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17 Sep 2012
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Which one?

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I don't know which one to have

What would you prefer for streaming films

Love film or Netflix?
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Re: Which one?

For a stand alone streaming service this is a difficult choice. I have had both (currently have Lovefilm) and initially found Netflix better for Tv and films but now Lovefilm appears to be catching up.

One thing though I would say Netflix is better for Tv series's although why not sign up for Lovefilm with a disc package as well?
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Sorry I don't have either but would be interested in your results once you pick, I do know that my fiancee signed up for netflix and then immediately cancelled them as they don't have a lot of US TV Shows to rent which is her big thing......

I look forward to hearing whether either of these get good results streaming onto PS3.

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I would say Netflix is a lot quicker and more reliable than Lovefilm but with Netflix thats all you get. I use Lovefilm for their disc servce really both games and blu-rays and cant fault them so the online side is like a little bonus really
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Re: Which one?

I have been using Netflix recently, been very impressed with it.

 

I cant seem to get it to log into my PS3 though, I have to use it on my 360.

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I would get both if your just planning on getting the streaming service as £5.99 netflix & £4.99 lovefilm they are well worth the money of just over a tenner.

I prefer netflix myself as they have more anime just a pity the amount isn't even close to the US netflix.

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I agree with what leggy said, Netflix does have a slight edge when it comes to TV shows but with Lovefim there's more choice when it comes to discs.

I don't really like the Lovefilm ap for the PS3 the Netflix one is much better.
I only used Netflix for a few weeks just because my mate used his details on my PS3, its well worth the money but I just use Lovefilm because I like to get games all the time from them and watch the odd movie.
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Netflix. They offer subtitles on most of their stuff, and this is something that massively appeals to me.

LOVEFiLM is hard to browse, and have never had anything on offer that I want to watch.
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