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Originally posted by jgbjgb
Definitely - it is an art to master manipulate people to buy more and often unnecessarily. You will obviously realise it is not only Christmas, its mothersday, fathersday etc.
BUT it is also business - most of us work to spend.....
I try to see opportunities e.g. waited a year to buy a color laser printer @ 20% discount.
Originally posted by Strigoi
Definetly! Many people feel they must buy for everyone they know. And with retailers using advertising stuff like "60% OFF ONE DAY ONLY!!!!" many that are guillable fall for these sales and usually end up spending more than they would if they were no spectacular sale
Originally posted by Croat56
Of course. They use subliminal messaging in all those cheesey christmas commercials. It sickens me.