It Was Fun
started bargaining in an electronics store
Seo from Korea
first, bargaining was fun and enjoyable, but little
by little I got tired of it.
I lived in China, each time I bought something, I
had to bargain because in China bargaining is a
common thing. Generally, a Chinese seller starts
out asking for a very high price, although everyone
knows that is not the real price.
knew that, so one fine day I started bargaining in
an electronics store in China. I asked the seller
where I could find a cassette player for language
study. I told him I had heard that "Pupuciao" is a
famous brand and asked him if he had it.
seller said he did and agreed that it was a very
was excited and asked him how much it cost. He
replied, "This product is very good, but it is a
little expensive. However, just for you, the price
is one hundred dollars." But for me, that price was
very expensive. I couldn't afford it, so I offered
him fifty dollars. He counter offered eighty
dollars and assured me that the price was really
cheaper than in any other store.
continued bargaining and finally I bought it for
sixty dollars. I was very satisfied, but when I
returned to school, I met a Chinese friend who told
me the original price was just forty dollars. Oh,
first time I bargained it was fun and enjoyable,
but little by little I got tired of it because even
when I thought it was a reasonable price, I always
distrusted the seller.
is a Game
Makes It Easier
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My Hard Bargaining For
Discount for Me and Customers for
is Not for Me
Good Time to Bargain
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