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Old 12-16-09, 01:48 PM
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Great Firefox Extension for Finding Deals on What You Want

I don't post much in here, but while surfing the Firefox add-on site I found something that I know will come in handy for me and maybe some of you, too. The add-on tracks prices of items you select on Amazon, and whenever the price decreases you get a pop up alerting you of the new price. Sorry if this is against the rules, because it's not necessarily a deal right now, but I think it could be beneficial for some of us stingy shoppers!

Mozilla Price Drop Add-On


EDIT : Here are some pictures for after you've had it installed:

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Old 12-16-09, 02:38 PM
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That sounds awesome! I'll get it a shot when I go home.
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Sounds cool, I'll try it. Some days I forget to go to my amazon cart to see if things drop, so this could come in handy...
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Added some pictures from my use of it testing with Seinfeld Season 8 for those of you who might want to see pictures of it in action before committing to a download of it.
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Thanks!
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ill give it a try. thanks OP!
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Interesting, I'm giving it a whirl for awhile. Thanks!
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Whoa! I'm going to try this out. Thanks OP!
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I'll have to give it a spin. Thanks OP!
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This sounds awesome. Thanks.
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Re: Great Firefox Extension for Finding Deals on What You Want

Do you know if it works on items from Amazon's marketplace? If so then i'd be really interested.
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Re: Great Firefox Extension for Finding Deals on What You Want

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Do you know if it works on items from Amazon's marketplace? If so then i'd be really interested.
Why are there some products that can't be tracked?
A: PriceDrop can't track the following products:

* Products that are not sold directly by Amazon, but sold by third party providers
* Amazon Products that have multiple variations; for example, apparel products that vary by size and color
* Some Kindle books for which Amazon does not provide pricing information
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Re: Great Firefox Extension for Finding Deals on What You Want

Originally Posted by The Cow View Post
Why are there some products that can't be tracked?
A: PriceDrop can't track the following products:

* Products that are not sold directly by Amazon, but sold by third party providers
* Amazon Products that have multiple variations; for example, apparel products that vary by size and color
* Some Kindle books for which Amazon does not provide pricing information
thanks for the info!
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Installed and when I click 'Track this Item' it spins and spins and spin.
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Thanks, will check it out.
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I've added quite a few things and it has been working perfectly. I just tried something else, and it still worked. I don't know why it is not working properly for you, Giz.
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Two reboots fixed it. Odd.
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Worked the first time for me, lol.
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Worked the first time for me, lol.
Maybe cause I'm on a Mac? Oh well. Works fine now.

I assume it will pop-up if the price drops for items I've selected?
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Yes, or you can go to that menu item I screen capped in the first post and it will outline the original and the new price for you.
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Thanks a lot OP for this tracking utility. I was using this http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/deals.php so far for tracking any price drop on blu-ray at Amazon.
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weird. i went to check what i had 'tracked' this morning and it shows i have nothing tracked? Does it reset itself everyday?
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It shouldn't, all of my stuff is still there.
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Old 12-17-09, 01:00 PM
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Thanks OP! This is pretty cool - all tracked items on one page with current and previous pricing. Even works for my Amazon UK basket. Now, I just need everything to drop in price to make sure it is working properly...
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If you install this on multiple computers, does it keep the tracked items in sync based on your Amazon account? Kinda useless if only the PC at home has the drop alerts.
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