(NA)Office chairs for about the price of a Tomahawk (NA)

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  1. Sundancer

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    LOL! Did a search on Amazon for office chairs, and on a whim sorted by price, highest to lowest - first few pages returned are between $10K and $32K.

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    Man....do these chairs serve food and drink, then massage with happy ending.??
     
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    Yea, but FREE DELIVERY!!!!
     
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    Those are super inflated third quarter 2023 dollars…
     
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    No way a Tomahawk only costs $30K in today's stupid market!
     
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    Two thoughts:

    1. When a seller/drop shipper runs out of product, they will put a ridiculous price in something as a placeholder until they get more stock.

    2. Money laundering.
     
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    I am dealing with inflated prices on an industrial switch mechanism. My price from distributor is $110, up from $90, but the lead time went to 10+ weeks, found 2 on eBay for $270, and another 2 for $325. And went up from there.
     
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    I thought you meant a chair for the price of a bone in steak.
     
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    Hopefully they give a smoother ride than a Tomahawk.
     
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    It’s either

    a) a scam item, Amazon is filled with them now and refuses to do barely anything. Most likely in my mind

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    b) a pricing algorithm fluke. My advisor once printed and posted the amazon listing for his specialized, low-volume textbook. Normally sold for $120 or so, Amazon randomly priced it at $10,000 which we all thought was quite amusing
     
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  12. Sundancer

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    And search engines - I entered "Office chair" in Consumer Report's site and it cam back with kid's high chairs. . . I add an "s" to make it "Office Chairs" and then it worked.