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With your permission I'm going to put this on my Facebook page - my friends will love it!
MaryRolle (rep: 23) posted Mar 15, 2012
Just give me credit - it's original content and I may end up famous someday lol
erick99 (rep: 430k) posted Mar 15, 2012
Off the top of my head, how about:
Convenient, easy opening packaging.
If you happen to be Wolverine from the X-men.
Fool proof design.
Because our customers are truly fools.
nthsll (rep: 12.5k) posted Mar 15, 2012
erick- this made me laugh. you are a genius :) haha!
"30 days free trial for trying out bowflex"
it really means once its in your hands, you break, you BUY!
gangstabarbie (rep: 20.9k) posted Mar 15, 2012
My favorite is "On clearance for 40% off!" @Walgreens
Wow, is that really a *clearance* discount? Then you see the same item or even one with a higher count on sale for cheaper with the weekly flyer coupons! >>
dealwagger (rep: 10.3k) posted Mar 16, 2012
Super Article! Was a Fun Read and very enlightening as well as enjoyable! Thanks, erick99, for sharing your wisdom with us! Would LOVE to take one of you classes! :)
FibroMom (rep: 242k) posted Mar 16, 2012
Bravo! Very entertaining,all with truth to it,loved it Erick !
xptrish (rep: 101k) posted Mar 16, 2012
My favorite gimmick is the 10 for $10 deals at the supermarket, it makes you think you HAVE to buy 10 of an item to get the deal when all you need to do is buy 1 for $1.
krmills1 (rep: 14.3k) posted Mar 16, 2012
I see people piling 10 of an item in the cart sometimes at Safeway an I tell them they can buy just one or two and they are so grateful for the good news :)
Another one is that department stores like JCPenney and Kohls *always* have at least 25% off watches, 40% off diamonds and gemstones, and 60% off gold and silver. They technically can't have them on sale for x amount of time so when the time comes they put out a "coupon" for the same discount! Gee, I wonder if there is an incredibly substantial markup when 60% is the default sale :) (I used to work at a department store ;)
dealwagger (rep: 10.3k) posted Mar 17, 2012
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