(If you have some time, you might like to read our rather surreal paper trail.)
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My experience may be mostly from playing games like counter-strike
Its funny to see geeks trying to be preppers.
Why are you assuming that the fake store is selling the real products?
Why are you assuming they're not?
maybe now you will see the dark side of outsourcing to a country like China.
What does the place of manufacture have anything to do with fake retail stores? Wouldn't this be just as news-worthy if this was happening in Latvia?
Presumably the cost of surreptitiously acquiring the merchandise for unauthorized resale is much easier when it is manufactured in the same country, particularly if that country is known to be a relative safe haven for dubious business practices conducted at the expense of Western interests.
there's a difference between falling on a rock hard bathroom floor versus a bush or even grassland.
He found the gadget, its glass surfaces shattered, on top of a building about a half-mile away from where he landed with his parachute.
Chances are it was a bit harder landing than grassland. However the phone did have a protective case, and was still quite banged up from the fall.
After Goliath's defeat, giants ceased to command respect. - Freeman Dyson