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Offline jwlv

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Prime Day 2016
« on: July 01, 2016, 04:59:14 pm »
Well, the 2nd Prime Day is coming on July 12.
I hope it won't be a disappointment like last year.

Re: Prime Day 2016
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2016, 10:05:20 pm »
the following has a bit more about it because they are claiming they are running deals in the days prior to it. 

http://www.theverge.com/2016/6/30/12064576/amazon-prime-day-2016-july-12th

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Re: Prime Day 2016
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2016, 05:54:55 am »
An early Prime Day deal (today only 7/8) 
Echo Tap for $79.

See this page: https://www.amazon.com/b?node=14655536011
« Last Edit: July 08, 2016, 05:57:19 am by jwlv »

Re: Prime Day 2016
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2016, 01:32:51 pm »
This is one heck of a deal!  This price is a $50 discount, whereas past "deals" have only been $20 off.  I already have two of these (one bought at the $20 off price) and really do not need another one, but the price is tempting!  Get one today if you ever thought you wanted one.  I find mine handy to have.

I bought the 32" TV w/free Fire Stick the first day of the sales for $119, and TV arriving today.  I could be broke before Prime Day actually arrives if I keep on buying stuff.

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Re: Prime Day 2016
« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2016, 05:55:00 pm »
It was too good to pass up I purchased one this morning even though it wasn't on my need list.😉
For $69.00 plus tax $73.83 heck yea, I did have a little problem I had a brainfart for just a moment that I couldn't remember the special word that I setup to order through Alexa.
« Last Edit: July 09, 2016, 06:41:15 am by Yoda_One »
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Re: Prime Day 2016
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2016, 05:56:22 pm »
surprised nobody mentioned the 10 dollars off if you spend 20 or more if you order using the echo.  this means that tap could be 69   :-)

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Re: Prime Day 2016
« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2016, 09:40:22 pm »
I couldn't resist. I ordered one too, for $69 (after $10 off). With tax, it was almost $75.
I think it would be nice to have it when I'm working in the garage or backyard, so I can stream my music. But I do wish that it was voice activated, instead of having to press a button. If I'm working on my car in the garage and my hands are full of grease, I would like to be able to control the Tap without having to touch it.

Re: Prime Day 2016
« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2016, 02:40:32 am »
I have mine in the sling case and use a paper towel to put a hand around it and press button with my thumb when my hands are dirty.  A one-hand operation.

Other suggestions:
-- Slip on one of the plastic bags the newspaper gets delivered in -- sound will get in/out
-- Wrap the Tap in kitchen plastic wrap; at least the top half of unit.
« Last Edit: July 10, 2016, 10:28:39 pm by mike27oct »

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Re: Prime Day 2016
« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2016, 08:44:38 pm »
My Echo Tap was delivered today, Sunday. I wasn't expecting it till Monday, which was what the tracking information estimated.

It's nice to get it a day early. I envisioned the Tap to be bigger, maybe closer to the size of the original Echo. But it sounds really good, feels tough and sturdy, and I'm happy to have paid only $69 + tax for it.

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Re: Prime Day 2016
« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2016, 03:16:11 am »
Prime Day is here!

Man, I so want one of these! A Segway!
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B019Z6HS86
At $699, it's a bargain! But the wifey would kill me for spending that much money. Maybe if I ride it away fast enough so she can't catch me!



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Re: Prime Day 2016
« Reply #10 on: July 12, 2016, 08:04:05 am »
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Re: Prime Day 2016
« Reply #11 on: July 12, 2016, 12:41:50 pm »
If I was in the market for a 3rd Echo I'd jump on that $129.99 deal.  Other than that this looks like another "meh" Prime Day (though I did pick up a couple of 64 GB microSD cards for $14.99 each, which is a good deal).

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Re: Prime Day 2016
« Reply #12 on: July 12, 2016, 07:50:18 pm »
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