Fatal Vision

Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick
Posted by: Rocketdog ()
Date: July 20, 2009 07:32AM

The CD was priced at $12.99. Shipping was $7.03 = which was, as I originally stated, vastly overpriced.

BUT, anyone who didn't want to pay that much, didn't have to. They could have simply chosen not to right then and there, and to waited to see what the retail price would end up being in stores. ANYONE who still decided to buy and get the CD early made a CHOICE to do so. To complain about it later is senseless.

Also, so far as we know, only ONE chain is selling it that cheap. As I said, the actual MSRP (Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price) cost is still more than what it would have cost to buy it from the band (minus shipping costs). It seems a lot of you don't understand how retail actually works. Once a retailer buys the product from the artist, they can then charge whatever they want for it - whether it's more, or less. If the retailer decided to sell it at a loss to get people into their stores, that's up to them, not the artist. True, the artist can decide to cut a deal with a retailer going in, so that the retailer would be inclined to buy more product. But that's the nature of the beast in a capitalist, free market system. I'm not saying it's right - it just is what it is.

Here's an example for you....NEH Music, a company who get's a lot of my personal business, often sells new release imports cheaper than most other online stores. And sometimes, their prices are more expensive. Now I, as a smart consumer, am aware of this, so I will often wait before buying anything, to see who's going to have whatever item for the best price. However, if I decided I didn't want to wait, and had an opportunity to get a CD cheaper and sooner than everyone else was maybe going to have it further down the road - then that would be my choice to do, and take my chance with what I was paying. If a month later, CD Universe, or Amazon, or some regular brick & mortar store ends up having a sale with the CD much cheaper, well, that's not the their fault, and it's certainly NOT the BAND's fault. It would be mine.

Lastly, one other thing to keep in mind. The price that Best Buy is currently offering the CD for is likely just for the first week or two. It will go back up. It's a SALE price, not the regular price.



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Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 115 Rocketdog 07/19/2009 11:45PM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 120 SouthernByTheGraceofGod 07/19/2009 11:58PM
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Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 130 SouthernByTheGraceofGod 07/20/2009 12:43AM
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Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 124 jason the buc 07/20/2009 03:10AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 134 Daredevil 07/20/2009 03:58AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick111 Rocketdog 07/20/2009 07:32AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 124 kingnoony 07/20/2009 08:13AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 140 SouthernByTheGraceofGod 07/20/2009 08:53AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 108 Daredevil 07/20/2009 10:59AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 135 Rocketdog 07/20/2009 11:27AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 122 Rocketdog 07/20/2009 07:02AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 185 Frazzle Batt 07/20/2009 05:32AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 132 Chazz 07/20/2009 08:33AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 110 Andrew 07/20/2009 12:37AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 150 daveydaveydavo 07/20/2009 01:53AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 220 trooper 07/20/2009 04:16AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 127 Ydde 07/20/2009 04:42AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 128 Robert 07/20/2009 09:11AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 93 Terry K. 07/20/2009 02:37PM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 177 Rocketdog 07/21/2009 10:40AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 183 Terry K. 07/21/2009 01:40PM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 88 Rocketdog 07/21/2009 03:39PM
L.E.O. Aplacas Orgling...Bleu 149 Frazzle Batt 07/21/2009 09:02PM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 161 zz666 07/20/2009 02:53AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 86 Frazzle Batt 07/20/2009 05:10AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 172 Pelata 07/20/2009 07:23AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 131 Rocketdog 07/20/2009 07:33AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 114 Pelata 07/20/2009 10:32AM
Peleta- 127 SouthernByTheGraceofGod 07/20/2009 10:51AM
Cheap Trick have made very good record 169 Frazzle Batt 07/20/2009 10:56AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 119 MCFCTrick 07/20/2009 10:40AM
This has been going on for DECADES. 130 rocknut 07/20/2009 11:04AM
Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 139 Pelata 07/20/2009 11:11AM
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Re: Getting F@#ked by Cheap Trick 154 Rocketdog 07/20/2009 10:55PM
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