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Tony Gentile

Congrats on getting in and getting the scoop. Hope to get a chance to play with it myself soon.

Steven Hoober

I can't get it to work, nor can another guy here. The invite page is empty. Is it a beta that only works for some people or what?

Bombadil

Sounds great. Now I just have to get some friends who have Netflix.

Mike

Steven,

You have to be invited, so I just invited you.

If anyone else wants an invite, just let me know. I'll try and respond to anyone that's interested tonight.

Please be patient as I have a day job. ;-)

- Mike

lawilson

Yeah, invite me Mike! :)

Hoon Park

I would appreciate an invite as well. Thanks!

hoonpark@gmail.com

smash

I would very much appreciate an invite.

Thanks.

smashsc (at) gmail (dot) com

Beev

I'd love to try out this new 'Friends' feature:

brianvance+Netflix (at) mailcan (dot) com

Mel

Please invite me as well.
Thanks!

Dan

Can someone invite me? This looks like a pretty cool feature, but I dont have any friends that have Netflix here....

Becky

Thanks for the invite!!

Tony Gentile

Who's your buddy? Who's your pal? :)

Melanie Rutberg

Thanks Mike!

Kathryn

I enjoy your site. Thanks for the info one and all. Please send me a netflix invite as well.

werbler(at)gmail
Thanks!

Dave

Could someone please invite me? My friend and I (who both use netflix) would really like to share queues. It sounds like that is what this feature does.
Thanks

Dave

Freaky quick...thanks Mike

Ron

I would love an invite: emailforron (at) comcast (dot) net. Thanks for the great news!

Matt M.

Some invite love to netflix (at) csbgroup [dot] org would be awesome.

D Bates

sounds like a great idea to me would love to check it out more dnjbates@southern-shots.com

Aron

Just looking at it now. I imagine there was some debate about using purple. Next feature request, customizable skins ;)

I feel like I'm in a skittles commercial.

Brian

I would also love to start inviting friends. If someone could invite me as well that would be great. Thank you. brian@ranzino.com

joe

i've been waiting for this since I got my in-laws to sign-up for Netflix. Really only needed to be a "suggest movie to a friend" feature, but they went further.

So if someone could invite me, that would be great. ... .joe

Aron

I like the 2-cent feature. I would benefit from a mechanism for quickly running down my current list of rated films and entering these. It is a much more appealing way of commenting on the films then reviews were (I've already outpaced my total review count). I'm not sure whether the appeal is more the small limit (allowing basically a movie haiku), or knowing that friends will see it. Probably the latter.

With a friends network supporting it, I think they should take the plunge and jump into full support of services surrounding upcoming and at theatre films. While only tangentially related to renting films, it builds the total customer value equation of Netflix tremendously and helps to position them as a full-service movie outlet (used purchase/trade-in would also be nice). As friends see films in the theatre they provide their opinions as a pre-screening. I think such a section would also garner its own "In Theaters"(ok, use American sp) tab. We've already seen the beginnings of customer monetization w.r.t to new films (see: envelopes). Most free-for-all movie sites have a muddle of anarchy in their user comments that is solved by the friends network. New releases are more likely, IMO, to have that critical mass of interest that keeps the social networking functions thriving.

Good job Netflix. I hope the price war is not putting stress on these types of innovations. This is where the $$ belongs. People will pay the extra couple bucks a year for it. There's been too much focus on cost-cutting and simplification, you drive yourself into commoditization and erase your first mover advantage that way.

Fix the skittles issue though ;)

jesse.p

looks like it's just going to a select group of people for beta testing right now. drat the luck. here's the FAQ:

"...We’re letting a handful of customers give the Netflix Friends feature a try before everyone else..."

http://www.netflix.com/FAQ?p_faqid=502

Matt

I'd love an invite. Thanks for the scoop!

me too! churchrat74 at yahoo dot com.

Bart

I'd like an invite

bartsmith @ nc.rr.com

Berto

Definitely like being the first on my block for new features!

Please email an invite to me at netflix.q.popo@dfgh.net

I'll tell 2 friends, and so on, and so on...

justin

i'd like an invite! :)

justinglow at gmail.com

blubot

me too? bloobot (at) yahoo (dot) com

blubot

P.S.

this is so cool!

i want it !!!

good job netflix developers!

http://www.netflix.com/FriendsLearnMore

Henry

please invite me, any of yall if you want more friends!
henrys@gmail.com

Mike

Another invite request, please. Once the site comes back up.

msmith [hyphen] netflixx [at] init0 [dot] org

misuba

Is it possible to selectively hide movies from your friends? Not sure I want everyone to know I rented "Fatal Passion 3."

Um... oops.

Rebecca

I'd love an invite, if you'd be so kind.

rebecca (at) alltheprettywords (dot) com

Pat Castaldo

I'd also love an invite, if possible. Thanks.
castaldo (at) olywa (dot) net

Tvindy

I'd like an invite too, please.

tvindy[AT]gmail.com

Dave


Please Sir, may I have an invite?

Invite [at] ThunderBunny [dot] org

Thank you

Kandis Crichlow

Hi. I would be interested in an invite - my E-mail is sugarngirl@aol.com.

David Toews

Hey, if I could get an invite too, that'd be great!
Leetch11@yahoo.com

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