If you buy a $200 product on sale for $100, you didn’t “save” $100, you spent $100. If you bought it on impulse just because it was on sale, you also wasted $100.

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@dallin Agree. But there are probably (edge?) cases where people depend on discounts and special offers because of their financial situation – afaik coupons are a huge thing in the US. I see it as it privilege to be able to buy stuff as I need it (still doing some price research, ofc) and not earlier, and mostly ignore such "events".

@fabian
If you actually need the product that’s different. You’re still spending (not saving) money, but it’s not wasteful if you are being intentional about it.

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