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Old 06-06-2008, 03:04 PM   #1
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Amazon.com Down? - Yup, Missing in Action

My Kindle just arrived at the door (in less than 24 hours with the free shipping option no less!), and I can't get on Amazon through my PC or the Kindle. Is Amazon down, or is it me?
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Old 06-06-2008, 03:05 PM   #2
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Yep, the website is down anyway. Bezos is probably having a stroke right now
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Old 06-06-2008, 03:06 PM   #3
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Just tried it. I get "Http/1.1 Service Unavailable"
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Old 06-06-2008, 03:10 PM   #4
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Bezos isn't the only one having a stroke - I'm going through withdrawal....

*breathe, breathe, breathe*
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Old 06-06-2008, 03:10 PM   #5
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I'm the one having the stroke right now. I dropped all that jingle to get the darned thing here so quick and now all of a sudden Amazon's down????? Gee whiz. I feel like the kid on Christmas morning who's dad forgot to buy batteries for the new toy and all the stores in town are closed until tomorrow.
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Old 06-06-2008, 03:13 PM   #6
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glad it is not just me...I just today got a Kindle and was testing the wireless and *poof* nuttin...I was thinking it was the device then I browsed to the site and got the error message.

I sure am glad they shipped all the stuff I ordered yesterday already...Bezos needs to pay the DSL bill more often...or my Kindle was the tipping point and when I tried to connect to pushed it over the edge...
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Old 06-06-2008, 03:17 PM   #7
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want soem fun? look at the stock DROPPING...it's amazing:

http://www.marketwatch.com/news/stor...%7D&dist=msr_1

Sure the site is down but it's not the end of Amazon or anything yet so many will dump the stock because of this...weird...
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Old 06-06-2008, 03:17 PM   #8
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Old 06-06-2008, 03:17 PM   #9
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Wow... that is like the first time ever I've seen Amazon.com going down.

I made this screenshot so I can tell my grandchildren about it one day.
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Old 06-06-2008, 03:23 PM   #10
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It seems not even Amazon is immune from recession. Someone forgot to pay the electricity bills...
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Old 06-06-2008, 03:26 PM   #11
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Old 06-06-2008, 03:26 PM   #12
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The secure web connection is still working:

https://www.amazon.com/

A News.com guy calculated that based on last quarter's revenue of $4.13 billion, a full-scale global outage would cost Amazon more than $31,000 per minute on average!
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Old 06-06-2008, 03:26 PM   #13
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want soem fun? look at the stock DROPPING...it's amazing:

http://www.marketwatch.com/news/stor...%7D&dist=msr_1

Sure the site is down but it's not the end of Amazon or anything yet so many will dump the stock because of this...weird...
You have seen the markets in general, today, right? It's not like AMZN's drop is out-of-line with the rest of the tech sector.
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https://www.amazon.com works, but slowly. And you'll have to keep adding the s in https as you move around the site

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Old 06-06-2008, 03:28 PM   #15
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You have seen the markets in general, today, right? It's not like AMZN's drop is out-of-line with the rest of the tech sector.
Yeah, and not just the tech sector. In Switzerland we are already talking about a "moderate" recession in the US.
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