New discounts at Amazon.com

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The following sets have just been reduced by more than 30% at Amazon.com:

You can view all sets currently discounted at Amazon.com on our Amazon bargain watch page.

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13 comments on this article

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By in Germany,

Huw, has your money in your Brickset bank account increased a lot since you introduced this feature? :)

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By in United Kingdom,

I really dont get this feature as it keeps repeating the same products...

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By in United Kingdom,

^ Prices on Amazon fluctuate dramatically based on a number of factors; what the system does is compare current price with the price at the previous update (6 hours previously). If a set is discounted by 30% or more currently, and was discounted by less than 30% at the previous update, then the set is flagged by Huwbot (!).

So if you want to know why the system keeps flagging the same products, I suggest you ask Amazon who are responsible for the yo-yo prices on these sets !

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By in United Kingdom,

^ Ok thanks didn't mean to be rude if I sounded it.

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By in United Kingdom,

^ No problem !

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By in New Zealand,

Thanks DrDave!
I was just going to ask the same thing JohnnyRonny asked, but it had been asked and answered already.

Q: Do you guys at Brickset get money for having links from amazon?
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Q: If, you do, does it go to funding Brickset, or is it for you? :{)
A:

LEGOSLUG

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By in Germany,

@LEGOSLUG: I can answer the first one. If you buy anything from Amazon (even expensive watches. :P) through Brickset, Brickset gets a percentage of the money. Brickset doesn't get any money from just displaying links, in short. :P

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By in Canada,

Huwbot? Is this Huw 2.0? or someone else?

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By in United States,

Wow! Great savings!

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By in Germany,

@ceroknight: It's a robot Huw. :) These messages are automated; Huwbot is the author of them. :)

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By in United States,

Alemas- Yeah, his messages are very original :P
LEGOSLUG- I think I can answer the second one. Yes, the money goes to brickset. I think...

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By in United Kingdom,

@Huw; I was scrolling through the main Amazon page and was wondering whether it would be possible to have an extra sorting feature of themes i.e. only show a specific theme. Or would this be too difficult as I think the sets are linked from Amazon and not Brickset. Just an idea :)

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By in United Kingdom,

Amazon and Lego commissions work out at around 4/5% of the basket value.

Considering the amount of members/traffic this site gets, I'm guessing huw et al are making a sizeable income each month and especially around Christmas.

Alternately you could use a cashback site eg quidco, to get this commission % yourself.

I prefer to click through brickset as I think huw does a great job.

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