Capitalism at its finest
"You know, I really want to watch TV, but I'm toooo tired! Sitting partially upright is soooo much work!"
"Wait, I know, I'll get a pair of prism glasses! For only $49.95, I'll be able to watch TV without lifting my head at all!"
"You know, I need a perch for my bird, but I just don't know where to find something, like, um... well, like a stick."
"Oh look! Petsmart has these beautiful natural wood perches for only $9.99! And they're so sticklike! Perfect!"
"And while I'm at Petsmart, I'll get this 48 oz bag of timothy hay for my pet. It's only $7.49. A good price for dried grass clippings. After all, it's timothy grass. I'm sure it's 40 times better than a $2.50 bale of hay, since it costs 40 times as much per pound."
"Candles! They're such a hassle! First you have to light them. Then you have to blow them out. Who needs it?!"
"If only there were some kind of electronic candle you could plug and charge so it could be powered by a big, polluting coal plant somewhere and then sent to a landfill when the battery goes bad!"
"Hey look, here's one!"