Amazon Weirdness

Sometimes poking around on line I run into something that makes me chuckle or is just off and I grab it for later. Amazon makes me chuckle or is off often enough to get its own post.

Amazon is notorious for hounding people to buy more of things that are obviously one-off purchases – refrigerators, toilet seats, & the like. Their “AI” is as dumb as a box of rocks and not just for recommendations.

All I ordered was cat food.

All I ordered was cat food.


I like my color film developer to be sheer and warm.

I like my color film developer to be sheer and warm.


Now we know where Clippy found work. I was afraid to click the suggestion link.

Now we know where Clippy found work. I was afraid to click the suggestion link.


This is a little perplexing. I was writing the review pre-coffee but it’s not that bad. Is “got hard” objectionable? Is “COVID” just a blanket trigger to lazily avoid misinformation? No idea.
Carefully reviewing, riiight. Rejected!

Carefully reviewing, riiight. Rejected!


Frequently, the best parts are reviews that do make it through the dumb-bots.
I don't even remember what this was reviewing.

I don’t even remember what this was reviewing.


My favorite Q&A.

My favorite Q&A.


We won’t end because AI became self-aware and wiped us out. We’ll end because “thermos of noodles for lunch” was a pattern match for “thermonuclear launch”.