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Written By: Gary on November 7, 2010 One Comment

So “What do you think of holiday wish lists – tacky or useful? Do you make one for anyone? For whom if so? What is on your wish list this year?” is this week’s Friday Question.

I’ve always been hard to buy for, so I like the Amazon wish lists. It gives people some idea of what I want. They don’t have to buy off of it, but don’t act you have no idea what to get me when I’ve got a list of items from $10-$1000 :)

This is my wish list: a few books, Blu-Rays, a bike rack, a camera lens and a few other things. Feel free to shop for me *.

There is always concerts and such too, but it’s hard to surprise me with those kinds of things since you need to make sure I’m available (or didn’t already buy tickets). Plus, I’d rather be surprised.

On the other hand, do not tell me what to buy for you or some other family member. You can suggest something, but if I say yes, please don’t tell someone else the same item. Point me to a wish list if you like, but it’s my option. Although I do like it when children tell me what they’d like, especially if they don’t tell anyone else…

* The wish lists also have the option for someone you don’t know to buy you an item and have it shipped to you even if the sender doesn’t know your mailing address. Although, I’ve never received anything that way before.

Written By: Gary on December 8, 2007 One Comment

So the last few times I’ve been bouncing around on Amazon I’ve noticed the “add to my WishList” option has disappeared! I’m logged in, but it seems even in the past it was there when you weren’t logged in. This is annoying…

Also, I’ve always thought this link should appear in your cart next to “delete” and “save for later” just in case you change your mind, you can put it in someone else’s mind.

Has anyone else noticed this? Or am I missing something?

Later – Of course now that I’m looking for something else (that’s out of stock) I see the WishList button again….

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