Sat, 14 Dec 2002 21:15:37 +0100
> Van: Calvin Harrigan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> On Sat, 2002-12-14 at 04:05, Henk Poley wrote:
>>> Van: Calvin Harrigan <email@example.com>
>>> You can pick up one at best buy (80GB) and get a $40 rebate this week.
>> About time to ask, what this 'rebate' stuff you're all talking about?
> Rebate: Marketing ploy to get you into a store by showing a really low
> price in advertising only to find out that you have to pay the full
> price initially (including taxes) in the hopes that they will return the
> mentioned payback within a reasonable amount of time, if ever.
Hmm, guessed something in that direction. here in Holland you this now and
then, but only by 'louche' companies, most of them get bankrupt long before
they should return the money.
Henk Poley <><