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Initial post: Feb 18, 2013 1:09:40 PM PST
Ok. How do I set the store to NOT show books like "worshipping Trish's ass" and similar porn books? I can not find any setting to turn off x rated books.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 18, 2013 1:13:59 PM PST
You can't. Books don't have ratings like movies do.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 18, 2013 1:14:07 PM PST
Mike says:
I don't know the aswer to your question, but could you please provide a link, Donald?

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 18, 2013 1:14:42 PM PST
❤ Ann says:
There are no settings to filter content. It can help to select a category/subcategory before searching.

Posted on Feb 18, 2013 1:14:50 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Feb 18, 2013 1:17:23 PM PST
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Posted on Feb 18, 2013 1:15:14 PM PST
K. Rowley says:
My suggestion is to use the filters.. When you do a search, say for "worshipping" - look to the left-hand side of the screen and you should see this...

Department
‹ Any Department
‹ Kindle Store
Kindle eBooks
- Nonfiction (25)
- Advice & How-to (4)
- Religion & Spirituality (19)
- Fiction (7)
- Arts & Entertainment (2)
- History (1)

Pick on the selection that best matches what you're looking for..

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 18, 2013 1:15:33 PM PST
Dittie says:
Bwahaha!

I think once porn is turned on, turning it off would defeat the purpose.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 18, 2013 1:16:26 PM PST
J. Donahue says:
Why should Amazon care? Who would administer a book ratings system?

What you may consider porn, some other reader may find interesting.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 18, 2013 1:16:34 PM PST
How would you like Amazon to do it, exactly? If there are NO RATINGS FOR BOOKS, what is Amazon going to do? Hire someone to read the millions of book titles and filter out words you don't like? They'd then have to hire someone else to read the millions of book titles to filter out titles someone else doesn't like. Who's going to pay for all those people to do that?

And you can't filter titles in any bookstore - Barnes and Noble, Sony, Apple, etc. So I guess they don't care about their customers either, since they're not willing to pay people to filter out content on a person by person basis.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 18, 2013 1:18:58 PM PST
Cassie Anne says:
As has been suggested, you need to refine your search terms and/or techniques. Books aren't rated.

Posted on Feb 18, 2013 1:20:28 PM PST
Dittie says:
Hello, porn. Are you as turned on as am I?

Honey, at least wait until we're out of the store.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 18, 2013 1:21:12 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Feb 18, 2013 1:21:56 PM PST
Cassie Anne says:
How can they control that? That book was written by Alex Jones. Maybe a different Alex Jones, but Alex Jones nevertheless.

ETA - So that book met the terms of your search.

Posted on Feb 18, 2013 1:23:31 PM PST
Cassie Anne says:
OP, is this the book you were looking for? No Price Too High

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 18, 2013 1:28:22 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Feb 18, 2013 1:28:41 PM PST
K. Rowley says:
"I did a search for Alex Jones, a deacon who wrote a book on his conversion.."

Keep in mind - Alex Jones is also the name of the guy that has the PrisonPlanet website - www.prisonplanet.com/

Posted on Feb 18, 2013 1:30:30 PM PST
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In reply to an earlier post on Feb 18, 2013 1:31:30 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Feb 18, 2013 1:32:43 PM PST
Who designs the rating system? Who determines what is porn and what is not? You? Me? Earl from down the street? Person A at Amazon? Person B at Amazon?

My grandmother considers kissing between two adults to be disgusting if they are not married. Hand holding to her is pretty "slutty and gross" and she pretty much thinks opposite sex people shouldn't be alone together until they're married. Should she be the one determining what is and is not pornography?

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 18, 2013 1:31:51 PM PST
J. Donahue says:
And who would administer this rating system?

Think about what you have to put in place for this. Take a look at what the movie industry has to do.

A rating system for books would absolutely not work.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 18, 2013 1:32:24 PM PST
No.

No.

No.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 18, 2013 1:35:07 PM PST
Dittie says:
"No, but it could be better. "

You're right. Customers could actually take personal responsibility instead of expecting big business to change just to suit their every little search.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 18, 2013 1:37:56 PM PST
Uh, that's because Worshipping Trish's Ass was written by ... wait for it ... Alex Jones.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 18, 2013 1:40:15 PM PST
Dittie says:
So, tell us, what would you propose Amazon do about the customers who are truly offended by the book you were actually look for?

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 18, 2013 1:52:10 PM PST
Anne Shirley says:
I'm sure they would be devastated.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 18, 2013 1:54:52 PM PST
Anne Shirley says:
No one cares. "angryfairytale"?

No, sweetie. Not angry. No one here is angry, just not impressed with your wishes. Life is hard (YDIK)

Posted on Feb 18, 2013 1:57:41 PM PST
Bridget Ruth says:
And it's not like you can turn off porn in a brick and mortar bookstore either . . . Our local B&N has this one sex position book that a friend and I look at everytime we go there.

There's this one position (called Running for President in that particular book) that we can't figure out the . . . uh . . . logistics of. Like, how is anything that supposed to go places near the any of the places it can possibly go?

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 18, 2013 2:09:43 PM PST
❤ Ann says:
So there are apparently two authors named Alex Jones. Was Amazon supposed to read your mind to know which one you were searching for?

If you're easily offended, you need to be more specific when searching. Include the title or category in your searches. A search for "Alex Jones religion" or "Alex Jones deacon" immediately brought up the book you're looking for.
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