So FUCKING CAPITALISM just tricked me into buying some Keebler’s Sugar Wafers because the visible part of the package in the vending machine said it was 150 calories, but once I had it in my hands the back of the wrapper said, “Oh, no that’s only if you eat just 40% of this package, the whole deal is 380.” (How is this legal?)

And of course I’ve eaten the whole thing and I swear it now feels like someone is actively drilling a couple of my front teeth.

18 thoughts on “So FUCKING CAPITALISM just tricked me into buying some Keebler’s Sugar Wafers because the visible part of the…

  1. Yeah, how is that legal? This sort of thing shows how important consumer protection laws are. You can’t have a free market if you can sell something different than what the customer thinks they’re buying.

  2. < ![CDATA[Yeah, how is that legal? This sort of thing shows how important consumer protection laws are. You can't have a free market if you can sell something different than what the customer thinks they're buying.]]>

  3. Yeah, data point: I am tracking calories using an app and was not expecting to blow that many on a snack that made my teeth throb.

    This is very much a tale of human weakness and the perils of capitalism.

    Also: you guys are no fun.

  4. < ![CDATA[Yeah, data point: I am tracking calories using an app and was not expecting to blow that many on a snack that made my teeth throb. This is very much a tale of human weakness and the perils of capitalism. Also: you guys are no fun.]]>