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Old 07-17-18, 01:38 PM
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Re: Amazon Prime Day - July 16, 2018

Originally Posted by MooMooMooMoo
This is the first year I've had Prime (I took the trial). While I definitely came out ahead, due to the $20 credit & the free trial, I can't believe how lame Prime Day is compared to the hype. I bought the 2 Uni horror boxes before Prome day started (& read that they've been cheaper in the past); & bought a 6 pack of crackers. Not what I expected.
You should have seen the super-lame first Prime Day.
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Re: Amazon Prime Day - July 16, 2018

The Shield TV is up for a lightning deal if anyone wants a HTPC.
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Re: Amazon Prime Day - July 16, 2018

About 100 items from my saved-for-later list in the cart vanished during this sale. One gets the feeling that Amazon wasn't fully prepared for all this traffic.
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Re: Amazon Prime Day - July 16, 2018

I bought a handful of things from Amazon, including an Echo Spot and some movies. Much better then previous years, and I've been looking at some excellent deals but just couldn't pull the trigger on like a new Samsung SSD.

There's a lot of random things that always go on sale, so the people that are most disappointed seem to be the ones that want to see a lot of just video games or movies go on sale.
Old 07-17-18, 07:17 PM
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Re: Amazon Prime Day - July 16, 2018

They seem to have the site issues fixed today, but the prices & selection aren't anything all that special (especially on media).

The best deal seems to me to be all of the various Kindle readers, but mine works fine.
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Re: Amazon Prime Day - July 16, 2018

There’s a bunch of great UHD titles for $14.99. I got a good selection of those.
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Re: Amazon Prime Day - July 16, 2018

I was hoping that somehow Amazon would see what I had saved in my list and then offered many/most for a discount. I had a few items, Honeywell Lyric T5 thermostat and new Cable modem, that never were discounted (that I saw). Oh well, there is always Newegg to check.
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Re: Amazon Prime Day - July 16, 2018

Originally Posted by Sonic
I been eyeing the items in my cart to see if they go down on prime sale and it doesn't reflect. But surprisingly when I clicked the items they are on prime sale. So I ended up purchasing (or "claiming") two of the items in my cart. I have a few more items to go. I didn't think I would end up partaking in this Prime sale today.
I didn't know you had to click on cart & wish list items to see price drops. STUPID on Amazon's part.
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Re: Amazon Prime Day - July 16, 2018

Originally Posted by MooMooMooMoo
I didn't know you had to click on cart & wish list items to see price drops. STUPID on Amazon's part.
Magnificently stupid indeed. I spent a good portion of my day going back and forth clicking and checking if they had a sale. I ended up buying 3 items. Had I not click I would have not ended up getting anything with their prime sale.

I hope next year or whenever they do this again they have a more simplified solution to make it smooth to make those sale purchases.
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Re: Amazon Prime Day - July 16, 2018

Yeah, I thought that those titles which qualified for 20% off would have shown up in the "Saved for later" portion of the cart. They *did* indicate that in the cart proper. I spent way too much time checking each title to see if it qualified. Only 3 out of ~100 did. I didn't purchase any of them as they'd all been on sale for the same price, or less, in the past year which is a fair indicator they'll be that cheap again. If people wouldn't make knee jerk purchases because Amazon says it's a "deal" maybe they'd offer something other than the "let's see what we're overstocked on" items.
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Re: Amazon Prime Day - July 16, 2018

I did see the 20% off shown in my saved for later cart, but not right away.
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Re: Amazon Prime Day - July 16, 2018

Did they get rid of the Today's Deals tab altogether? I thought it was just a Prime Day thing but it's still gone. Dumb.
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Re: Amazon Prime Day - July 16, 2018

I see it
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Re: Amazon Prime Day - July 16, 2018

Weird. I wonder if I'm getting Pickup Location instead because of my area.
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Re: Amazon Prime Day - July 16, 2018

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Weird. I wonder if I'm getting Pickup Location instead because of my area.
Or it could be one of their brain-dead cookie based experiments. You got lucky with the random cookie to test if you click on certain features. Try clearing your Amazon cookies - but be sure to close all Amazon windows/tabs, then clear Amazon cookies, then restart your browser. Or just try a different browser or computer as they don't always push those feature test cookies to every browser/computer you use.
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Re: Amazon Prime Day - July 16, 2018

I love this deal...

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