Sunday, April 5, 2020

Do You Tip UberEATS? I Didn’t

Maybe I should switch to Disqus before posting this instead of having the comments be a free for all to submit. But since the readers are sending me to Albania anyway, I don't think...

Ohio State vs. Michigan: Advanced Ticket Scalping

Que desastre. That's all I can say about Michigan's poor performance against Ohio State yet again. Like last year's tragedy in Columbus, Michigan blew another opportunity to beat an overrated OSU team. Last year, I...

Machu Picchu: The Souvenir Pricing Guide

After arriving on Perurail, you might be eager to get to the top. Because of the crowds, I decided to take some time and buy some souvenirs. The shops all offer the same things,...

No More Bribes in Vegas? What Happened to This Place?

I was looking for something to do on a Monday in Vegas. It used to be that there were many options. Now there are only a few. A Google search lead me to the website,...

Michigan Ohio State: A Case Study in Ticket Scalping

The book of Revelation describes the end of days where good will battle evil once and for all. A glimpse of this fight will take place on November 26, 2016 when the hopefully undefeated Wolverines...

Shanghai Fabric Market: What Is Friend Price?

TPOL is the best bargainer. Period. That's the attitude you need when you enter the tailor market at Liujiubang Lu. There's nothing more fun than spending a Saturday afternoon picking out shirts, suits, and button combinations. Sometimes the suits end up looking like something from Star Trek.

TPOL’s Guide to Bargaining Abroad

Read the 2019 Bargaining Guide. Greetings and salutations from 中国。Today's topic is bargaining abroad. This is an update to my previous guide for those looking to score the best deals on bags, shoes, watches while overseas. Yesterday,...

Ticket Scalping NYC: The Follow-Up

One of the best things about living in NYC is that there always is some special event happening at an excellent venue. Last Saturday, the inconsistent Michigan Wolverines came to MSG to take on the...

Ticket Scalping NYC: Know Before You Go

Tonight, I went to see my beloved Detroit Basketball! Pistons at Madison Square Garden. Fresh from a bargaining victory at Yankee Stadium where I procured 4 tickets for $60 when their face value was...

Spare Renminbi Prevents Greek FX Gouging

If I can just get out of the airport then I've made it. That applies to dodging taxis and skipping the exchange counter. Fresh off of an Easyjet that defines no frills, I am in...
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