deals3 months of hulu plus free for sony devices for…

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Is the PS3 counted as a "Sony device" and also, where would I find my referral code?

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if the ps3 is, that would be awesome.

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Yes the PS3 qualifies. If you do not have Hulu plus on your PS3, go to the PS Store, go to Apps, and download it. it's 15mb. then it updates after install. It will then prompt asking if you are a current subscriber. Select NO and then it gives you the referral code. You continue from there.
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I only went that far. I never liked Hulu, just wanted to verify what I could about this.

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Who really knows how to do this on a ps3? There is a code already there for a one week free trial and I completed the sign up form up to the part they wanted my CC #... Just like Nerdyjustin, I don't care enough to pay for it either, I could be swayed if it turned out to be wonderful.. seems like a bait and switch type of thing.

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Where is the referral code?

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Did not work on my Bravia TV or sourround sound. Site says "The refferal code you entered can not be used on this page. Then only offers a week trial.

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The PS3 only gives you a 1 week referral code and if you try to use it on the 3 week trial it of course does not work... read the fine print before posting this works on "Sony" products as it's limited to a tiny handful of devices specific models even...

From hulu.com -
Valid referral code required at sign up. Offer only available to new Hulu Plus subscribers. Devices are limited to: DTV-12 (2012 TVs), DBV5G (Blu-ray Home Theater), and BDP7G (Blu-ray Disc Player)

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@nerdyjustin: Not sure if it's just my PS3, but it didn't work for me. I got all the way to the credit card portion and submitted it. A message popped up, "free trial not valid, $7.99 will be charged starting today". I've never tried Hulu before...will not pay for it without a trial.

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This is why I didn't go further or ever kept up with my old Hulu account. There's always problems and "catches" with them it seems. Oh well, at least Netflix is still good.

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This isn't anything new. They have been doing this for a while now.

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Honestly, I wouldn't bother with Hulu plus if we hadn't ditched cable. I'm trying to do things legally, but it pisses me off that they charge $8/month and still throw commercials in. I don't care what's on FOX tonight, I can't receive OTA signal (nothing digital yet, yes I'm behind the times) and I don't want insurance, phones or anything else. I want to watch a show in peace. ^^

EDIT: Forgot, PS3 users might have hiccups depending on their network setup too. I went back and forth for a while trying to figure out why Hulu wouldn't stream well on PS3; it's because they don't pre-load / cache the way Netflix does.

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@roeszler: Yep, there are way too many commercials for it to be worth paying the amount of money they want. We had an extended trail, and barely watched it because of all the commercials.

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@roeszler @bigcheeze I had recently tried the Plus trial as well. The commercials are extremely annoying for a service they make you pay $8 a month for! Even when you try to rewind/fast forward, they make you watch commercials before resuming your programming.

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Can someone explain this to me... they say they have to still show commercials because licensing fees are high and they do it to keep the monthly cost down... but I don't get it. Hulu was created by and "independently operated" management team of NBCUniversal, News Corporation, The Walt Disney Company, Providence Equity Partners and the Hulu team share in the ownership stake of the company. Meaning basically, NBC, Fox, ABC. SO really, they are licensing to themselves and then putting adds on to keep those fees low? I'm sure people will give me all kinds of reasons but to me, it just looks like a company buying goods for themselves then selling adds on top of subscription fees. I thought the whole point way back in the beginning was to create a collaboration between all the companies to provide as much content as possible, either for free but with ads, or premium without. Now we have premium with ads?

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All of you complaining that Hulu Plus has commercials yet you have to pay for it are pretty funny. Do you not realize that if you have cable or dish you still have commercials and pay more for those commercials.

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@eskimopi: The difference is you can SKIP those commercials if you want... Provided you're using a DVR like any sane person...

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Hulu wants to collect a credit card and then IMMEDIATELY begin charging me after my free trial is over? HAH! YGBSM!!!!! EPIC DOWNVOTE!

I may sniff at the bait, but I (*@#&ing WON'T take it!

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Why not add the account and then immediately cancel it. Would that not allow you to use the 3 month trial you signed up for and then it would just deactivate itself?

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all you dolts complaining about the commercials are idiots. First off I've timed the commercials and there are less 3 minutes of them during a 42 minute show. And why is it a 42 minute show? Because on cable or sat they pump in nearly 20 minutes of commercials. I was paying close to $85 for dish, then I went to cable to save a few. Still payed close to $60 because I had to pay a monthly $6 for DVR service. So a year ago I went with both Netflix and hulu plus. Loved the combination of the two. But had to cut costs due to wife getting a layoff notice. So we kept Hulu plus. Plays on my Droid as well as the ps3, though the interface is best on a Xbox 360 .... but you have to pay for a gold membership there :-( every episode of lost, quantum leap, greatest American hero, grim, season passes for house, many others. Many show are available the next day. There is more media there for $8 than i will ever beable to watch.

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@cooltommy And how much monthly do you pay for DVR service? The thing is, I've been there with a Dvr skipping the commercials so I know what I'm talking about. The truth is you spend more than # or $ minutes during a typical one hour show pressing buttons to skip the commercials. Especially if you over estimate and press the skip button one to many times and then need to rewind )nd to get that part of the show you accidentally jumped past.

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@jessayman: The whole idea is to NOT hand over a credit card in the first place for something that is, ostensibly, free.

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Hulu plus is worth the time and effort to check out for free. We love it!

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@ascordo: Oh I know. I wasn't trying to defend Cable/Satellite. I was just saying the DVR has the capability to skip commercials while with Hulu, there's no way to skip them...

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Had Hulu Plus for free for three months from a previous Sony deal. Thought it was pretty good until a friend gave us a couple of months of Netflix for Xmas.

Netflix > Hulu Plus

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According to the HULU page, this offer is ONLY good on Sony BRAVA TV's purchased in 2012. The PS3 is NOT valid.