Best Buy ‘Bonus’ Means You Pay One Penny More

If you purchase this 55″ Panasonic plasma screen TV from Best Buy, they’ll throw in a home theater system for only only $150. This is an impressive deal, considering that the list price for that package is…$149.99.

Reader Ben spotted this amazing deal in the print flyer of his local paper and snapped a picture using his phone, but the same exact thing is promoted in Best Buy’s online flyer. Here’s a large, clear screenshot of it.


Nope, making it more legible doesn’t make it any less stupid.

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