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Dec 6, 2017
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I love all of the negative comments regarding this product, mostly concerning disbelief of the simplicity of the design and materials (“I could make it myself!”) or the cost (“$90 for plywood?”). It is like looking at a Rothko painting and saying, “Heck – I could do that!” Yes, but did you? Originally, I mean. Now, I am not necessarily defending this product – I have no need for this particular stand and do not, at the moment, have the funds to justify the expense. Even if I did, I do not think I would buy it as it really is not my style. However, I do think it is a clever idea. Here is a thought: Design your own headphone stand (it can’t be this one because, like the Rothko, it has already been done). Purchase the tools to manufacture it in quantity. Purchase the materials to manufacture it in quantity. Patent it. Market it. Add up your time, equipment and materials (i.e., $) to design, manufacture, register and market your product. Are you willing to pay yourself minimum wage? If so, after only 17.5 hours (that is slightly less than two day’s work) you will be at the original asking price of the Bendy Head. How much will your headphone cost and how many do you need to sell to cover the initial costs? This is a very simplistic scenario and does not take into concern factors like overhead (controllable and non-controllable) profit, etc. Also, once the first one is created, the second is easier and so on – assuming you sell any in the first place. I guess this is long winded way of saying that those who cannot, critique…
Dec 6, 2017
BigEdMustapha
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Dec 6, 2017
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I'll put it simply:
If you release products in the public sphere, expect criticism whether your product is good or bad.
Dec 6, 2017
KJ741N
Dec 7, 2017
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Your story only goes to show that neither the makers nor the buyers of this thing are thinking people.
Dec 7, 2017
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