In an earlier post, I offered some tips to maximize the value of your Netflix subscription. Since then, I learned of a neat little feature called "Local Favorites." By clicking on this link, you can see the 25 most popular Netflix rentals in your area. I lived in Hoffman Estates, Illinois (a Chicago suburb) and the most popular DVD rental is Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
By clicking this link, you can also see all of the DVDs you have rented and returned.