how we doin on not buying shit on amazon

Health insurance rip off lying FDA big bankers buying
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Postby big zorb » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:38 pm

we all doing a good job respecting the strike?
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Postby mancubz » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:41 pm

i bought the entire company
i own amazon now and it's good so you can buy stuff again!
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Postby crime » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:42 pm

i forgot to cancel my prime sub

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Postby Eyeball Kid » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:43 pm

Was thinking about going to Whole Foods today before remembering they're owned by Amazon
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Postby big zorb » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:43 pm

mancubz wrote:i bought the entire company
i own amazon now and it's good so you can buy stuff again!


oh shit! okay everyone disregard thread. my bad, my frickin bad...
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Postby Eyeball Kid » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:45 pm

So I can go to Whole Foods now? I really had an itch for the things they do better than Trader Joe's.
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Postby fester » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:47 pm

i emailed my wife this morning telling her we shouldn't partake and she emailed me back in agreement. Then 10 minutes later she ordered like a dozen things. :x
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Postby Paul » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:48 pm

they have a really good deal on something I want and gosh darn it I'm just not gonna do it. I'm not gonna pull that danged trigger.
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Postby palmer eldritch » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:49 pm

fester wrote:i emailed my wife this morning telling her we shouldn't partake and she emailed me back in agreement. Then 10 minutes later she ordered like a dozen things. :x


you have to smash all those items unfortunately
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Postby Eyeball Kid » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:49 pm

Even avoiding visiting the Amazon-owned IMDB, which is tough because I love to read movie quotes and goofs.
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Postby neck » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:50 pm

i am sorry if this is a dumb question, but if i bought a movie digitally from amazon, do they benefit from my watching it now?
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Postby palmer eldritch » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:50 pm

even if amazon had DOnkey Kong Tropical Freeze (NINTENDO Switch) for $20, I wouldn't buy it, not today
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Postby Paul » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:51 pm

palmer eldritch wrote:
fester wrote:i emailed my wife this morning telling her we shouldn't partake and she emailed me back in agreement. Then 10 minutes later she ordered like a dozen things. :x


you have to smash all those items unfortunately


it's too late. bezos would smash them himself, he already has the money
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Postby Robo-Chachi » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:52 pm

I thought it was nice of them to add the “Buy a round for the warehouse” option to the checkout screen.
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Postby antoine » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:52 pm

Eyeball Kid wrote:Even avoiding visiting the Amazon-owned IMDB, which is tough because I love to read movie quotes and goofs.

Trying to figure out why they own this
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Postby palmer eldritch » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:53 pm

presumably so they can use the imdb information in their streaming video service?
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Postby Eyeball Kid » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:54 pm

antoine wrote:
Eyeball Kid wrote:Even avoiding visiting the Amazon-owned IMDB, which is tough because I love to read movie quotes and goofs.

Trying to figure out why they own this

Amazon owns wide swaths of the internet. Even sites they don't own use their web services. Numero Group's digital files are hosted there, for instance.
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Postby antoine » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:54 pm

palmer eldritch wrote:presumably so they can use the imdb information in their streaming video service?

Oh yeah that makes sense
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Postby Eyeball Kid » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:55 pm

palmer eldritch wrote:presumably so they can use the imdb information in their streaming video service?

I watched a movie on Prime Video the other week and all relevant info was pulled from IMDB
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Postby antoine » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:56 pm

Eyeball Kid wrote:
antoine wrote:
Eyeball Kid wrote:Even avoiding visiting the Amazon-owned IMDB, which is tough because I love to read movie quotes and goofs.

Trying to figure out why they own this

Amazon owns wide swaths of the internet. Even sites they don't own use their web services. Numero Group's digital files are hosted there, for instance.

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Postby NegativeCapability » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:56 pm

antoine wrote:
Eyeball Kid wrote:Even avoiding visiting the Amazon-owned IMDB, which is tough because I love to read movie quotes and goofs.

Trying to figure out why they own this


Bezos is a huge film buff.
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Postby incoherent grunting » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:58 pm

I haven't bought anything from Amazon since Christmas because my wife wanted a friggin Kindle - but outside of that I don't think I've used the site in over a year 8-)

I've definitely used one of their thousands of subsidiaries, though. :(
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Postby Robo-Chachi » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:59 pm

He thought he was buying www.imjb.com
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Postby WeirdJungle » Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:00 pm

Sorry mancubz but I can't support your capitalist empire

Haven't bought anything from Amazon in 3+ years and it feels great
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Postby antoine » Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:00 pm

He probably has so many dvds
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Postby Eyeball Kid » Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:01 pm

It has been something watching various Gizmodo-owned blogs share posts about boycotting Amazon while their Kinja ecomm side is advertising the best Prime Day deals.
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Postby Sweet Gregory Pectin » Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:02 pm

Robo-Chachi wrote:He thought he was buying www.imjb.com


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Postby big zorb » Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:05 pm

more like beff jezos, imo
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