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He sucks at selling, however the guy who he buys the salt from is excellent at selling. Therefore capable of getting the shop owner to buy excessive amounts of salt.

Go on ... How does this relate to websites for half loaves of bread?

Because big business is great at selling us more than we really need (can consume). We are buying full loaves and rarely using them up. This is likely by design too... Margins are probably higher for the seller this way. So the website helps you pass off your excess.

We put the bar a lot lower on half loaf of bread news than we do for nuclear fusion news.


I have no idea... I am just answering the question.

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