Why would I pay that? With Prime, I already pay no shipping.
Why would I pay to check my luggage? That's included with my ticket.
covering even less than the fares of government-subsidized mass transit systems
Which mass transit systems? Plenty get closer to 20% back.
I've seen "lifetime warranties" before that had tiny print saying the lifetime would end upon release of the next version.
I'd like to see an example of that.
Memory fault -- core...uh...um...core... Oh dammit, I forget!