Shortly after Amazon.com ceased being the provider for the online Borders.com presence, I ordered my special edition version of Watchmen. At the time, their site was preposterously slow, taking 30-90 seconds between clicks, the checkout process was almost impossible. It then took four months to get my “expected to ship in 2-4 weeks” book. Whatever.
So I wanted to spend some more gift cards tonight. Just Friday night, 9PM. I hit checkout, and I get this:
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Pretty amazing if your online store’s ability to buy shit is broken.