Posts tagged ‘amazon’

March 10, 2018

Alexa, that psycho bitch

by allthoughtswork

Anyone who doesn’t consider this an opening volley in the inevitable war of man against machine deserves to die at the hands of his toaster oven.

Tags: ,
January 6, 2018

Alexa vs Scottish Accent

by duncanr

as a Scot now living in England, I frequently have to repeat myself several times when speaking to sassenachs in order to make myself understood so I can sympathise with these guys and their frustration when Alexa fails to understand what they want of her . . .

and for those who haven’t heard it before, here’s the song these. . .

read more »

December 6, 2017

Unwanted Willy

by duncanr

a grandmother offered a free ‘stress willy’ by amazon said . . .

Amazon told me I could keep the item but what am I going to do with it. It’s no use to me

full story here –

P.S. suggestions as to what gran, Debbie Greenhalgh, might do with her stress willy in the comments section please

November 28, 2016

Merry Trumpmas

by duncanr

trumpdump“insists on sitting on the top of the tree despite a majority of the ornaments voting for the star”

“kept trying to grab my cat and tried to deport my chihuahuas”

“tried to put my nativity figures into an internment camp. Would not buy again”

what are these Amazon reviews referring to?

see –

August 28, 2012

It Stained my Knickers Blue

by duncanr

The following Customer reviews of a product marketed specifically for women were posted to Amazon


Despite the hype, and the colour, and the talk of buttons moving in and out, this was the worst dildo ever

*Doesn’t work very well*

“I tried these on a whim and I have to say I wasn’t very impressed. The applicator mechanism is far too fiddly, and the plastic tampon inside far too thin (not to mention uncomfortable and non-absorbent). I’m sure therre must be a knack to using them but I couldn’t find it. They also stained my knickers blue for some reason. I really wanted to like these but it’s back to pads for me”

Click link to see what they were referring to –

December 4, 2010

Daniel Ellsberg : Open Letter to Amazon

by duncanr

Daniel Ellsberg is known to many folk around the world as the whistleblower who leaked confidential papers relating to the US war in Vietnam (The Pentagon Papers) in 1971

Yesterday, he wrote an open letter to Amazon – protesting their decision to cease hosting the Wikileak web site on their servers.

To Customer Service and Jeff Bezos,

I’m disgusted by Amazon’s cowardice and servility in abruptly terminating its hosting of the Wikileaks website, in the face of threats from Senator Joe Lieberman and other Congressional right-wingers. I want no further association with any company that . . .

Read the rest of Ellsberg’s open letter here –

February 13, 2009

Simulating Rape

by duncanr

Online retail giant, Amazon, has reacted swiftly when it was brought to it’s attention that an item available for sale through its web site featured graphic images of simulated rape.

read more »

Tags: , ,