Today only specials ???

This forum requires Javascript to be enabled for posting content

Please consider registering
Guest

Search

— Forum Scope —






— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

Register Lost password?
Today only specials ???
Mindblower
Montreal, Canada
Member
Forum Posts: 564
Member Since:
September 17, 2008
Offline
1
November 30, 2009 - 11:48 am

It does not have be a holiday time (season) for merchants to launch a ONE DAY SPECIAL. Unless I was thinking about something, done some research, weighed the pros and cons, begin presented with such an offer (out of the blue), is childish advertising (and we're all children, I know).

Very often is price does not even factor in (poor English - I know). This ploy to lure you away from thinking is an old practise. Fast talking sales people do it daily (telemarketers for example). Ever watch an infomercial (commercial that uses an audience of actors to sell a product, so you think you're not alone). Before you can react as to how you lived without such a product, you're told it's new, just came out. If you believe that pitch, you're on the phone with credit card in hand.

I'm not saying all products sold are or fall into this category, but since this is the holiday season, do exercise that tiny brain for a second or two before acting on impulse. This special will be back again, and might even get reduced due to over sales. Happy holidays, Mindblower!

"Light travels faster than sound;
That is why some people seem bright until you hear them speak"

David Hartsock
Admin
Forum Posts: 1117
Member Since:
August 7, 2011
Offline
2
November 30, 2009 - 8:31 pm

Some of the infomercials are just comical!

Forum Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis

Most Users Ever Online: 2303

Currently Online:
25 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 10

Members: 2532

Moderators: 7

Admins: 4

Forum Stats:

Groups: 8

Forums: 19

Topics: 1823

Posts: 13046

Administrators: Jim Hillier, Richard Pedersen, David Hartsock, Marc Thomas

Moderators: Carol Bratt, dandl, Jason Shuffield, Jim Canfield, Terry Hollett, Dick Evans, Sergey Grankin

Exit mobile version

WHY NOT SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER?

Get great content like this delivered to your inbox!

It's free, convenient, and delivered right to your inbox! We do not spam and we will not share your address. Period!