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Office supplies from Amazon?

Post by Misfit » Tue July 19th, 2011, 8:57 pm

Just a heads up, I've been comparing some item pricing at Amazon and finding they are very competitive compared to say Office Depot and many items qualify for free super saver shipping. You won't get the next day delivery like you do with the local office supply places but if not in a hurry and you're willing to wait it's worth checking out.
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Post by Divia » Wed July 20th, 2011, 12:26 am

I just realized they have clothes too. Amazon is like the walmart of the internet. :eek:
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Post by Madeleine » Wed July 20th, 2011, 8:40 am

Yup, I just bought some Pond's Cold Cream through them - however this was after scouring the shops for it and not being able to get it the "real" way. They were very reasonable and delivered within 2 days.

I've also ordered garden supplies through them, it came from another site but the money side is done through my Amazon account. Again, very reasonable price and pretty quick delivery.
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Post by Misfit » Wed July 20th, 2011, 12:12 pm

They carry hardware and stuff too. Once they offered some kind of high end toilet seat to the Vine members, but no way was I going to put up a review for a toilet seat :D :o

We've been shopping for literature racks for the sales counter and those are very reasonable as well.
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Post by Michy » Wed July 20th, 2011, 2:23 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]Yup, I just bought some Pond's Cold Cream through them [/quote] I didn't realize they still made that stuff! :)
it came from another site but the money side is done through my Amazon account. Again, very reasonable price and pretty quick delivery.
Just experienced something similiar -- ordered shoes from endless.com. They are somehow connected with Amazon -- the checkout process was almost one-click and the delivery time is second day. Plus free shipping and no sales tax!!!!!!

[quote=""Misfit""]but no way was I going to put up a review for a toilet seat :D :o

[/quote] Chicken. :p

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Post by Misfit » Wed July 20th, 2011, 3:24 pm

Chicken
Yep, and I could have used a new seat at that. Think of the vine folks who took the toilet paper :eek:

BTW, I had ordered some packing list enclosed sticky envelopes which were $15-$30 cheaper than the other sites I'd checked - and that includes an office supply company that I was given special pricing for. Shipped first thing this morning.
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Post by Madeleine » Wed July 20th, 2011, 4:01 pm

Yep Pond's seems to be back in vogue now. I think it's always been around, I remember my mum using it when I was a kid. But even the major stores only seem to stock a couple of different types of Pond's, and not the one I wanted, which was why I had to go via Amazon.
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Post by Michy » Wed July 20th, 2011, 4:24 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]Yep, and I could have used a new seat at that. Think of the vine folks who took the toilet paper :eek:

[/quote] I think you could have fun with it and write some really hilarious reviews. "Hey, this works better than the Sears and Roebuck catalog pages [or corncobs] I've been using!!"

But I suppose Amazon would frown on that. :p

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Post by Misfit » Wed July 20th, 2011, 5:01 pm

[quote=""Michy""]I think you could have fun with it and write some really hilarious reviews. "Hey, this works better than the Sears and Roebuck catalog pages [or corncobs] I've been using!!"

But I suppose Amazon would frown on that. :p [/quote]

I love the funny reviews some folks come up with. The Tuscan Milk and Three Wolf T Shirt are some of the best.
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