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Talkiet
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  #3185008 22-Jan-2024 10:28
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It's not fair. I want to only pay for one account so a bunch of people can use it at different addresses. Why aren't I allowed to do that anymore?

 

Sheesh!

 

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  #3185025 22-Jan-2024 11:11
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I don't share my account outside of our household (me and Ms Aqua) but we both travel and I expect to be able to log into my account on a TV wherever I am.

 

Netflix didn't support that so we kicked them (and the ISP they came with) to the kerb.  If Disney do the same, I'll kick them too.

 

Kicked Neon because they were putting up prices on a rather average service and introducing ads.

 

Amazon are introducing ads so I'll kick them at renewal time (or sooner if I can get a partial refund of my annual fee).

 

I guess at that point we'll be down to just Apple TV.

 

I don't miss any of the stuff we've kicked to the kerb.  There is only so much time in the day to watch content.





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  #3185029 22-Jan-2024 11:25
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All of these stupid rules forces people back to illegal methods. (which is still going strong and very easy to access with a little bit of knowledge). I'd prefer to pay a small amount and don't have an issue handing over the $$$, but when they make it to hard and keep jacking the price up it only supports other the options. 




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  #3189238 1-Feb-2024 12:51
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Talkiet:

It's not fair. I want to only pay for one account so a bunch of people can use it at different addresses. Why aren't I allowed to do that anymore?

 

Sheesh!

 

Cheers - N

 

 

 

 

I just wish they offered the thing Netflix does, where you can attach a single viewing connection at a second location (a sub account), and its like an extra $8. We mainly have Disney for a family member that's away from home and has various health issues. We barely watch it in the home (but did occasionally watch a show or two) but they watch it a lot where they are, so we'll keep it for them at their location and delete it from home. Back to Netflix I guess.

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  #3189300 1-Feb-2024 15:41
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langi27:

 

All of these stupid rules forces people back to illegal methods. (which is still going strong and very easy to access with a little bit of knowledge). I'd prefer to pay a small amount and don't have an issue handing over the $$$, but when they make it to hard and keep jacking the price up it only supports other the options. 

 

 

Waa waa waa, I don't want to pay, so I am forced to steal. 

 

What rubbish!

 

The only pass you get from me for stealing, is if it's food to feed your family, because they are starving. 

 

 


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  #3189307 1-Feb-2024 15:57
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networkn:

langi27:


All of these stupid rules forces people back to illegal methods. (which is still going strong and very easy to access with a little bit of knowledge). I'd prefer to pay a small amount and don't have an issue handing over the $$$, but when they make it to hard and keep jacking the price up it only supports other the options. 



Waa waa waa, I don't want to pay, so I am forced to steal. 


What rubbish!


The only pass you get from me for stealing, is if it's food to feed your family, because they are starving. 


 



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  #3204362 8-Mar-2024 09:39
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I just wish they offered the thing Netflix does, where you can attach a single viewing connection at a second location (a sub account), and its like an extra $8. We mainly have Disney for a family member that's away from home and has various health issues. We barely watch it in the home (but did occasionally watch a show or two) but they watch it a lot where they are, so we'll keep it for them at their location and delete it from home. Back to Netflix I guess.

 

Does Netflix offer this in NZ? I thought that was the USA only. Have 2 of us with Netflix locked out (family) and only option was a new account. Likewise, if Disney do this, we can see the same happening.




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  #3204370 8-Mar-2024 09:47
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old3eyes:
MikeB4:

 

It's like these services hate having customers. It nearly makes me consider *shudder* going to Sky TV

 



Or flying the Jolly Roger again.

 

 

 

What's a pirates favourite letter?

 

P. They'd be quite irate without it......






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  #3204419 8-Mar-2024 11:22
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Quinny:

I just wish they offered the thing Netflix does, where you can attach a single viewing connection at a second location (a sub account), and its like an extra $8. We mainly have Disney for a family member that's away from home and has various health issues. We barely watch it in the home (but did occasionally watch a show or two) but they watch it a lot where they are, so we'll keep it for them at their location and delete it from home. Back to Netflix I guess.

