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Unit pricing: I suspect this is the most expensive product in the supermarket

I suspect this is the most expensive product in the supermarket, per gram. $1212 per 10 grams makes it $121,200 per kilogram. Whereas the imitation stuff is one twelve-hundredth the price.

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Consumerism

The power of marketing

I was in the supermarket with an unnamed person. They spotted a packet near the cash register: Mentos, *Special edition*. Some weird-arse flavour not normally available. Picked it up and appeared to seriously consider buying it. Not because it was Mentos, which they don’t normally buy, but because it was a *Special edition*. That, ladies […]

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Whatthe?

What the F— do you think you’re doing, Mr White Stationwagon? Where the F— did you get your driver’s licence? Why the F— do you think you can decide as you’re driving through an intersection in the left hand lane, that you are suddenly going to turn right, across three lanes of traffic, cutting me […]