Netflix is a streaming platform with thousands of movies and TV shows to choose from.
But you don’t have time to sit in front of the TV and browse the options. You can check out our tips for a faster and easier way to choose what to watch on your movie night.
Make Decisions with Little Information
One of the reasons why you can’t choose a movie or TV show to watch despite having a lot of choices is because you have too much information on each choice, according to How Geek.
You can choose something to watch based on the title and thumbnail only.
Plus, you can check the first few minutes of a TV show or movie and decide whether you want to continue or not. This is a great way to choose what to watch instead of reading the description before hitting play.
You might even be surprised and really enjoy the show even if the description isn’t that great.
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Go From General to Specific
A key strategy for defeating choice paralysis is filtering your choices. You can do this by going from the general page to the custom list, according to thriller movie.
You can start by deciding whether you want to watch a movie or start a TV show which has taken away many options.
Next, you need to decide on a genre. Search for shows or TV based on how you want to feel. Either you want to cry, laugh, or be afraid. The choice will ultimately boil down to a specific title such as a comedy, sci-fi, or horror film.
The most important thing is that whenever you make a decision, you don’t spend time thinking about what you have decided.
See Trending List or Top 10
Trending or Top 10 Lists show you titles you find fun or interesting to watch, so you can trust them to vote for your next show.
Netflix has made sure that the Top 10 List and Trending List will show what’s in demand in your area, according to Business Insider.
These categories tend to have a wide variety of shows, so you can pick one at random and pick the one that best suits your taste and start watching it.
See Uncommon Criteria
Using standard criteria such as “reality TV” or “comedy” to narrow your choices may give you a really good or bad choice.
It’s best to set your own rules, such as only choosing between films starring your favorite actor or those set in a specific place or time.
You can even create your criteria and categories. Chances are there will be movies and shows to suit your taste, so you shouldn’t have any trouble choosing something to watch.
Watch Shows to Movies Close to What You Finish
Instead of looking for something new to watch and getting stuck in a loop, you can watch the shows you’ve started in the order they were closest to ending.
This means you can remove the event from your list, but if you are no longer interested in completing it, remove it from your list and move on to the next one.
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