Author Topic: You're not doing it right unless you buy more stuff!  (Read 3341 times)

Meinurgill

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You're not doing it right unless you buy more stuff!
« on: June 28, 2014, 06:53:51 AM »
This was in my inbox this morning. It's sad that people fall for my his bullshit.

Meinurgill

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Re: You're not doing it right unless you buy more stuff!
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2014, 07:13:52 AM »
That was supposed to say I can't believe people fall for *this* bullshit, not my bullshit. Haha

boyerbt

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Re: You're not doing it right unless you buy more stuff!
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2014, 01:31:38 PM »
Slightly off topic but why is CAR ENVY in quotations? Italicizing it would have been fine IMO; I think the general population would understand what the sender is trying to say without them.


frugalecon

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Re: You're not doing it right unless you buy more stuff!
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2014, 04:42:25 PM »
Advertising is aimed at convincing us that what we already have is inadequate, and it is very easy to fall victim. I was walking by the Audi dealership recently and couldn't help admire what was on display. But then I drove my 1998 Ford Ranger down to the DMV for its inspection, and it passed, no problem. I joked with the guy who checked it out that I didn't know how much longer it would go, and he said "you've got a nice truck here...it'll go a long time." Then he told me that I qualified for an "antique car" registration since Ford has discontinued the model and it is over 15 years old. Registration will only be $50 a year from now on, and no more inspections! Sweet!

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Re: You're not doing it right unless you buy more stuff!
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2014, 03:44:43 PM »
The ad could have saved space and just said "You suck because you don't own one of these." "Also, your friends think you're a wuss." But that would also be the ad for nearly every other car manufacturer out there.