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30 Days of Thankful 2013 Edition- Day 6

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Day 6

I'm still struggling with everything that's happened in the last few days.

Anyway, today I'm thankful for Netflix. I don't have cable. I don't even have a t.v. I haven't had cable service for about 4 years. So, most of my entertainment comes from Netflix. In a way I'm glad. Television can suck up sooooo much time if you let it. People think it's weird when they find out I don't do television, but I honestly love it. Yes, there are a few shows that I wish I could watch (The Walking Dead, Once Upon a Time, also the Wonderland version, Downton Abbey, Ghost Adventures...) but, really, there aren't enough shows that I regularly [would] watch to justify the cost of having cable.

So, Netflix instant streaming works great for me. I watch the same stuff over and over anyway (Futurama!!!! YOW!!!) and really I only need a movie on for the background noise about 95% of the time. The $8 a month for Netflix is just right for my needs. (It is remarkable that Netflix plays on my dinosaur laptop, too.) Thanks Netflix!

Spark resizes things ridiculously small. This one was my April Fool's category: Movies That are in English But Still Require Subtitles.

This one was an odd recommendation: because I watched Family Guy it recommended I watch The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. What?!?!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
GREGGWEISBROD 11/8/2013 3:46PM

    Snatch and Trainspotting... brilliant! :-D

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ARCHIMEDESII 11/7/2013 12:52PM

    You're not alone. I don't have cable. I refuse to pay for TV !! LOL !!

I can't see paying for cable. If there is something I want to watch, I can watch on the network website. I like Once Upon a Time too. If I miss an ep, I can rewatch it here.

Many network shows do that. Cable shows, you have to wait a bit. but eventually, you can find full episodes of any of your favorite shows posted on YOUTUBE. that's another great place to watch TV. lol

I know the last few days and been rough, but remember you are a strong woman !! things will improve !!

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SMILINGTREE 11/7/2013 12:45PM

    Having Netflix and not cable would suit me, but not my husband. He loves Adult Swim (and Futurama, too!)

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ARUNNINGKAT 11/7/2013 12:06PM

    I would love to drop our TV, but it is a hard sell with my hubby into just about every sport there is. I have noticed it taking so much of our time in the evenings and I don't like it. That being said, I LOVE Netflix and have a whole list of movies on my list that I want to watch some day. emoticon

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ROSEPETAL80 11/7/2013 4:22AM

    We do the same. We have a tv but dropped cable and use hulu and netflix. MUCH cheaper.

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