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    QOTW: How much do you spend on TV, movies, music and games?

    We all consume our fair share of digital media, but what's your actual monthly outlay?
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    Re: QOTW: How much do you spend on TV, movies, music and games?

    Errrrr.....

    Sky (includes Fiber BB and 2nd box for kids) - £80pm
    Netflix - £7pm
    Amazon Prime (Used mainly for next day delivery) - £8
    Games - £80 (I use Instant Gaming now for new PC stuff but buy up cheap stuff for C64 etc on eBay)

    Wife has 2 horses al;so which sets us back about £70pw

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    Re: QOTW: How much do you spend on TV, movies, music and games?

    Music = Zero. I occasional purchase new music on a ad-hoc basis but never buy it regularly.
    TV = Zero. Once I got sick of Sky pricing, I haven't paid for TV again. If Sky offer an entertainment + football package for £20/month they can have me back as a customer....until then I refuse to pay £60-80 for a few TV shows and 2 football games each week!
    Movies = Zero. Stuck my fingers up to the film industry after amassing a very large DVD collection and then the industry wanted to charge me full price again to upgrade format, even though I have already paid for the most expensive part (IP)!

    The possible exceptions are that I use Amazon streaming (I get cheap Prime due to having an ac.uk address) and occasionally use it for accessing content.

    Games = Fluctuates wildly from month to month. Some months zero, other months over £100.
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    Re: QOTW: How much do you spend on TV, movies, music and games?

    Annually (*Approx)
    £145.50 Tv Licence
    £258* Sky
    £30* Music (CD & download)
    £145* Films (DVD, Blue Ray & cinema)
    £50* Games (Download/retail)

    Don't have streaming services, or a PC that warrants new releases. Don't own any consoles. Possibly spend more on books than on games.

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    Re: QOTW: How much do you spend on TV, movies, music and games?

    Zero for TV, music (unless 99p or less offer on Play store) or film. Spend a bit on Kindle books.

    Games: from £0.10 (Google play sale) to, nowadays, a fiver max. Managed to get 500+ games on Steam since its inception; 90% remain unplayed. No game is worth more than £10 IMHO, I'd rather give to charity than spend money on short-lived distractions tbh.
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    Re: QOTW: How much do you spend on TV, movies, music and games?

    I don't really have any fixed monthly outlay for entertainment. Well, unless you count broadband and tv packages. If you do that comes to about GBP 70.00 per month.

    With regards to movies, games and music I usually buy stuff when I find good or even great deals. At that point I can often blow quite a lot of cash at once. Then for a long period, nothing.

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    Re: QOTW: How much do you spend on TV, movies, music and games?

    For the year -
    TV licence fee.
    £500 on games (Steam and World of Tanks).
    £100 on movies / box sets. Not much being made worth watching these days.
    £20 on music.

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    Re: QOTW: How much do you spend on TV, movies, music and games?

    annually about $100-$150 on CDs / SACD. Blurays $500 or so. Games $300 or so - use to be a lot more but only purchase games that i & my wife really like now. $ = AUD

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    Re: QOTW: How much do you spend on TV, movies, music and games?

    £0, unless you count tv licence

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    40p a day for my TV licence. I don't include internet costs as I use that for other things.
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    Re: QOTW: How much do you spend on TV, movies, music and games?

    £115 for Virginmedia 4 boxes and 200mbs broadband
    Possibly close to £1000 a year for games (Myself and my two boys are quite active gamers)

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    Re: QOTW: How much do you spend on TV, movies, music and games?

    Too much.
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    Re: QOTW: How much do you spend on TV, movies, music and games?

    Nothing on tv (apart from tv license)

    Games probably averages £5 a month as I only buy in steam sales and humble bundles.

    Music, average £10 a month, mostly spent on vinyl.

    Movies, average about £20 a month, cineworld pass plus £2-£4 blu-rays from cex, skipping ad no problem, playback on a htpc with anydvd HD (paid for lifetime updates).

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    Re: QOTW: How much do you spend on TV, movies, music and games?

    Per Year
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    £145.50 - TV Licence
    £50 Music CDs
    £50 DVDs (TV/Movies
    £30 Games (Steam/DVD) [Single Player only]

    No streaming services, eBooks, or downloadable music/TV/Movies.

    1 x TV, 1 x Blu-Ray/DVD Player, 1 x Freeview HDD Recorder, 1 x PC, 1 x Windows Tablet.

    £22.96 per month.

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    Too much. £80 per month the for sky, £12.50 per month for TV licence, £6 per month for Prime, £70 per month to BT for the fibre broadband, £6 per month for my Xbox live and £6 per month for the missus's Xbox live, maybe £0 to £60 per month for games. So minimum (if I buy no games) is £2166 per year. When you look at it like that, I do wonder what's the point. Not enough on TV to be paying that much :-(

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    ~£100 p/y - streaming video
    ~£100 p/y - ebooks
    ~£300 p/y - gaming portals
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