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Old 03-25-2014, 05:14 PM
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We use it for things where having it take 10 days to arrive would be very inconvenient, like particular food items for my son with food allergies that you can't find in grocery stores.
A lot of food items are part of Subscribe & Save program (S&S).

The only reason I am keeping prime is that I save extra 5% with S&S.
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Old 03-27-2014, 07:18 AM
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i like the ebook lending library benefit. i'm reading some good stuff that i probably wouldn't have purchased
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Just heard yesterday that Amazon Prime members will get free access to older HBO series and that newer ones like Veep will come along within three years. That is pretty cool since DVD and cable on demand was the only way to get those before.
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Old 04-24-2014, 09:21 AM
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Prime is still free if you get one late package per month.
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Old 04-24-2014, 10:04 AM
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Prime is still free if you get one late package per month.
have you ever had late delivery?
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Old 04-24-2014, 10:06 AM
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have you ever had late delivery?
A few times. Not quite one a month but at least one a quarter, and that's enough to bring the price down a bit. Every time has resulted in a month free for just sending them an e-mail saying the package was late. They're still pretty impressive with their shipping despite the odd late one. I just get a lot of packages through Prime.
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I live within 100 miles of two of their biggest distribution centers. I've never had a late package.
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I live within 100 miles of two of their biggest distribution centers. I've never had a late package.
I get late packages (or lost packages) all the time. There's this black hole in New Jersey where my packages get sucked into, never to be heard from again.


Then I tell Amazon, and they send me another.

After the second package arrives, evidently the black hole spits out the first one, and I end up with two copies of the same book.
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I get late packages (or lost packages) all the time. There's this black hole in New Jersey where my packages get sucked into, never to be heard from again.


Then I tell Amazon, and they send me another.

After the second package arrives, evidently the black hole spits out the first one, and I end up with two copies of the same book.
It's probably NJ's unusually high atmospheric levels of spray tanner, hairspray, and hair gel obscuring Lasership's laser beams.
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Old 04-27-2014, 12:41 PM
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I have used Amazon Prime often since the fall of 2005, and have never had a lost, damaged or late package. Can't beat that!
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