Re: [webdesign-396] Amazon Shipping

From: Aoirthoir An B.
Sent on: Friday, August 6, 2010 9:07 PM
Just checked, it's 20 dollars over there. Guessing also about 3 or 4 bucks shipping puts us in the same place as Amazon's price for the new one.

Have I mentioned I am IN LOVE with Amazon.com? Smooch smooch Amazon :D.

Kind Regards,
Aoirthoir

--- On Fri, 8/6/10, James R Stone <[address removed]> wrote:

> From: James R Stone <[address removed]>
> Subject: Re: [webdesign-396] Amazon Shipping
> To: [address removed]
> Date: Friday, August 6, 2010, 7:42 PM
> Has anyone checked Alibris.com?
> 
> On Fri, Aug 6, 2010
> at 7:31 PM, Aoirthoir An Broc <[address removed]>
> wrote:
> 
> Mz. Linda,
> 
> 
> 
> Do you mind if I post this to the forum for future
> reference for everyone? I would post it directly in the main
> description of the course.
> 
> 
> 
> Kind Regards,
> 
> Aoirthoir
> 
> 
> 
> --- On Fri, 8/6/10, Linda <[address removed]>
> wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> > From: Linda <[address removed]>
> 
> > Subject: Re:
> [webdesign-396] Amazon Shipping
> 
> > To: [address removed]
> 
> > Date: Friday, August 6, 2010, 6:56 PM
> 
> > Welcome
> to BookScramble 101;
> 
> > I'll be your Info Maven for this search; as a
> grad
> 
> > student, I do this three times a year, guaranteed.?
> 
> > ?
> 
> > Best search engine for books is www.bublos.com? (in my
> 
> > experience).? You can search by title or ISBN# (you
> can get
> 
> > ISBN # by going to Amazon and finding the book, and
> then
> 
> > copy and paste the ISBN # you find under Product
> Details)?
> 
> > Bublos will take either ISBN 10 or 13.?? This works
> best
> 
> > for single copies.? Best price found was $18.99 for a
> used
> 
> > copy on Amazon.? Don't forget to include shipping
> for
> 
> > third party listings (usually $3.49).
> 
> >
> 
> > ?
> 
> > If y'all want to get together and order, Amazon
> 
> > Prime is a good way to go.? Amazon list price is
> $26.99,
> 
> > and there would not be shipping, so it works out very
> 
> > comparably with used books, without the
> uncertainty.?
> 
> >
> 
> >
> 
> > ?
> 
> > Also possible is listings on Ebay and Half.com.?
> Best
> 
> > price currently on Ebay is $20.97, but watch out for
> the
> 
> > shipping charge of $3.49.? Add into that the
> condition is
> 
> > descirbed as "acceptable" and for the two
> buck
> 
> > difference, you'd be better off going with a new
> copy
> 
> > from Amazon, and not having to worry about the thing
> showing
> 
> > up late or in poor condition.
> 
> >
> 
> > ?
> 
> > Half.com has a copy listed at $18.00, but remember
> you
> 
> > still have to pay $3.49 for shipping, which brings the
> price
> 
> > up to $21.49.. for a used copy which will arrive when
> they
> 
> > get around to shipping it (from Arizona, four days+,
> 
> > guaranteed).?
> 
> >
> 
> > ?
> 
> > Last option; local bookstores.? You can search by
> 
> > computer inventory on Borders or Barnes and Noble, but
> you
> 
> > will probably pay list price.? If you are a member
> of
> 
> > theirs, you may have a coupon that could help you
> out....?
> 
> > and don't forget Halfprice Books.? The main
> problem is
> 
> > that their inventory isn't computerized, so you
> have to
> 
> > be dedicated in searching and lucky.? This is where I
> found
> 
> > my copy, thanks to a classmate.? But I had been
> searching
> 
> > for a copy that I felt that I could afford for over a
> 
> > year.? You don't have that much time....really.
> 
> >
> 
> > ?
> 
> > Really last option; borrow it from your local
> 
> > library.? If you are really broke, this has charm,
> 
> > especially if you can remember to renew before the
> due
> 
> > date.? The likeihood that you will be able to hang
> onto a
> 
> > copy as long as your going to need it is pretty low,
> but not
