Industrial Deals Beauty Best Books of the Year So Far STEM nav_sap_plcc_ascpsc Starting at $39.99 Wickedly Prime Handmade Wedding Shop Book House Cleaning powers4premiere powers4premiere powers4premiere  Doppler $139.99 All-New Fire 7, starting at $49.99 Kindle Oasis dm3 Shop Now toystl17_gno_dm3
Customer Discussions > Kindle forum

Why is a book in the free section when it is not free?


Sort: Oldest first | Newest first
Showing 1-15 of 15 posts in this discussion
Initial post: May 9, 2012, 9:19:11 PM PDT
[Deleted by the author on May 10, 2012, 6:35:26 AM PDT]

Posted on May 9, 2012, 9:21:49 PM PDT
Neverafter says:
What free section? If it's the top 100 free - that's updated hourly and sometimes the book goes non-free before the next update. Or are you looking at free to borrow for prime? Free books don't say "free" they say Price: $0.00. Are you looking at the wrong thing?

Posted on May 9, 2012, 10:58:40 PM PDT
Artist says:
We are responsible for making sure that a free book is still free when we click on it.

Just remember, publishers don't have to offer any books for free.

Posted on May 10, 2012, 5:32:45 AM PDT
And, whatever you do, don't tell us which "free" section you found it in and what the book might be. Facts to intrude on a good whine. The honest answer, with very limited information, is probably user error.

In reply to an earlier post on May 10, 2012, 6:31:27 AM PDT
Des says:
Yes, that is the one. Thank you for the explanation. Having that happen twice in a row really confused me. As big and hi tech as Amazon is I would think they had it programmed for the book to move from the free section if the price went from free to non-free. Or that the book stays free until the hourly update. Thank you for your response.

Posted on May 10, 2012, 6:37:50 AM PDT
Surveyah says:
Why is the sky blue?

Why do waves roll to shore?

Why do I smell if I don't take a shower?

I need answers TODAY folks.......

In reply to an earlier post on May 10, 2012, 6:42:28 AM PDT
Honestly, I've NEVER had that happen, and I'm a freebie junkie. I cruise through them aaalllll the time. If it's on the Top 100 Free list, and I click on it, the price has always still been $0.00. I've never experienced what you're describing.

I don't know what to tell you. It's like when jet pilots describe an operational problem to the mechanic. Sometimes the mechanic can't figure out what the pilot means, and has to write, "Cannot duplicate problem on ground."

In reply to an earlier post on May 10, 2012, 6:43:17 AM PDT
Why can't they make Cheetos that don't stain my fingers?!?

In reply to an earlier post on May 10, 2012, 6:44:00 AM PDT
Just Peachy says:
I have seen it happen. Rare but it does happen.

In reply to an earlier post on May 10, 2012, 6:44:19 AM PDT
That is a tautology... it is what it is, because it is what it is.

In reply to an earlier post on May 10, 2012, 6:45:38 AM PDT
I've seen it happen from the kinlib list, all the time. But I've never had it happen with the direct Top 100 Free List. Interesting. Just lucky, I guess.

In reply to an earlier post on May 10, 2012, 7:04:31 AM PDT
Surveyah says:
They do that because......when you fall asleep munching on them......when you wake up you will know the last thing you ate :)

In reply to an earlier post on May 10, 2012, 7:05:05 AM PDT
Jazzy_Jeff says:
Safetouch Powder Free Latex Exam Gloves, Non-Sterile, Medium

In reply to an earlier post on May 10, 2012, 7:08:20 AM PDT
(*smacks head*) Of course!

In reply to an earlier post on May 10, 2012, 7:08:37 AM PDT
How sensitive of you to make sure they're latex-free.
‹ Previous 1 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
Announcement
Critical Software Update for Kindle E-Readers
0 Mar 23, 2016
Announcement
Welcome to the Kindle Discussion Forum - A Congregation of Kindle Enthusiasts
0 Mar 20, 2015
Discounted / Price Dropped Kindle eBooks IV 2162 1 hour ago
SwagBucks Thread 2016 2258 30 minutes ago
free books & chat - june 2017 (fb&c) 738 40 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! 2262 47 minutes ago
Amazon Echo (Part 2) 480 1 hour ago
Connecting to a new router 3 1 hour ago
KINDLE KITCHEN #6: A place for sharing, caring, chat and FUN! 7762 1 hour ago
Multiple Amazon Echos 176 1 hour ago
lost kindle library 29 1 hour ago
87th RAOK Let the winter fun begin! 9481 1 hour ago
 

This discussion

Discussion in:  Kindle forum
Participants:  9
Total posts:  15
Initial post:  May 9, 2012
Latest post:  May 10, 2012

New! Receive e-mail when new posts are made.