Amazon PRIME DAY is Upon Us

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  1. Kyle_Bennett

    Kyle_Bennett El Chingón Staff Member

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    Today is Amazon's annual PRIME DAY. Use your Amazon Prime account to grab special deals. It starts officially at 2pm CDT, but Amazon has listed "early access deals" at the link. PRIME DAY has not always been a great success in terms of what us consumers have seen, so if you find a great deal, please share that deal with us in the Hard Forum.
     
  2. kju1

    kju1 2[H]4U

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    I was really hoping they would have a 50 gallon drum of lube on sale this year...
     
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  5. SomeoneElse

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    Prime Day is usually a bust to me really, once and a while you will come across a gem but 80% of the deals i see are garbage. They just seem to be purging inventory. I know to each his own on this stuff but really its a joke because they tend to jack up prices on some items leading up to prime day.....its like black friday....stores slowly push prices up before black friday and then "door busters" are maybe a few buck less than normal sales throughout the year. The real gems are gone within minutes.
     
  6. Tiberian

    Tiberian DILLIGAFuck

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    I keep looking over the "deals" and I can't find one thing I consider to be worth the purchase. Oddly enough, one wonders why Amazon doesn't reduce the price of the Prime membership itself on this one day - that would a) generate a shitload of new Prime members and pure profit in the bank as they flood to sign up and b) then those same people being new Prime members would then turn around and spend even more money buying shit on Prime Day.

    That makes some level of sense, right? :D
     
  7. TMCM

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  8. TwiceOver

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    The wife has wanted a bigger Fire tablet, I guess now's the time. $100 for the HD10 isn't great, but not bad either really for what you get.
     
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  9. zalazin

    zalazin [H]ard|Gawd

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    inventory junk sale........
     
  10. Sulphademus

    Sulphademus Limp Gawd

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    I've been entering a lot of their Giveaways. Some good stuff you could win but most of the third party giveaways REALLY look like "we can't sell this shit" giveaways.
     
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    I am looking for a 65" Sony 900F, though I am sure it won't be on sale till November at the earliest at a price I am willing to pay for it. ;)
     
  12. collegeboy69us

    collegeboy69us [H]ardness Supreme

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    i impulse bought a fire HD 8 -- easy enough to root, put stock android OS on there.... for $49 bucks, it will make a great Kodi companion to keep on the coffee table and easily (and sexily) browse my media array
     
  13. zalazin

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    I was hoping for a better deal on a 2tb ssd, guess what I found the micron 1100 2tb new on EBAY for 249.00 usd. and with a square trade warranty I bought two for 537. Suck it Amazon.....
     
  14. THUMPer

    THUMPer I Sit in Stink

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    I have prime for free this week. Then I'll cancel. Already ordered some stuff
     
  15. Joust

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    Good time to buy Amazon products. Kindles, fire stuff...whatever. Probably some decent tv deals, considering it's shipped. Otherwise, I expect it to be kinda meh.
     
  16. [21CW]killerofall

    [21CW]killerofall Aliens...

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    Yet again, Prime day has nothing I want to buy. I buy so infrequently from Amazon and I never need the fast shipping so I just skip Prime.
     
  17. Kdawg

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    so much hype, so much disappointment
     
  18. DukenukemX

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    Is Amazon Prime day like the PURGE? Do I need to board up my windows and get a gun?
     
  19. kju1

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    No thats black friday at Walmart.
     
  20. Jovian

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    Last year it was Amazon Disappointment Day, hopefully this year is better
     
  21. zalazin

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    I kind of F**ed myself last Amazon kept extending me for two free montth
     
  22. zomby

    zomby Limp Gawd

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    high end product needs to go on sale, not the clearance items and or cheap knock-off product. People like me, only want the best, but its always so expensive that it never goes on sale, unless you wait like 10 years and by then new and better products exists.
     
  23. jpm100

    jpm100 [H]ardness Supreme

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    This^^^
     
  24. DPI

    DPI Nitpick Police

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    High end products dont go on sale because they don't need to. This might clear up the confusion for you:

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supply_and_demand
     
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  25. Trimlock

    Trimlock [H]ardForum Junkie

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    All the stuff I’m watching went up 10% last night just so they can be marked down 10% today :(
     
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    SPARTAN VI [H]ardness Supreme

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    Sorry! Something went wrong on our end.

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  27. zalazin

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    yes your trying to sell junk.....
     
  28. NickM

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    Seems to be borked now.
    Keeps throwing me back to the "shop all deals" link no matter what I do.
    Multiple browsers, cleared cache, yada, yada.
     
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  29. zalazin

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    Well got to check the electronics nothing much there and then tried toys and games can't even get to the category so much for prime crap day. worthless as I thought.....
     
  30. zalazin

    zalazin [H]ard|Gawd

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    You know their servers are way overloaded toilets can only handle so much crap........
     
  31. Balkroth

    Balkroth Limp Gawd

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    Their APP works fine I've found out, well, at least compared to the browser based.
     
  32. Paul_Johnson

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    One would think Amazon and AWS would be prepared for Prime Day. Maybe MS has all of their employees shopping right not as a creative marketing ploy for Azure.
     
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  33. zalazin

    zalazin [H]ard|Gawd

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    Manage to get a drawing tablet for 30 percent off and a corel paint digital suite for 50 percent off so not a total loss....
     
  34. Trimlock

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    Ticwatch E is on sale for $100. I've been looking at it for a bit and decided now was the time to buy.
     
  36. Trimlock

    Trimlock [H]ardForum Junkie

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    9CE8BE2E-AAFF-477B-AFF4-2E7F5517EF40.png So many deals!
     
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  37. Teenyman45

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    Pages, when they work are generally showing only 4 of 16 or 4 of 24. This is even better than when Comcast cut its own cable feed right when the super bowl was starting.
     
  38. atreidesgoldenpath

    atreidesgoldenpath Limp Gawd

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    Amazon is supposed to be king of distributed web hosting? If so this is an epic fail for demonstrating their scalability.
     
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  39. Trimlock

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    If anyone uses a dremel the keyless chuck is on sale for $10, not really an amazing price but it was the only thing I saw from what I got to load.

    This does take some power away from the dremel so I don’t recommend them for the smaller dremels.
     
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  40. Paul_Johnson

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    Well, it does happen every Prime day.
     
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