MARK: Aside from Linux compatibility, I also don’t want to pay any more than $400.
COMPUSURY EMPLOYEE: Well then, what about that model over there? It’s $499.
MARK: … $499 is over $400.
COMPUSURY EMPLOYEE: The model to its right is $550, with a $200 mail-in rebate. That puts it $50 under.
MARK: No it doesn’t. I’d still be paying $550 at the checkout counter.
COMPUSURY EMPLOYEE: But after the rebate, it’s only $350.00.
MARK: Not interested.
COMPUSURY EMPLOYEE: What about the printer on the tray below it? $600, with a $100 in-store rebate and a $150 mail-in rebate.
MARK: So it’s $500.
COMPUSURY EMPLOYEE: But after the rebate, it’s only $350.
MARK: I am standing here trying not to hurt you.
COMPUSURY EMPLOYEE: Of course, the toner for that model will run you $400, but that also comes with a $50 mail-in rebate.