The Vegucation of Robin... slashed to almost half price.. ALREADY!

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  1. Nurse Remulak

    Nurse Remulak New Member

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    Just looked... her book has been REDUCED IN PRICE from $35.00 to $19.02 on Amazon.com.. Gosh, who would've thunk it would be an abysmal failure? Oh... ya.. Everyone on Earth except Robin and the publisher.

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    This is why real authors can't make a living anymore.
     
  3. Shithead

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  4. Murcielago

    Murcielago Smoke me a kipper, I'll be back for breakfast

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    No way any retailer was ever going to be offering that pile of shit for $35, it wouldn't sell at $3.50.

    95% of sales will be to dummy buyers set up by Quivers and Buchwald just so it will crack the bestseller list before being dumped to the bargain bin.
     
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    $35.00 was the original price on Amazon..if you go to Amazon right now you will see that. I guess Amazon figured when zero units sold they better reduce the price ASAP! ;)
     
  6. Murcielago

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    Right, but I'm pretty sure Amazon posts an unreal "suggested retail price" for things just so their price looks like a huge discount by comparison. I'll stand corrected if it ever was actually selling for $35, but I doubt that's the case.
     
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    Maybe should should wad up the paper from all the unsold copies to fill the hole in her colon.
     
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    I wonder if Robin will try something shady to make some extra bucks off this trainwreck. Like donating a few thousand copies to "charity" and taking a deduction based on the inflated original price.
     
  9. Uncle Larry

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    Maybe the 15 Foundation will buy some too, and then donate the books to some lucky schools.
     
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    Look at any random relatively new book on Amazon. They're all REDUCED IN PRICE by close to half. :c
     
  11. Nurse Remulak

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    I just went for a ride on the net.. http://www.barnesandnoble.com, http://www.bookadda.com, http://www.walmart.com and http://www.allbookstores.com all show a list price of $35.00. But not a single one of them is selling it for that.. they have all reduced the price to under $20.00.
     
  12. NotMyBro

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    Dude, that's what Amazon does to almost ALL books! They buy books for 40% of list price and then sell it at 50% off and collect small margins. No conspiracy here. Just scumbag Amazon tactics.
     
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    Regardless... its still not selling. :hilarious:
     
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    How lo before howard starts giving away these books as prizes?
     
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    i haven't heard her talking about it on the show and she hasn't promoted it anywhere, why would you expect it to be selling now?
     
  17. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    Why scumbag? Sounds like free market competition. Is lower prices for consumers a bad thing? If a bookstore is less efficient than mail order, why should we go to the less efficient brick/mortar bookstore?
     
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    They're destroying the competition. Once they kill off all of the ma & pa stores and other large competitors, they'll jack up the prices. Then you'll see why monopolies are bad.
     
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    Did you know they don't have vegetables at restaurants in France?
     
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    But Howard said he wanted to photo her cover..what would that looked liked???