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    Default I am a merchant from 2000 years ago (hypothetical)

    I just had an interesting scenario play out in my head:

    Picture me as a merchant 2000 years ago. The goods that I sell are Creed Aventus and David Beckham intimately beckham. I have come from far away lands to meet with the King (Saul, David, Solomon etc whoever). I offer my goods to him for free, in return for his protection. I give him 200 bottles of Aventus, 1 bottle of Beckham and tell him that the Aventus is in abundance because of the ingredients not being very rare. On the flip side, I tell him that I can only offer 1 bottle of Beckham because the ingredients are so fantastic and hard to come by.

    The question is:

    Do you think the king will enjoy the Beckham more than the Aventus? Do you think when he throws a big party every few months he will be wearing Beckham or Aventus?
    Hi, my name is Fahrenheit. I am 29 years old and live in Australia.

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    Default Re: I am a merchant from 2000 years ago (hypothetical)

    Neither.

    You might get punished for giving him synthetic mess .

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    Quote Originally Posted by CapriDog View Post
    Neither.

    You might get punished for giving him synthetic mess .
    Kings usually have advisors, who tend to be more savvy than kings. So if the advisor knows what's up, and tells the king, he will become angry, and behead you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CapriDog View Post
    Neither.

    You might get punished for giving him synthetic mess .
    Quote Originally Posted by EddieG View Post
    Kings usually have advisors, who tend to be more savvy than kings. So if the advisor knows what's up, and tells the king, he will become angry, and behead you!
    Haha yeah I was actually hoping for some serious answers on this one, but any reply is better than no reply I guess...

    I'm of the opinion that because of the Kings perception that the Beckham is so rare, his nose would be blind to the superior quality of the Aventus and he would favor the Beckham
    Hi, my name is Fahrenheit. I am 29 years old and live in Australia.

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    Default Re: I am a merchant from 2000 years ago (hypothetical)

    Quote Originally Posted by CapriDog View Post
    Neither.

    You might get punished for giving him synthetic mess.
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    Default Re: I am a merchant from 2000 years ago (hypothetical)

    Of course he would consider the A word perfume in such quantity that it was for only his bath (he is a king), and then spray the rare Beckham..... and then behead you.
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