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Do You Ever Send Back Unwatched Netflix Discs?

Sorry Netflix discs: when the weather's nice, it's just hard to sit down and watch a movie.

Even though I'm having fun, my poor discs are left languishing — and whereas I used to just let the discs lie around unwatched, now I have started sending the unwatched discs back. Rather than rack up entertainment debt, I just resign myself to seeing the movie at another, more convenient time, so I can get something more compelling to watch. Of course, sometimes I also realize that I've put a movie on my queue I was never really interested in to begin with, and have no hesitation to send it back.

Hey, a girl's got to get her money's worth. And now that discs are being processed on Saturdays, it's even more worth it.

Tell me, what do you do with Netflix or Blockbuster discs you don't watch? Do you keep them till you watch them, or impatiently send them back like me?

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mrskrismendoza mrskrismendoza 7 years
Def agree J. What a waste of money.
Foxy-Frazee Foxy-Frazee 7 years
I've done that either it sits around cause I don't have time to watch it or the week I'm expecting it, its on one of the movie channels.
PirateKitty PirateKitty 7 years
oh wow, mine sit around for almost a year sometimes, i always forget to put them in the mail.
Susanna Susanna 7 years
If it's been more than a week, I send them back. It's a waste, but after 7 days I know I'll never watch it. This usually happens with Oscar nominated movies I think I should see, but decide will be too depressing.
J-Rabbit J-Rabbit 7 years
I never return discs unwatched. Such a waste of time and money.
FatBlood FatBlood 7 years
I always return movies quickly even if I don't watch them, keeps the que. moving I have like 300+ in line. I_suggest_a_DVD_back_up_app_;_instant_handbreak (_if_you_don't_have_time_to_watch a_movie_ you rented_but_eventually_want to_watch_it.) , if your a movie geek / addict Like me. throw it on you r iphone and watch on the train or in traffic.
Stella-Stylist Stella-Stylist 7 years
Yes, I am one who tends to send back unwatched movies. Sometimes I wonder why in the world I put that movie in my queue.
sugoionna09 sugoionna09 7 years
After about a week of them sitting around I usually send them back. Because if I didn't have enough interest to find some time to watch it then honestly I didn't want to see it anyway.
Kimpossible Kimpossible 7 years
rarely, but yes I've sent movies back w/out watching them. Usually it's because I just wasn't in the mood to watch it when it arrived.. and the mood didn't strike me within a reasonable amount of time. I figure I can always re-request it if I want to.
caroline_1 caroline_1 7 years
yes.. a few times, knowing what the movie is, I've ripped open the envelope and resealed it, without leaving my mailbox.. that's what I get for slacking on my Netlflix game.. I end up getting movies I've already seen online (instead of waiting) and I forget to take them off my Queue
kaykayelle kaykayelle 7 years
I send them back. If I haven't watched them in like 7 or 10 days, and feel like I have no motivation to watch them, they go back.
bethinabox bethinabox 7 years
I usually keep them til I watch them. I've only sent back one disc unwatched. Well, two if you count the time I got halfway through a movie before the disc became unplayable and I sent it back (with an error report) but never finished it.
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