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Topic # 161911 23-Jan-2015 09:09
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This Saturday (Sunday New Zealand time) Amazon will be discounting Amazon Prime to US$72/yr instead of the usual US$99/yr.

Also they are making their original series Transparent free to watch during the whole day.





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  Reply # 1220593 23-Jan-2015 10:02
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that is a good discount laughing





 

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  Reply # 1220599 23-Jan-2015 10:10
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How's Amazon Prime's streaming service compared to Netflix/Hulu? I've got a Roku for Netflix and Funimation and wouldn't mind expanding to more streaming services.

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  Reply # 1220600 23-Jan-2015 10:12
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Playback wise it works great for me on unotelly and snap and a fire tv.

Catalog wise it's a bit lacking in some areas but usually something to watch.




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  Reply # 1220603 23-Jan-2015 10:14
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Prime gives you access to some TV Series but if you have Netflix/Hulu you are covered. It does have access to more movies than Netflix though. And if you buy on Amazon then you have free US shipping, etc. At this price I am getting it this weekend.





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  Reply # 1220611 23-Jan-2015 10:21
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I wonder if we will be able to add it to our existing prime membership.... Mine expires in April. Probably not...




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  Reply # 1220679 23-Jan-2015 12:04
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Same show is available on Lightbox for those who have an account

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  Reply # 1220717 23-Jan-2015 12:42
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The biggest catch with Prime membership is the discount on Amazon Devices.

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  Reply # 1220720 23-Jan-2015 12:49
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freitasm: Nope, only for new members.



I read on Bens Bargains it works for existing members too. I was on my way to post about the special but see you beat me to it. 


 

Edit: Sorry I misread: 

If you have a current Prime subscription, have someone give you Prime as a gift, to start the day after your current Prime subscription runs out. You might be able to give yourself the gift directly as well.


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  Reply # 1220746 23-Jan-2015 13:24
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freitasm: Prime gives you access to some TV Series but if you have Netflix/Hulu you are covered. It does have access to more movies than Netflix though. And if you buy on Amazon then you have free US shipping, etc. At this price I am getting it this weekend.



I thought transparent was already free to amazon prime members.

It's a pretty good series, Jeffrey Tambor was awesome in it.

Amazon prime does have more movies than netflix, but you still have to pay for most of them. Netflix does have more "free" movies with it's subscription than amazon prime though.

Also the TV episode in prime are pay per episode, But Hulu makes you sit through god awful American ads.

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  Reply # 1220756 23-Jan-2015 13:41
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Anyone who decides against membership prepared to gift me one and I'll pay them for it?



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  Reply # 1220758 23-Jan-2015 13:44
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Dstarzero: I thought transparent was already free to amazon prime members.


It is. Transparent will be free this Sunday for NON-PRIME MEMBERS as well. 





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  Reply # 1220764 23-Jan-2015 13:52
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networkn: Anyone who decides against membership prepared to gift me one and I'll pay them for it?


We can probably gift to each other :)

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  Reply # 1220779 23-Jan-2015 14:18
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networkn: Anyone who decides against membership prepared to gift me one and I'll pay them for it?


We can probably gift to each other :)


How romantic ;)

Isnt it only $20 you are saving tho? Worth the hassle of that?




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  Reply # 1220781 23-Jan-2015 14:23
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Yeah Im not that concerned about it.

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