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LOL! There is no such thing as “free shipping.” Someone has to pay for it and I’ll give you all three guesses who that someone is (the first two don’t count). Many times I’ve bought things online that had a separate shipping charge that were less expensive than what other vendors were charging with “free shipping.”
I beg to differ.
Many times I have gotten something from online, cheaper than a retail store 5 minutes from my house, cheaper or matching any other offer I could find that had shipping and didn’t even end up paying for shipping or tax on the merchandise.
I call that “free shipping”.
In the 1980s, many families owned a VHS deck but no VHS tapes; throughout the decade half of the VHS deck owners in America had yet to purchase a movie and instead relied on weekly rentals from a neighborhood store.
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