Netflix shipping, for Madison WI - Year 6 (Part 1)

  • September 30, 2011
  • James Skemp
This will cover September 26, 2011 to approximately March 25, 2012. See also year 5, part 2. Plan changes After many years, on October 7, 2011, I dropped DVDs from my plan. I'm running low on time to get to DVDs with all the great games being released, and the price jump is a bit more than I'd like at this point. The times 09/27/2011 (T) - MRNOS. 09/28/2011 (W) - Received and watched Castle: Season 3 (2010): Disc 3: Episodes 11 and 12.

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Netflix shipping, for Madison WI - Year 5 (Part 2)

  • March 26, 2011
  • James Skemp
This will cover March 26 2011 to approximately September 25 2011. See also year 5, part 1. The times 03/26/2011 (Sa) - Received and watched Castle: Season 2: Episodes 6 and 7 (2009). 03/27/2011 (Su) - Finished off the second disc of Castle: Season 2, by watching Episodes 8 through 10 (2009). I'll let it get picked up tomorrow. 03/29/2011 (T) - MRNOS. Actually, the second one, which is disc 4, since disc 3 is still unavailable.

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Netflix shipping, for Madison WI - Year 5 (Part 1)

  • September 28, 2010
  • James Skemp
Amazingly, although only in how fast time has gone by, my fifth year of Netflix has begun. This covers shipping with Netflix from September 26 2010 to approximately March 25 2011. See also the second half of year 4. MRNOS = Movie received and next one shipped The times 09/27/2010 (M) - MRNOS. 09/28/2010 (T) - Received and watched Iron Man 2 (2010), which I actually really liked, and am surprised I received so soon after release.

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Amazon delivery schedules to Madison WI

  • September 8, 2010
  • James Skemp
I've been keeping track of this for a while locally, but since I have a hard time remembering where the file is, as well as to update it every time ... here's the delivery schedule I've experienced with Amazon.com, for the free shipping option (unless otherwise noted). Most recent at the top, and does not include all deliveries. USPS December 6, 2010 03:51:00 PM Madison WI US Delivered December 6, 2010 09:27:00 AM Madison WI US Out for delivery

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Netflix shipping, for Madison WI - Year 4 (Part 2)

  • March 27, 2010
  • James Skemp
The second half of year 4 with Netflix is contained below. This covers shipping from March 26, 2010 to approximately September 25, 2010. See also the first half of year 4. MRNOS = Movie Received and Next One Shipped The times 03/26/2010 (F) - MRNOS. 03/27/2010 (Sa) - Watched 1408 (2007) at my mom's (via Charter On Demand), which was pretty dang good. Received next movie, but since it's noticeably cracked, and I don't want to risk it, putting it right back in the Milwaukee (3079) mailer I received it in.

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Netflix shipping, for Madison WI - Year 4 (Part 1)

  • September 27, 2009
  • James Skemp
Year four with Netflix begins. This covers shipping and receiving from September 26, 2009 to approximately March 25, 2010. See also year 3, part 2, with Netflix. MRNOS = Movie received by Netflix and next one shipped. The times 09/26/2009 (S) - Received next movie. 09/27/2009 (Su) - Watched Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991), which I didn't want to watch when she got her job, but I remembered how it ended.

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Netflix shipping, for Madison WI - Year 3 (Part 2)

  • March 28, 2009
  • James Skemp
Part 1 of year 3 with Netflix is covered elsewhere. Here lies part 2 of year 3 with Netflix, from March 26 2009, to September 26, 2009. Plan changes There have been no changes at this time. The times 03/27/2009 (F) - Movie received by Netflix and next one shipped. (Henceforth, MRNOS.) 03/28/2009 (Sa) - Received and watched Quantum of Solace (2008), which actually means I probably was the second person to have this disc.

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Netflix shipping, for Madison WI - Year 3 (Part 1)

  • September 26, 2008
  • James Skemp
And so begins year three with Netflix. I covered year one and year two, of what was shipped to me, when, and when I shipped them back, previously. Since last year got a bit long, I'm going to break it up a bit. So, this post covers shipping from September 26, 2008, to about halfway through (I'm not there yet, so ...). Plan changes On 12/10/2008 I moved from the two-unlimited to the one-unlimited plan.

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Netflix shipping, for Madison WI - Year 2

  • September 29, 2007
  • James Skemp
I had previously written on how Netflix shipped and received DVDs, for Madison WI. This article continues that one, by discussing Year 2 with Netflix (first year began September 26, 2006). Plan changes On December 2, 2007, I decided to upgrade to the two at-a-time (unlimited) plan. Since my plan begins on the 10th of each month, that means I had to pay an extra $1.26 to upgrade now, instead of for the next month (I figure this way they'll send a movie out tomorrow morning).

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Gallery updates: Capitol - Madison WI

  • May 23, 2007
  • James Skemp
These four pictures were taken last night off of John Nolen Drive. They still need some cleanup before I even think about printing them off, but, it's a start. Best of all, the perspective includes the 'magic spot', where I've been wanting to take a picture from for a very long time ...

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'If you surf around, you're bound to run into nothing but junk ...'

  • September 27, 2006
  • James Skemp
So, the Isthmus picked up my post on Netflix.  That's very nice of them (I wonder how it was picked up?).  In the course of looking over the Isthmus' site, I noticed another post title "Dear City of Madison" Ouch. Reading his post first, and his profile second (which included his location), the title of this post came to mind. Years ago, when both my sister and I were living at home, we'd fight, as siblings under one roof and with only one TV, often do.

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Netflix shipping, for Madison WI

  • September 26, 2006
  • James Skemp

Over the next couple of weeks, at least, or over the next couple of months, if I'm happy with Netflix, I'll be posting here information about where I received my Netflix movies from, what kind of turn-around I've received, and etcetera. My hope is that this information will be beneficial to other Madison folks who may be interested in Netflix.

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How Charter Madison stacks up - Speedtest.net

  • August 15, 2006
  • James Skemp
On CNET this morning I ran across Speedtest.net.  Like sites and tools that have come before it, it's meant to test connection speeds between one computer and another.  Unlike previous ones, however, the UI is much more attactive (i.e., more Web 2.0-like). If you haven't tried it out yet, I recommend you do so.  My results from Charter, in Madison WI, are below. It'll be interesting to see just how long this stays up.

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