In an interactively intriguing twist, Amazon.com
In what Amazon hopes will be a viral boost, voters are encouraged to email the polling page to friends in an effort to "campaign" for their top deal.
So far, so good. The problem is that the deals are so good that Amazon is limiting the quantities. The early front-runner for Thanksgiving is a Microsoft
In theory, it sounds like a blend of Woot.com's deal of the day and the even more elusive limited deals that American Express
It may be worth their time. Priceline.com
Is it a gamble worth taking? Perhaps, but it would help Amazon's case if it makes its deals a bit less outlandish -- like suspension bikes for $30 -- so it can fill them up in greater volume.
Don't be a tease, Amazon. Don't be a Grinch.
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Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz probably won't be one of those refreshing the Amazon site for a great deal on Thanksgiving, but that's only because he is unlikely to be near a wired connection at that point. He does not own shares in any of the companies in this story. He is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early. T he Fool has a disclosure policy.