$8.50 for a notebook!

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  1. Havana Brown

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    So the kid called me yesterday morning from school saying he lost his science notebook and that he needed a new one and he was going to stay after school to update it. It had to be a 5-Subject notebook. So I stopped at CVS on the way to school to pick one up. $8.50 for a notebook? WTH? :mad:


    What have you purchased lately that you thought was outrageously priced?
     
  2. TomK

    TomK Active Member

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    Gasoline!

    Seriously, why are greeting cards so highly priced? $3-$4 for a card and an envelope, what a ripoff.
     
  3. Havana Brown

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    Craaaaap! Should be in Happy Hour.
     
  4. Bob_Newhart

    Bob_Newhart My Custom User Title

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    I thought you meant $8.50 for a notebook computer and I was thinking - Great Deal!!!
     
  5. jmoak

    jmoak Beware of Conky!

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    Is this show the one that comes on after "Worst Cookies in the World"?

    Heay! It could happen! Have you heard of "Tittybangbang"?
    :)
     
  6. Zen98031

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    Yeah, I was thinking that some tech website really messed up on their pricing. :)

    Mitch
     
  7. Havana Brown

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    'zactly. When the mods come back from a nap I'm sure it'll get moved to its proper place. :D
     
  8. ebonovic

    ebonovic has gone his way...

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    You where probably looking at a 5-Star MEAD 5-Subject notebook...

    Those are a joke...

    Go to Staples or Office Max, they can be found for around the $2 mark
     
  9. brott

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    Except it might cost $3 in gas to get there :)
     
  10. WinBear

    WinBear Konner Kringle

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    I'm thinking "CVS" might be the problem with the price.
     
  11. lambertman

    lambertman Incrediburgible

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    yes, you're definitely paying for a designer label. :)
     
  12. Havana Brown

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    Yes, that's exactly what it was. :( There was no other kind, so I had no choice. Bastages!



    Other than that, I think food at any sporting event, movies, and airports is outrageous!!
     
  13. Stainless Steele

    Stainless Steele Wake-Maker!

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    anything @ the movie theater....come on $8 for a large pop!!!!!
     
  14. newsposter

    newsposter Poster of News

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    Great price..was it a Dell?
     
  15. KRS

    KRS Mmm...invisible cola

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    Why not get five one subject notebooks and a roll of packing tape from the dollar store? You'd be almost $2.50 ahead!
     
  16. Inundated

    Inundated Face For Radio TCF Club

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    How did this land in Now Playing? Is HB going to be making a TV show out of her search for a cheap notebook? :D
     
  17. Idearat

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    I guess I missed what TV show this was on...
     
  18. Paperboy2003

    Paperboy2003 Wasting time here

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    Could've been on one of the news channels....consumer advocates complaining about the high price of paper goods

    I can tell you that the mills that make the paper for both notebooks as well as greetings cards have increased prices, but not to the point that you should be paying 4 bucks for a card or 8.50 for a notebook.
     
  19. yostmatt

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    But its refillable.... As if you are going to drink that 2 gallons, with the crushed ice that melts in 15 minutes, maybe you sould get a refill cuz its watered down.

    Plus who wants to get up in the middle of the movie for a refill.
     
  20. ebonovic

    ebonovic has gone his way...

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    Now I think about....

    Wasn't there a show out there... "Fight Back"

    That did go into stuff similar like this... but it did have more of the "Car Repair guy charged $500 for an air filter change)
     

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