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Old 04-09-2020, 01:06 PM   #8647 (permalink)
redpoint5
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Originally Posted by RedDevil View Post
Even if you could localize and select gasoline it wouldn't make a difference, Other people don't care and take what you left.
It would be different if you could taste it like wine. But you can't. Crude is just crude.
That's the point that I'm making, that people aren't rational, and marketing exists because of this. Why do people buy Clorox bleach? Why do people buy name brand drugs rather than generic? Even doctors will buy name brand drugs over generic even though they know the products are identical. Then there's the fact that "healing crystals" and "therapy magnets" exist. Marketing is everything, and the actual product has little to do with anything.
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