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  # 839963 19-Jun-2013 23:33
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YAY!

I can finally stream South Park online without jumping through hoops! Now all I need to do is ditch this crappy connection.  If only this feature was around when I was close to a cabinet :(





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  # 839965 19-Jun-2013 23:38
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great feature - well done ss

 
 
 
 


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  # 840057 20-Jun-2013 09:07
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DravidDavid: YAY!

I can finally stream South Park online without jumping through hoops! Now all I need to do is ditch this crappy connection.  If only this feature was around when I was close to a cabinet :(

Yeah, it's pretty awesome streaming episodes in HD without a VPN.

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  # 840096 20-Jun-2013 09:44
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Last night I was able to make a Netflix account, make a us iTunes account to download the Netflix app to my iPad and watch a movie all from my nonjailbroken iPad.

I will see if I can get my apple tv 2 working tonight.

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  # 840257 20-Jun-2013 13:16
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Is there any downside to enabling this mode?

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  # 840372 20-Jun-2013 15:37
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just tried to make a netflix account but it doesn't seem to like my debit card, credit card (both bnz) or paypal account. (nz account) They're onto us, any ideas? :P





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  # 840381 20-Jun-2013 15:51
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hamish225: just tried to make a netflix account but it doesn't seem to like my debit card, credit card (both bnz) or paypal account. (nz account) They're onto us, any ideas? :P


Complain to slingshot? :P


Do you have an AirNZ airpoints card? If you use the USD 'wallet' on them, then they seem to present as a US credit card (works for Hulu)

 
 
 
 


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  # 840383 20-Jun-2013 15:54
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nickb800:
hamish225: just tried to make a netflix account but it doesn't seem to like my debit card, credit card (both bnz) or paypal account. (nz account) They're onto us, any ideas? :P


Complain to slingshot? :P


Do you have an AirNZ airpoints card? If you use the USD 'wallet' on them, then they seem to present as a US credit card (works for Hulu)


nope its just a bnz classic card. hmm oh well, hulu free still works :P

my dad however does have an airpoints visa, might be able to twist his arm into it one day if i want it





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  # 840387 20-Jun-2013 16:04
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hamish225: just tried to make a netflix account but it doesn't seem to like my debit card, credit card (both bnz) or paypal account. (nz account) They're onto us, any ideas? :P


I use an ANZ Platinum Visa card for both Netflix and Hulu with no problem.

Not sure why ANZ is any different from BNZ. I do provide a US address though.




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  # 840390 20-Jun-2013 16:05
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hamish225:
nickb800:
hamish225: just tried to make a netflix account but it doesn't seem to like my debit card, credit card (both bnz) or paypal account. (nz account) They're onto us, any ideas? :P


Complain to slingshot? :P


Do you have an AirNZ airpoints card? If you use the USD 'wallet' on them, then they seem to present as a US credit card (works for Hulu)


nope its just a bnz classic card. hmm oh well, hulu free still works :P

my dad however does have an airpoints visa, might be able to twist his arm into it one day if i want it


I meant a OneSmart card, they are prepaid and come with AirNZ airpoints membership. There is a $50 fee to join, free after that. You might be able to join for free with the code "JOINAP".  

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  # 840391 20-Jun-2013 16:08
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according to this reply BNZ block Netflix due to "high security risk"

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# 840415 20-Jun-2013 16:49
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you guys can use "visa prepaycards" to buy these subscriptions Cool



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  # 840442 20-Jun-2013 17:22
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Long discussion somewhere in New Zealand about a website where you can buy prepaid Visa cards that work well with Hulu and Netflix. It's completely off topic.





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  # 840480 20-Jun-2013 17:58
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Anyone know how to use this to get the US apps onto a NZ purchased samsung TV instead of the useless ones we get on them?




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  # 840495 20-Jun-2013 18:23
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richms: Anyone know how to use this to get the US apps onto a NZ purchased samsung TV instead of the useless ones we get on them?


See here, the article starts by showing how to set a custom DNS (already done for you by Slingshot) and moves onto a key combination to change countries. Allow up to half an hour for it to update after changing.

Warning, you will loose access to the TVNZ onDemand app (haha)

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