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'Well, for starters, I think it's about time for an alignment job.'
'This summer, spoil yourself silly with a...Pocket Barbecue!'
Tags:barbecue, barbecues, bbq, bbqs, barbeque, barbeques, spoil yourself, spoiling yourself, treat yourself, treating yourself, consumer, consumers, consumerism, grill, grills, grilling, grilled, useless invention, useless inventions, invention, inventions, inventor, inventors, retailer, retailers, junk, worthless
"I have to take it back to the shop and throw it away."
Tags:technology, modern technology, modern technologies, technological development, waste, wastage, wasteful, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, fault, faulty equipment, consumer, consumers, consumerism, customer service, repairman, repairmen, repairperson, tv repairman, tv repairmen, tv repairperson, tv televison, widescreen tv, flat screen tv, largescreen tv, western world, wealth, wealthy, wealthy society, excess, excess wealth, excessive wealth, throwaway culture, western culture, throw-away culture, throwaway society, throw-away society
The Devil's Workshop
Tags:devil, devils, satan, hell, the after life, punishments, demon, demons, bottled water, water bottle, water bottles, water, capitalism, capitalist, capitalist, profiteer, profiteering, take advantage, taking advantage, consumerism, consumer, consumers, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, basic commodity, basic commodities, drought, droughts, water shortage, water shortages
No Reasonable Offer Refused
Tags:no offer refused, vending machine, vending machines, make an offer, making a offer, consumerism, consumer, consumers, haggle, haggling, shopping, shopper, shoppers, modern technology, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, marketing, marketing tactic, marketing tactics, sales tactic, sales tactics, reasonable offer, reasonable offers, loss leader, loss leaders, coin slot, coin slots
Made in China
Tags:china, made in china, great wall of china, wall, chinese products, globalised economy, globalized economy, mass production, capitalist, capitalism, capitalist economy, consumerism, consumers, consumer, consumerism, global power, factory, factories, production, products, productions, industry, mass production system, systems, system, globalisation, globalization, shopping, retail, market, markets
Welcome to New York City - add 8.25 per cent
"It's taken me a while, but I can finally see the value in having tons of money."
Tags:returns, return, returning, refund, refunds, refunding, refunded, shopper, shoppers, shopping, consumerism, consumer, consumers, consumerist, consumerists, remorse, remorseful, regret, regretting, regretful, mall, malls, shopping mall, shopping malls, shopping center, shopping centers, shopping centre, shopping centres, customer, customers, return service, return service, buyer, buyers, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
"It may be expensive for fragrance, but it's cheap for aromatherapy."
Tags:perfume, perfumes, expensive perfume, expensive perfumes, modern life, aromatherapy, con, cons, overpriced, overprice, health fad, health fads, beauty product, beauty products, consumer, consumers, consumerism, packaging, beautician, beauticians, feminine beauty ideal, marketing, marketing tactic, false advertising
"You always think this is going to be the sconce that change everything for you."
Monuments 'n' Stuff
Tags:storefront, storefronts, name, names, monument, monuments, grave, graves, headstone, headstones, cemetery, cemeteries, disrespect, disrespects, disrespecting, undertaker, undertakers, mortuary, mortuaries, dark humor, black humor, dark humour, black humour, tombstone, tombstones, respect for the dead, show respect, shows respect, showing respect, consumer, consumer culture, consumerism, death, die, dies, dying, retailer, retailers, window shop, window shops, window shopping, modern life, modern times
"I have just one more question - will it make me happy?"
Tags:materialism, consumerism, consumer, consumers, material, technology, happiness, tablet, tablets, smartphone, smartphones, smart phone, smart-phone, smart device, consumer-culture, consumer-cultures, unhappy, happy, questioning, pointless, consumer culture, consumerist, technologies, materialistic
"We are not buying a refrigerator with a learning curve."
Tags:fridge, fridges, refrigerator, refrigerators, kitchen appliance, kitchen appliances, mod con, mod cons, consumer, consumers, consumerism, modern tech, modern technology, modern technologies, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, learning curve, learning curves, complication, complications, over complication, over-complication, couple, couples, husband and wife, husbands and wives, marriages
"Listen to this baby purr."
Tags:purr, purrs, purring, car, cars, new car, new cars, auto, autos, automobile, automobiles, mice, mouse, cat, cats, horse, horses, engine, engines, gearhead, gearheads, car lover, car lovers, show off, shows off, showing off, cat lover, cat lovers, cat person, cat people, proud, pride, consumer, consumerism
Scented and Unscented Magazines
Tags:sales, salesperson, salespeople, magazine stand, news stand, advertising, ads, advertisements, magazines, magazine, vendor, vendors, perfume, perfume sample, perfume samples, cologne, cologne sample, cologne samples, scented, unscented, toilet paper, tissues, sanitary products, scents, scent, sections, consumer, consumerism, promotion, promotions, free sample, free samples
"That's it, Henry—you've dialed your last mattress!"
Tags:mattress delivery, mattress deliveries, late night ad, late night ads, ad, ads, advertisement, advertisements, advertising, advert, adverts, buy, buys, buyer, buyers, consumer, consumers, consuming, consumer society, consumer societies, consumerism, compulsive, compulsiveness, order, orders, phone order, phone orders, commerce
"Most of my consumerism is self-taught."
Tags:consumerism, consumerist, shopaholic, shopaholics, shop, shops, shopping, shop 'til you drop, shop till your drop, shopping spree, shopping spree, retail therapy, buy, buys, buying, consumer, consumers, consumption, service economy, service economies, self-taught, prodigy, prodigies, bag, bags, retail store, retail stores, educated, self-educated, brag, brags, bragging, braggart, braggarts, materialist, materialism, materialists
"It's not just a special advertising section,- it's a very special advertising section."
Tags:couple, couples, husband and wife, husbands and wives, marriages, long term relationship, long term relationship, long-term relationships, magazine, magazines, ad, ads, advert, adverts, advertising, advertisement, advertisements, advertising section, advertising sections, gender issues, beg, begging, persuade, persuading, consumer, consumers, consumerism
They're museum quality!"
Tags:merchandise, merchandising, consumer, consumers, consumerism, consumerist, museum, museums, weirdo, weirdos, freak, freaks, hippie, hippy, hippies, art piece, art pieces, curator, curators, exhibit, exhibits, boomer, boomers, baby boomer, baby boomers, people watching, people watcher, people watchers, hobby, hobbies
'Conglomo Corporation: Proud manufacturer of outrageously useless stuff you apparently can't live without.'
"Am I going crazy or was this place Korean just last week?"
National Head Quarters - Mom & Pop Stores Incorporated
Tags:capitalism, capitalist, capitalistic, business, businesses, small, smaller, mom and pop, family business, family, families, stores, stores, shop, shops, shopping, strip mall, mall, malls, consumer, consumerism, consumerist, advertise, advertising, market, marketing, headquarter, headquarters, incorporated, corporate, corporations, corporation
"'Take that,' growled the writer as the buyer for Borders slumped to the ..."
Man with dollar sign on his t-shirt.
Tags:logo, logos, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, tnc, tncs, corporate giant, corporate giants, brand, brands, branding, consumer, consumers, consumerism, t shirt, t shirts, t-shirt, t-shirts, tee, tees, advertising, personal style, personal brand, expensive clothes, expensive clothing, expensive brand, expensive brands, expensive t shirt, expensive t shirts