Re: Hat Futures
- From: Sylvia <Sylvia@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 05:31:00 GMT
Miz chris_tine49 wrote:
BUT, when I click on said Hat Book, I am notified that the price has
gone up... just a *tad*... to $191.95 USD.
 More to the point, how can I make sure this happens to my REALLY
EXCELLENT NOVEL soon after it is published?
The proven method?
Nonsense. Yer thinkin' of painters. Painters who left truckloads of
paintings behind at uptown galleries.
This person wrote one book. It's a paperback, reprinted in 1993,
original printing... mebbe 1990. It's, or it *was*, a required text in
many millenary classes.
I understand that it is a GREAT hat makin' book, but... well, this is
just silly. The price in my "Buy Later" account jumped from $19.95 USD
to $191.95 USD.
Theory #1: Someone made a typo, book price bots copied it all over the
place, and by the time the guy that made the typo noticed, he was too
embarrassed to admit what he had dome.
Theory #2: When Simon & Schuster Australia bought out Kangaroo Press,
they didn't realize what a little gem the hat book was and they buried
<making note to send scathing letter to Simon & Schuster
Australia a scathing letter>
Chris(be careful what you ask)tine
<inspecting note on scathing letter>
"Because you <annoyed> me, I demand a FREE copy of:
_ Hats on Heads: the Art of Creative Millinery_
by Mildred Anlezark:
- Paperback: 152 pages
- Publisher: Kangaroo Press; Reprint edition (April 1993)
- Language: English
- ISBN: 0864173032
- Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 8.5 x 11.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.20 pounds"
I think that's careful enough.
Sylvia <--- Has a baby parrot named Harvey! http://tinyurl.com/fapgx
"She was not quite what you would call refined.
She was not quite what you would call unrefined.
She was the kind of person that keeps a parrot."
- Mark Twain