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#301 lovezach6  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 3, 2008 - 8:41 am

Would have loved the mixer darn it

#302 flychild7  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 3, 2008 - 8:45 am

I was looking forward to the mixer, however I did get the mixer from walmart and I am happy with that one. Good luck to all those who were picked.

#303 bodaisy  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 3, 2008 - 8:52 am

I won Round 6 also. I want to get the mixer I mean a $400 for $70 is not bad. Someone tell me what i need to do to get the mixer...I'll be waiting for the clock countdown.


DO NOT USE ONE CLICK-it states that in the rules and I think that is why I didn't get the tv. So for laptop time, all I did was open my email about 35min before the time. Then I clicked on the link to get me to Amazon then I hovered my mouse over the clock about 2min before the time lapsed and the instant the add to cart icon came up I clicked on it. DO NOT REFRESH your page at any time and DO NOT LEAVE AMAZON PAGE it will put you back at the end of the line!!!!!! Just get on and stay there! (it's very nerve racking hahahaaa)..

#304 zooskoo  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 3, 2008 - 11:11 am

DO NOT USE ONE CLICK-it states that in the rules and I think that is why I didn't get the tv. So for laptop time, all I did was open my email about 35min before the time. Then I clicked on the link to get me to Amazon then I hovered my mouse over the clock about 2min before the time lapsed and the instant the add to cart icon came up I clicked on it. DO NOT REFRESH your page at any time and DO NOT LEAVE AMAZON PAGE it will put you back at the end of the line!!!!!! Just get on and stay there! (it's very nerve racking hahahaaa)..


Ok, I was picked for the mixer. I will be at work but am still going to try to order. Do I have to go through my email, or can I just log onto Amazon to see the choice? Do I really have to log onto Amazon that early to get the chance?

#305 bodaisy  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 3, 2008 - 11:26 am

Ok, I was picked for the mixer. I will be at work but am still going to try to order. Do I have to go through my email, or can I just log onto Amazon to see the choice? Do I really have to log onto Amazon that early to get the chance?



I went through my email and then amazon prompted me to sign in and then it took me to the count down screen. I did it from work too shhhhhh.... and I did sign in 30min early, I just left my browser lowered at the bottom and periodiocally checked on the time clock. hth

#306 Lyricsmama  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 3, 2008 - 11:36 am

Congrats to those picked, I wanted that mixer but didn't get picked for a thing this year again :(

#307 The End  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 3, 2008 - 11:40 am

I also picked up the laptop. At first though, I thought I had missed out. I even posted as much about it a few pages back.

For the benefit of those chosen for the final round, here’s my experience complete with screen-caps of what to expect.

If you’ve been chosen to participate, by now you should see a countdown on the page you where selected for. Here’s a screencap of the round I participated in five minutes before the laptop became available.

http://http://img149...ervote01cl5.jpg

As soon as the countdown for each item reaches zero, a button appears in the same place where the countdown clock was which will allow you to add the item to your cart. This screencap was actually taken after the laptop offer, but you get the idea.

At this point you wanna press the button as fast as you possibly can. There’ll be countless others out there trying to get the thing you want too, so you can’t afford to wait too long.

http://http://img246...ervote02sr6.jpg

After you click on the add to cart button, you’ll see this next page. For me, it lasted 45 to 60 seconds. Then it was on to the next screen.

http://http://img246...ervote03wj3.jpg

I don’t know if you get to see this next screen if you clicked on the add to cart screen too late. But this is what I saw next.

http://http://img513...ervote04gt3.jpg

After being unable to read that image I clicked on the “Try a different image” link. Thankfully, I was able to read that image and I typed it as carefully as I could. I was then rewarded with a return visit from this screen.

http://http://img246...ervote03wj3.jpg

After about 30 seconds of that, I got the shopping cart screen.

http://http://img149...ervote06eq3.jpg

At this point I thought I was home free, so I casually went through the rest of the checkout procedure. This is actually the first time that I’ve ever ordered anything from Amazon, so I had to fill out every last detail during the checkout procedure. I guess I took too long because just before I completed the transaction I got this page.


