Posts Tagged ‘Amazon’

Gonna Pass on the Expedited Shipping, Thanks

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Actual screen cap from an Amazon order I placed yesterday (click to embiggen):

Think I’ll have to pass on the $12 million in expedited shipping costs. I don’t need it that bad…

Hephaestus Press Gone From Amazon?

Monday, September 10th, 2012

It took a while, but it looks like Hephaestus Press’ offerings have finally been removed from Amazon. If you don’t remember Hephaestus Press, they were the ones who published “books” that were just articles scrapped from Wikipedia, many of which looked like omnibus editions of several novels.

Given other evidence, it looks like they’re finally kicking all similar crap off their system as well.

Texas Tax Free Weekend August 17-19

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

It’s that time of year again. Texas is having it’s annual tax free weekend this weekend, August 17-19, for back-to-school goods like clothing under $100, school supplies, etc. And this year, the previously tax-free but now-tax-covered Amazon is participating as well.

Official state guidelines for what is and isn’t covered.

Testing Out that Amazon Link Thingee

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009