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[Kindle] Daily e-book deals of note

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Re: [Kindle] Daily e-book deals of note

Post by Pyperkub » Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:54 pm

YellowKing wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:45 pm
Pyperkub wrote:Has it worked for games?
Well, considering I only bought 3 Steam games during the holiday sale......kinda? :D
LOL! e-books are the same way for me - I think it's a digital media buying habit, which makes the old "but it's on sale" purchase decision even more pervasive than it was in retail stores. I'd *like* to play this game/read this book => I can buy it on sale and get the flash endorphins of having gotten a deal on something I want as well as the fantasy fulfillment that I will play this game/read this book now that I own it, without realizing the time commitment backlog filling up like a steam backlog. in retail, you'd only get it if you actually went in a store, now it's always a click away, 24/7. It's a tough habit to break, but I think I'm getting better - I only bought 2 games on sale this holiday - no man's sky and xbox one x enhanced la noire - I've already got 5 hours into no man's sky, but LA Noire was definitely a case of "it's on sale, and I *want* to play it, so I'll buy it, which breaks my rule of only buying games I'm ready to play immediately. I really hope I do play it - I actually already own it for the 360 and on PC, but wanted to play it in 4k from the couch... along with a bunch of other games...
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Re: [Kindle] Daily e-book deals of note

Post by El Guapo » Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:24 pm

YellowKing wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:42 pm
I finally had to break myself of the habit of buying something just because it was free or heavily discounted. Once I start a book I feel compelled to finish it, which is how I wasted hours on a WW2 romance novel I got suckered into from these First Reads. Never again.
But did those crazy kids find a way to make it work amidst the horror of war?

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Re: [Kindle] Daily e-book deals of note

Post by Carpet_pissr » Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:27 am

Amazon has Blood, Sweat, and Pixels: The Triumphant, Turbulent Stories Behind How Video Games Are Made by Jason Schreier (Kindle eBook) for $2.99.

https://slickdeals.net/share/iphone_app/fp/448525

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Post by Z-Corn » Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:19 pm

Carpet_pissr wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:27 am
Amazon has Blood, Sweat, and Pixels: The Triumphant, Turbulent Stories Behind How Video Games Are Made by Jason Schreier (Kindle eBook) for $2.99.

https://slickdeals.net/share/iphone_app/fp/448525
Cool, that totally looks like something I would read! Then I followed the links...

"You purchased this item on December 14, 2017. "

I swear, it happens more often than not. I read the shit out of some kindle books and I still have no idea how many are in my backlog.

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Re: [Kindle] Daily e-book deals of note

Post by Carpet_pissr » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:39 pm

Z-Corn wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:19 pm
"You purchased this item on December 14, 2017. "
Ha!

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