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How to get email notifications when items on my wishlist goes on sale? (Amazon.ca)

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How to get email notifications when items on my wishlist goes on sale? (Amazon.ca)

I can't seem to find it in settings or my account page. Is there a way to achieve this on Amazon.ca without using third party sites/apps?
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Deal Guru
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Not that I'm aware of. I use camel camel camel .com
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Nope, amazon also removed the "filter items with price drops" feature on the wish list page and the sort items by % discount features. They don't want you to be on the look out for items on sale!
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Import ur amazon wish list and it sends email alert when ur watch list items price changes.
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engineered wrote:
Dec 23rd, 2018 1:50 pm
Not that I'm aware of. I use camel camel camel .com
The 3 wise camels will take your Amazon shopping to the next level!
What if there were no hypothetical questions?
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Jucius Maximus wrote:
Dec 23rd, 2018 11:41 pm
The 3 wise camels will take your Amazon shopping to the next level!
Yea, the only problem is you buy a lot of stuff because it's on sale, lol.

Also, it almost feels like camelx3 tells sellers/amazon what someone is willing to pay, because I often get deals soon after setting a price in camelx3. Could be confirmation bias though.
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engineered wrote:
Dec 23rd, 2018 11:57 pm
Also, it almost feels like camelx3 tells sellers/amazon what someone is willing to pay, because I often get deals soon after setting a price in camelx3. Could be confirmation bias though.
I don't know about that. Sometimes it takes months and months for a deal to come through.
Though I did get a $260 multimeter for $170, so it was worth the wait. Winking Face
What if there were no hypothetical questions?
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engineered wrote:
Dec 23rd, 2018 11:57 pm
Yea, the only problem is you buy a lot of stuff because it's on sale, lol.

Also, it almost feels like camelx3 tells sellers/amazon what someone is willing to pay, because I often get deals soon after setting a price in camelx3. Could be confirmation bias though.
Under *eepa there's "community tracking" detailing the avg price the number of people willing to pay, which could potentially be naturally skewed by lowballers or "inflated".

If you paid for the API, you might see the actual distribution and manipulate price/quantity accordingly.
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Jucius Maximus wrote:
Dec 23rd, 2018 11:41 pm
The 3 wise camels will take your Amazon shopping to the next level!
Yes indeed!!! I proudly say that 90% of my purchases on Amazon couldn't be any cheaper anywhere else Face With Tears Of Joy
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Camels changed my amazon shopping life. I probably buy more on Amazon now because of it, not just for the sale notifications but just having the ability to check the price history as well.
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What are some of the helpful features on camel? do you use the browser extension?
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