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Yes but you'd need a component (virtual, software, hardware, machinery, people... whatever) to manage in a queue (meaning lead time + process time) things than can be instantly dealt with and only occasionally have to be properly worked - it's like the Branch Target Prediction in CPU. You execute one of the two branches without checking and go on but before finalizing the operation you'll have the proper check executed. If the prediction was right you avoided a useless wait and bubble in the pipeline, if the prediction is wrong you pay double price. With a prediction rate high enough the overall performances are improved.

Also look at when there are problems: the checking component (office, server, whatever) is non-functional or under performance (50% missing people in the office, server down, peak of activity). Avoiding the queue means that EVERY legit refund will still be immediate and nobody would ever knwo there is some problem. Only non legit refunds end up in the now non-functional queue, but they are a minority, which means that Amazon won't have thousands of people running after them with tens of support requests and bad publicity for not having received a refund in the expected time.

At leat that is how I interpret the procedure, it is an affirmed logistical solution and many other big companies employ it.
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