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Posted by muffy at Jul 29, 2003 2:30:02 AM
Re: Am I missing something?
Squidbeard wrote: 
Let me make sure I'm hearing everything right:
    Supplies are too scarce, and hardly worth collecting.
    Demand is so high that shoppekeepers can't keep up.[/list:u:5e9852683f]
    Now, I've only taken a couple semesters of Economics, but what little I've learned leads me to think that perhaps shoppekeepers would be well-advised to raise the prices they're willing to pay for materials, and raise the prices of the goods they sell.

I did that, before letting go of the Alpha tailor. I raised profits on selling cloth to me 500%, me own profit margins 300%, and doubled the amount of stock-on-hand (where I could). Didn't help at all. I just made a lot more money, and still sold out of cloth in between one time I logged in and the next. Meanwhile any colors got scarcer and scarcer.
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