Inspired by a recent FPP, I went to iTunes to buy Charles Mingus' Ah Um. I found the standard 12-track album (9 original, 3 new) for $9.99, a $16.99 50th Anniversary Edition (24 tracks), a $4.99 album (9 original tracks), and also for $4.99, Charles Mingus Complete Recordings: 1957 - 1960, a 9-album, 68-song collection including the 9 original Ah Um tracks. Being
no dummy cheap, I got the latter, and am now wondering if there are any other festivals of musical bargains which may be lurking on the iTunes, and have some other questions about how to tell a good compilation from bad, and the differences in editions and releases of the same albums. [more inside]
I want to do Black Friday online this year and I'm looking for tips on how to make my experience as successful as possible since the last time I did Black Friday in general was when I was 8 and going from toy store to toy store looking for a goddamn Furby. [more inside]
I am looking for an older model of Lenovo that I saw but cannot find it anywhere. Wondering where are the old models available and where do folks go to find deals on laptops? [more inside]
From a previous AskMefi post dated 2006, I've re-discovered Newegg, Slick Deals, Hot Deals, Woot, Tech Bargains, and Spendfish. It's been almost 8 years since the post, though, so I'm sure I'm out of the loop. Google is great for aggregating these sites, but I'm not sure about their quality (i.e. deal-awesomeness) from a simple search. Can you tell me what I'm missing? Thanks in advance!!
Looking for deals on covers for Samsung S4 [more inside]
I am graduating college this year and wondering what student discounts on software ought I take advantage of? I am aware of Tableau, Max/MSP and Microsoft Office Suites offering academic discounts but would like to be aware of anything that becomes prohibitively expensive after my scholarly status ends. Are there any professional organizations I can join such as the ACM that offer book or software discounts as well?
So... Black Friday is coming up in a few weeks. Can you teach me how to figure out where the best deals will be, in advance? [more inside]
What are the best resources for last-minute improv traveling on the cheap? I'm not looking for a specific destination, I'd rather peruse deals and pick one that looks good. I've found the Delta page for these, but wondering if there are more general forums?
We have a 4+ month old, and I recently remembered that the Ringling Bros. will give you a free ticket voucher for your up-to-1 year old child. Aside from retailers flooding your mailbox/inbox with baby goods samples/coupons, what other neat deals are there like this that are a bit "out of the box"?
I wanna do some online clothes shopping - please recommend your favorite quirky, trendy, CHEAP places to buy women's clothes online. [more inside]
Emergency Vacation: Help me book a trip from San Francisco to Somewhere Else in the World between Friday 12/21 and Monday 12/31. [more inside]
Last minute trip: do airlines offer last-minute "leaves today" flights at rock-bottom rates to fill empty seats? [more inside]
What are the best student discounts in New York City for non-traditional students? [more inside]
My wife and I will be moving across an ocean(the atlantic - from Birmingham, UK to Chicago) in a couple of months and in the process I will be abandoning 87.6% of my stuff (everything but sentimental knick-knacks, some clothing and laptops). I'd like advice on rebuilding my stuff collection - furniture, appliances, kitchen utensils and all the other stuff you need to make an apartment livable. What would you do if you could do it all over again? [more inside]
Are there any great off-season travel deals or tips for a weekend in New England in March? [more inside]
Boston food people: what bar specials still exist? [more inside]
How do I get the best deal on a multicity flight that goes from Whitehorse - Vancouver - Tokyo - Taipei - Hong Kong - Whitehorse? [more inside]
I'm fairly obsessed with "deal of the day" websites, like myhabit, hautelook, and woot. What are your other recommendations for fun "deal of the day" sites?
The recent AskMeFi question asked "Which albums on Google Music's sale are cheaper if you buy them by the song?". This is the opposite of that. Which albums on Google Music are a steal 'cause the album at $4.99 (or a multiplier) are awesome deals that are worth adding to your collection because you get a very good $/song price? For example, The Police's Message In The Box gives you 78 songs for $20, or $.26/song.
For what am I overpaying (as others are doing for HDMI cables or spices, for example)? [more inside]
How can I get the best deal on a car? Based on my previous question, I haven't decided if I am going to buy or lease. For either path, what techniques and tactics should I employ to get the best deal. Where can I find reliable information on prices? Do I play dealers off of one another? This question is not about buying vs. leasing. Let's just assume I am going to buy one car and lease another. How do I get the best deal on both?
