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I don't know if this bothers anyone else, but I have never bought anything from Amazon and refuse to do so. A long time ago (c. 1996) they started trying to spam a site I was involved with at the time and generally being obnoxious, so I nicknamed them "Spamazon" and gave them a wide birth. Since then, I have heard horror stories about how staff have been treated appallingly like slaves and not allowed basic job functions like having the time to go to the bathroom.

With this in mind, are the large amounts of Amazon links in the "Buyer's Guide" section an issue?
 

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I don't know if this bothers anyone else, but I have never bought anything from Amazon and refuse to do so. A long time ago (c. 1996) they started trying to spam a site I was involved with at the time and generally being obnoxious, so I nicknamed them "Spamazon" and gave them a wide birth. Since then, I have heard horror stories about how staff have been treated appallingly like slaves and not allowed basic job functions like having the time to go to the bathroom.

With this in mind, are the large amounts of Amazon links in the "Buyer's Guide" section an issue?
We depend on people buying thru Amazon or Newegg using the links in the Buyers Guide or making contributions thru PayPal to keep this site alive as the ads don't cover the costs.
 
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I had an idea... what if you add an international section, so people around the world can use links for their own countries? I mean, I know Amazon is big and ships internationally... but there are some other computer stores in the world. You could take advantage of this and use links from other sites, not only Amazon and Newegg.
 

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There are Amazon links for UK, ES, IT, DE, CA and FR.
Yep that's what I'm saying... to expand it a little, 'cause I moved to SouthAmerica and is not that easy no get things from Amazon. But it was just an idea.
 
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I don't quite understand do you really dislike Amazon or do you just don't want to use it? Of course, I don't know what it's like to work at Amazon, but in my opinion, Amazon is a very good online store. At least in Amazon, I have never been deceived, as for example in Aliexpress. You have a very convenient buyer's guide! I think that with the current number of Amazon countries, everything is fine and no more is needed. In general, I do not see the point in adding links to different amazon countries for each product. This is of course convenient, but everyone can simply change the country to the desired one in the left corner. And usually through even such links https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08SW6F5SZ/?tag=tonymacx86com-20 , you can simply change to the desired region in the left corner. I gave this link as an example so that it could be seen that it is ordinary.
 
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