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Old 06-18-2010, 06:23 AM   #38
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Originally Posted by Gtech View Post
.... sell them for $30. I bet this junk is made in China, probably at a cost of $2.00 tops with shipping to the US. Brilliant.
They cost significantly less than $1 to manufacture and you're right - probably $2 with freight, and closer to $18 to market. You might be forgetting about the multiple levels of profit-sharing goodness along the way!

They really get pro athletes involved with this stuff. NBA, WTA, even Ivan Lendl!

I'm not a big conspiracy theoriest, but I am beginning to think we've got some serious problems with the military-industrial/sports-entertainment complex. People buy what they think they ought to buy. It's gotten almost Orwellian up in here.
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