How to Negotiate Without Trying
I went down to Melbourne’s Queen Victoria market to buy a (toy) boomerang for Jacob. The first place was selling them for $15, the next for $18. The third place had the best selection but no price, so I asked how much. They said $14 and I thought ok. Luckily I only thought ok because as I stood there deciding which one was the best, the price dropped to $12 and then to $10!
And if you think $10 AUS ($8.90 US) is a lot to pay for a painted wood piece of wood, I agree. And then I’d point out that a 20 ounce coke at the convenience store cost $3.50 AUS ($3 US)!