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Chat application for Amazon Mechanical Turk

(I hope this is the right place for the question. If not, please fill free to migrate it.) I would like to collect logs of chats in a specific subject (namely, negotiation between an employer and an ...
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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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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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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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Why does Amazon sometimes say there are no customer reviews when there are?

For example; at the top it says "Be the first to review this item" but lower it says "Amazon.com: 4.5 out of 5 stars 47 reviews". What's the deal? This is a problem because if I selected to show ...
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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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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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How to “fix” Amazon Developer Account?

I've tried asking on Amazon forums, but no one seems willing to help there... I signed up for the free developer account a while ago but I never used it. Last night, I signed up for Amazon's S3 ...
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How do you reply to a seller on Amazon?

I sent a seller a message, they replied asking me something, I wanted to reply. But I see no link to do so in the email, and I cannot see where to on Amazon's site Where is the option?
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Amazon MP3 Credits, how do I find out if I have them remaining and how many I've got?

Amazon has lots of items that claim bonus dollars for Cloud purchases. Take for instance Fabled City by the The Nightwatchman. Special Offers and Product Promotions Buy a CD, get $1 in Amazon ...
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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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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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How to remove personal documents from Amazon?

I got hundreds of personal documents in my Amazon cloud. They were sent to me few times a day from some site which created e-books basing on RSS content. Removing them through Amazon's personal ...
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How to remove columns from the list of instances in Amazon AWS EC2

I have started to use Amazon EC2 service and the problem I am trying to solve is as follows: in the list of instances I have a lot of columns (most of them are the same) and I would like to ...
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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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Amazon website not loading completely

For the last few months now, I've been having problems with the (German) Amazon website. One day, the website stopped loading correctly. Since that, my browser (Firefox as well as Internet Explorer) ...
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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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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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How to get “word count” of a book?

I came across a thread in AskVille that claims we can get the word count of books on Amazon which have the "Look Inside" label. Yet no matter how I search, I couldn't find the "Text Stats" link. Did ...
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How do I mark an item as a duplicate in Amazon?

Amazon often has two items with vastly different prices. Is there anyway to mark the two items as a duplicate or to inform Amazon of this? Heil Sound RS-1 12" Riser for PL-2T Overhead Broadcast Boom ...
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How to fix choppy streaming in Amazon Instant Video?

About a month ago we started having issues with Amazon Instant Video on our home entertainment PC—the videos it streams end up being choppy and stutters. For the most part it's not that bad but still ...
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What's different about add-on items?

Today I noticed that Amazon now has add-on items: How is this any different from the normal Super Saver Shipping? They both just seem to say that shipping's free on orders over $25. Is there a ...
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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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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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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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What happens to reviews on products that are later removed?

I wrote a few Amazon reviews: What happens to reviews on products that are removed? Can I still access them?
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How to move the content of my Amazon.com cart to an international Amazon website?

It happens to me all the time: I follow a link on the web to purchase a book on amazon.com, add the book to my cart, and at the moment I want to checkout I realize I was on amazon.com when I should ...
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What kind of links are accepted in an Amazon review?

I wrote an Amazon review, and the two links I had added in the review were replaced by [...]. What kind of links are accepted in an Amazon review?
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On what products can I ask question to other customers on Amazon US?

Amazon has a Customer Question & Answers feature: on what products can I ask question to other customers on Amazon US? Some products don't seem to have this feature enabled.
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How to remove local songs (on your computer) which have been deleted from Amazon Cloud Player?

I deleted some local mp3 on my computer. They still show up in my Amazon cloud player. How can I remove them so that cloud player shows only the files I still have locally? There are different ...
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Is there a way to have Amazon.com say if a product can be shipped to my location before I get to the checkout? [duplicate]

I'm shipping to Canada but still prefer to use Amazon.com (the American website). It's really annoying how after I do all the price comparisons and decision making that it's not until I go to the ...
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How Do I Edit The Keywords on an Amazon.com Search Without Affecting the Other Search Filters?

On Amazon.com, if you start a search by putting in keywords in the search bar and then proceed to add some filters using the left sidebar (e.g. prime only, 4 stars or more), there is no obvious way to ...
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Is Amazon music cloud the salvation? Do I “own” the music afterwards?

As far as I understand, at Amazon music cloud for 30 dollars a year you can upload all your mp3 music that you have. Even if you never payed for some of the mp3s, after those uploads, they are ...
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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.