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Ive just been bombarded with inertia selling offers from Amazon - they must be desperate. £72 pa or £1.38pw

 

Its not so much the money as the waste of time its going to expose me to. I already instinctively discount 99.9% Hollywood drivel (although fair play to HBO, they have produced some great stuff

 

I looked through the available movies, and out of 650 I would only watch

 

Sounds like the kind of video pollution I want to keep out of my life, like most of the rubbish on live TV

I am appalled at the effect this must have on young minds:mad2:

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It is the same with their Amazon Prime with books, robint. You can only borrow one book a month. For someone who reads 2 - 3 books a week that is of no value. The alternative is Kindle unlimited which will cost £7.95 per month and looking at my wish list - out of the 43 books I have squirrelled away, only 2 of them are on the kindle unlimited list ?


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You can also access the amazon music which is much better and works out better value then spotify. Free next day delivery which at this time of the year has saved me a fortune. I find it great value

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The quality of the own made shows are not as good as Netflix. I recently watched 'The man in the high castle' pilot episode and felt it was lacking something. They obviously dont have the budget Netflix has. I decided not to continue after the trial.


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Amazon prime does have its advantages and there is normally a free trial.

It is even better if you are a student at half price. All depends how often you use it .

I find it worthwhile at 39 per year, not so sure if I will use it when I no longer get the discount


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