Online movie rental during the holidays sucks

Online movie rental during the holidays sucks

Netflix LogoIt’s that time of year again, time to wait endlessly for your next movie to arrive in the mail. Normally it takes one day for Netflix to receive a disc and one more day for me to get the next one, but half-way through December it’s been two days so far and Netflix hasn’t got my last movies, and I expect I won’t get the new ones until the weekend. It happens this way every year about this time. Every industry realizes this is the slowest time of the year so they make preparations, but apparently the online movie rentals either can’t figure it out or simply can’t do anything about it.

So what do you do? Add a disc to your account for a month to compensate? Make sure you get the movies in the mail before the day’s shipments go out? If you have any ideas to get my next films here earlier, I’m all ears.

About Steven Kippel

Steven Kippel has worked as a systems designer for a leading high-end audio/video custom integrator in Southern California since 2003. He is responsible for researching new technologies and integrating them into existing systems and new construction projects. He has designed several high-profile systems for discriminating clients on the cutting-edge of technology. When he is not hard at work, Steven is spending time with his wife, playing with his band or promoting concerts and bands in the Inland Empire. His favorite bands include The Cure, U2, Eisley, Living Sacrifice and DragonForce.

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3 Comments on “Online movie rental during the holidays sucks”

  1. My on-line rentals lately have sucked too. I think it has a lot to do with the TV writers being on strike. TV really blows more so than usual. But almost all of my DVD’s in my queue are ‘short wait’, ‘long wait’, or ‘very long wait’. what the #$%^& is that!?! I’m getting sick of it and am very close to canceling my account.

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