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    Quote Originally Posted by Madeline View Post
    Because I like to witter time away, I usually spend an hour or so viewing Amazon's collection of sale items. This is my approach:

    Go to Today's Deals---->Outlet Deals--->vertical menu on left side---->choose Prime Eligible---->Discounts of 70$ or more----> Customer rating of 4 stars or better.

    Then scroll up, to the right and choose "Priced lowest to highest" drop the dropdown menu.

    Then scroll left, and choose the departments most likely to have merchandise you want, or if you are really bored, leave it set to all departments.

    I bought a $300 self-watering raised planter for my front porch this way, for less than $20.
    Choose 'no rush' shipping and you will get a credit of some sort. I have gotten $5 off Prime Pantry, $10 off Prime Now, and several $1 credits for Amazon Prime Video.

    It seems crazy to pay for free 2 day shipping and then get money back for not getting something in 2 days, but I don't need everything in two days, so I take the credits!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sassy View Post
    Choose 'no rush' shipping and you will get a credit of some sort. I have gotten $5 off Prime Pantry, $10 off Prime Now, and several $1 credits for Amazon Prime Video.

    It seems crazy to pay for free 2 day shipping and then get money back for not getting something in 2 days, but I don't need everything in two days, so I take the credits!
    Fabulous! Thank you!
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    I have never used amazon in my life. Not once. We have a .ca version for Canada and I check it once in a while.

    It goes like this.

    OK Pokemon cards are 28.00 at Walmart.ca with free delivery and 30 at Toys R Us.ca for pick up. I'll just check Amazon and E-Bay.

    Hmmm Amazon has them for 59 dollars, and E-Bay for... 80?????

    I guess it's duties.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr.Knuckles View Post
    I have never used amazon in my life. Not once. We have a .ca version for Canada and I check it once in a while.

    It goes like this.

    OK Pokemon cards are 28.00 at Walmart.ca with free delivery and 30 at Toys R Us.ca for pick up. I'll just check Amazon and E-Bay.

    Hmmm Amazon has them for 59 dollars, and E-Bay for... 80?????

    I guess it's duties.
    It's a nefarious plot to punish Canada for its universal health care.

    The butt hurt is strong, down here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr.Knuckles View Post
    I have never used amazon in my life. Not once. We have a .ca version for Canada and I check it once in a while.

    It goes like this.

    OK Pokemon cards are 28.00 at Walmart.ca with free delivery and 30 at Toys R Us.ca for pick up. I'll just check Amazon and E-Bay.

    Hmmm Amazon has them for 59 dollars, and E-Bay for... 80?????

    I guess it's duties.
    Yep sometimes I find my local target is cheaper than Amazon. Plus now they are doing this "thing" where you either have to buy the item through their "pantry" or "fresh" - neither one I use. It's kind of pissing me off.

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