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FSX Expansion Pack at Circuit City? $17.99 ????

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Figures, the nearest CC is in Boise and I'm not driving 15 miles to save a few bucks.Nice find though.

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Sorry about that Chris, I went back and looked and they are also selling the FSX Standard Flight Sim for $17.99 also, what gives? As far as driving to get it I will drive about 100 miles roundtrip to Tallahasee,Fl to pick it up, not because I need to but it gives me a chance to get out for a few hours. I may pick up a couple at that price...Blue Skies!Oh, I forgot to mention I really do not want to wait until Chrsitmas to get FSX SP2, it comes with Expansion pack now.

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We'll see how anxious I am Tuesday. I may swing by there, I only wish there was a CC here in Nampa. We have every other store under the sun, just not the one with the awesome deal. lol

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I was just thinking even with the 2 day mailing charge at that price you will still be under the $29.99 most others are charging, and plus you save the gas and the drive LOL

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>Figures, the nearest CC is in Boise and I'm not driving 15>miles to save a few bucks.>>Nice find though.I thought Americans thought nothing of driving 300 miles just to get some milk. :-lol

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Circuit City seems to always undercut the competition with FS releases!When FSX came out last year, I picked up the Deluxe version for somewhere around $30 or $40, when every one else was selling the FSX Deluxe for $69.Thanks for the heads up!Pete S.

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>>I thought Americans thought nothing of driving 300 miles just>to get some milk. :-lol There are remote places where you almost have to drive that far. :)I know people in Kansas have to drive sometmes 30-40 miles to get to a store. When I was in Germany I could walk anywhere I needed to locally. Not so in America, distances are too great.RhettAMD 3700+ (@2585 mhz), eVGA 7800GT 256 (Guru3D 93.71), ASUS A8N-E, PC Power 510 SLI, 2gb Corsair XMS 3-3-3-8 (1T), WD 150 gig 10000rpm Raptor, WD 250gig 7200rpm SATA2, Seagate 120gb 5400 rpm external HD, CoolerMaster Praetorian

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>>Figures, the nearest CC is in Boise and I'm not driving 15 miles to save a few bucks.:)Jeff

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We used to before gas prices started going up x( Of course, it's all relative. I paid $2.45/gal yesterday in Southern New Jersey and I see it's $3.15 or so in Los Angeles.Oh well, Circuit City is right up the street and on the way home from work Tuesday, I'll check it out. Hope they have it. Regards,Jim Karn

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ya, I know, I saw it in the paper this morning. What a good deal! It's wierd it's on sale when it's only it's first day of release. Whats up with that?

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>Now that's funny, but think about it this way. First, that's>not even a gallon of gas or even a ten minute drive unless>you're driving one of those ridiculous v12 hemi big trucks. >Second, you live in Idaho, it's pretty much all country if I'm>not mistaken, the drive can't be that bad, imagine living in>NYC or LA and driving fifteen miles in just the city, that I>could understand. Third, I drive 15+ miles just to get a good>pizza every once in a while. You're saving 13 bucks according>to CC, I would do it. :)I'll probably go get it, I'm a little anxious for SP2 tbh. I drive a sonata so gas mileage is good, just don't enjoy the traffic in Boise. But 13 bucks saved might be worth the trip.

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I read recently that the average cost per mile to operate a car based on current gas prices is 42 cents. If that's true, the cost to drive 15 miles up there and 15 miles back would be $12.60.We may all have to re-think our driving habits if that is good information.Dewey

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Joey, I have been trying to figure out the same thing and I have a theory and I might as well put it out now. Based on past prices, most of Microsoft products are pretty much sold in the same price range. Maybe they have given CC the ok to sell at this price to set a price as to what people will pay, in other words: Do you sell more at CC for 17.99 or more at BB for 29.99? That is my guess. Also it seems odd that they have FSX also at $17.99,,,Just thinking out loud!

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Simple. They are betting that at full retail it's going to be a marginal product. So, cut the price at the introduction and maximize the revenue on volume. Doug

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> Simple. They are betting that at full retail it's going>to be a marginal product. So, cut the price at the>introduction and maximize the revenue on volume. >>DougThanks Doug, you said it much better than I did..

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> Based on past prices, most of Microsoft products are pretty much sold in the same price range. Best Buy had FSX for $20 within the first week or two that it was out.

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Simple:It's a loss leader to get you into the store for Christmas to buy new computers to RUN IT ON.

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>Simple:>>It's a loss leader to get you into the store for Christmas to>buy new computers to RUN IT ON.By Jove I think you have it..........Good show!

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>Sorry about that Chris, I went back and looked and they are>also selling the FSX Standard Flight Sim for $17.99 also, what>gives? As far as driving to get it I will drive about 100>miles roundtrip to Tallahasee,Fl to pick it up, not because I>need to but it gives me a chance to get out for a few hours. I>may pick up a couple at that price...Blue Skies!>>Oh, I forgot to mention I really do not want to wait until>Chrsitmas to get FSX SP2, it comes with Expansion pack now.>The guy before you said: "I'm not driving 15 miles to save a few bucks..."Here's the math on your savings:29.99 - 17.99 = 12.00Average vehicle MPG in 2004: 20.8Average Gas price in Tallahassee (October, 2007): 2.80Cost to go 100 miles: $13.44You overpay by $1.44 (not including tax or shipping for other methods of purchase)You'd break even if you averaged 23.4 MPG on the way there and you'd be getting into savings beyond that.J-

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>Joey, I have been trying to figure out the same thing and I>have a theory and I might as well put it out now. Based on>past prices, most of Microsoft products are pretty much sold>in the same price range. Maybe they have given CC the ok to>sell at this price to set a price as to what people will pay,>in other words: Do you sell more at CC for 17.99 or more at BB>for 29.99? That is my guess. Also it seems odd that they have>FSX also at $17.99,,,Just thinking out loud!It seems that there might not be any MAP [minimum advertised price] on this product (perhaps not for FSX either).

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>The guy before you said: "I'm not driving 15 miles to save a>few bucks...">>Here's the math on your savings:>>29.99 - 17.99 = 12.00>>Average vehicle MPG in 2004: 20.8>>Average Gas price in Tallahassee (October, 2007): 2.80>>Cost to go 100 miles: $13.44>>You overpay by $1.44 (not including tax or shipping for other>methods of purchase)>>You'd break even if you averaged 23.4 MPG on the way there and>you'd be getting into savings beyond that.>>J-Quite a workup you did there J, I am going to do OK because I get a little over average on gas mileage. I have a 1999 Taurus that gets close to 26 MPG and also our gas is a bit below aveage here. I may save only pennies in the end, but I will have fun doing it LOLBTW I only get to drive to Tallahassee on occassions like this, did the same thing to get FSX when it first came out. I annot wait to see the Aircraft carrier and F-18, I have been practicing on Abacus Flight Deck 4 and I am sure this will be lots better...Thanks Again for the workup!Danny

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>It seems that there might not be any MAP [minimum advertised>price] on this product (perhaps not for FSX either).I just assumed there was because I have seen it mostly for $29.99 and what really bugs me is Walmart prices where you would expect them to be lower, not anymore!

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