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My aunt Mildred emailed me. She heard something on CNN that Amazon is going to do this thing that will destroy everyone not in KDP Select. It was either about Amazon sending a plague of locusts to descend upon us from the heavens or altering their search algorithm slightly.

I wasn't quite clear what it was, but I'm already freaking out. Going to unpublish my books and wait out the storm. Wish me luck.

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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #1 on: November 06, 2015, 10:49:45 am »
    Damn, and I just started publishing too! *wails*



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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #2 on: November 06, 2015, 11:15:31 am »
    Damn, and I just started publishing too! *wails*





    Use of Star Trek gif:


    "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." - Thomas Edison

    "Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat." - Sun Tzu

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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #3 on: November 06, 2015, 11:19:48 am »




    You can never have too many Star Trek gifs.


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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #4 on: November 06, 2015, 11:25:39 am »


    You can never have too many Star Trek gifs.


    "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." - Thomas Edison

    "Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat." - Sun Tzu

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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #5 on: November 06, 2015, 11:30:18 am »
    Did someone post a Trek gif?

    « Last Edit: November 06, 2015, 11:31:53 am by JamesAaron »

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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #6 on: November 06, 2015, 11:30:44 am »





    We could do this all day. While Amazon does that thing that will shove our sales into the tunnels of Regula and leave us all...buried alliiiiiivvvve.

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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #7 on: November 06, 2015, 11:34:47 am »
    Confirmed as true by a reddit throwaway!

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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #8 on: November 06, 2015, 11:36:40 am »
    Confirmed as true by a reddit throwaway!

    And soon to be picked up by a HuffPo exclusive!

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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #9 on: November 06, 2015, 11:39:36 am »
    My aunt Mildred emailed me. She heard something on CNN that Amazon is going to do this thing that will destroy everyone not in KDP Select. It was either about Amazon sending a plague of locusts to descend upon us from the heavens or altering their search algorithm slightly.

    I wasn't quite clear what it was, but I'm already freaking out. Going to unpublish my books and wait out the storm. Wish me luck.

    Your aunt has an excuse -- she doesn't know anything about indie publishing. Can't say the same for all the diehard Select haters out there who thinks those of us who CHOOSES to be in Select are too stooooooooooooopid to know any better.

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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #10 on: November 06, 2015, 11:44:05 am »
    Your aunt has an excuse -- she doesn't know anything about indie publishing. Can't say the same for all the diehard Select haters out there who thinks those of us who CHOOSES to be in Select are too stooooooooooooopid to know any better.

    Hey, stop trying to derail our Star Trek gif thread Ben.

    Just kidding.
    "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." - Thomas Edison

    "Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat." - Sun Tzu

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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #11 on: November 06, 2015, 11:45:11 am »
    That many Star Trek gifs all on the first page of the thread...you just made my night!  Now I just need to wait until 2017 for the new TV series  :'(  Why did they have to announce it so far in advance!!!  Although it was well played by CBS, never would have bought their streaming service until this announcement.

    ...and now back to our regularly scheduled program of all be DOOMED!!!

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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #12 on: November 06, 2015, 11:47:01 am »


    We could do this all day. While Amazon does that thing that will shove our sales into the tunnels of Regula and leave us all...buried alliiiiiivvvve.


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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #13 on: November 06, 2015, 11:49:25 am »
    That many Star Trek gifs all on the first page of the thread...you just made my night!  Now I just need to wait until 2017 for the new TV series  :'(  Why did they have to announce it so far in advance!!!  Although it was well played by CBS, never would have bought their streaming service until this announcement.

    ...and now back to our regularly scheduled program of all be DOOMED!!!

    YEAH, cuz if your books ain't in KU, 'Zon be all like



    with your sales.

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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #14 on: November 06, 2015, 11:53:21 am »
    YEAH, cuz if your books ain't in KU, 'Zon be all like



    with your sales.

    What does the real Kirk think about that?


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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #15 on: November 06, 2015, 11:59:02 am »
    This is the best thread in the history of Kboards. That is all. :)

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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #16 on: November 06, 2015, 12:03:08 pm »
    Man, this thread went in an unusual direction.

    Not to pile on, but...


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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #17 on: November 06, 2015, 12:05:23 pm »
    This is the best thread in the history of Kboards. That is all. :)

    To you and all these good people:


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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #18 on: November 06, 2015, 12:06:26 pm »
    Man, this thread went in an unusual direction.

    Not to pile on, but...




    It's Star Trek Friday at KB.


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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #20 on: November 06, 2015, 12:16:25 pm »



    When I first arrived on kboards the standard response of many posters was Amazon had the Data.

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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #21 on: November 06, 2015, 12:17:17 pm »

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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #22 on: November 06, 2015, 12:18:28 pm »
    When I first arrived on kboards the standard response of many posters was Amazon had the Data.

    I see what you did there. ;)
    "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." - Thomas Edison

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    Re: This thing I heard and am taking out of context suggests we're all doomed.
    « Reply #23 on: November 06, 2015, 12:21:26 pm »

    It's Star Trek Friday at KB.


    Whaaat?? A new kboards meme?



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    « Last Edit: November 06, 2015, 12:28:32 pm by Jim Johnson »

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