Amazon crowd pokes fun at $40,000 TV

They don’t seem to appreciate the fact that it’s been marked down from $45,000.

Or that this is nowhere near the most expensive television available via Amazon.

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No sir, the some 2,000 customer reviewers offering opinions about the (deep breath) Samsung UN85S9 Framed 85-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED TV (above), are simply flummoxed by the notion of anyone dropping 40 large on an appliance that these days has more or less become a commodity. The reviews have been piling up for a solid year now. Here are the top two:

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A few more:

  • “I am coming back from the future to write this review, and to let everyone know you can buy this TV for $699 in 2015. It still looks great though.”
  • “Just cashed in the kids' college funds and dropped them off at the Army recruiting station. I got the TV, they got a career. I think it worked out well for everyone.”
  • “Take my advice and shop around, people. I bought a twelve-pack of these at Costco and saved a hundred grand.”

Still want one for that special someone? Here’s a word of caution from the Amazon listing: “This item’s packaging will be visible when delivered and cannot be gift-wrapped.”

So there are some things that money can’t buy.

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