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Does your Paris Baguette try to cheat on price?
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tardisrider



Joined: 13 Mar 2003
Location: Seoul

PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2012 2:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

jspark wrote:


Sorry, but I don't take anything seriously from someone who thinks alphas and betas actually mean anything in society. Everything you say automatically becomes invalid. Continue trolling good sir.


It's kind of like being an adult and having a child chastise you by saying that you won't get a visit from Santa Claus.
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Swampfox10mm



Joined: 24 Mar 2011

PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2012 7:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dodge, are you laughing at this as hard as I am?

Tools.
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yfb



Joined: 29 Jan 2009

PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2012 9:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And now for the crowning jewel in this trainwreck of a topic:

http://www.quickmeme.com/meme/3rmoeo/
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Swampfox10mm



Joined: 24 Mar 2011

PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2012 3:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

yfb wrote:
And now for the crowning jewel in this trainwreck of a topic:

http://www.quickmeme.com/meme/3rmoeo/


*yawn*

That is sooooo 2 years ago.
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Underwaterbob



Joined: 08 Jan 2005
Location: In Cognito

PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2012 3:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Underwaterbob wrote:
I've been witness to this shady pricing.

My friend informed of a great deal on some decent NZ cheese at Emart. So I went, and sure enough, big red font 1'690 won. Grabbed a bunch and went to the checkout. Total came to 16'400 for four blocks. I told them that was wrong. They got someone to go take a picture of the price tag and explain it to me. The 1'690 won was the price per 100g, and the block was 243g. This was explained along with the full price in small black font a quarter the size of the huge red 1'690. I've been shopping at Emart for over eight years and they've never listed cheese prices per unit before. It's plain the intent was to deceive and hopefully unload some cheese which is normally overpriced and not a good seller here.


Update!

I was back in Emart yesterday. They put new, incredibly clear price tags over the old, intentionally misleading price tags. The system works! Laughing
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premiummince



Joined: 23 Jan 2010

PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2012 4:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Underwaterbob wrote:
Underwaterbob wrote:
I've been witness to this shady pricing.

My friend informed of a great deal on some decent NZ cheese at Emart. So I went, and sure enough, big red font 1'690 won. Grabbed a bunch and went to the checkout. Total came to 16'400 for four blocks. I told them that was wrong. They got someone to go take a picture of the price tag and explain it to me. The 1'690 won was the price per 100g, and the block was 243g. This was explained along with the full price in small black font a quarter the size of the huge red 1'690. I've been shopping at Emart for over eight years and they've never listed cheese prices per unit before. It's plain the intent was to deceive and hopefully unload some cheese which is normally overpriced and not a good seller here.


Update!

I was back in Emart yesterday. They put new, incredibly clear price tags over the old, intentionally misleading price tags. The system works! Laughing


You know, the price per 100g is made not to deceive. It's so you can compare like products easier. It does say the 100g there, also.
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Underwaterbob



Joined: 08 Jan 2005
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2012 6:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

premiummince wrote:
You know, the price per 100g is made not to deceive. It's so you can compare like products easier. It does say the 100g there, also.


This is cheddar cheese at Emart. They only have one kind.
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Gorf



Joined: 25 Jun 2011

PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2012 8:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

"Hey guys, I don't realize how things work and I try to separate packs of food by touching them with my paws and then I got refused instead of just paying an extra $2 and taking it as a life lesson. How bad are these people!??!"
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Chalmers



Joined: 20 Oct 2008

PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2012 10:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

::farts in thread::
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Steelrails



Joined: 12 Mar 2009
Location: Earth, Solar System

PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2012 11:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Underwaterbob wrote:
premiummince wrote:
You know, the price per 100g is made not to deceive. It's so you can compare like products easier. It does say the 100g there, also.


This is cheddar cheese at Emart. They only have one kind.


Sadly, I think Koreans might confuse the Cathedral brand mild Cheddar cheese with the Cheddar processed single slices so this might still be necessary.
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Underwaterbob



Joined: 08 Jan 2005
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2012 3:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Steelrails wrote:
Sadly, I think Koreans might confuse the Cathedral brand mild Cheddar cheese with the Cheddar processed single slices so this might still be necessary.


True that; however, the processed cheese was never on "sale", so its price tag remained the usual price-per-entire-package that it normally is.
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DejaVu



Joined: 27 Jan 2011
Location: Your dreams

PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 12:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just came back from Homeplus...

The price marked for a trunk of brocolli IN a bag was 1,000 won. At the register it was 5,000 won...Mod Edit

I'll be the first to thank the OP- I would not have been watching the register otherwise.

I've learned a lesson- businesses everywhere are Mod Edit
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highstreet



Joined: 13 Nov 2010

PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 3:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

DejaVu wrote:
Just came back from Homeplus...

The price marked for a trunk of brocolli IN a bag was 1,000 won. At the register it was 5,000 won...Mod Edit

I'll be the first to thank the OP- I would not have been watching the register otherwise.

I've learned a lesson- businesses everywhere are Mod Edit


Was today the first time you've ever bought broccoli? If not, you know damn well that broccoli ain't that cheap.
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PatrickGHBusan



Joined: 24 Jun 2008
Location: Busan (1997-2008) Canada 2008 -

PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 5:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

DejaVu wrote:
Just came back from Homeplus...

The price marked for a trunk of brocolli IN a bag was 1,000 won. At the register it was 5,000 won...Mod Edit

I'll be the first to thank the OP- I would not have been watching the register otherwise.

I've learned a lesson- businesses everywhere are Mod Edit


1000Won for brocoli... Laughing

Yeah sure.


Are you sure is was not 1000W for a certain weight?
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thebearofbundang



Joined: 02 Sep 2012
Location: Bundang

PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

If the sign said 1000 Won for a bag a broccoli, there would have been none left. The adjuma's woulda been all over that. It must have been for a certain weight.

Do you read and understand Korean?
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