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Groupon CEO Andrew Mason expanded, “We’ve worked with plenty of national brands, but this is the first time we’ve featured the same business in every city simultaneously. ET, the Gap deal has already triggered nearly 300,000 purchases that’s about 10 Groupons per second, making it Groupon’s bestselling deal since its launch in November 2008. The previous bestseller was a $12 75 minute architecture tour by boat in Chicago (valued at $25), which sold 19,820 Groupons (although, it’s not exactly a fair comparison, as the boat tour deal was only offered in one city rather than nationwide).
As I typing this I remembering that I discovered the article “update” while I was attempting to source claims I made about the differences between cheap and premium USB cables with a few ppl who were insisting $2 cables off of eBay were just as good as any. When I went searching for the Wirecutters info I couldn find the older version of the article (although I think I eventually found a copy of it or something.) I was kinda upset because they had pretty clearly “updated” it by crippling it of all those great details and just stating their assessments. Secondly, 1:1 (at least to me) means they objectively identical, and I can tell you that as I wear mine right now, they close but not perfect, so let call it 0.9:1 or something I know some of you lot are as picky as me, so accuracy counts.
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Our sweets have never been just sweets, but they were that much. Alas, so deeply has the insidious politics of the nation state system enthralled us that even our sweets are no longer sweets. We have become incapable of thinking beyond the nation state, as if any other form of community is inconceivable.