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Six Logical Fallacies That Are Costing You Money Right Now

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  1. The Scarlet Pimp

    The Scarlet Pimp Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Some good advice for those who spend money. :D

    6 Logical Fallacies That Cost You Money Every Day

    Today, man sits atop the food chain, picking steak from his teeth with toothpicks made out of more steak. But instead of spraying champagne into one another's eyes while chanting "We're #1!" at zoo animals, we've taken up a new pursuit: getting rich.

    The good news is that, despite what 50 Cent may tell you, we generally don't die if we lose. The bad news is, evolution hasn't exactly helped us adapt to this new lifestyle, and as a result your brain continually tells you to do some things that will keep you poor forever.

    For instance, your brain...

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  2. amsterdamned

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    Ha, very interesting! I believe I know a few of them :0)
     
  3. ForeverNever

    ForeverNever Power Member

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    That's a great article. Wonder if it will help any of us change... Probably not.
     
  4. The Scarlet Pimp

    The Scarlet Pimp Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    True, but now you can't say that you didn't know! :cool:
     
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    tacopalypse Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    definitely explains why rebills and free trials work so goddamn well :cool2:
     
  6. tony-raymondo

    tony-raymondo Junior Member

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    i wish he would have mentioned the negativity bias

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negativity_bias

    if you sell PHYSICAL PRODUCTS, whatever you do, DO NOT get a bad review or anything less than a 5 star rating.

    If you have 100 five star ratings, and 1 one star rating, people will go STRAIGHT to the one star rating and read it.

    Even if you have to pay the mean customer, do it. DO NOT get a bad review. It will be the only thing customers think of when deciding to purchase.
     
  7. Xenn Master of Evil

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    Indeed