Why Is It That Most Gun Shops Sell Guns for Something99?

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  1. Gunfinish

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    So what's the deal? 399.00 not 400.00, 599.00 not 500.00, 999.00 not 1,000.00, 1299.00 not 1,300.00 and the list goes on and on!
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  2. NWGlockgal

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    It's a common practice in retail sales. I've heard it's because an item seems to be (psychologically) much cheaper if it is listed at .99 instead of 1.00.
     
  3. DONOTBUGME

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    399 makes you think 300 and sounds a lot less expensive than 400
     
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    Ya'll nailed it, psychological manipulation for all the blonde consumers. ;)
     
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    That is exactly why they do it.
     
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  6. DONOTBUGME

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    gas stations are the worst, they do it to squeeze an extra 9/10 of cent out of you. All thier prices, for example, are $2.30 & 9/10 of a cent (basically $2.31).
     
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    I'll take two at that price.
     
  8. CamoDeafie

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    Maybe that particular reason has to do with how they do the accounting for OPEC and oil companies?

    Still bloody stupid I say. The Rock Pizza place though, whole dollars. So much easier to deal with...except their lunch buffet is $7.99 lol.
     
  9. albin25

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    Wife says, "So...I see you bought another gun.!?"
    Hubby says,"That's right there was a big sale and I moved up my purchase."
    Wife says; "Well! There goes another $500 that could have paid for Junior's College"
    Hubby says; "He's a 37yr old meathead, works at McD's and watches porn all day, the only way he's going to college is as a tissue sample. Besides, after my discount..
    ....................Pick one; A) it was a barely over $300.($379.95)."
    .....................................B) it was just a bit over $300.($389.97)."
    .....................................C) it was well under $400.($399.98)."
    .....................................D)it was less than $400.(399.99)."
     
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    $2.39977383 (but we see... Yup, $2.39)
     
  11. erudne

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    Just imagine how much more enraged you would be if you paid in Gold for every purchase? Please; bury your head in the sand and leave it there
     
  12. Stomper

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    Too many people have their heads buried somewhere else... o_O
     
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    OPTION E: "Honey, I only used three Franklins for it."
    Misleading but true. Eventually she'll catch on, unless she's of the @Stomper-Blonde category.
    If she's a @Stomper-blonde , she'll come home and say,
    Her: "Honey, look at the new necklace you bought me!"
    You: "Wha? How much?!!"
    Her: "I only used 4 Clevelands for it!"
    1000-dollar-bill-front.jpg
     
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  14. Wolf256

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    Like this, but the $1000.00 note is no longer in circulation.

    ETA: Sorry guys, I should explain that I work in a Cash Office/Cage and deal with currency every day. Trying to use a 1K note would get the Secret Service/Dept. of the Treasury called. The $100 note is the largest legal tender in circulation.
     
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    if they want to round down to play psycological mind games then make it a nickle which is still actually worth something. Giving you a penny in change is like rubbing salt in the wound...

    I got it for under $400 my bubblegum.... ($399.99)
     
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    Nothing beats:


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    It was on SALE, I couldn't afford NOT to buy it!



    2.
    Yes I know it cost $399.99, but it was half off so I saved YOU money!


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    So she had a few in her mad money stash from way back.
     
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    More war on drugs stupidity. There is no end to it.
     
  19. revjen45

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    Back in the Early Pleistocene it was found that Little Golden Books sold better @ $0.29 than @ $0.25.
    Go figure.
     

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