The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

17 September 2005

How to tell your computer store is in trouble

"We offer a service contract on this item for three years for only $5.99."

On a mouse, fercrissake.

Posted at 6:16 PM to PEBKAC


I was offered a $5.99 warranty on a $10 pair of speakers.

Posted by: Brian J. at 7:34 PM on 17 September 2005

You would be amazed at how many people actually =buy= those! Which effectively puts an additional $5.99 in the retailers pocket since the chances of you actually using it are practically nil!

Posted by: ms7168 at 10:02 AM on 18 September 2005