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Old 08 February 2007, 05:21 PM
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Amazon.com Easter egg

Comment: Something I found that's hidden on Amazon.com website.
Scroll to the bottom and click on Directory of All Stores. When that page
opens, click and drag a small area directly below the 1996-2007 dates at
the very bottom. You will be able to create a small click-able box; if you
click it, it supposedly takes you to a web page that thanks some guy
named David Risher for being Amazon.com's favorite site surfer.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.htm...8&docId=447307

Is this for real or a joke?
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Old 08 February 2007, 05:37 PM
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Yes it is real. God I can't believe how bored I am tonight to have tried that.

Or why the interested commenter didn't.
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Old 08 February 2007, 05:41 PM
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Well, David Risher is not only a real person, he was an integral part of building Amazon into what it is today.

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David Risher
University of Washington Business School

David Risher teaches at the University of Washington Business School, where he leads classes on e-commerce strategy. Previously he spent five years as senior vice president, Amazon.com, where he managed that company's US retail and worldwide marketing activities. From 1991 through 1996, David held various positions at Microsoft, including founder and general manager of Microsoft Investor and general manager of Microsoft Access. Risher received his BA in Comparative Literature from Princeton University and his MBA from Harvard Business School. He serves on the Board of Directors of Fullplay Media Systems, a leading designer of networked digital media devices, and is a trustee of the Seattle Girls' School. David is the father of two young daughters.
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Old 08 February 2007, 06:27 PM
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Yes it is real. God I can't believe how bored I am tonight to have tried that.

Or why the interested commenter didn't.
I guess I'm bored too!!!!
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Old 08 February 2007, 06:39 PM
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I guess I'm bored too!!!!
Wanna go down the pub later?
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Old 08 February 2007, 09:19 PM
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Wanna go down the pub later?
Sure!!!!!

psst..look at my sig line.
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Old 08 February 2007, 09:27 PM
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Brah, you need lime for tequila. Lime!
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Old 08 February 2007, 09:45 PM
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eh, to me it doesn't matter. as long as the tequila is good.
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Old 08 February 2007, 09:48 PM
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I guess I'm bored too!!!!
ditto. I've got a six pack of Carlsberg tho
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Old 08 February 2007, 10:19 PM
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Right then, my round. So that's a Tequila with lemon, a Tequila with lime, a pint of Carlesberg and I'll have a rum and coke.
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Old 08 February 2007, 10:54 PM
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Brah, you need lime for tequila. Lime!
Have you ever seen what THEY MAKE into tequuila? How can it matter? They use giant mutant pineapple that mated with cacti for pete's sake!

Edit: Wiki says you can add lemon instead of lime.

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Old 09 February 2007, 01:12 PM
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Neat. But you don't have to click and drag to make the box. It's coded into the page.
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Old 09 February 2007, 02:11 PM
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Neat. But you don't have to click and drag to make the box. It's coded into the page.
Clicking and dragging just selects and highlights it so you can see where to click.

I'm bored too, but I think I missed EddyLizard's round - oh well. I'm off to the pub later anyway.
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Old 09 February 2007, 02:43 PM
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There's always round 2. this time i'll have a Long Island Iced Tea.
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Old 10 February 2007, 06:57 PM
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Just in case anyone is curious about how to get to that page, here's an entry from the Easter Egg Archive that explains. And by the way, it was me who found the poem embedded into the page's source ('Andylkl' is an old username of mine).
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Old 10 February 2007, 07:47 PM
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is the poem in the source for the easter egg page? I just opened it up and can't find it....

ETA: there is, however, the word MEOW at the bottom of the source. this makes me giggle.
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is the poem in the source for the easter egg page? I just opened it up and can't find it....

ETA: there is, however, the word MEOW at the bottom of the source. this makes me giggle.

I couldn't find it either, but that MEOW sure is funny!
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Old 11 February 2007, 06:22 AM
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Looks like the poem was removed, the last time I saw it was 2004!
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Brah, you need lime for tequila. Lime!
Believe it or not it is exceptionally good with grapefruit instead of either lemon or lime.

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Believe it or not it is exceptionally good with grapefruit instead of either lemon or lime.
Or even better - neither. Why ruin the burn? Who needs training wheels?
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