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Really Complex Pricing

Summary:
A Chinese restaurant in West Philly called Danny's Wok has the weirdest pricing structure for chicken wings. The price per additional wing may fall ever so slightly, but will rise every so often so that the average price per wing never falls much. It was so weird, it generated some buzz as many on twitter tried to make sense of it. And at least a dozen people on twitter have tried to describe it. Some of my favorites are from math twitter:Or from folks simply graphing the menu prices.Perhaps, this was not  form of price discrimination after all but merely a clever ploy to get a bunch of free word-of-mouth marketing. Toward this end, it worked wonderfully.

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Really Complex Pricing

A Chinese restaurant in West Philly called Danny's Wok has the weirdest pricing structure for chicken wings. The price per additional wing may fall ever so slightly, but will rise every so often so that the average price per wing never falls much. It was so weird, it generated some buzz as many on twitter tried to make sense of it.


 

And at least a dozen people on twitter have tried to describe it. Some of my favorites are from math twitter:

Or from folks simply graphing the menu prices.

Really Complex Pricing

Perhaps, this was not  form of price discrimination after all but merely a clever ploy to get a bunch of free word-of-mouth marketing. Toward this end, it worked wonderfully.


 

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