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Old 06-26-2013, 02:09 AM   #16
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BTW, why did your friend buy an "overpriced" Kindle? Why didn't he buy it at the normal price?
It was "extra flash!"
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Old 06-26-2013, 03:12 AM   #17
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It was "extra flash!"
I'm afraid I don't follow. Can you elaborate?
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Old 06-26-2013, 03:38 AM   #18
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It was a crappy play on words. It's probably not popular anymore, but "flash" used to mean showy or ostentatious, hence the higher price. I was also suggesting it had more of that e-ink flash when turning pages.

Oh well, yet another joke that doesn't improve when explained.
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Old 06-26-2013, 06:05 AM   #19
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I laughed at both yours and Harrys post rkomar, so your humour wasn't completely lost!
(Although I'm not sure HarryT was trying to be funny with his question about the overpriced Kindle.......)
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The overwhelming majority of people who use eInk devices don't consciously see the "flash" after using it for a few hours - your brain just filters it out.

BTW, why did your friend buy an "overpriced" Kindle? Why didn't he buy it at the normal price?
overpriced as in it was purchased well before the consumer friendly price war

to B&N and whoever else participated in that
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