Re: PAWN STARS........... Grrrrrrrrr !!!
You don't really think they should pay retail for inventory that will be resold do you? When they buy, it isn't like they are buying it to keep, it must sit around till it sells, if it sells at all. I find them to be pretty honest and simply business men. I have seen on two occasions where someone brought in something very valuable, one was a piece of jewelry and I don't rember the other item. On the broach, the woman ask for a price. Rick could have paid he that price and the woman would have been happy. Instead he told her that he would not pay her that price because of the value of the piece and he paid her a lot of money, thousands, when she asked for hundreds. You can't be in business buying retail and selling retail, then there is the risk some of thse things won't sell at all or will be sold for a loss.
When you are up to your butt in alligators, it is hard to remember your intent was to drain the swamp. Stay focused!