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Offline Jack C

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Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
« Reply #950 on: December 29, 2008, 06:07:49 am »

So... Jack-o... how did you get your ship date to update?


Well, I called Jeff Bezos and asked him to 'please hurry it up'. He usually jumps when I say 'jump'.


p.s. I'm totally kidding - I have no idea why my ship date would change, but others would not. I'm sorry I don't have better info  :-\

I have signed up to be notified if any refurbs are released. Actually....I signed up to be notified about refurbs on the same day I became a member here. Since that time, I've seen people say that they got an email telling them a refurb was available - but I've never seen one of those. Does anyone know how those emails work?

p.s.s. If you tell me to call Jeff Bezos - I suppose I deserve that  :D

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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #951 on: December 29, 2008, 06:09:02 am »
    Thanks.  That's the direct link, but how was that link derived?  Does it show up in the "Used" section when refurbs are available?  I can't seem to get  to the "Refurbished" section by simply browsing.

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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #952 on: December 29, 2008, 06:16:27 am »

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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #953 on: December 29, 2008, 06:38:40 am »
    I "heart" Jeff Bezos! But dang it Jeff... get a move on!  :D

    Quick question... I've been trying to check out any refurbs, but haven't had any luck yet. Can anyone tell me what the going rate is for a refurb?
    Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before... Mae West

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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #954 on: December 29, 2008, 06:40:05 am »
    They sell for $329 from Amazon with same warranty and return policy.

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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #955 on: December 29, 2008, 06:43:06 am »
    They seem scarcer than hen's teeth right now.

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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #956 on: December 29, 2008, 07:23:55 am »
    There are a few refurbs available from Kelly under the sell/trade section.  They are $395 with shipping, insurance, etc. included.

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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #957 on: December 29, 2008, 07:31:06 am »
    Yes, Kelly managed to order I think 6 refurbs through one click before he realized the orders actually went through, LOL!  Unopened, in the box.

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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #958 on: December 29, 2008, 08:01:59 am »
    Yes, Kelly managed to order I think 6 refurbs through one click before he realized the orders actually went through, LOL!  Unopened, in the box.

    Betsy

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    I forgot about it but if you want a Kindle this Week, he has some left.(Kelly is a guy right?)


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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #959 on: December 29, 2008, 08:43:52 am »
    Yes he is.  His DH is the one forcing him to sell the Kindles instead of keeping them as back ups.  :D
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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #960 on: December 29, 2008, 02:45:23 pm »
    Well I picked up my skin.
    But still have nothing to put it on...

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    Further updates:
    My Decal Girl skin has been delivered and I will pick her up tomorrow.
    I use one of those UPS store mailbox services.

    The Kindle is still a mystery, I was told it was being shipped directly to me and there was a chance
    it would be here by now. Of course it ain't...

    Still I am a lonely boy. Lonely and blue...

    I will try not to post another update until the Kindle arrives, but please don't hold me to that.
    I simply said I would "TRY".

    Night my new friends in books and Kindles.

    Eric (The dog training guy.)




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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #961 on: December 29, 2008, 03:26:26 pm »
    Oh Erich,

    It's still only 3:30 pm where you are. Delivery trucks are still delivering. The Dog Star may be looking down on you...I hope!

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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #962 on: December 29, 2008, 03:28:34 pm »
    Eric, we're sending mega positive vibes your way!!!

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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #963 on: December 29, 2008, 04:12:49 pm »
    No Kindle Joy today?

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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #964 on: December 29, 2008, 05:04:26 pm »
    Eric - I'm sorry to hear you haven't received your Kindle yet.  I also have clothes for my Kindle and no Kindle.  I'm hoping to receive it tomorrow but I don't want to get to excited or I'll be bummed out tomorrow if I don't get it :o

    Maybe tomorrow for you too?

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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #965 on: December 29, 2008, 05:56:51 pm »
    Eric and DeeDee -- Hoping you both receiving your Kindles tomorrow. We're here waiting with you!

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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #966 on: December 29, 2008, 08:50:14 pm »
    I ordered mine on 12-23-08 and expected delivery is Feb 28th - March 6th - so I have a long time to wait.  Oh well by then I should be well educated and know everything I need too  ;D

    Gives me more time for accessorizing!
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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #967 on: December 30, 2008, 06:31:48 am »
    Any updated Kindle news for us? :)  I have my Radiocity skin on, but still using the old case with mine. New one should be here in the next week or so.
    *Laurie*

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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #968 on: December 30, 2008, 09:03:31 am »
    I just ordered my Kindle this morning and have an estimated delivery date between February 27 and March 10.  Hoping for a faster ship date, but if nothing else, I'll have plenty of time to read my paper books!



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    « Reply #969 on: December 30, 2008, 09:39:41 am »
    Looks like things are slowing down for the end of the year.  I hope they pick up in January.

    I googled bookworm and found this.


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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #970 on: December 30, 2008, 09:40:46 am »
    Looks like things are slowing down for the end of the year.  I hope they pick up in January.

    I googled bookworm and found this.



    Let's hope they pick up!  And cute little bookworm!!



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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #971 on: December 30, 2008, 10:53:34 am »
    I saw your AV and thought you might like it. 

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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #972 on: December 30, 2008, 01:39:25 pm »
    I'm still,not very patiently, waiting...weather is getting pretty bad so office is closed (1/2 ago) and I was to get my Kindle today at work.  Unfortunately because of the weather all the drivers are running late so it hasn't arrived yet.  I called UPS to see if they know how much longer so I can leave (have an appt at in 2.5 hours and people drive crazy in the snow...too fast or too slow (I'm the only one who drives reasonably...of course ;D) They relayed the message to the driver and will call me back within the hour (1/2 hour left) so I may be Kindle-less today :'(

    At this point even if I get it today I won't have time to charge it up and use it tonight and have plans tomorrow after work and Thursday...I am sad. :( 

    Eric - did you end up getting yours today?  I hope someone gets to be happy today :)

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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #973 on: December 30, 2008, 01:45:34 pm »
    DeDe hope you get it today! Keep us posted. When I received mine it charged very quickly and you can read while it is charging.  :)

    Linda

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    Re: The official "I'm Waiting for my Kindle to Arrive" Thread
    « Reply #974 on: December 30, 2008, 02:18:26 pm »
    Received an email stating there was 1 available refurb.  Of course, it was gone within moments. :)  I thought refurbs would come in batches.

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