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Does Amazon charge less if you spend more? [closed]

Is there any benefit to buying more things on Amazon at once than seperatly? For example do they charge less for shipping?
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Cannot login into amazon.com

I have bought a laptop on amazon a couple days ago. I would like to login to check my order. But I cannot login into amazon.com or amazon.fr What I have tried: Tried to change password (click ...
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Will rental expiration on Amazon Instant Video interrupt movie playback?

When renting a movie from Amazon Instant Video, it says you have 24 hours to finish watching it. If I start watching a 2 hour video at the 23 hour mark, will it let me finish watching, or will it ...
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Amazon Android Deals [closed]

Amazon has a page for Android app deals. Seems like you can only "buy" free apps if you've got a credit card from a supported country, which is very limited nowadays. Two questions here: Did I do ...
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2 Amazon accounts supporting 1 Kindle

My family just recently purchased a Kindle. Both my wife and I have separate Amazon accounts. Can we connect both Amazon accounts to the same Kindle so that I could make whatever purchase I want from ...
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Is there a way of having Amazon automatically buy an item when it hits a certain price?

I've got a few things in my Amazon wishlist that I'd like, but are too expensive right now. The prices tend to fluctuate, and I'd like to buy it once it's below a certain price. Can this be done?
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Is there any way to force Amazon Instant Video into High Quality?

I'm watching a movie that is very dark, and it looks awful in low quality. Is it possible to force Amazon Instant Video into high quality? I am ok with long buffering times.
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I can't create a new item to sell on Amazon.co.uk

I've just subscribed to Amazon.co.uk and I would like to sell an item. I noticed that if the item already exists in the lists and someone is selling it, I can easily click on "Sell yours here". ...
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How can I read an updated book version on Amazon Cloud Reader using Firefox?

I got an email that an e-book I purchased from Amazon was updated. I logged on to Amazon, found the book in my Kindle library, and clicked the link to update the book. I figured out how to update the ...
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Combine user ratings from Amazon.co.uk & Amazon.com

Does anyone know of a website (probably using Amazon's AWS web services) that will allow searching for a product (mostly books, so searching by ISBN is sufficient) and then displaying a combined view ...
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How do I delete documents from the Amazon cloud?

I used the Mac Amazon 'send to Kindle' application to send a few text files to my iPad. This works, except there's no way to delete files. The iPad's Kindle app's delete button only deletes files ...
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Amazon AWS Free Usage Tier after first year?

The whole Free Tier offer isn't totally clear to me. For the first 12 months I get free limited use for most of the Amazon services. But what happens after the 12 months? Do I need to pay something ...
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How do I get my Amazon mp3 purchases prior to Cloud Player into Cloud Player?

I have numerous mp3 purchases form Amazon prior to Prime & cloud player coming online. They are shown in my digital purchase library, but not in Cloud Player. How do I get those mp3s into my Cloud ...
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Kickstarter and Amazon Payments: “functionality has been disabled”

So, Double Fine's Kickstarter effort is about to come to a spectacular end. While they clearly do not need my help, I have been trying to fund the project. Kickstarter uses Amazon Payments to process ...
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How do I mark an item as owned in Amazon?

I'd like to improve my Amazon recommendations and special gold box deals by marking items that I own. I've done this in the past, and they've changed the item page so I can't find the "I own this" ...
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Backup services on Amazon S3 [closed]

What backup services are there that run through AmazonWS accounts? I see ImageCloudLock, but the 'solution url' for this service leads to an error page, so I guess this product is not current. Are ...
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Amazon signed me up for almost all Amazon Web Services. Is this usual?

I wanted try Amazon SNS, so I clicked the Sign Up button on its tab on the managament console. Amazon approved my signup and in my account under "Services You're Signed Up For" I see almost all Amazon ...
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Alternatives to Amazon SES [closed]

Not sure if there are other alternatives to Amazon SES...I have tried google but most I got are "Email Marketing or Campaign" services, but what I am trying to look for is something similar to Amazon ...
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On Mechanical Turk, how do you see the results of auto-graded qualification tests?

When you go to Manage-->Qualification Types, you can see how many workers have your qualification. But, is there some way to see a breakdown of the actual scores by person? Also, is it possible to see ...
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How much stuff can I send to my email@Kindle.com, and for how long will Amazon.com keep it?

I often send mobi files to my Kindle using the email and I also use Instapaper to send myself links weekly. Till now I only used this feature with my Kindle connected to the Wi-Fi. I guess that if ...
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Is there a way to sort by per-volume or per-weight price on Amazon?

I'm looking to compare prices on Amazon to some local retailers for protein supplement powder. However, ideally an answer would work for any product that is sold in bulk by volume or weight. There ...
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How do I search the Amazon Kindle lending library through my browser?

I can't figure out how I can search the subset of books available for lending. Amazon's website search appears to only have a "Kindle Store" option. And on this help page I can see how one can ...
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Is there a way to use the NOT operator on Amazon?

