Netflix Movie Fans

hello all, now that my son is starting to need Netflix attention (5 yr old) is there a way to set up my Netflix so it know the difference between me and him? I've got Apocalypse Now right next to Sesame Street, its getting really ridiculous, all my suggestions are messed up now too, I used to love my suggestions, they always seemed to fit, but now Netflix just seems confused, any thoughts?

Views: 838

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Yes. You can give your son a separate profile. It'll still be under your account (you simply "assign" a number of your DVD's to his profile) and you can control the MPAA rating that profile is allowed to get. Go to Your Account & Help. Under "Preferences" select Account Profiles and pick "Add Profile". Fill out the information and, hey presto, your son has his own queue! He can have his own ratings and Netflix will make recommendations for him, based on those. You can then clear all those ratings that aren't yours.


thanks! I added an account, but he doesn't seem to have access to the instant watch queue, where most of his entertainment comes from, any way to edit that?
Nope. Streaming can only be done through the main account. There have been several threads here talking about that if you'd care to look for them to read more.
Adding a second profile also doesn't do much if you only have the 1 DVD at a time plan. :( Apparently if you've only got 1 slot/DVD to assign you can't very well give each profile 1 slot. Bummer. I don't really want to go to a 2 disc plan just to have a 2nd queue, i'd rather Netflix just alternate between my queues when sending me discs.
:( Apparently if you've only got 1 slot/DVD to assign you can't very well give each profile 1 slot.



You could just as easily alternate the titles in your queue too ;-)
You could just as easily alternate the titles in your queue too ;-)

WOAH WOAH WOAH. Dial down all the logistical complexities, dude.

Maybe this explains all the Netflix discs that have been cracked in two?
The whole point was to avoid the day-to-day manual shuffling geniuses. Obviously i could manually manage the queue(s) but why not let Netflix handle it with some minimal logic changes to their queue management system?
At least "Us" geniuses know that 1÷1=1. And do tell, how is going in today and moving "Toxic Avenger" from spot 15 to spot 1 (because you are in the mood) any different from going in today and changing your 1 disk at a time from queue 1 to queue 3, because your in the mood for the cheesy horror of 3 instead of the bromances in 1?

As far as letting Netflix randomize queue's... How is that any different from getting them in the order you added them to one queue?
Take control!

Once you get a movie from one Profile, go in and change to the other Profile before you return the first one.

RSS

Badge

Loading…

Latest Activity

macroman replied to The Professor's discussion 'What did you watch today? v 34.0'
"African Cats (2011. Nature Documentary)=As an owner of three friendly, domesticated cats, I wanted to learn more about their counterparts in the wild and enjoyed this Disney Nature film that followed several cheetahs and lions over a period of…"
10 hours ago
macroman replied to The Professor's discussion 'What did you watch today? v 34.0'
"  I subscribe to Mother Jones and think it's a great magazine.  I also disagree with the author.  This is based on the mindset that we can dominate and alter what Nature supplies us and this will be better.   One third of US…"
10 hours ago
Dig-Me-Up replied to Baff's discussion 'TV Show Start Dates Fantasy/Sci-Fi 2014' in the group Wormhole Xtreme! ... The SCI-FI Forum
"In my opinion the action increased in the last show a bit. And the next show looks promising from the preview segment. Though I must admit the first two shows were suspense shows with no action and they moved along very slowly. But I don't…"
12 hours ago
Profile IconLuna and Grama joined Netflix Movie Fans
16 hours ago
eviltimes replied to The Professor's discussion 'What did you watch today? v 34.0'
"Bronies - The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Pony     2012   NR   90 min   5/10 John de Lancie hosts a sweet look at mostly young males who are huge fans of the TV show My Little…"
16 hours ago
David replied to The Professor's discussion 'What did you watch today? v 34.0'
"Just for a different take on the matter of GMOs I found this recently:  Neil deGrasse Tyson tells critics of GMOs to chill out:  http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2014/07/neil-degrasse-tyson-on-gmo"
17 hours ago
David replied to pterosaur's discussion 'The Listening Thread: Part NEIN!' in the group The Soundtracks to Our Lives
17 hours ago
Baff replied to Baff's discussion 'TV Show Start Dates Fantasy/Sci-Fi 2014' in the group Wormhole Xtreme! ... The SCI-FI Forum
"The Fall dates have shifted a bit this year.  In previous years, almost all shows started in mid September, with the CW shows in early Sept.  Only a few shows would start in Oct/Nov.  With the later start this year, it will mean fewer…"
18 hours ago
Baff replied to Baff's discussion 'TV Show Start Dates Fantasy/Sci-Fi 2014' in the group Wormhole Xtreme! ... The SCI-FI Forum
"Demographic numbers: Week 1: 1.6 Week 2: 1.5 Week 3: 1.1 Week 4: 1.1 The change in time slot didn't hurt it, but it won't change its fate either.  The networks have been trying to capture the big numbers that Under The Dome got last…"
18 hours ago
Knaldskalle replied to The Professor's discussion 'What did you watch today? v 34.0'
"I can't address 2 or 3, but 1 has been bull for a long time. We already (pre-GMO) grow enough food to feed the world. Hunger is not a food production issue, it's a food distribution issue. Most hunger is caused by political strife that…"
19 hours ago
macroman replied to The Professor's discussion 'What did you watch today? v 34.0'
"Maidentrip (2013. Foreign Documentary)=Pretty good film about a 14-year Dutch girl who has a burning desire to sail around the world by herself.  Despite people telling her it couldn't be done, she manages to pull it off and an on-board…"
yesterday
macroman replied to The Professor's discussion 'What did you watch today? v 34.0'
"I watched it a second time within a week and I got lucky since it had been on very long wait status.  What I picked up the second time: 1.  An argument the GMO seed companies make is that they're needed to feed the world  and…"
yesterday

© 2014   Created by droidmaker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service