Sunday, July 17, 2005

Murphy's Law of Shopping

I have always had a theory -- I call it "Murphy's Law of Shopping." I'm sure you know this one.

Whatever you buy, whenever you buy it, it will go on sale or you'll find an applicable coupon immediately after your purchase.

Imagine my delight when made "Murphy's Law of Shopping" work in my favor.

Date: 16 Jul 2005 21:49:28 -0700
From: "Amazon.com"
Subject: Your Amazon.com Order for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Book 6)

Hello from Amazon.com.

Good news! We've just lowered the price of " and the
Half-Blood Prince" from $17.99 to $16.99.

You don't need to do anything to get the lower price--we are automatically issuing you a $1.00 refund. This refund should be processed in the next few days and will appear as a credit on your next billing statement. We'll also send you a follow-up e-mail to confirm the refund once it has been completed.

Thanks again for shopping at Amazon.com. We hope you enjoy your book!

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