 

Does Netflix offer this in NZ? I thought that was the USA only. Have 2 of us with Netflix locked out (family) and only option was a new account. Likewise, if Disney do this, we can see the same happening.

 

 

Unless they got rid of it very recently. I had a family member get a sub account attached to his partners main account, and it was less than a full subscription. It was $7.99 I think? That was about 1 year ago.

 

 

They call it "extra member slots."

 

 

Here you go:

 

 

https://help.netflix.com/en/node/123279

 

 

Pricing (New Zealand Dollar)

 

 

Basic: NZ$14.99/month

 

 

Standard: NZ$20.99/month (extra member slots* can be added for NZ$7.99 each/month)

 

 

Premium: NZ$27.99/month (extra member slots* can be added for NZ$7.99 each/month)

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  #3204440 8-Mar-2024 12:52
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CrushKill:
Quinny:

 

I just wish they offered the thing Netflix does, where you can attach a single viewing connection at a second location (a sub account), and its like an extra $8. We mainly have Disney for a family member that's away from home and has various health issues. We barely watch it in the home (but did occasionally watch a show or two) but they watch it a lot where they are, so we'll keep it for them at their location and delete it from home. Back to Netflix I guess.

 

Does Netflix offer this in NZ? I thought that was the USA only. Have 2 of us with Netflix locked out (family) and only option was a new account. Likewise, if Disney do this, we can see the same happening.

 

Unless they got rid of it very recently. I had a family member get a sub account attached to his partners main account, and it was less than a full subscription. It was $7.99 I think? That was about 1 year ago. They call it "extra member slots." Here you go: https://help.netflix.com/en/node/123279 Pricing (New Zealand Dollar) Basic: NZ$14.99/month Standard: NZ$20.99/month (extra member slots* can be added for NZ$7.99 each/month) Premium: NZ$27.99/month (extra member slots* can be added for NZ$7.99 each/month)

 

Thats awesome. Shame was not offered at all, but a full new sub instead. Thanks for the info.

 

 

 

 


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  #3204736 9-Mar-2024 09:59
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Just an example for those of you who don't have a problem with take it or leave it TOS changes -

 

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2024/03/disgraceful-messy-tos-update-allegedly-locks-roku-devices-until-users-give-in/

 

 





“The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.” -John Kenneth Galbraith

 

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  #3204782 9-Mar-2024 13:55
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Seems like Disney are putting up prices as well.

 

 

https://help.disneyplus.com/en-GB/article/disneyplus-en-nz-price

 

 

We wanted to let you know of an upcoming price change to your Disney+ subscription.

 

 

Effective on 12 April 2024, your subscription will now be called the Disney+ Premium plan and will change in price to $189.99 per year. Your payment method on file will be charged unless you cancel your subscription before 12 April 2024.

 

 

Our Commitment to Subscriber Choice

 

We are committed to providing a variety of offerings and quality content to our subscribers. You now have the option to choose our new, lower-priced plan, Disney+ Standard, available on both monthly and annual basis.

 

 

We are excited to continue bringing you the stories and Disney+ Originals you love. Thank you for continuing to be the best part of our story.

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  #3204802 9-Mar-2024 14:42
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Is that your renewal date? That price already seems to be current listed price for annual sub or $18.99 monthly.


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  #3204810 9-Mar-2024 15:11
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Bung:

Is that your renewal date? That price already seems to be current listed price for annual sub or $18.99 monthly.

 

 

When we subbed almost 1 year ago it was $149 (or the monthly price). Their was no $189 tier that I can recall.

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  #3204874 9-Mar-2024 18:03
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What are you getting $149.99 per year is the current rate for 1080p 5.1 audio 2 concurrent streams. $189.99 is 4k UHD Atmos 4 concurrent streams.

 

Have they bumped you up without you knowing or agreeing.


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