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  Reply # 1106896 12-Aug-2014 10:11
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there is a S, a couple of E's an U and a T in there. If you don't know about it, that's how it is meant to be ;)

You hardly ever see it discussed on an open forum, but it has been around as long as I can remember.

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  Reply # 1106971 12-Aug-2014 11:40
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There is One airline Card that's worked for me last month.

A.



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  Reply # 1106978 12-Aug-2014 11:50
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I can't help feel that the locking of the other thread has not only created this thread, but the topic has been discussed more than it may have been on the original thread!

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  Reply # 1107068 12-Aug-2014 14:11
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Satch:
freitasm: The "payment method" is not only used for Netflix, and is not ratted out by Slingshoit. Just keep it low profile...





I have to say I was a bit confused about the locking of the thread as well.  The payment method you suggested is pretty well known.  Has been talked about on here a number of times as well as published on Orcon's website as a way to get Netflix.  I think the cat as already bolted on this one.


And I guess the "horse is already out of the bag" too - haha

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  Reply # 1107126 12-Aug-2014 15:59
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Netflix accepted my Westpac Visa Debit! I couldnt sign up with this card a month ago so I went down a more complicated route to signup for the free month with paypal but then couldnt renew.

 

I tried this card again just now and it worked second time around.

 

There doesnt seem to be a set rule as to what works. Some get lucky

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  Reply # 1107129 12-Aug-2014 16:09
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My ASB visa credit card worked just fine a couple of weeks back. 

Now, I just need a box to replace mysky and I'm done. 


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  Reply # 1107145 12-Aug-2014 16:24
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surfisup1000: My ASB visa credit card worked just fine a couple of weeks back. 

Now, I just need a box to replace mysky and I'm done. 



Amazon Fire rates highly here, though I'm in the Applw ecosystem already and chose an ATV and have no regrets.

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  Reply # 1107146 12-Aug-2014 16:27
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surfisup1000: My ASB visa credit card worked just fine a couple of weeks back. 

Now, I just need a box to replace mysky and I'm done. 



You mean a PVR like a Tivo (if you can find one) or a panasonic PVR. Funnily enough tivos are now making a bit of a comeback in the US and UK.

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  Reply # 1107148 12-Aug-2014 16:28
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PhantomNVD:
surfisup1000: My ASB visa credit card worked just fine a couple of weeks back. 

Now, I just need a box to replace mysky and I'm done. 



Amazon Fire rates highly here, though I'm in the Applw ecosystem already and chose an ATV and have no regrets.


I think they mean a PVR, which is what mysky is.

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  Reply # 1107172 12-Aug-2014 17:08
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mattwnz: 
You mean a PVR like a Tivo (if you can find one) or a panasonic PVR. Funnily enough tivos are now making a bit of a comeback in the US and UK.


Yes, I need something to view & record freeview. There is still something to be enjoyed about browsing TV channels, bit like a box of chocolates so to speak .   Although, I tend to flick through channels than actually watch anything .

I will enjoy cancelling sky though, having been a customer for 11 years straight. 


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  Reply # 1107188 12-Aug-2014 17:44
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Satch: I can't help feel that the locking of the other thread has not only created this thread, but the topic has been discussed more than it may have been on the original thread!


Agreed, although I do agree with the rationale, maybe a list of services/cards that don't work (i.e. they can't block what is already not working ;)), especially since some banks seem to be profiling (at least a portion of) the streaming sites as high-fraud risk.

As an example, signing up for NowTV (UK service) triggered 2x card blocks (I'd tried two cards) by Westpac's Fraud Dept and a follow-up call, apparently can be overridden for 2 hour periods but useless for subscriptions.  Fun fact, the transactions that were declined were 20p auth checks.

I also recall someone saying in a thread (edit: Original Post) a year-or-two ago about paying for Netflix that either all BNZ or a subset of BNZ cards were perma-blocked with no (or hard to obtain) override (not sure if that is still correct).

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  Reply # 1107193 12-Aug-2014 17:59
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Satch: I can't help feel that the locking of the other thread has not only created this thread, but the topic has been discussed more than it may have been on the original thread!


Agreed, although I do agree with the rationale, maybe a list of services/cards that don't work (i.e. they can't block what is already not working ;)), especially since some banks seem to be profiling (at least a portion of) the streaming sites as high-fraud risk.

As an example, signing up for NowTV (UK service) triggered 2x card blocks (I'd tried two cards) by Westpac's Fraud Dept and a follow-up call, apparently can be overridden for 2 hour periods but useless for subscriptions.  Fun fact, the transactions that were declined were 20p auth checks.

I also recall someone saying in a thread (edit: Original Post) a year-or-two ago about paying for Netflix that either all BNZ or a subset of BNZ cards were perma-blocked with no (or hard to obtain) override (not sure if that is still correct).


And again linking the Original work around that our BDFL has mandated no one mention...?

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  Reply # 1107199 12-Aug-2014 18:09
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mattwnz: 
You mean a PVR like a Tivo (if you can find one) or a panasonic PVR. Funnily enough tivos are now making a bit of a comeback in the US and UK.




You won't get a PVR with Freeview support *and* Netflix/Hulu/Amazon Instant Video. Your best bet is a local PVR and an Amazon Fire TV.





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  Reply # 1107707 13-Aug-2014 15:06
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I've tried using a couple of cards unsuccessfully as well. If anyone wants to PM me, it would be much appreciated. 

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  Reply # 1107737 13-Aug-2014 15:40
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freitasm:
surfisup1000:
mattwnz: 
You mean a PVR like a Tivo (if you can find one) or a panasonic PVR. Funnily enough tivos are now making a bit of a comeback in the US and UK.




You won't get a PVR with Freeview support *and* Netflix/Hulu/Amazon Instant Video. Your best bet is a local PVR and an Amazon Fire TV.



Might not get all of them, but will certainly get Hulu and Netflix: http://www.samsung.com/nz/consumer/tv-audio-video/blu-ray-player/blu-ray-player/BD-F8500A/XY 
(With a bit of DNS trickery).

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