prepared to watch sport on a computer, but movies are supposed to draw you in, let you suspend reality in favour of the movie world etc. To achieve that immersion I want/need a big screen, a dark room and quality video and audio.

Soo... a movie streaming company is likely to require some app on smart TV's, and a PS3/Xbox/Freeview Box type device, to be really successful? Plus the obvious good content selection, HD steaming really and non metered deals with a good range of ISP's for free delivery etc.

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  Reply # 858429 18-Jul-2013 08:53
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I had Quickflix for about 6 months, cancelled because I never used it.  Now use Netflix, It's great and use it almost every day.

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  Reply # 858584 18-Jul-2013 12:50
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ilovemusic: Signed up and had a play.

Godawful picture and sound !

How do you get HD quality ?


I believe you don't..




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  Reply # 858593 18-Jul-2013 12:59

I signed up to quickflix a while back when orcon was offering a free trial. It worked fine via ps3. However the content available is rather lacking. Lots of old movies. You could easily watch the entire library in a couple of months

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  Reply # 858594 18-Jul-2013 13:03
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friendlymonkey: I signed up to quickflix a while back when orcon was offering a free trial. It worked fine via ps3. However the content available is rather lacking. Lots of old movies. You could easily watch the entire library in a couple of months


it's not that small!

there are well over 600 movies on there.
To watch them all in 2 months you would need to be watching 10 movies a day. 

and that doesn't count the 100 or so TV seasons of various british stuff they also have

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