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Old 06.08.2018, 16:56
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Re: The micro-RANT thread

Further to my earlier micro-rant about the Kiss and Fly lane at Geneva Airport.


It's all in the bleeding name: "Kiss and Fly". It's not "Land and Hug". So stop being a tight wad, hanging around on your mobile, slowing everyone else down while you try to arrange for your arriving passenger to find you in the line. Use the car park downstairs: if you are as clever as you think you are, and you've co-ordinated accurately with an incoming passenger, you won't pay there either.
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Re: The micro-RANT thread

Aldi has set up the Christmas chocolate aisle.

It's the first week of September.

Bah humbug.
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Old 07.09.2019, 20:46
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Re: The micro-RANT thread

There is a place called uni library. Then there are places called playgrounds. Dear parents (you, who do not mean to look after your toddlers and kids while you are working), do not get those two different places confused. Gdamit.
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Re: The micro-RANT thread

Second-hand stuff pricing. Does not matter if on ricardo or tutti.ch by default neither sellers or buyers seem to understand what should be the fair price for second-hand items in comparison how much price difference between new and used items are in other countries. Used items being sold (and funnily enough sometimes also bought) with up to 90% of original price meaning no one ever gets a good deal out of these because some %&%% with too much money are willing to pay overprice basically destroying the whole concept for everyone.

No, I will never pay 75% of original price for 3 year old computer or kitchen items, rather eat sand than would be foolish enough to do so.

By default fair asking price for household items should be -40% or -50% (from the lowest price item is currently available as new) as soon as item is bought and then -10% for every year that it is used, everything higher than that is just being greedy.

Yes there are naturally exceptions but in general.
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Re: The micro-RANT thread

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Second-hand stuff pricing. Does not matter if on ricardo or tutti.ch by default neither sellers or buyers seem to understand what should be the fair price for second-hand items in comparison how much price difference between new and used items are in other countries. Used items being sold (and funnily enough sometimes also bought) with up to 90% of original price meaning no one ever gets a good deal out of these because some %&%% with too much money are willing to pay overprice basically destroying the whole concept for everyone.

No, I will never pay 75% of original price for 3 year old computer or kitchen items, rather eat sand than would be foolish enough to do so.

By default fair asking price for household items should be -40% or -50% (from the lowest price item is currently available as new) as soon as item is bought and then -10% for every year that it is used, everything higher than that is just being greedy.

Yes there are naturally exceptions but in general.
Someone needs to learn about entitlement and market prices.
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Re: The micro-RANT thread

Interdiscount sold me a totally, absolutely, utterly EMPTY battery!
Of course I didn't have the receipt anymore, so I had to buy an other one. It's a special one I only need for one item in the house.

And the culprit is: VARTA.
Because let's face it, how should Interdiscount know about the stunt, these things are sealed in the wrapper. This time I had it tested before I left the shop.
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