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Old 12-20-2018, 10:58 AM
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Has anyone else noticed--and I am guessing that it is not just a local phenomenon--that "BOGOF" (buy one, get one free) has been replaced by "BOGO" (buy one, get one)--with the second one typically 50 percent off (and sometimes as little as 25 percent off)?

I am still trying to figure out just why retailers no longer wish to sell their slow-moving merchandise the former way. (It just seems like it would work better.)
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That's not as bad as making the size of grocery items smaller but still charging the same for them, thinking we are too stupid to know what's going on.
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Please pardon the pun but I believe the word "free' is used a be to "freely."

If you have to buy one to get one free, it ain't free.

Ask the my pillow guy Mike Lindel about that.
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Please pardon the pun but I believe the word "free' is used a be to "freely."

If you have to buy one to get one free, it ain't free.

Ask the my pillow guy Mike Lindel about that.
I love "My Pillow" it even goes with me when I travel.
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