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some do, some don't.
oh, good examples of haggling, maybe.
too much interaction.
go and have a lie down.
find it really annoying
saving money is so tiresome.
so even if you haggle them down you're still probably getting shafted.
just tell me how much it costs ffs
house, car etc.
Not a pack of wine gums in the newsagent
Depends if it's expected.
Went to buy a new freezer last week in Curry's, need a silver one to match the other silver appliances in the kitchen , white one there for £180, also available in silver, reduced from £250. Asked the bloke if he has the silver one, says no, but they will have it in stock in a couple of days, says you can reserve it, I say for the same price as that one, he says yeah, then checks and says no, £250. I pointed out it's the same thing but in a different colour, so why is it £70 more. Dunno, asks if I still want it, obviously not. Bunch of dicks.
Arguably not superior to the tune of 70 quid, but I think they are justified charging more as it's not 'the same thing', not really.
Thought they'd be different coloured plastic?
I haggled 15k off a house.
go around the place inhaling funny and complaining there aren't enough windows or whatever while you're looking around?
...this is my final offer and I will walk away.
But stick me in front of a ticket tout outside a gig venue and I'm a haggler extraordinaire. If only I could utilise this skill in other areas of life.
Whilst at a car boot or market or whatever, you don't really have a clue what stuff should cost.
- "is that your best price?"-
- "oh no, my best price is £25 cheaper"-
- "I'll have it that price then please as I deserve special treatment"-
- "oh alright"-
heavily featuring Pocketmouse
might do if there was a realistic chance of saving thousands of pounds on something, but just generally, no point. gives the wrong impression. does a struggling salesman start turning up on a bicycle? no, he turns up in a newer car - perception, yeah?
Anything else you'll just come across as a tight fisted embarrassment who saves teabags for 3/4 uses
I'll haggle anywhere. department stores - sure, why not. look out for imperfections and get yourself 15% off. you carry on though
that aren't broken or something though when I'm buying stuff...
like a little bit of frayed stitching gonna ruin the whole garment.
have a banana
Going to ignore the 'banana' comment
but yeah, It potentially is, and why buy something that isn't perfect? What are you saving money for, a mortgage?
makes you happy, content, and restores your lust for life
have to do enough of it at work, in my personal life I want it easy.
its no massive chore. chap has toby jug priced at £15. you offer him £8, he says no, you walk away, he says OK then.
I'll do it in restaurants to get free drinks and puddings and stuff.
so mostly can't be bothered doing it off duty. Although sometimes I'll pull out the skills for a laugh and bam! the sales guy doesn't know what's hit him.