Ivo Anjo knuckles at gmail.com
Sun Apr 20 23:43:46 CEST 2008

Yeah, I think that would be an excellent idea! Stop with the -1 or -5
prices! Free your mind :) . And as an added bonus we pay you a little more.


On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 10:11 PM, Alexey Feldgendler <alexey at feldgendler.ru>

> The prices for GTA02 and the debug board are $399 and $99, respectively.
> While there's nothing wrong with charging exactly 99 dollars for something,
> the practice of reducing a round price by one dollar, AKA <
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychological_pricing> is often associated
> with cheap marketing tricks, trying to make the price look less than it is
> and so on. In my opinion, admitting that a hundred is a hundred and charging
> $400 and $100 for GTA02 and the debug board would fit better into the
> OpenMoko spirit of openness and transparency. Especially when most of the
> other prices out there end with 95 or 99, a round price tag will send a
> message: "We're honest with you and aren't messing with your mind like
> others do".
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