http://http://img246...ervote07mx3.jpg

As you can see, they apparently sold out. If you find yourself in this situation, the thing that I STRONGLY suggests is that you DON’T delete the item from your cart. Allow it to stay in your cart for a little while. Why? Because I didn’t delete it and around 2:00pm I checked the item page one last time and noticed this…

http://http://img513...ervote08qs9.jpg

Yup, they actually got them back in stock and because I didn’t delete the item from my cart I was able to go back and add to my active shopping cart. Which shortly lead to this…

http://img141.images...ervote10jo0.jpg

I don’t know why they got them back in stock. Perhaps somebody changed their mind and canceled their order. In any even, I can’t promise the you’ll have the same luck if you get the sold out message, but it’s worth keeping it in your save items section of your cart for the remainder of the day. You might just luck out too.

Hope this helps some of you. Good luck.

Edited by The End, Dec 3, 2008 - 12:06 pm.


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Posted Dec 3, 2008 - 11:44 am

I also picked up the laptop. At first though, I thought I had missed out. I even posted as much about it a few pages back.

For the benefit of those chosen for the final round, here’s my experience complete with screen-caps of what to expect.

If you’ve been chosen to participate, by now you should see a countdown on the page you where selected for. Here’s a screencap of the round I participated in five minutes before the laptop became available.

http://http://img149...ervote01cl5.jpg

As soon as the countdown for each item reaches zero, a button appears in the same place where the countdown clock was which will allow you to add the item to your cart. This screencap was actually taken after the laptop offer, but you get the idea.

At this point you wanna press the button as fast as you possibly can. There’ll be countless others out there trying to get the thing you want too, so you can’t afford to wait too long.

http://http://img246...ervote02sr6.jpg

After you click on the add to cart button, you’ll see this next page. For me, it lasted 45 to 60 seconds. Then it was on to the next screen.

http://http://img246...ervote03wj3.jpg

I don’t know if you get to see this next screen if you clicked on the add to cart screen too late. But this is what I saw next.

http://http://img513...ervote04gt3.jpg

After being unable to read that image I clicked on the “Try a different image” link. Thankfully, I was able to read that image and I typed it as carefully as I could. I was then rewarded with a return visit from this screen.

http://http://img246...ervote03wj3.jpg

After about 30 seconds of that, I got the shopping cart screen.

http://http://img149...ervote06eq3.jpg

At this point I thought I was home free, so I casually went through the rest of the checkout procedure. This is actually the first time that I’ve ever ordered anything from Amazon, so I had to fill out every last detail during the checkout procedure. I guess I took too long because just before I completed the transaction I got this page.


http://http://img246...ervote07mx3.jpg

As you can see, they apparently sold out. If you find yourself in this situation, the thing that I STRONGLY suggests is that you DON’T delete the item from your cart. Allow it to stay in your cart for a little while. Why? Because I didn’t delete it and around 2:00pm I checked the item page one last time and noticed this…

http://http://img513...ervote08qs9.jpg

Yup, they actually got them back in stock and because I didn’t delete the item from my cart I was able to go back and add to my active shopping cart. Which shortly lead to this…

http://http://img74....ervote10hp6.jpg

I don’t know why they got them back in stock. Perhaps somebody changed their mind and canceled their order. In any even, I can’t promise the you’ll have the same luck if you get the sold out message, but it’s worth keeping it in your save items section of your cart for the remainder of the day. You might just luck out too.

Hope this helps some of you. Good luck.


I absolutely LOVE your narrative on this! You Rock:):):) (meaning your screenshots....) I just wish I knew this for the tv round.. OH WELL! Guess the hubby will have to pay for it instead of me :-)

Edited by bodaisy, Dec 3, 2008 - 11:45 am.
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#309 jazzy442  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 3, 2008 - 2:05 pm

yeah i was picked for the mixer! :)



I was as well. :)

#310 princez916  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 3, 2008 - 2:10 pm

I wasn't picked for anything, same as last year :(
"A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort." :D :cheesy:

#311 arelf27  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 3, 2008 - 10:09 pm

I was picked for the mixer. Wasn't sure if we needed it but my hubby got all excited so he's going to try to go for it. BTW - he's the cook in our house so he knows better :) He wasn't picked though :):)

