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Offline whitedevilbrewing

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Re: Amazon
« Reply #30 on: July 14, 2008, 01:50:55 PM »
My local bookstore has populated the science shelf with stuff like  this so I find it too painful to try and shop there. 

On the other hand, I sometimes find myself trying to remember ordering stuff from Amazon while I'm sitting there with a box in my hands... it's disturbingly easy.

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Re: Amazon
« Reply #31 on: July 14, 2008, 02:57:33 PM »
Amazon = no shipping, no sales tax, no stroller = WIN

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« Reply #32 on: July 14, 2008, 05:01:36 PM »
Yay...TWO boxes from Amazon arrived today!
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Re: Amazon
« Reply #33 on: July 14, 2008, 08:47:52 PM »
This has nothing to do with Amazon, but I thought it was funny.

 I was walking in Harvard Square on Friday, and some guy was selling $2 'almost banned' books....Dianetics was there! haha...I almost bought it...
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Re: Amazon
« Reply #34 on: July 15, 2008, 12:25:50 AM »
You can tell Amazon to NOT use a particular product you've bought to create further recommeandations.
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Re: Amazon
« Reply #35 on: July 17, 2008, 03:48:22 PM »
My local bookstore has populated the science shelf with stuff like  this so I find it too painful to try and shop there. 


Quantum Astrology ?! wow that looks hot !  Imagine all the possible manners in which you can get away with crappy predictions.  "erm, you are stuck into a quantic state where you are both an aries and a scorpio at the same time and so it's very hard for me to..."


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« Reply #36 on: July 29, 2008, 02:35:59 PM »
Amazon.com is dead to me.  A while back I read 'The DaVinci Code' to see what the big deal was.  Then, I went on amazon.com to see if I was the only one who thought the characters sucked (I wasn't, thank Darwin).  But now, every time I go on amazon, it has some new Dan Brown recommendation for me!   >:( 

You don't know me at all amazon.com!

That's really easy to change.  Just close your browsing history option.  Or go to "Improve My Recommendations."

I buy so much from Amazon that they send me gift baskets in the mail.
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Re: Amazon
« Reply #37 on: July 29, 2008, 02:40:34 PM »
My local bookstore has populated the science shelf with stuff like  this so I find it too painful to try and shop there. 


Quantum Astrology ?! wow that looks hot !  Imagine all the possible manners in which you can get away with crappy predictions.  "erm, you are stuck into a quantic state where you are both an aries and a scorpio at the same time and so it's very hard for me to..."



This quote from a Quantum Astrology review embodies wooness at it's best:
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Re: Amazon
« Reply #38 on: July 30, 2008, 03:41:58 AM »
My local bookstore has populated the science shelf with stuff like  this so I find it too painful to try and shop there. 


Quantum Astrology ?! wow that looks hot !  Imagine all the possible manners in which you can get away with crappy predictions.  "erm, you are stuck into a quantic state where you are both an aries and a scorpio at the same time and so it's very hard for me to..."



This quote from a Quantum Astrology review embodies wooness at it's best:
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How astonishing it is when we can step beyond the binding ideology that holds us to the concept of living our lives along the path of a line, the sense of being trapped in a box. Instead, we awaken to find ourselves traveling a spiral, a circle, where suddenly, the overlapping clues of synchronicity and coincidence make perfect sense, because our circular travels overlap what has already been and what is to be. We break free of the line, and we see the beautiful circles that life forms around us and through us.



I feel I'm trapped in a spiral of crazy that I will never escape after reading that.