Friday, September 7, 2012

My Top Ten List Of Gimmicks To Make You Spend More Money

#10 - Hurry in! Quantities limited!

#9 - We have 20 gifts for your holiday gift giving, all under $20.00! (Yep - $19.99)

#8 - Door Buster Sale! From 6am til 10:00am only! (yeah, right)

#7 - No interest on your purchase for 12 months! (yep - they back load the interest)

#6 - Zero interest on all balance transfers for the first 6 months! (But we will be happy to bang you for at least 25% interest on everything else!)

#5 - Free shipping on all orders over $100.00! (Do the math on this one. What was it you originally wanted?)

#4 - Going out of business/bankruptcy sale! Everything must go! Prices drastically reduced! (Yeah well, you've going out of business and claiming bankruptcy for the last 5 years!)

#3 - Here is your $5.00 shoppers reward coupon! Valid only on purchases of $50.00 or more. Expires....(really soon!)

#2 - Here are your credit card bonus points! Want more points? Call -------- and we'll happily charge them to your credit card!

#1 - Free gift* to the first 100 shoppers.  (follow the asterisk* to find the truth)

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