michele.renda at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 01:31:25 CEST 2008
1 $ => 0.70 euro + tva = 0.84 euro != 4 euro
Jonathan Spooner wrote:
> Oh great so in Europe that will equate to another 4 euros...... were
> you dropped on your head as a child?
> Michele Renda wrote:
>> I agree, I'd like to pay for Freerunner 400$ in place of 399$
>> I alway liked 0 finishing number more than 9 finishing number.
>> I vote for 400$! It is a very strange request, I admit :)
>> Alexey Feldgendler wrote:
>>> 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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