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60. Special Offer 3

You know, once you start noticing odd logic in special offers, you notice them everywhere. I’m collecting all the ones I find with the aim of creating a numeracy/ mental arithmetic/ problem solving board. I hope it will start some good discussions – especially if I throw in some good value offers too.

Two 300ml pots of double cream:


But 2 x 300ml = 600ml


Like this particular places says “Every little helps!”.

52. Special Offer 2

I think you’ll agree that this is a pretty good offer:


A total saving of £7.94.

How about this one?


I know these are meant to be mix and match offers, but the numbers are just funny.

(PS: I hope the discount algorithm on the till system doesn’t automatically apply the offer price if you buy two of the second toy.)