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power wrote:
This basically means that you think your AV equipment sold at cost and the manufacturers are working for United Nations or some non profit organisation.

 

No, if they were working for the United Nations it would probably be 3 times the cost.

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ukdavej wrote:
If indeed someone takes John up on his kind offer it does sort of support the OP's opinion that some folk have more money than sense

Agreed, but then I guess there will always be a market for those willing to profiteer from punters willing to pay extra to have something sought-after before any of their friends. Hence the frantic pre-ordering of cars expected to have a long waiting-list, and the appearance of ads offering the chance to beat the wait in return for a premium.

Supply and demand, I guess – and of course the stories about the new phone's display/touchscreen being so thin and fiendishly tricky to make that supplies may be limited will do such speculative buying and selling no harm whatsoever.

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£127 to make

£23 software

£359 bribes to magazines to get 5 star reviews.

 

Seems about right to me. 

 

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£359 bribes to magazines to get 5 star reviews.

 

You're an idiot.

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Where has the OP disappeared to? She/He should at least try to defend oneself!....................

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BenLaw wrote:

jjbomber wrote:

£359 bribes to magazines to get 5 star reviews.

You're an idiot.

Paging RGD, clean-up on aisle three...

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bigboss wrote:

power wrote:
Show me any product that retails at cost

Nexus 7 & Kindle Fire  Smile

 

And famously the PS3. 

 

This is no triumph of the non-foolish consumer tho, it's still economics just with a bit more at play than the headline price. 


I doubt it. If its selling at cost its bcs the manufacturer will make a killing on you down the value chain. I dont think Sony is just killing time by making the PS3. There's nothing for free in this world.
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bigboss wrote:

power wrote:
Show me any product that retails at cost

Nexus 7 & Kindle Fire  Smile

 

Kindle doesn't surprise me (cos of all the content they have to sell), but the Nexus 7?  Is it just a market share grab?

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Like I said that somewhere down the line they will make tons of money from you.

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Where has the OP disappeared to? She/He should at least try to defend oneself!....................

Why? It's more fun to light the blue touch paper and retire.

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At least the Nexus and Kindle Fire do not charge in pounds sterling what their dollar[us] price is.  Not a reflection of £ to $ but at least I don't feel quite so ripped off.

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power wrote:

BenLaw wrote:

bigboss wrote:

power wrote:
Show me any product that retails at cost

Nexus 7 & Kindle Fire  Smile

 

And famously the PS3. 

 

This is no triumph of the non-foolish consumer tho, it's still economics just with a bit more at play than the headline price. 

I doubt it. If its selling at cost its bcs the manufacturer will make a killing on you down the value chain. I dont think Sony is just killing time by making the PS3. There's nothing for free in this world.

 

Erm, that's what I said. It did retail for less than cost (they made a loss), which was your question. But, as I said, that's only for other reasons, that they plan to make more money from you down the line. With the playstation it was also done to win the HD format war. 

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BenLaw wrote:

jjbomber wrote:

£359 bribes to magazines to get 5 star reviews.

 

You're an idiot.

To The Point, But Affective  :cheers:

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grdunn123 wrote:

Including the packaging materials and the drink, a can of Coke costs 6 US Cents (around 4 pence) to manufacture....what's the most you've paid for a can of Coke?

What's the least you've paid for a can of coke?  Smile

seven pence......was a while ago though

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Must go and squeeze some spots

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