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Do we tend to buy more sh1t if we pay with creditcards?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by ricaum, Sep 4, 2009.

  1. ricaum

    ricaum Registered Member

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    I was just wondering... maybe one of the causes of success in Internet Marketing is that when we touch our pockets and feels the paper we - probably - tend to valorize more it and spend it sparingly?
     
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    ya there is sentiment attache to the notes in your pocket that you touch, feel and smell.
    And if you want, taste

    money sent through a copper wire is a load of ones and zeros
     
  3. Gibbzee

    Gibbzee Regular Member

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    I think thats very true. Its so easy to spend money on the internet and not even flinch about it. If you see the actual money your giving away then you definately spend less.
     
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    Do we tend to buy more sh1t if we pay with creditcards?

    Absolutely! My wife is proof.
     
  5. noob411

    noob411 Junior Member

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    Wow I am opposite I tend to stay away from credit cards and go with cash, if I can't buy it outright then I should not buy it now.
     
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    proven fact -- c.cards make you spend more, 'cuz you can't see the cash.
     
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    To the general ignorant public is definitely true. For me, it doesnt matter, i just spend what I can afford.
     
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    richjerkoff Junior Member

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    And if you let family (the female variety) loose with your credit cards they definitely buy more shit 'cos they don't end up paying for it. It's a long story... :(
     
  9. omgreally

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    I'll answer that....right after I click the Amazon 1-Click purchasing button.

    But yea, if paying by credit card wasn't convenient enough, merchants with 1-Click purchase buttons further reduce the 'hmmm let me think about that before I buy' process. It's sickening! They just love impulse buyers :)

    Oooh! Buy.com has a sale on a Sharp Aquos.....
     
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    wow! i bet there's a sale on somewhere on tension wrenches...
     
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    TheInternetHustler Regular Member

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    CCs also let you spend money you dont have
     
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    abhi1 Power Member

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    Better use a debit card..at least when you enter your pin u get the feeling you're loosing something you worked ur ass off for