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  Reply # 531391 10-Oct-2011 09:49
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at least we are not charged to get to the fans' zones. at some parts of the world they would make revenue out of it... just imaging, even a $5 at door to be on queens wharf. easy $50k a night for council/government.

I just hate that most of bars put $1-2 extra for the pint around the Auckland :( and I love Irish pubs around AKL central that they even lowed their prices for jugs :D got on them.




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  Reply # 531396 10-Oct-2011 10:01
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meh, nobody is being forced to buy this guy's coffee or use his restaurant. As far as I am concerned, he can charge what he likes as long as the pricing is clear before you order. It's not like he has a monopoly on coffee in kingsland.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 531404 10-Oct-2011 10:16
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bazzer: but the fish and chips for $9 isn't too bad. Plus the sauce (tomato and tartare) is free!


$9 for fish and chips, thats crazy expensive that's if you are talking about a single serve. The tomato and tartare isn't free it's built in to the $9 :)





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  Reply # 531405 10-Oct-2011 10:21
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Lurch:
bazzer: but the fish and chips for $9 isn't too bad. Plus the sauce (tomato and tartare) is free!

$9 for fish and chips, thats crazy expensive that's if you are talking about a single serve. The tomato and tartare isn't free it's built in to the $9 :)

Yes, it's expensive but I disagree that, given the context, it is crazy expensive. It was a couple of bits of fish and some chips. I'm a bit cheap, but I didn't feel "ripped off". Laughing You don't expect food at these things to cost the same as your local. Mind you, $5 I think for a hot dog (sausage on a stick variety) isn't great value! Anyway, I didn't think the pricing was exploitative.

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  Reply # 531435 10-Oct-2011 11:20
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Lurch:
bazzer: but the fish and chips for $9 isn't too bad. Plus the sauce (tomato and tartare) is free!


$9 for fish and chips, thats crazy expensive that's if you are talking about a single serve. The tomato and tartare isn't free it's built in to the $9 :) 
  




Its not that bad, most F&C shops would charge $3 for a piece of fish, plus $3 for a scoop of chips and then 50c for the sauce. So really not that bad.


I was a bit pissed off when my 7 year old son bought a pie at one of the pool games at Wellington Stadium for $6 or $7 (cant remember) only for it to be a Steak & Veg pie - like WTF? Who gives a kid a Steak and Veg pie? He took one bite and refused to eat it (we didnt realise until he had opened it). And that was the most expensive pie ever...

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  Reply # 531467 10-Oct-2011 12:11
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I'll have to tell my local chippy shop to charge more ;-) $5 for a hotdog is a bit much, let alone $6-$7 for a pie.

Hoping the hotdog is atleast dipped in tomatoe sauce?

If they drop the price they would sell more and make more money, or did I miss something in economics?

:-)

Then again even going to something like the Easter show the vendors tend to exploit the captive audience. (let alone the overpriced ticket to get in).




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