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A few fries short of a Happy Meal.

Minivanman
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A few fries short of a Happy Meal.

Not just ebay sellers, but those on Amazon as well.

Looking for a bog standard address book for the Mrs at around a tenner, and the first one that pops up is this for £850. They must think some of us are a few fries short of a Happy Meal.

How do they get away with it?

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Kidston-Address-Kidson-Stationary-Stationery/dp/1844005577

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Re: A few fries short of a Happy Meal.

Keep friends and family's details to hand in this lovely bird print notebook

If you have that kind of money to throw at a simple address book you're going to have a great many 'friends' details to put in there.

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Minivanman
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Re: A few fries short of a Happy Meal.

Well 99% of them are far too small anyway Strat.

What with the length of some people's addresses, moving home, and other details, I've found over the years you need at least a full sized A5 for each person..... something like this in fact, which we'll now order Thumbs Up

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Moleskine-S01658-Large-Address-Book/dp/8883701658/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=14...

 

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Re: A few fries short of a Happy Meal.

I have seen it suggested that the ridiculously high prices are set to ensure no sales while awaiting stock. Apparently there are reasons why this is preferable to removing a listing and later relisting an item.

Minivanman
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Re: A few fries short of a Happy Meal.

Hmm I wonder what would happen if you placed and order and no, I'm not going to try it either!

Much easier and honest I'd have thought to just edit the advert with 'out of stock' - which I have seen.

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Re: A few fries short of a Happy Meal.

Plenty of different ones in the Pound Shop.

Minivanman
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Re: A few fries short of a Happy Meal.

How much? Smiley

I bet they are all to small!

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Re: A few fries short of a Happy Meal.

Isn't five pages enough?Smiley

Trouble with the pound shop things are no longer all a pound.

Shame as what they now call "managers specials" (£3-£10 usually) are what used to be the good bargains in there.

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Re: A few fries short of a Happy Meal.

Cheesy

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