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Discussion on: Do you have any bad “sunk cost fallacy” stories?

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Jason C. McDonald • Edited on

Repair Client: I have anti-virus software, but I got a bunch of viruses anyway.

Me: That's because the anti-virus software you're using has a reputation for missing most viruses. You need to use this other one (free), which is proven by independent lab tests to catch almost all malware.

Repair Client: I'd rather finish using the current anti-virus software. (About a year left on the subscription.) I paid a lot of money for it.

Me: Yes, but it doesn't work.

Repair Client: I don't care. I just want to get my money's worth.

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There are so many people that are exactly like bad, I don’t understand it! It’s hilarious and frustrating at the same time.

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Elliot Derhay

Sounds more like the viruses are the ones getting his money's worth.