Driving The Price Up On The Competition

When Allen and Ton arrive at a crowded auction rife with over-bidders, they strategically drive the price up on a container that they don't want. When the competition over-pays, they have a better chance of winning the container they want.

THERE'S QUITE A FEW PEOPLEHERE.

- ARE WE LATE?

- YEAH.THEY'RE ALREADY STARTING.

- OH, REALLY?- ARE YOU READY FOR THIS FUN?

- IF YOU DON'T HAVE A VALIDRESALE CERTIFICATE,

YOU PAY SALES TAX,NO EXCEPTIONS.

- TWO UNITS?

- WELL, THAT'S--THAT'S--

- THERE'S A LOTOF PEOPLE HERE.

- SO VIEW FROM THE DOORWAY ONLY.

DON'T GO IN THE ROOMOR TOUCH ANYTHING.

WE ONLY HAVE TWO ROOMS HERETODAY.

TWO.

SO, FOCUS, ENERGIZE,CONCENTRATE, AND BUY.

LET'S GO HAVE AN AUCTION.

- THIS DOES NOT LOOK GOOD.

- OH, GREAT.LOOK WHO'S HERE.

- WELL, THAT WORKS.THERE'S ONLY TWO UNITS.

THERE'S TWO OF US.

- FANCY SEEINGYOU GENTS HERE.

- WELL, GETTING FRESH ITEMSFOR THE SHOP

WON'T BE AS EASYAS WE THOUGHT.

- NOT ONLY IS THEREA BIG CROWD,

BUT WE'VE GOT TWO OF L.A.'S MOSTNOTORIOUS OVER-BIDDERS HERE.

THIS COULD GET ROUGH.

- ALL RIGHT, FOLKS.TAKE A LOOK AT THIS.

OH, YEAH.A ROOM FULL OF BOXES.

ALL RIGHT,LOOKING TIME IS OVER.

BUYING TIME IS HERE.

LET'S SELL IT OUT HERE,WHERE THERE'S MORE ROOM.

- DUDE, THIS FIRST UNITLOOKS LIKE CRAP,

AND WE'VE ONLY GOT ONE MORE UNITLEFT TO GO TODAY.

- YEAH, BUT THE TWO OVER-BIDDERSLOOK INTERESTED,

SO I SAY WE TAP 'EM OUTRIGHT AWAY.

- HEY,LET'S DROP IT ON 'EM.

- ALL RIGHT, LET'S SELL IT.

GIVE ME A $500 OPENING BID,WHERE?

- 500.- 500, NOW 700. $700. 700.

700. HAVE 700.NOW 900, NOW 900. 1,100.

1,100. NOW $2,000.ANYONE 2,100?

$2,100.

2,400, NOW 2,500.TURNAROUND, NOW 2,600.

$2,600.- 2,600.

- NOW 2,700.- HERE.

- NOW 2,800. I HAVE 2,900.NOW 2,900, NOW 2,900.

BEAUTIFUL ROOM FULL OF BOXES.- YEAH.

- 2,900. NOW $3,000.- 3,000.

- 3,000, NOW 3,100, 3,100,3,100, 3,100.

HOW ABOUT 3,100?3,050.

- 3,500.- $3,500.

- HOLD ON FOR 3,600,3,600.

LAST CALL FOR $3,600.

- 3,600.- 3,650, 3,650.

- WE'RE DONE!- NO.

- YOU BOUGHT IT.$3,600.

- IT'S THE SECOND PERSON THATALWAYS GETS BITTEN BY THE SNAKE.

REMEMBER THAT.

WOW, T-BONE, THAT WASA LITTLE TOO CLOSE, DUDE.

WHEN DROPPING A UNIT,I FIND IT'S BEST

IF THE DROPPER DOES NOTBECOME THE DROPPEE.

YOU BOUGHT THE FARM.

- WELL, THAT'S HALFTHE BALL GAME.

IF WE DON'T GETTHIS NEXT UNIT,

TODAY'S GONNA BE A BUST.

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