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.
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!