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Netflix Copycat comes to Canada - Does anybody care?


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#1 of 5 Peter Overduin

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Posted February 25 2004 - 05:12 AM

It's call Zip and the link is below. For 25 bucks a month...too rich for me, but maybe for other Canucks?

http://www.zip.ca
Peter

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#2 of 5 Mark Dubbelboer

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Posted February 25 2004 - 05:33 PM

that's a lot per month
i'd still like to give it a whirl sometime just to see how good/bad it is.
i'd appreciate any impressions

#3 of 5 EricSchulz

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Posted February 26 2004 - 06:13 AM

That's about the same price as Netflix; assuming that the $24.95 is Canadian, it works out to US$18.66 (as of 2/26/04). Netflix offers the same service for US$19.95. These flat-fee services are worthwhile IF you watch a decent number of movies and they have the DVDs you want to see.

#4 of 5 Mark Dubbelboer

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Posted April 06 2004 - 12:13 PM

I was just about to sign up for this once my school semester is over, has anyone here tried it?

I'd appreciate some feedback if anyone has...

thanks

#5 of 5 Chester II

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Posted April 06 2004 - 12:44 PM

Dudes,

Netflix here in Kalifornia (uber alles) is great and worth the price once you factor in the cost of gas and time in getting to a video store. I can't imagine going to a video store again unless I NEED something same day. As long as Zip carries a diverse enough selection as does Netflix then paying a measly $25 KANADIAN is totally worth it dudes.

Dudes,

Chester

p.s. prepare for the invasion.....we are coming to save you soon