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Has anyone else noticed strange business practices with Amazon Lightning Deals lately?   During black friday week, I ordered multiple items that are being sold by Amazon (not a third party) that still have not shipped 3 weeks later.
All involved a combined percentage off during BF week AND a lightning deal.   Seems like Amazon doesn't want to admit the price mistake and is just delaying cancellation.   I also had several items that weren't super hot prices or
dramatic percentages off, but just as they were set to go live, the product was pulled from the lightning deals.  In one case, I added the item to my cart and as I was checking out it suddenly went "unavailable", when the item was nothing
more than a metal beer growler (a $24 item that was on lightning deal for $15) -- not exactly something that everyone was waiting to buy.   Seems like deceptive trade practices are becoming the norm at Amazon.

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What did Amazon say when you contacted them?
Every purchase I've ever made from Amazon had a receive by date. What was the date they told you when you ordered your products?

I did not have any problem with lightning deals. I have prime so I received my items in two days.

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