I finally decided to get rid of my Netflix account. It's something that I'd been toying around with for awhile now. I like that I am able to rent movies and keep them as long as I want. I liked that they had a wide selection of movies to choose from. I even liked that I could watch some of the movies online. But the bottom line is that the additional cost is not worth it to me; especially when I already have a way to watch movies at no additional charge.
This past weekend, I checked out the movie selections that come with the "On Demand" feature from Comcast Cable. I'd really never taken the time to look at all the selections they offer. This past weekend, I checked out all the selections and found that there are a number of free movies that I can watch. With the cable package I have, there is no additional cost for the On Demand feature. I also get HBO as part of the package so any movies that come on HBO, I can see them "On Demand" for no additional cost
I went in cancel my Netflix account and noticed they have an option to put your account "on hold". You can put your account on hold for 3 months and you are not charged during this time. I chose this option as it will give me time to decide if I really want to cancel the account. By placing my account on hold, I will still have access to the website and to my movie queue.
Netflix, you were good to me but you just don't meet my needs right now. I'll keep my $18 bucks a month for the next few months and use it for something more useful. If I decide I cannot live without you, I'll restart my subscription.
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