A month ago, I told you we canceled Blockbuster in favor of trying out Redbox. We didn't rent anything right away because, well, we were tired of movies. But about 2 weeks ago, we decided to rent a movie. Here's how it went: We walked up to the … [Read more...] about Redbox Test One: Success!
Redbox! Yep, we have canceled our Blockbuster Online subscription, but not because we were overly unhappy with it. Rather, we had other reasons. Basically, Redbox costs $1 per night to rent. If we only want to see 5 movies per month, it costs us $5. … [Read more...] about Cancelled Blockbuster Online in favor of….
Back in early March, I posted about how our free digital cable was worthless as we only got a few extra channels (mostly PBS). To refresh your memory, Comcast offered us 12 months of free digital cable just for being basic cable subscribers. We … [Read more...] about Ok, the free digital cable isn’t totally worthless
We're loyal Blockbuster Online (formerly Netflix) subscribers. However, even though we have about 100 movies in our queue, there's really nothing we're excited to see. Eragon was a bore, we sent back Seven Years in Tibet without watching it, so right … [Read more...] about Tired of Blockbuster / Netflix Selections? Cancel for a month
The 90th Carnival of Personal Finance is up at Mapgirl's Fiscal Challenge. Mapgirl forms the Carnival this week as if it were a true carnival, including intermissions. Clever Dudette's article about Frugal Lunch is in the "Center Ring". This is … [Read more...] about Carnival of Personal Finance #90 Review
A number of friends and coworkers have been renting DVD sets recently from Netflix and Blockbuster online in order to catch up on early seasons of shows like 24 or CSI (pick on of the 15 out there). This leads me to my newest scheme to get rid of … [Read more...] about Another scheme to cancel cable: Rent DVD Sets