Post # 1
Our cable bill has now doubled since the promotion we have has now expired. I do not believe in paying over $100 for cable and internet. We were looking into cutting cable completely and using hulu plus. Does anyone do this of have any other suggestions?
Post # 3
We are going to do this soon. We also have Netflix for other entertainment options. The thing that sucks is that internet is still pretty expensive on its own!
Post # 4
@Pupperoni: I have a Roku box and subscribe to Hulu plus. I am also an Amazon Prime member, so I have access to the prime instant videos. I really love it because it’s so cheap (Roku was $100 and Hulu is $8/month) and I can still watch pretty much all of my favorite shows. The only thing missing is sports games, so you should consider that if you or your H like to watch sports.
Post # 5
We never signed up for cable when we moved into this apartment. We have a netflix account for our midless TV watching and the shows we love all come online via their network websites the next day. Darling Husband misses sports, but since I’m evil and don’t care he just listens to them on the radio.
Post # 6
- Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort
We have broadcast channels and then Netflix over the Wii.
Post # 7
I did it! I used Netlifx Instant for a while, but then I got rid of that recently. I use Hulu.com and the Red Box. Otherwise, I watch old DVDs I have…or read a book!
Post # 8
I’m considering cancellng our Verizon, but have to talk to Fiance. We would use Netflix or Hulu.
Post # 10
We use Netflix, hulu, and just hang out on the computer. We also have bunny ears, HD ones, so we get about 5 decent channels (news and such) and other ones.. that are not so great. We paid about $14.
Post # 11
Cable free for almost 9 months now, and it was hard at first (I love me some reality tv) but once you don’t have it every day, you don’t miss it really. We use Netflix soley – we did a one month trial of Hulu Plus and we didn’t watch it once. I’d start with one, and add on if you need to. We watch on the Fiance PS3.
Post # 12
I wish we could do this but I haven’t been able to find any way for Fiance to watch hockey. It’s absurd how much we pay just so he can watch the Leafs lose over and over again.
Post # 13
Keep in mind that if you call to tell them you are cancelling, the cable company will almost always offer you a new promotion. So that’s an option if you don’t want to change.
Our Direct TV box died 2 weeks ago and we have just been using Hulu (regular, not plus). It’s good enough, but certain channels’ TV don’t seem to work for us– like ABC shows are really glitchy, but NBC and FOX are good. Our cable is super cheap with we share it with our landlord, so we won’t get rid of it yet.
Post # 14
We just cancelled ours and use Digital Local Channels, Netflix, Hulu Plus, Play On (Internet TV) and a Roku Box. There isn’t alot about cable I miss. Most of the shows we used to DVR are on Hulu Plus and Play On. I know I will start to miss it come fall when football starts up again.
Post # 16
- Wedding: September 2012 - Mother of the Bride's residence
We use Netflix, occasionally download from Zune on the Xbox (or iTunes when we had a couch in the office) and we go over to our friends’ house to watch cable if there’s something good. 😀