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Re: Attn Trim: Amazon Go - Need Review
« Reply #25 on: January 25, 2018, 08:30:58 PM »
Try picking up 2 items at once with one hand.

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Re: Attn Trim: Amazon Go - Need Review
« Reply #26 on: January 25, 2018, 09:21:51 PM »
Try to use a manufacturers coupon
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Re: Attn Trim: Amazon Go - Need Review
« Reply #27 on: January 26, 2018, 09:22:47 AM »
Pick up an item and put it back down in a non-merchandise location. Check to see if you get charged.

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Re: Attn Trim: Amazon Go - Need Review
« Reply #28 on: January 26, 2018, 09:59:33 AM »
Lots of low RFIDIQ going on in here.

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Re: Attn Trim: Amazon Go - Need Review
« Reply #29 on: January 26, 2018, 10:10:47 AM »
Try to use a manufacturers coupon

Do manufacturers make coupons for artisan cheese?

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Re: Attn Trim: Amazon Go - Need Review
« Reply #31 on: February 01, 2018, 09:01:27 PM »
This thing is way too small, at least for now when there's people like me just meandering around for the novelty of it and/or to write a tax-deductible review on a blog.

As expected, it'll probably be cool for people who work right around there and forgot their lunch or want to get some basic stuff to take home, but it's not any better than going to any other small grocery store that's on every block.  It was a struggle to even find anything to buy, since I'd already ate dinner.  Prices looked reasonable.  2 people were struggling with how to both get in and shop under one person like you're supposed to, and the workers looked like they wanted to go in the back and kill themselves and weren't much help.

I won't be back in there other than a unique circumstance where I happen to be right there when I remember I need something and wouldn't be going to a real grocery store soon, or when I have tourists in town.  You people who are enthralled with quiktrips will probably love it.

I thought maybe I'd stolen b/c it took a while to get my receipt notice, but it was all accurate. 


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Re: Attn Trim: Amazon Go - Need Review
« Reply #32 on: February 01, 2018, 09:19:35 PM »
that tax rate has me like Nick Russell at the Hoover dam
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Re: Attn Trim: Amazon Go - Need Review
« Reply #33 on: February 01, 2018, 09:29:42 PM »
I'm about to have a breakdown about that 8% battery.  No way I'd be putzing around AmazonGo with < 10%.



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Re: Attn Trim: Amazon Go - Need Review
« Reply #34 on: February 01, 2018, 09:41:53 PM »
that tax rate has me like Nick Russell at the Hoover dam

Taxes are really weird here. It’s more about what specifically you buy vs. a universal sales tax. And for stuff like this, they include most of the tax in the listed sales price, especially now in the era of sweetened drinks tax.




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Re: Attn Trim: Amazon Go - Need Review
« Reply #35 on: February 01, 2018, 09:42:23 PM »
I'm about to have a breakdown about that 8% battery.  No way I'd be putzing around AmazonGo with < 10%.

I’ve got a portable charger.

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Re: Attn Trim: Amazon Go - Need Review
« Reply #36 on: February 02, 2018, 01:38:07 PM »
WTF is with that sweetened beverage tax? So I could buy a sweetened iced tea for twice the price or I could buy an unsweetened tea for half and just add some Splenda?

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Re: Attn Trim: Amazon Go - Need Review
« Reply #37 on: February 02, 2018, 01:54:54 PM »
The sign says the tax is $1.75 per ounce, but the price on the gatorade is a lot less than that.

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Re: Attn Trim: Amazon Go - Need Review
« Reply #38 on: February 02, 2018, 01:57:49 PM »
The sign says the tax is $1.75 per ounce, but the price on the gatorade is a lot less than that.

1.75 cents not 1.75 dollars

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Re: Attn Trim: Amazon Go - Need Review
« Reply #39 on: February 02, 2018, 02:00:51 PM »
Oh, that makes a lot more cents. :D

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« Reply #40 on: February 02, 2018, 02:25:33 PM »
I'll try to pay more attention next time I'm at a store and there's non-sweet things right next to sweet things, but what it comes down to is that groceries aren't taxed, unless they've been deemed bad by the government, and then I believe the "tax" or fee is added into the price you see on the shelf, not as you check out.

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« Reply #41 on: February 02, 2018, 04:15:14 PM »
WTF is with that sweetened beverage tax? So I could buy a sweetened iced tea for twice the price or I could buy an unsweetened tea for half and just add some Splenda?

Chicago tried implementing this last summer and the place nearly burned to the ground because of it.  It didn't last.
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Re: Attn Trim: Amazon Go - Need Review
« Reply #42 on: February 02, 2018, 04:44:31 PM »
http://www.seattleweekly.com/news/small-businesses-arent-too-sweet-on-new-beverage-tax/

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Samra and other members of Keep Seattle Livable for All, a coalition of small business owners who oppose the tax, will share testimonials during a press conference at A Pizza Mart on Friday.

I gotta see if there'll be videos of the A Pizza Mart presser.

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Re: Attn Trim: Amazon Go - Need Review
« Reply #43 on: February 03, 2018, 05:51:38 AM »
WTF is with that sweetened beverage tax? So I could buy a sweetened iced tea for twice the price or I could buy an unsweetened tea for half and just add some Splenda?

Chicago tried implementing this last summer and the place nearly burned to the ground because of it.  It didn't last.
I'm all for healthy but you can't legislate/tax people skinny.

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Re: Attn Trim: Amazon Go - Need Review
« Reply #44 on: February 10, 2018, 01:49:19 PM »

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Re: Attn Trim: Amazon Go - Need Review
« Reply #45 on: February 10, 2018, 06:38:21 PM »
Where are the sugar tax dollars flowing too?   
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Re: Attn Trim: Amazon Go - Need Review
« Reply #47 on: February 10, 2018, 07:16:58 PM »
Not colorado weed tax money but that's a sizable projection of revenue.  It's like the corn syrup flows thru you straight into the less fortunate persons gut.
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Re: Attn Trim: Amazon Go - Need Review
« Reply #48 on: February 10, 2018, 07:37:23 PM »
We'll see if those projections come to be.  Seems like people are skipping buying the taxed stuff or buying it outside the city.