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6191 clicks; posted to Business » on 12 Mar 2014 at 10:21 PM (2 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2014-03-12 09:42:57 PM  
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bdub77: Somewhere out there a class action lawyer's dick is getting really hard.

Or vagina. It could be a lawyer's vagina getting whatever a vagina gets when it's hard. Umm.


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2014-03-13 02:27:53 AM  
1 vote:

MutantMotherMouse: Warchild: bdub77: Somewhere out there a class action lawyer's dick is getting really hard.

Or vagina. It could be a lawyer's vagina getting whatever a vagina gets when it's hard. Umm.

I believe the term is "ladyboner".

or moist


The scientific term is "wide-on".
2014-03-12 11:35:14 PM  
1 vote:
after searching for the best seller on amazon, i googled and it turns out that sears matches the price exactly ($34.08) after tax, with free shipping.  i also found that if 'manure' is not in the title, its shiat.

if amazon was smart, and they are, they would undercut everyone on the top sellers in every category, which they do;  however, if someone is looking for a very specific item - lets say a 4-foot ridiculous free-standing paper lantern lamp, for example - you may find it cheaper, in store, at your local kmart or dollar store.
2014-03-12 10:50:27 PM  
1 vote:

Confabulat: Most things I buy on Amazon are still cheaper than at the Walgreens down the road, and I don't have to lug it up the stairs. I buy everything but food there, stuff like 40 lbs of cat litter make Prime worth it pretty quickly. And they have movies too.


I hope you have a cat
2014-03-12 10:29:12 PM  
1 vote:

fusillade762: bdub77: Somewhere out there a class action lawyer's dick is getting really hard.

Or vagina. It could be a lawyer's vagina getting whatever a vagina gets when it's hard. Umm.

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Who do I have to fark around here to get Pam to sploosh on me?
2014-03-12 09:59:17 PM  
1 vote:

Lsherm: Lsherm: The last example of this I can think of was an accent lamp I ordered that was $102 on Amazon Prime.

In case anyone asks:

[img819.imageshack.us image 359x900]

It really ties the room together.  Like a rug, but taller.


We have something similar we bought from IKEA for I think $15. Still works great.

/not saying you overpaid
//i love accent lamp
2014-03-12 09:15:23 PM  
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Lsherm: Stephens explained that customers who were not Prime members often received a lower costs for the product and the shipping.
"But together they would roughly equal the cost Amazon is charging Prime members for so-called free shipping," he said.

Well he's right - that's what they do.  I know they do this, because for every product I purchase with Prime Amazon includes a link that says "other sellers may sell this product for less" and includes links to them.  And they always come up within a few cents of the Prime price if you add cost+shipping.

But here's the thing, if I compare the price of a Prime item to another site that isn't Amazon, the cost without shipping is usually the same.  So if I'm looking for a $60 router on Amazon Prime, any of the other 3rd party Amazon sellers might sell a combo cost+shipping that totals $60, but Best Buy or Wal Mart might charge $60+ shipping.

The last example of this I can think of was an accent lamp I ordered that was $102 on Amazon Prime.  All of the Amazon 3rd party sellers came within cents of that including shipping.  Anywhere else I looked for that lamp wouldn't deliver it for under $115 total.

So they are clearly gaming the system, but they might be gaming it to the lowest possible price anywhere.  I'm curious to see if the case goes anywhere.


Frown upon your reasonable explanations
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2014-03-12 09:03:27 PM  
1 vote:

Lsherm: Stephens explained that customers who were not Prime members often received a lower costs for the product and the shipping.
"But together they would roughly equal the cost Amazon is charging Prime members for so-called free shipping," he said.

Well he's right - that's what they do.  I know they do this, because for every product I purchase with Prime Amazon includes a link that says "other sellers may sell this product for less" and includes links to them.  And they always come up within a few cents of the Prime price if you add cost+shipping.

But here's the thing, if I compare the price of a Prime item to another site that isn't Amazon, the cost without shipping is usually the same.  So if I'm looking for a $60 router on Amazon Prime, any of the other 3rd party Amazon sellers might sell a combo cost+shipping that totals $60, but Best Buy or Wal Mart might charge $60+ shipping.

The last example of this I can think of was an accent lamp I ordered that was $102 on Amazon Prime.  All of the Amazon 3rd party sellers came within cents of that including shipping.  Anywhere else I looked for that lamp wouldn't deliver it for under $115 total.

So they are clearly gaming the system, but they might be gaming it to the lowest possible price anywhere.  I'm curious to see if the case goes anywhere.


Get out of here with your reasonable explanations. I WANT TO BE OUTRAGED!
 
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