Finally, someone else who thinks I’m due for a promotion
Not to make excuses for anyone here but if I’m remembering the arrangement correctly, Patreon is a platform but not a payment processor. Most payment processors—PayPal et al—have rules regarding adult content, even if its between consenting adults, hence gift cards, Amazon wishlists, and other less desirable…
Hey everyone’s welcome to be as mad as they want. I might feel differently if Patreon were something I relied on as my sole source of income
Fine—Netflix, you pedant
Hey if you know something I don’t (which, statistically, is almost certainly true) email me a tip
Have you ever paid money for a movie? Same thing, except the isn’t fractionalized and divided among several dozen entities.
I’m willing to give them another strike. This was, to the best of my knowledge, their first really big misstep.
Drip is about to make a killing after this messy rollout
I’m no rocket surgeon, but it seems like the short version of this blog could have been “because $1.38 is more than $1.00”
He’s fine. As he mentions in the cancellation post, he has a day job, but the Patreon helps pay folks who work with him. Hope that’s resolved soon.
I prefer stuff outside Patreon as well. Exurb1a just put out a new book and I bought it in an instant. Very much looking forward to giving that a read this weekend.
None at all—your guess is as good as anyone’s.
Thank you for your concern
I love the weirdos and count myself among them
What you’re missing is that Amazon’s main concern is not raw revenue, it’s control of market sectors. They’re very, very good at it.
It didn’t quite make it into this piece, but many of the drivers had almost the reverse issue of customers marking packages as undelivered that had been, either because they couldn’t find the box or because they wanted free stuff. Don’t think either side is wrong, and to your particular issue there were many, many…
Thanks Rob—likewise, these are the sorts of comments that make me glad to write for Gizmodo.
One of the legal experts I spoke to while reporting this out had suggested breaking Amazon into two companies: one for its ecommerce platform and the other for its delivery logistics. Still not sure that would be sufficient…
“Dildo—open incognito mode please”
Thanks! I’ve never seen it represented that way