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HBO Max is by far my most used new streaming service. It's pricey at $15/month but worth it. I'm currently jumping back into GoT. Also I'm looking forward to checking out that new Denzel movie that came out yesterday. Too bad they don't offer 4K yet like the other, cheaper services (Disney+, Hulu etc).

I set a reminder on my phone to cancel it next month.

Way to go phone reminder! Just canceled Peacock premium.
 

HecticArt

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Fortunately, we get HBO Max for free as part of our cable package.
I expect that at some point, they will try to screw us and start charging for it. We'll probably cancel if that happens.
 

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I've watched Conan since he started hosting "Late Night" almost 30 years ago, but I can't justify paying $15 a month once he moves to HBOMax later this year. They will be getting my $15 for 1 month when "Godzilla -vs- Kong" comes out in a couple months, though.
 

MonoStereo

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I forgot Conan is moving to Max. As long as I'm not paying the $15, I'll watch.
It's gonna be interesting how it all plays out...it was announced as a "variety" show, but I dunno what that means in this context.

And I listen to & read people that work on the show via podcasts & Twitter, & they're pretty much all "we dunno what the hell is gonna happen".
 
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kryptonite

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I get HBO Max as part of my internet subscription. I see no line item on my bill for HBO Max. It's included. :). (Getting HBO On Demand and HBO TV channels included is also nice.)

A few years ago, I did "buy 2 years of Disney+ and get a year free." I then took advantage of a Verizon offer to go to unlimited data. This put my Disney+ on hold for one year, giving me two years free.

I paid for a year of Peacock, hoping to be able to watch the late-night shows early, not have to DVR NBC shows and watch the soccer stuff. So far, so good, except the pandemic has made it so I can't watch the late night shows early.

I just wish Netflix would introduce a long-term option to save customer money. Obviously, they don't care, since I'm sure a lot of people sign up as a show is released. They'll pay for one month and binge that show.
 
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