View Poll Results: What do you do?

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  • Buy Cheapest Fare

    6 24.00%
  • Buy More Expensive Fare

    3 12.00%
  • Depends who gave me the 50%

    12 48.00%
  • Other

    4 16.00%
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Can you help me test a theory?

  1. #41

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    Quote Originally Posted by stickyears
    Spending your own money on yourself
    Spending somebody else's money on yourself.
    It's not spending someone else's money. It's either compensation for a favour or a gift in kind. Either way, the other party benefits othewise they wouldn't engage in this sort of monetary transaction.

    This must be you.

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    Merry Christmas. Bah Humbug.

  2. #42

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheBrit
    E. Refuse to carry any luggage for them.
    OP mentioned "They don't require you to do anything for the discount (no drug mules). "

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    Quote Originally Posted by Morrison
    So perhaps the example you were looking for in Kahnemann's book was about a person's state of wealth and the perception arising from a change in wealth.
    Thinking fast..?
    Have a GeoExpat related problem - please create a support ticket.

  4. #44

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ellenna
    OP mentioned "They don't require you to do anything for the discount (no drug mules). "
    Edited after my comment.

  5. #45

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    Quote Originally Posted by shri
    Thinking fast..?
    no, it actually took me a few minutes to ponder about the accuracy of this example.
    The good thing was, I decided to edit my post and that's when I realised I had forgotten
    my iPad at home, so more thinking about lunch buffet

  6. #46

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    Quote Originally Posted by Morrison
    no, it actually took me a few minutes to ponder about the accuracy of this example.
    The good thing was, I decided to edit my post and that's when I realised I had forgotten
    my iPad at home, so more thinking about lunch buffet
    That would be the "difficulty of doing good analysis while distracted" example!

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    If I were to accept the 50% I would still buy the cheapest fare with no stopover.


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