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Old 10-19-2011, 11:56 AM   #1
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Hi, i've just bought new, but second hand Kindle Keyboard. Unfortunately it's the version with special offers (that guy didn't tell me that > he will burn in hell). I don't register it yet and the Kindle don't show any offers, even screensavers are normal as on K's without offers. My question is, have somebody experience with these offers ? I read, that offers will show after registering. What about de-registering, will offers go away ? Or, if I ever register it, they will appear for ever ?
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Old 10-19-2011, 12:49 PM   #2
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Most people LIKE the offers - you can save a lot of money on them.
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Old 10-19-2011, 12:58 PM   #3
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I would want them, but not on my Kindle.
Return if you don't like them or if the price doesn't seem right anymore...
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Old 10-19-2011, 01:21 PM   #4
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Most people LIKE the offers - you can save a lot of money on them.
Very much so.

Even still, the ads don't get in the way of reading, so I'm not sure why it's such a big deal. Maybe the principle of certain info being withheld before a sale, but past that, the ads are an easy way to save some money on lots of stuff, from laptops to kids toys and more.
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Old 10-19-2011, 01:52 PM   #5
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How do you know it's the one with Special Offers if there aren't any displayed yet?

Either way, have a a look at these two threads:

You can unsubscribe to Special Offers on a K4 SO

Getting Rid Of Sponsored Screensavers (NO HACKS)
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How do you know it's the one with Special Offers if there aren't any displayed yet?
What an excellent question.
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Old 10-19-2011, 02:36 PM   #7
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Really good question, but on paper box is written ,,with special offers,, and it was sold as kindle with special offers. I'm ,,afraid" of offers, because I like original thematic screensavers. I don't want to look at Visa etc.
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Really good question, but on paper box is written ,,with special offers,, and it was sold as kindle with special offers. I'm ,,afraid" of offers, because I like original thematic screensavers. I don't want to look at Visa etc.
If it's a K3 you are stuck but seriously the screensavers aren't bad at all, some are really nice looking. and the banner Ad you will never notice on the homepage. I never do.
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Old 10-19-2011, 03:05 PM   #9
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It's bad.. I can't set up the time (unregistered kindle has smaller settings), can't make collections (which I actually don't need to). Otherwise original screensavers are really nice (some of them), so I will keep my K3 unregistered. Maybe sometimes. Thanks to all
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... Otherwise original screensavers are really nice (some of them)...
Don't hear that too often.
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Old 10-19-2011, 03:20 PM   #11
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I have the SO-there was a pretty screensaver with ice skates today. Really not bad.
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Old 10-19-2011, 03:26 PM   #12
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For $30 you can get out of the special offers. However I am not troubbled by them in the least. In fact I like the fact that amazon changes them for me once ever few days, gives me something new to look at.
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Old 10-19-2011, 03:37 PM   #13
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I have the K3 one day, a haven't enough enjoyed original screensavers yet. Maybe after few weeks or months, I'll register my Kindle to get ,,new,, screensavers. Finally it's quite good to have option to let picture change.
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Don't hear that too often.
I prefer the dead author screensavers, but I like saving money even more.
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Not me they creep me out! *shakes*
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