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> Anyway, having lived through a period where all my US friends couldn't
> understand how I could be working with such antiquated computers when
> they were so dirt cheap in the US, makes me a bit sensitive to pricing
> structures outside of the US. As an aside, our local camera shop has
> the Polaroid SS4000 for $2199 CAN right now. Here in BC we have 14%
> taxes on consumer goods, leaving the price at over $2500 CAN. With
> exchange, that comes to over $1600 US. That's considerably more than
> $900 prior to rebate offered in the US right now. In fact, after
> removal of the $200 US rebate on both sides, our price here is just
> double that of the US. Is that silly or what?
The camera store I deal with in Vancouver is selling the SS4000 for $1729,
and that's their regular price.