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~ netflix ~4 months ago
Have you (or anyone you know) jumped ship from Netflix?

Netflix, the streaming service that started it all, seems to be in trouble. According to the Wall Street Journal, Netflix shares dropped 35% (I don't know about stocks but I assume that's bad) as a result of subscribers dropping off. (Here's the full report: https://www.wsj.com/articles/netflix-stock-price-plunges-premarket-after-subscriber-loss-11650449002?mod=hp_lead_pos1.

I gotta say, Netflix isn't what it used to be, and for everything I get sucked into (hello, Tinder Swindler), I wind up leaving when I'm done and spending a significant amount of time over on HBOMax or Hulu. I don't think it helps that there's been huge lag times between their popular shows like Stranger Things, Ozark and Russian Doll (the latter of which I didn't even realize was back until a friend asked me if I started Season 2!)

But, even with all its flaws (losing The Office and Friends certainly didn't help) there's still gotta be something of an attachment to Netflix for most people, right? It was the OG, after all. Or is it just keeping it out of habit at this point? So, are Netflix's days numbered? What do you think?

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~ netflix ~6 months ago
Did The Tinder Swindler Make You Afraid Of Tinder?

If you haven’t watched The Tinder Swindler on Netflix yet, it’s time. You won’t regret it. 

This one-hour-and-fifty-four minute true crime documentary will bring you on a rollercoaster of emotions. I have never felt so much hate toward one person, ever. This man, Simon (or whatever his name is), managed to live a lavish lifestyle and fly in private jets by stealing money from several women. He used one woman’s money to pay for dates with another woman, and then another, etc. Honestly, I’m just wondering how he kept track of his funds. The one big question that I had throughout this entire documentary was - “how the hell could these women not have seen through his lies earlier?” If a guy I just started dating asked me for tens of thousands of dollars because he was being chased by his “enemies,” I would immediately break up with him. If that’s not the biggest red flag ever then I don’t know what is! The ending of this documentary had me jumping out of my seat and screaming at the TV. Go watch it, you’ll see what I mean. No spoilers here. 

I may be the only one who does this, IDK, but I always do deep dives into men if I’m going out with them. Google? Facebook? Instagram? Linkedin? You name it, I checked it. 

Tinder is a game changer, with data showing that 15-20% of profiles are fake (this is data from all dating apps, not just Tinder). Kinda scared to ever revisit those apps. Thanks Tinder Swindler. Thoughts?

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