> 
> > a bad option to consider, if you need a copy to use
> while
> 
> > you search for a copy of your own that you can
> afford.
> 
> >
> 
> > ?
> 
> > I have my copy of Head First HTML, but will be
> joining
> 
> > y'all in the search for the other books
> required.? Best
> 
> > of luck with whatever you choose.? IMHO, make sure
> to
> 
> > include the price of the time you're going to
> waste in
> 
> > search of...and add in the Durm und Strang of
> 
> > uncertain shipping and condition, and the usual best
> shot is
> 
> > new from Amazon, with shipping by Amazon Prime.?
> Aoirthoir
> 
> > has been generous in offering to order for folks.? I
> 
> > recommend that you take him up on it...
> 
> >
> 
> > ?
> 
> > Linda Doll, MS/MLIS
> 
> >
> 
> >
> 
> > On Fri, Aug 6, 2010
> 
> > at 6:04 PM, Aoirthoir An Broc <[address removed]>
> 
> > wrote:
> 
> >
> 
> > I have amazon Prime, which
> 
> > means I do not pay anything for shipping. So the cost
> ends
> 
> > up being the same.
> 
> >
> 
> >
> 
> > Keep in mind you don't have to buy all of the
> books at
> 
> > once. The one you must have at the start of the course
> is
> 
> > the Head First book. The others you can get in the
> coming
> 
> > weeks.
> 
> >
> 
> > So my point is, if folks want to order, they can
> always
> 
> > paypal me the money (or cash it to me) and I will
> order
> 
> > their books and reduce the cost for shipping.
> 
> >
> 
> >
> 
> > Kind Regards,
> 
> > Aoirthoir
> 
> >
> 
> > --- On Fri, 8/6/10, October Calkins <[address removed]>
> 
> > wrote:
> 
> >
> 
> > > From: October Calkins <[address removed]>
> 
> >
> 
> > > Subject: Re: [webdesign-396] books and rides
> 
> >
> 
> > > To: [address removed]
> 
> > > Date: Friday, August 6, 2010, 2:04 PM
> 
> > > I did that & it showed none so i
> 
> > > gave up, I'll probably play w/ it again
> later...
> 
> >
> 
> > > Unfortunately on amazon because all the books
> came
> 
> > from
> 
> > > separate sources? the total w/ shipping jumped
> to
> 
> > $50,
> 
> > > so I'm taking time to think & further
> 
> > investigate...
> 
> > >
> 
> > > Sent from my iPhone 3G S
> 
> >
> 
> > >
> 
> > > On Aug 6, 2010, at 1:38 PM, Doug <[address removed]>
> 
> > > wrote:
> 
> > >
> 
> > > > I just saw the book for 8 on ebay, but it
> was an
> 
> > > EXPIRED ad!? After
> 
> >
> 
> > > > looking at this for a few days I think we
> might
> 
> > be
> 
> > > better off on our
> 
> > > > own and buy used books.? Trying to organize
> and
> 
> > > collect money first
> 
> > > > (because I can't afford to pay for
> everything
> 
> > up
> 
> >
> 
> > > front) is going to
> 
> > > > take too long and I don't want to hold
> 
> > anybody
> 
> > > up.? But use google to
> 
> > > > find them.
> 
> > > >
> 
> > > > 1 go to google
> 
> > > > 2 click shopping
> 
> > > > 3 copy the exact title from somewhere that
> you
> 
> > know is
> 
> >
> 
> > > right, like,
> 
> >
> 
> > > > Head First HTML with
> 
> > CSS & XHTML
> 
> > > > 4 put that in the search line on google,
> 
> > enter
> 
> > > >
> 
> > > > It will give you a chart of books and
> prices.?
> 
> > > You can sort by price,
> 
> >
> 
> > > > price and shipping and a couple other
> things.?
> 
> > > Check every day, even a
> 
> > > > couple times a day.? It changes all the
> 
> > > time.? I think you will find
> 
> > > > the best price this way.
> 
> > > > --
> 
> >
> 
> > > > Yahoo sucks and is sucking worse every
> day.?
> 
> > They
> 
> > > are making it worse
> 
> > > > all the time.? It has become unusable.?
> They
> 
> > > have no help and will not
> 
> > > > fix problems.? They have an email help but
> 
> > never
> 
> >
> 
> > > answer.? Boycott
> 
> > > > advertisers on yahoo.? I am switching to
> 
> > > gmail.? You can write to me
> 
> > > > here.
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