13 Cost-Cutting Measures Companies Hope You Won’t Notice

We like to stereotype big name brands as greedy fat cats that’ll do anything to increase their bottom line, scruples be damned. But it’s kind of justified when they’ve been silently screwing us for years on end.

(Shout out to OldManRivers for the contest suggestion — who, judging by the user name, probably noticed all of these before anyone else did.)


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by Ka-ga-mi


Entry by theghostofcarl

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And the winner is …

Congrats, munagam07. You win money.

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