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Old 22.05.2019, 18:34
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Re: Netflix?

Content started to suck, lots of garbage and very expensive for such low quality. Half of the series do not have English subs or are completely in German and it there are hundreds of series the US version has that the CH one doesn't.



Wait for the Disney alternative to come out and buy, I'll close my Netflix then.
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Old 22.05.2019, 21:15
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Content started to suck, lots of garbage and very expensive for such low quality. Half of the series do not have English subs or are completely in German and it there are hundreds of series the US version has that the CH one doesn't.



Wait for the Disney alternative to come out and buy, I'll close my Netflix then.
Fully agree.... I signed up about a year ago, but already got bored... Many of the netflix productions dissapointed me
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Old 23.05.2019, 07:54
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Re: Netflix?

I have had Netflix since the days they used to send DVDs in the mail. I enjoyed it quite a bit in the US when I lived there. My US subscription is still valid but plays the Swiss content here in Switzerland. Most of the Swiss content is good and not too much different than the US content.

There is really no fool proof way to trick Netflix to get the US content. I have tried several VPNs a Dedicated IP and some might work for a few weeks and then always get blocked. Netflix has really cracked down on using a VPN with them in the last 1-2 years.

I have since moved on to Philo a US 40 channel cable subscription for several months now. Works fine over VPN and Nvidia Shield Android TV box. It has a search function for movies and shows and can watch them on demand just like Netflix. Most do have commercials though. I don't mind the British channels we normally get from SwissCom on the television but sometimes miss the American programming, like Discovery, Science and History channels. Philo works good for those, one would likely need a US mailing address and credit card though to successfully signup.
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Old 23.05.2019, 09:24
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Fully agree.... I signed up about a year ago, but already got bored... Many of the netflix productions dissapointed me
There's been a drought of new content unfortunately
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Old 23.05.2019, 09:27
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I know, that is what is annoyning me, I urinated up the wrong tree.
you can always cancel Netflix and subscribe to sky.ch
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Old 23.05.2019, 13:37
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I have had Netflix since the days they used to send DVDs in the mail. I enjoyed it quite a bit in the US when I lived there. My US subscription is still valid but plays the Swiss content here in Switzerland. Most of the Swiss content is good and not too much different than the US content.

There is really no fool proof way to trick Netflix to get the US content. I have tried several VPNs a Dedicated IP and some might work for a few weeks and then always get blocked. Netflix has really cracked down on using a VPN with them in the last 1-2 years.

I have since moved on to Philo a US 40 channel cable subscription for several months now. Works fine over VPN and Nvidia Shield Android TV box. It has a search function for movies and shows and can watch them on demand just like Netflix. Most do have commercials though. I don't mind the British channels we normally get from SwissCom on the television but sometimes miss the American programming, like Discovery, Science and History channels. Philo works good for those, one would likely need a US mailing address and credit card though to successfully signup.
I've smartdns and works flawlessly since 3 years.
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Old 23.05.2019, 18:00
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you can always cancel Netflix and subscribe to sky.ch
Sky.de, going to do that as you can get the bundle netflix/sky for 19Ä
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Old 26.05.2019, 16:49
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Re: Netflix?

Its ok, the kids use it more than I do. New movies worth watching are hard to come by but they do pop up now and then. Some of their in house productions are really good like Better Call Saul, the new David Attenborough series and the new Black Mirror episodes. They still struggle to make a decent movie but once again, some of them are ok. When the Disney Channel comes along they will lose all the Disney and Fox catalogue so we will have to see how that pans out. As far as value goes I think that 35 years ago we were paying 6 bucks to hire one movie for a day I think it is fair value. Hope that helps.
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Old 20.03.2020, 08:17
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Netflix to cut streaming quality in Europe for 30 days https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-51968302

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Old 20.03.2020, 08:42
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There is really no fool proof way to trick Netflix to get the US content. I have tried several VPNs a Dedicated IP and some might work for a few weeks and then always get blocked. Netflix has really cracked down on using a VPN with them in the last 1-2 years.
Chrome has an add-on vpn called HolaVPN and that seems to work.
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Old 20.03.2020, 09:04
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Netflix to cut streaming quality in Europe for 30 days https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-51968302

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I'm watching the Pandemic documentary. Isn't that a useful purpose?
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Re: Netflix?

Netflix is great for me.

And for 7chf month I use it a lot.
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Re: Netflix?

I recommend it to get away from to current frenzy , look dave chapelle or Russel Peters.
There are awesome series and movies , totally worth the money spent.
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Old 22.03.2020, 14:49
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Re: Netflix?

Yes, but they and similar services are throttling my internet. Why donít they offer other options than streaming. .
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OK, this old biddie finally succumbed to Netflix. Managed to set language at English- but first thing I watched is The Crown, a British series, and yet it is in German, with English subtitles. Surely I should be able to watch a British series or film in the original language? I mean, it is good for my German, and I am happy to watch German films in German, but ... Help please.
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Old 30.03.2020, 21:01
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OK, this old biddie finally succumbed to Netflix. Managed to set language at English- but first thing I watched is The Crown, a British series, and yet it is in German, with English subtitles. Surely I should be able to watch a British series or film in the original language? I mean, it is good for my German, and I am happy to watch German films in German, but ... Help please.
You can select language and subtitle settings for most movies. I don't know what setting you're having at home but it's a fairly simple procedure.
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Old 30.03.2020, 21:13
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OK, this old biddie finally succumbed to Netflix. Managed to set language at English- but first thing I watched is The Crown, a British series, and yet it is in German, with English subtitles. Surely I should be able to watch a British series or film in the original language? I mean, it is good for my German, and I am happy to watch German films in German, but ... Help please.
Pause the movie, on the top left of screen will appear something like a dialog box icon, click on it, this will spawn the languages and subtitles options. Select appropriate and enjoy.
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OK, this old biddie finally succumbed to Netflix. Managed to set language at English- but first thing I watched is The Crown, a British series, and yet it is in German, with English subtitles. Surely I should be able to watch a British series or film in the original language? I mean, it is good for my German, and I am happy to watch German films in German, but ... Help please.

Once you are on Netflix go into Account settings (icon on right hand side top) scroll down until you get to tap My Profile/Language. Click on that and select English. Or when watching a program there are some icons bottom right, one of those give options for audio language and subtitles on or off

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Thanks everyone- we seem to have tried all this- changed language for site to English, but have not managed it with The Crown ... yet. Watching Masterchef now, but will try again tomorrow.
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Re: Netflix?

That's odd - everything we watch defaults to English (including The Crown)

Maybe login via a web browser on your pc or phone and there is a language option there for your default language under 'Account' -> 'My profile' -> 'Language'.

Might help
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