B.C. by Mastroianni and Hart

B.C.

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  1. simpsonfan2

    simpsonfan2 said, almost 4 years ago

    What are those supposed to be?

  2. Alexikakos

    Alexikakos said, almost 4 years ago

    They’re old-fashioned price tags.
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    I’ve stood in line for exactly one Boxing Day sale. Never again. It just wasn’t worth it.

  3. Rockngolfer

    Rockngolfer said, almost 4 years ago

    @simpsonfan2

    Snowman dolls? I fed my cat people food tuna rather than join 200,000 of my close friends to make a cat food run.

  4. Frogman_tg

    Frogman_tg said, almost 4 years ago

    $100, $150,$200 = regular price $39 huh.

  5. trimguy

    trimguy said, almost 4 years ago

    One place I worked for, they would double the price then take half off.

  6. Vegas Viper

    Vegas Viper said, almost 4 years ago

    And you better start thinking about all the returns…

  7. Rx71Wm29

    Rx71Wm29 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    Frogman_tg;
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    The actual regular price, that the dealer paid, is $3.90! He just marks it up to $389.99 for most of the year. But, beginning in October, he marks all his “merc” down to $39.99 for the Christmas rush!

  8. Tsali Queyi

    Tsali Queyi said, almost 4 years ago

    I used to work for Montgomery Ward. On the night before a sale, we’d have to work late putting higher prices on all the merchandise so they can claim the “sale” price was lower. I’m sure it’s still done today.

  9. David Henderson

    David Henderson said, almost 4 years ago

    @Tsali Queyi

    That is SOP. Every place does that and has been for years.

  10. Zuhlamon

    Zuhlamon GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    Isnt’ Boxin Day supposed to be a day to box up all the various trinkets while swilling mimosas, nog, ale (etc) and watching football or futbol or hoops (etc)?

  11. Miba

    Miba said, almost 4 years ago

    rofl, never actually worked retail, have you? From November 1st though sometime in January we are in complete hell. No, it does not stop after Christmas. At least for grocery stores. You can not imagine the insanity that comes with new years. Have you ever sold 800 gallons of 2% gallons of milk in one day? Not counting all the other kinds? All the other party products people want? No? Ok, then don’t sit there saying there’s nothing to do after Christmas, cause trust me, there is. Plus there’s all the cleanup from the hell month, oh, I guess you normal people wouldn’t know what the hell month is. That’d be November.

  12. burleigh2

    burleigh2 said, almost 4 years ago

    Well… and Returns Day, of course. ;-)
    Also, this could be taken 2 ways… inflated prices before Christmas or discounts on all the leftover Christmas junk that nobody bought. ;-)

  13. kaecispopX

    kaecispopX said, almost 4 years ago

    @Tsali Queyi

    That would explain why there is no longer a Montgomery Ward in my town.

  14. Zuhlamon

    Zuhlamon GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    @kaecispopX

    More likely is that your Monkey Ward was killed by Mao Mart

  15. Tsali Queyi

    Tsali Queyi said, almost 4 years ago

    Three years ago we had an ice storm that left everyone around here without electricity for two weeks. A week before the icestorm I bought a bottle of lamp oil from Wal Mart for $4.98. After the storm began and everyone was needing it, they were selling it for $8.98. I brought it up to the manager and he told me that I was wrong and that is the regular price, even after showing him my receipt from a week earlier. I reported them for it and later got a letter that said Wal Mart had told them that the earlier price was wrong and they accepted that. Wal Mart owns the law and the judges!

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