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Old 10-21-2011, 02:36 PM   #1
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Amazon Now Accepting Kindle Trade-Ins

Amazon customers can now trade in their old Kindle models and receive Amazon credit on their accounts.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/search/s/re...&Go.x=0&Go.y=0


Amazon seems to be trying to "help" customers give up their old Kindle models and shop even more at Amazon.
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Old 10-21-2011, 04:01 PM   #2
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Amazon customers can now trade in their old Kindle models and receive Amazon credit on their accounts.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/search/s/re...&Go.x=0&Go.y=0


Amazon seems to be trying to "help" customers give up their old Kindle models and shop even more at Amazon.
They started doing that with books, too. THey have been pushing me to "sell back" new books I've purchased in the past for a less that 70% credit to my account. No, thank you. I actually keep the books I buy.

For some reason I think they want to control the second hand/resale market, too.
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Old 10-21-2011, 04:12 PM   #3
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They've wanted a piece of the 2nd hand market for some time now.

I happen to find my trusty and fully functional K2 with free wifi to be worth more than $40, so... pass.
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Old 10-21-2011, 04:29 PM   #4
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ONLY $40?! I think I'll pass.

Plus I have my SquareTrade warranty too.
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Old 10-21-2011, 04:37 PM   #5
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$40?! That's a horrible trade in!
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Old 10-21-2011, 04:38 PM   #6
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Old 10-21-2011, 04:55 PM   #7
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I happen to find my trusty and fully functional K2 with free wifi to be worth more than $40, so... pass.
Wifi on a K2? Do tell.
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Old 10-21-2011, 06:28 PM   #8
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I wonder how many people are going to take advantage of this "help."
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Old 10-21-2011, 07:09 PM   #9
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Hey my DXG is $149. If they don't upgrade it to the new Kindle Format I can at least trade it in and get a K4 pretty much fully paid for. Given that I have used it for 18 months I can live with that.

But I will never trade in my K1. It is going to be a collectors item. I still have the box and all that came with it.
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Old 10-21-2011, 07:16 PM   #10
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well i've got a k.s.o so i guess i'm s.o.l.
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Old 10-21-2011, 07:36 PM   #11
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well i've got a k.s.o so i guess i'm s.o.l.
No, in fact some versions of the kso are reselling a dollar or two more than the regular K3's.
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Hey my DXG is $149. If they don't upgrade it to the new Kindle Format I can at least trade it in and get a K4 pretty much fully paid for. Given that I have used it for 18 months I can live with that.

But I will never trade in my K1. It is going to be a collectors item. I still have the box and all that came with it.
Would you take $1,000 for it?
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50 bucks for an Incredible 2? Are they joking?

If you're in the mood to sell your nearly-new Incredible 2, hit up buymytronics.com. You'll get $113 for it in good condition with everything that came with it.

50 bucks... seriously?
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They started doing that with books, too. THey have been pushing me to "sell back" new books I've purchased in the past for a less that 70% credit to my account. No, thank you. I actually keep the books I buy.

For some reason I think they want to control the second hand/resale market, too.
They have never asked me about buying back new or used.

What did you do to get them to express an interest?
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