Is there a way to use the NOT operator on Amazon? I'm trying to find books, and am finding it very frustrating to be unable to filter out books I don't want based on author or subject.
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How to search for words in amazon reviews?

I want to search for certain words/phrases in all book reviews on amazon. Is there any way to achieve it? may be something like: inreview:layman
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How to download all songs from an Amazon cloud drive

How can I download all songs from my Amazon Cloud Drive? The web interface doesn't provide a Select All feature, and there isn't an Amazon Cloud API like the S3 API. There is the Amazon MP3 ...
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How to export/download my Amazon wishlist?

How can I export/download my Amazon wishlist?
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Can I share my files through Amazon Cloud Drive?

I don't have Amazon Cloud Drive but I think of having one. My question is if I can share my files on Amazon Cloud Drive with others. Let's say give them a URL or something like that.
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Display the current track playing in Amazon Cloud Player in Pidgin?

Is there a way to display the current track playing in the Amazon Cloud Player in a tool like Pidgin or Digsby?
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Where do I run ec2-authorize? Locally or on my AMI VM?

To open port 80 on my Amazon AMI VM, I need to do "ec2-authorize default -p 80". Should I do this on my home machine or on the VM itself? Since running ec2-authorize requires a private key, I'm ...
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Burning money on Amazon EC2

Where on the AWS Management Console can I see how much money I'm burning per hour with my Amazon EC2 service?
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Amazon EC2 Free Tier Usage

I signed up for Amazon free usage tier where i get a micro instance free for a year. If i terminate the free instance and start a new micro instance, will i be charged for the new instance or will it ...
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Easy way to do international Amazon Wishlist orders?

I sometimes want to buy something from someone who has an Amazon wishlist published, for example when I want to donate a gift to someone who works on an open source project or something. The problem ...
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Is it possible to receive donations via Amazon?

I'm creating a mobile app that I'd like to have the ability to receive donations to my Amazon account. Say, like $5 to my account to spend. Is this possible, and if so, could someone direct me to the ...
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When does Amazon officially release Kindle books; is it PDT?

If I want to buy a book that goes on-sale tomorrow. Can I buy it at midnight where I live or is it midnight PDT where Amazon HQ is located?
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How do I check my promotional credit with Amazon?

I'm trying to figure out how much promotional credit I have before I make a purchase (stupid 1-click for digital purchases). I do not want to check my gift card balance. I want to know how much ...
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How can I be notified by email when an Amazon package is delivered?

Is there any way to have Amazon notify me by email every time a package is delivered? Notifying via text messaging is not a good alternative since I use Google Voice and I can't specify the correct ...
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Browse comment history of my responses to Amazon Customer Reviews

I'd like to review the insightful and witty comments I've left in response to customer reviews. I've poked around the Your Account page and I'm finding nothing. How can I do this?
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How do I see my amazon view history

I recall a book that i've viewed in on amazon (went to the project page) that I think I dismissed too quickly. I can't recall the name of the book, but is there a way to view the history of the ...
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Tracking Amazon associate analytics

I was pleasantly surprised to get about $60 from my Amazon account last week, but I couldn't find anywhere to understand how this amount was calculated. Is there anyway to get good analytics on my ...
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Good app for a wishlist?

I love Amazon's wishlist, but I have a few items I want to record that aren't available on Amazon. Is there another app that does something similar and/or a way to add items that aren't listed on ...
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How to deactivate automatic mobile view on amazon?

I'm using latest Opera Mini on an Nokia E61i and when visiting amazon it stubbornly persists to switch automatically to a reduced mobile version. Thats really annoying because I need even more clicks ...
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How does Amazon know what I have been searching on Google?

I was just browsing at some products on Amazon, without being logged in to Amazon, and then I noticed at the bottom the 'Recent Searches' box - which showed searches I had made from Google and had ...
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How do I look at just the reviews of the format I'm buying on Amazon

I just bought a Kindle, but when I look at reviews of a Kindle book I see reviews of the paperback and hardbacks. How do I filter the reviews so I just see the specific Kindle copy reviews? This ...
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How do I remove 1 item from an Amazon order?

How can I remove just one item from my Amazon order? I accidentally ordered 2 copies of a book. I find where I can remove the item, but it completely deletes the item. I just want to remove one of the ...
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Is there a way to make Amazon visually show me that a product can't be shipped to my default location?

I live in Italy but this may be a problem for many people who don't live in US. It often happens that for some reason a product can't be sent in Italy/Europe/somewhere. I don't know why and the ...
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How to save HQ book cover images on Amazon

Amazon.com shows the book covers in high quality but I couldn't manage to save those images in my computer. Is there a way to save those images in high resolution?
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How can I add all items in an Amazon wish list to my cart?

Is there a way to add all items in an Amazon wish list to your cart? For example I created a wish list of the books needed for my fall classes. Is there a one click (or other short/easy) way to add ...
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How to securely share your Amazon wish list with only certain people

On Amazon is there any way to share wish lists with only certain people? I can make a list public or private and I can share it, but can I make it public to only certain people can see it?