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Apr. 4, 2016

Can You Tell If Canadians Spent More On These Items, Or To Just Ship It?

The struggle is real(ly) expensive.

For each of the items, determine whether the item itself or the cost of shipping is more expensive.

  1. This "Nepal-Aid" T-Shirt for $24.99.

    bungie.net
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It costs MORE to SHIP IT than to buy the item.

    Via imgur.com
  2. This Standard Blower Motor Resistor part for $29.15.

    amazon.com
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It costs MORE TO SHIP a blower motor PART.

    Via reddit.com
  3. A "Team Trudeau" Coffee Mug for $12.99.

    boutique.liberal.ca
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It costs MORE THAN DOUBLE to SHIP the mug.

    Via i.imgur.com
  4. A Plain Black Poly-Cotton T-Shirt for $20.67.

    store.americanapparel.net
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The shirt is more expensive. But it costs more than half of the cost of the plain T-shirt to get it to you.

    Via Twitter: @Madison11xx
  5. One Bruce Springsteen ticket (a wristband) for $40.

    Mario Anzuoni / Reuters
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It might cost more for entry into the Springsteen show, but it'll cost you an extra $14 to get that slip of paper to you.

    Via Twitter: @tcote
  6. Two "Supreme" stickers for $12 each ($24 total).

    ebay.com
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    We won't get to why two STICKERS cost $24, but we demand answers to why two STICKERS cost $45 to ship — NEARLY DOUBLE the cost of the actual item.

    Via Twitter: @Matt_santoss
  7. And this "Aztec Mask Girls" Pullover Top for $22.80.

    wanelo.com
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Yes — it'll cost you 144% more to ship it to you than to purchase the actual good. HAHAHAHA *SOBBING*

    Via Twitter: @steponmythroat

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