#312 Kayakmom  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 4, 2008 - 5:29 am

OK Amazon I have spent big $$$ with you this season what gives :confused:


I do, too, and didn't get picked for anything. I noticed that my friends who got picked hadn't purchased in a long time. I wonder if that has anything to do with it or if it was simply coincidental and truly random. :rolleyes:
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Posted Dec 4, 2008 - 5:51 am

I absolutely LOVE your narrative on this! You Rock:):):) (meaning your screenshots....) I just wish I knew this for the tv round.. OH WELL! Guess the hubby will have to pay for it instead of me :-)


Thanks. Frankly, I spent a little bit too much time putting that post together (over half an hour :cheesy: ). But I've been able to get some good deals on stuff over the past few years because of this website, so now that I finally had something to give back to the community, I felt it was kinda my duty to help others out.

I hope it helps somebody out there.

Edited by The End, Dec 4, 2008 - 5:53 am.
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#314 The End  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 4, 2008 - 5:55 am

I do, too, and didn't get picked for anything. I noticed that my friends who got picked hadn't purchased in a long time. I wonder if that has anything to do with it or if it was simply coincidental and truly random. :rolleyes:


Actually, the laptop that I got the other day was the first thing that I'd ever bought off of Amazon. So it's gotta be random luck.

#315 bodaisy  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 4, 2008 - 6:09 am

Thanks. Frankly, I spent a little bit too much time putting that post together (over half an hour :cheesy: ). But I've been able to get some good deals on stuff over the past few years because of this website, so now that I finally had something to give back to the community, I felt it was kinda my duty to help others out.

I hope it helps somebody out there.



Well you did a Great Job and I know it will help out alot!

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Posted Dec 4, 2008 - 6:18 am

Actually, the laptop that I got the other day was the first thing that I'd ever bought off of Amazon. So it's gotta be random luck.


I purchase from amazon all the time....expecially durring christmas and I was picked for the mixer so i has to be random. I have done the vote every year and never got picked until now!:D

Just about 10 min till mixer time!! I hope I get one!

#317 Cinnamonhuskies  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 4, 2008 - 6:36 am

We're sorry. The deal you are trying to purchase has already been 100% claimed. grrrrr amazon grrrrr and I was fast clicking after the countdown then waited forever in their virtual waiting line....

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Posted Dec 4, 2008 - 6:38 am

Deal already sold out. I do know it must be random cause this is the first time I've ever done the Customer Vote thing and wasn't picked for any of the other days. Wonder what the clue is to getting the deal as I clicked add to cart the instant it came up on my screen and I was "put in line"? Maybe next time.

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Posted Dec 4, 2008 - 6:38 am

Well that stinks. No mixer for me. :( I never got farther then hitting add to cart and then nothing. :gdcry: :bigcry:

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Posted Dec 4, 2008 - 6:40 am

I waited in the waiting line as well and I wasn't able to get the mixer. Oh well I guess. I was hoping that I clicked fast enough.

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Posted Dec 4, 2008 - 6:44 am

No mixer for me either. Maybe with the money I saved on hubby's PS3 in round one, he can buy me one! ;)

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Posted Dec 4, 2008 - 8:29 am

No mixer here either. Click button, waited in que - then Sorry Sold Out message popped.

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Posted Dec 4, 2008 - 10:20 am

nothing this year again. :(

#324 Crazy Mama  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 4, 2008 - 11:35 am

no mixer. I was picked, I hit it the INSTANT it came up but alas it was sold out. BOO!!

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Posted Dec 4, 2008 - 1:37 pm

I hit it before the add to cat even fully appeared and was still too late. I'm curious how many emails they sent out. It had to have been A LOT based on the number of people here who were able to participate.
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Posted Dec 4, 2008 - 3:51 pm

Wow, I'm really surprised that nobody here got the mixer. Makes me realize just how lucky I was to get the Laptop. Sorry that it didn't work out for any of you guys. :(

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Posted Dec 4, 2008 - 8:41 pm

No Mixer for me either. Wonder if anybody got one.

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Posted Dec 4, 2008 - 8:43 pm

no mixer here either.



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