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Old 05-19-2014, 06:13 AM   #41
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An assortment of trout flies last week. Couldn't pass up the price; $8.99 for a dozen decent flies.

I signed up for Prime a couple of months ago and I love it.
Plus, I haven't had to pay for anything from Amazon for a while now. I had part of my tax refund sent to my Amazon account and got a 10% bonus for doing that!
Ooooo - I wondered if anyone here took advantage of that. Good to know it worked. We were tempted, but didn't want much cash tied up sitting at Amazon with the attendant temptation to spend it. Probably should have done a small amount though. I'm trying to avoid refunds anyway - aim to owe a bit instead next April and we won't have this temptation problem.
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Old 05-19-2014, 06:35 AM   #42
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A knife throwing set with an instruction book for an upcoming birthday. Our youngest loves the outdoors; archery, tree climbing, hiking in the woods, etc. He'll find a tree for throwing practice and we probably won't see him for hours.
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Old 05-19-2014, 06:42 AM   #43
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Just bought a Garmin GPS. My first.

A couple of days later, my credit card was compromised. I feel that it happened on Amazon. New card is on the way.
I also recently bought a GPS recently through Amazon (from PC Nation). A factory refurbished nuvi unit containing both Europe and North America maps for $105! (It's discontinued, but a brand new one retails for $230 from Garmin). I bought this older unit because it has twice the battery life of the current model. I plan to use it as a pedestrian and public transport user in Europe and needed something slim and light (it's only 5 oz) to carry around in my purse.

Then I bought the Europe lifetime map upgrades through Amazon as they were $10 cheaper than buying identical product directly from Garmin.

Everything got registered, downloaded and worked. Had fun browsing Europe on the GPS (nice simulate mode) and marking some personal points of interest in the unit, including my brother's address.

Sorry to hear about the credit card compromise. I have one cc I only use on Amazon and it has never been compromised (fingers crossed).
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A toaster, test strips for my One touch glucose meter and filters for my air handler and furnace.

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I bought a replacement case for my dog's Garmin GPS tracking unit. I get about one year out of a case, as it requires unzipping to charge the unit. The zipper eventually dies.
Wow, dogs use GPSs too? Dang!
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Old 05-19-2014, 07:04 AM   #46
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Geez, my dog can just barely use a compass. I haven't even thought about trying to get him to use a GPS! .............
I'll tell ya, if dogs had opposable thumbs they'd rule the world.
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Wow, dogs use GPSs too? Dang!
She cheats, it has a cell phone built in that displays her position on a Garmin website.
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Old 05-19-2014, 08:28 AM   #51
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Old 05-19-2014, 09:21 AM   #52
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Funding towards Dan Ariely’s Kickstarter project recently processed through Amazon.

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THE LIE PACK: • A digital download of the film when the film is finished • A special pill bottle of Cureall – the magic medication to cure every ailment
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Old 05-19-2014, 10:51 AM   #54
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I'm currently not buying anything from Amazon since they started charging sales tax in NC and also upped free shipping to orders $35 or more.

I'll get over it, I'm sure, but I'm still in a bit of a huff.
Hi from another NC'er. They don't charge sales tax on the items sold by third parties. And those items also come with free shipping many times.
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A washlet bidet. The fitting hose fitting didn't fit. You'd think the manufacture could get this right. (Chinese brand & Chinese US contact) . They didn't believe me. I told them to go and try it for themselves- they did and they said it fits. I asked them if they tried the other end-nope they didn't. When it comes to fluids-Water, there are two things that are important-THERE is INNa and THERE is an OUTTa. Our USA toilets apparently are uniquely non standard to their US marketed product. I should have known this. My bad.
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$5 worth of poker chips. I don't gamble - we use them as "earned" tokens for computer time for our boys. Physical chips seem to work better than the honor system. They earn chips/tokens by doing chores, getting good grades, etc... and can redeem them for time increments of computer time (assuming homework is complete).

We had smaller chips that all disappeared - so bright poker chips should work better.
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