What restaurant/businesses e-lists have given you the best birthday swag/deals/freebies from? I want to know the perks you've gotten from birthday lists you've signed up for-- whether it be a free cup of coffee, a % off a meal, or better! [more inside]
What statistical analysis of historical prices would be useful for a buyer? [more inside]
Is there a way to get cheap last minute weekend airline tickets? Are there any hacks I should be aware of? [more inside]
What is the best deal I can get on a New Yorker subscription. Last time I renewed my subscription I used the lowest price I found on the internet/mailings and said that I wanted that price and the umbrella. I know they have had $26 deals out there? Anyone got any good offers lately? I saw Amazon is selling subscriptions for a year for $40, on the New Yorker website you can also get a calendar with that. Anything better?
iPhone Filter: Now that my ol' flip phone is dying, I've decided to take the plunge this holiday season…. [more inside]
Are there any sites that offer customized deal/coupon alerts/emails/RSS feeds based on categories or stores/brands that I like? [more inside]
I'm trying to keep track of cheap tickets for a dream international flight in end July 2011. However, almost all the sites I looked at say I'm searching way too early and have no information for me. When is the best time to look, and are there any websites that will email me with details once a good price or deal shows up? (I vaguely remember hearing of such a thing but can't remember the URL) [more inside]
Looking for Twitter feeds of companies that advertise deals and sales on their Twitter feeds. [more inside]
Where can a college student buy an inexpensive (and legit) Windows OS license? [more inside]
Getting the best possible price on a rental car in Orlando. [more inside]
Can you help us get a good price on an awesome car? [more inside]
I am looking for a TV to put downstairs. I was shopping at bestbuy and I found a floor model for sale. [more inside]
My first credit card..looking for cash-back (and other sweet deals) [more inside]
NegotiationFilter: An old acquaintance who I trust is giving me the opportunity to invest in a business in which I would do all the work and he would provide all the financing. The amount of money he is talking about is in the mid six figures. [more inside]
Shopping Filter: When do I need the best of the best? What is the best of the best? And how do I know the difference? [more inside]
After reading this post: (http://3mew.wordpress.com/2006/11/10/eyeglasses-stores-are-for-suckers/) I'm thinking about buying new glasses online. What are some (online) places you'd recommend @ looking for glasses? Please include any tips and advice you may have.
I'm trying to get a handle on the bets sites/deals for last minute travel packages...any thoughts? [more inside]
Looking for the best deal on Comcast! I'm moving into a new house in the Denver Metro area tomorrow and I'm looking to get Comcast service. I need television service and high speed internet. I'm willing to commit to up to a year of service. Where can I get the best deal/discounts/perks for signing up as a new customer? [more inside]
If retailers are being hit hard with a recession, then why am I not finding bargains? [more inside]
Me and my friends would like to go somewhere warm this February. We don't care where, and we would be fine with booking at the last minute. How do we get a great deal? [more inside]
Is there a website that will track a particular item and alert you when it's offered at discount? [more inside]
What can I buy on the internet for a dollar? [more inside]
Looking to buy a MacBook through Apple's education store. I need it for the upcoming school year. I'm stoked on the free iPod-touch but heard an upgrade is coming very soon. Is it worth it to wait for the new line of laptops? Does anyone know when this is expected to happen? [more inside]
What's a good way to get a good deal from AT&T retention folks if I'm off-contract but planning to get an iPhone? [more inside]
What is the best value QWERTY phone that one can buy used (unlocked or At&T/Cingular), and where from? EBay didn't yield any crazy deals.
I'm on a (self-imposed) tight budget, but I don't want to compromise my quality of life. So I'm looking for the best strategies to get great deals on everything from computers to clothing to books. What are your recommendations? [more inside]
Are there any deals in the smart phone world? Someone told me she had some voice plan plus unlimited internet for ~$40. She had a sidekick. Did I misunderstand? [more inside]
I'm currently doing some consulting in the business development area and could use some tips on closing deals. [more inside]
What do you do when you are tired of the blank facades presented by Expida, Orbitz or Cheap seats? Where do you go to get the low down on travel deals, alpine skiing specifically? The when and where to get the best prices, the how and why when it comes to finding package deals on deep discount?
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