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Old 11-24-2014, 01:14 PM   #20 (permalink)
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It's probably some combination of that, and confirmation bias in those who've spent money on the products. Most want to see a return on a something they've spent hundreds of dollars on, so they interpret the (often insufficient) data they have favorably.
 
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