Beauty Best Books of the Month STEM nav_sap_plcc_ascpsc Starting at $39.99 Wickedly Prime Handmade Wedding Rustic Decor Book House Cleaning TheTick TheTick TheTick  Introducing Echo Show All-New Fire 7, starting at $49.99 Kindle Oasis GNO Water Sports toystl17_gno
Customer Discussions > Kindle forum

I bought a Kindle without Special Offers to avoid something like this...

Sort: Oldest first | Newest first
Showing 26-31 of 31 posts in this discussion
In reply to an earlier post on Nov 12, 2012, 11:22:00 AM PST
You can always toggle them back on if someone mentions a good deal.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 12, 2012, 12:20:01 PM PST
I like that!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 12, 2012, 2:27:23 PM PST
jsh1120 says:
Yes, you do. Or at least very similar screensavers.

Posted on Nov 13, 2012, 11:39:43 AM PST
John D says:
I really liked the new update, with the ability to turn off the suggested reading display. Now my PW (without SO's) is again what I like best: A portable bookshelf with my favorite reading always available.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 17, 2012, 6:32:45 PM PST
I got the new Fire 8.9 with SO but find that I, too, really miss the old Fire screensavers. Did you get those same screensavers back when you opted out?

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 18, 2012, 1:48:35 AM PST
It was only a matter of time before "Special Offers" became typical ads. Obviously, advertising for a movie, in this case a Twilight film, is meant to encourage you to go see the film. Maybe there WAS a special offer mixed in there somewhere, say a discount on a movie ticket for the film or something, but still - ad. Wouldn't be surprised to start seeing more such "ads" in the future.
‹ Previous 1 2 Next ›
[Add comment]
Add your own message to the discussion
To insert a product link use the format: [[ASIN:ASIN product-title]] (What's this?)
Prompts for sign-in

Recent discussions in the Kindle forum

  Discussion Replies Latest Post
Critical Software Update for Kindle E-Readers
0 Mar 23, 2016
Welcome to the Kindle Discussion Forum - A Congregation of Kindle Enthusiasts
0 Mar 20, 2015
Older Kindle Fire Slow to Charge 9 4 minutes ago
Freebie Books - Links Only - No Self Promotion IV 9751 12 minutes ago
Internal storage maxing out when it shouldn't 90 14 minutes ago
kindle reader for ios now displays time of day -- how can I turn this off? 2 30 minutes ago
does Fire stick work on older HD TV's? 210 32 minutes ago
We're Quirky! There Are Various Critters, Including Tail-less Manx Kittens, Here. We Also Have Hugh Manatee. Bring Your Quilting And Sewing Projects, Your Camera, And Your Instant Pot. So Geese And Tally Ho! 3034 58 minutes ago
Discounted / Price Dropped Kindle eBooks IV 2366 1 hour ago
Low internal storage space on Kindle Fire 645 1 hour ago
Kindle won't connect to WiFi - "authentication failed" 103 1 hour ago
No keyboard on Kindle Fire HD??? 74 1 hour ago

This discussion

Discussion in:  Kindle forum
Participants:  18
Total posts:  31
Initial post:  Nov 11, 2012
Latest post:  Nov 18, 2012

New! Receive e-mail when new posts are made.
Tracked by 2 customers