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Simple Arithmetic for sorry, sorry, store owner (He Lost Out.) [ Trivial but.........

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  1. Jack Peterson

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    I have put this here because it is so funny.:smuggrin:
    My Local sorry, sorry, store owner has shot himself in the Foot, :wideyed:
    He upped the stick price of one Particular Brad of Cigarette I sometime buy from him x .25 cevs from 1.50 to 1.75 peso or you can have 3 for 5 peso
    Today he charged me 35 peso for the Pack. NO! I said for 35 I should have 21 Sticks, that's 1 pack + 1 stick.
    No said he it is 35 peso for 1 pack. Hmmmmmmmmmm:sneaky: OK so I give him 5 peso and he gives me 3 sticks.

    Now I do that again 6 times :smuggrin: so he gives me 3 sticks for each 5 peso I put down. So I say to him OK Owen, now how many Sticks have you Given me for the 7 x 5 peso pieces I gave you. (Which is of Course is 35 peso) Eeeeeeeeeer 21:whistling: so my Friend, I said it should be 1 pack and 1 stick for 35 peso. Hmmmmmmmm he said but I will loose out.:unsure:
    Well Owen, you can't win em all you know :rolleyes:. I suggested he has the Pack Price at 34 peso and calls it a day.
    That way he will make 1.75 peso on the 21st Stick instead of Loosing

    JP:bag:

    This is where accountants that spot silly things can save a business money
     
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    But, if you buy a pack, you also get the actual package. That is worth a few pesos itself :D
     
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    That is protection for the smokes, so you do not lose the functionality of any of them.

    I think we have all realized there is no discount for quantity here as in my country in the US. Just another cultural oddity... or lack of math ability.. :o o:
     
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    You are right, if buying a bigger quantity, you will get punished. Is that also part of the saying: More fun in the PH (when you buy less)!
     
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    AH So! My Fliend ,:wacky:
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    This is where integration comes in, any self respecting Cigarette Stick buyer will have an empty pack at his/her disposal or like the Locals, Pick one up.:wacky:

    Just saying :cautious:

    JP:bag:
     
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    But as we are all aware Tito Jack.............locals pick nothing up
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    I knew a fella and his Wife only allowed him to smoke once a day.... so that's he did!
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    It's the same when you buy a beer or coke. If you have no bottle, and don't want to pay for one, you get it in a plastic bag and a straw :-D
     
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    I can understand why buying in bulk is not all that common in 3rd world countries. :wink:
     
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    Hey JP, come and do my Tax return PLEASE - ha ha ha ha, you will really confuse the ATO - :hilarious:
     
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