WTF amazon raised their minimum for free delivery to $49

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  1. Time Bandit

    Time Bandit Well-Known Member

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    that really makes me mad..
    it was just raised to $35 from $25..cheap big noses
     
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    $0.00 delivery charge when you get off your ass and get it yourself.
     
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    Time Bandit Well-Known Member

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    really?..the item is across the country
     
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    Look at all the poor people who cant afford Prime crying :backlol:
     
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    Sloppyjoe ENHANCED HUMAN Gold

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    buy prime you cheap fucks
     
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    read the reviews, buy on eBay.
     
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    I add stuff to my cart until I hit 49. Often during that period I find it cheaper and cancel. Amazon will learn soon about this pattern. Fuck em. eBay is usually cheaper and I can usually avoid sales tax. At one point Amazon was cheap, but now it's MSRP.
     
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    Sometimes above MSRP. I recently was looking at buying a gluten free flour mix and it was around normal price if I use Amazon Pantry, but I didn't have other stuff I wanted to fill the Pantry box, so I found it with Prime shipping. Twice as much. Forget that, I'll go to a local grocery store and pay normal pricing.
     
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    They want everyone to join Prime so they can compete with Netflix.

    Just order thru Barnes & Noble; their free shipping cap is still $25. Or Jet, $35.
     
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    God damn I love my Prime. Just ordered my first Prime Pantry order
     
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    And while you're at it buy Beth's book
     
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    I had prime but cancelled as I had a few things hat weren't delivered in two days. I did the math (probably not right) and I looked at last few years of orders and realized in the rare cases I needed faster shipping, it would make sense just to pay for those cases, and the rest of the time be patient and lump together orders.

    I hate shopping clubs like prime and Costco...I don't like having to join something or pay extra for the privilege of buying.
     
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    Is Bezos a Jew?!!!
     
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    knuckle_hedd loving life!

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    exactly...free 2 day shipping...it pays for itself..
     
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    If your only use for Prime is the shipping, then it may not worth be it, unless you're a frequent shopper. But Prime provides a lot of content beyond just shipping - movies, music, TV shows, some HBO, etc. It's not for everyone, but I've been a member for a couple of years and like what I get out of the deal.
     
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    Well said. Prime is a good deal.
     
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    I want something, I order it, I get it the same day at my door. You can't beat that
     
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    Right? I was bored last night so I ordered a new case for my phone. It arrived today before noon.
     
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    Not for books. Buy $25 worth of books and shipping is still free.