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Re: Amazon Kindle

Postby pip » Mon Sep 02, 2013 2:52 pm

With the books I can't see amazon instigating change or extras in a market they are already dominating. As far as they are concerned its working . If people are willing to pay nearly the same price for just the ebook why offer incentives.
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Re: Amazon Kindle

Postby The Mad Collector » Wed Sep 04, 2013 2:48 pm

Tonyblack wrote:I was thinking today that it would be a great idea if Amazon offered Kindle owners a free download of the book when they bought the hardback. I'd be quite happy to buy a new Pratchett hardback from them if I could also load that book to a Kindle. :)


Your wish is 'sort of' granted :D

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23953258
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Re: Amazon Kindle

Postby pip » Wed Sep 04, 2013 2:57 pm

Still won't buy a kindle ;)
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Re: Amazon Kindle

Postby The Mad Collector » Wed Sep 04, 2013 5:34 pm

Neither will I but it will be interesting to see which books I get offered for free when it happens here ;)
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Re: Amazon Kindle

Postby pip » Thu Sep 05, 2013 1:22 pm

For thoswe who choose to kindle it you can Pimp them up Discworld style with the new Terry Pratchett covers from Waterstones . Think they are £30
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Re: Amazon Kindle

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Sep 05, 2013 1:25 pm

No thanks.
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Re: Amazon Kindle

Postby pip » Thu Sep 05, 2013 1:50 pm

Grump ;)
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Re: Amazon Kindle

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Sep 05, 2013 1:51 pm

To be honest, I think it looks cheap and tacky, and easily dirtyable.

I'll stick with my faux-leather one!
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Re: Amazon Kindle

Postby pip » Thu Sep 05, 2013 2:01 pm

Nothing says class like faux leather :D
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Re: Amazon Kindle

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Sep 05, 2013 2:23 pm

I'm a classy bird, me!
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Re: Amazon Kindle

Postby pip » Thu Sep 05, 2013 2:40 pm

Pass the Blue Nun :lol:
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Re: Amazon Kindle

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Sep 05, 2013 3:01 pm

Nah, Black Tower or a nice Tia Maria and lemonade!!
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Re: Amazon Kindle

Postby jimpeters » Wed Oct 09, 2013 9:16 am

Well I am completely converted, after getting a kindle from http://www.amazon.co.uk I cannot put the thing down its nothing like reading from a computer screen, and I can carry all the books I want on it (Instead of a 10kg rucksack!). I used a voucher from this site to get the color of magic on a free trial from http://www.audible.com (who also sell ebooks as well as audio books). Not bad at all, I must admit you don`t quite get that tactile reading experience from a physical book, however its a lot cheaper and more convenient.
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Re: Amazon Kindle

Postby pip » Wed Oct 09, 2013 10:21 am

Cheaper is the biggest fib I've heard for a kindle. New books cost about the same no matter what format and normal books don't need the device. Can we kick a spammer for false advertising.
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Re: Amazon Kindle

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Oct 09, 2013 10:57 am

pip wrote:Cheaper is the biggest fib I've heard for a kindle. New books cost about the same no matter what format and normal books don't need the device. Can we kick a spammer for false advertising.

I'm not convinced that this is spam, Pip. And I'm not convinced that it's advertising either. I'm going to leave it for now.

jimpeters, if this is a genuine post, please let us know more about yourself as we get suspicious when a new poster posts links in their first post - even if those links are to well known sites such as Amazon and Audible. I don't know Buzz Coupon Codes.com, but perhaps jimpeters can tell us more about it?
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