__/ [ Mark Kent ] on Thursday 03 August 2006 13:38 \__
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> Bob Hauck <postmaster@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> On Wed, 2 Aug 2006 14:18:29 -0500, Erik Funkenbusch
>>> The simple fact is, Amazon used to be great. You'd order a book, and
>>> within a few days it was delivered to your door, now it takes weeks
>>> and months to get them.
>> Maybe they just don't like you. I ordered two books from them last
>> month and they arrived before the promised date. My wife orders from
>> them all the time and I haven't heard any complaints.
>> The book business is tough. Most profit comes from a few big sellers,
>> so profit can go up and down dramtically just because of luck. Maybe
>> that's why their profits went down.
> Amazon seem pretty good here; their prices are by and large better than
> the high-street, and their delivery is good.
* So, the bigger question is: what are you going to use now? :)
* Duh: well, first he's going to print this email out...