38 Product 'Improvements' (That Improve Jack Squat)

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Companies are always rolling fancy new features into their products, to entice us to buy the latest versions. Or they're getting rid of good features that we're used to. The thing is, most of the time the thing they add - or the thing they remove - is a total dealbreaker for purchasing decisions.

So we asked you to vent about components and details that prevent you from buying something - either because they're included, or because they're not.

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If I see the word tactical attached to a product, my tactic is to find something else. XWWV iiii: All it ever means is paying a ridiculous premium f

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Entry by Kalli

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Entry by Ka-ga-mi

A phone without a removable battery is worthless to me. F8 If such a phone freezes up, there won't even be a reliable way to turn it off. CRACKEDCON

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Entry by Fooery

If the drink is made with low calorie sugar substitute, it's NESTEA zero not made for D wcola Or ZERO Coke oua me. I prefer oca Cola the FANTA Sprite

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Entry by RainbowCrash

If a car has a touch screen instead of actual buttons, that's not only annoying to me; it's downright dangerous.

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GDAMT I'll never use a dating site which requires me to pay money. I get rejected enough for free. plus lite PREMIUM STANDARD PREMIUM extra 6 month pl

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Entry by Ka-ga-mi

I never buy gaming peripherals because they always look like they were designed by a Michael Bay Transformer. CRACKED

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Entry by Davidoio

No matter how good the album is, if the DIEAT A97S08T PNOSIS Album art is ugly, THE LIFE OF PABLO I'm definitely not PABLO downloading. PABLO PABLO TH

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

You could write a book that solves all the mysteries of life. But if it's only available in hardcover, it'll be a hard pass for me. Hardcover books ar

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GRAGKEDOON If something is clearly designed to be easy to lose, there's no chance I'm taking it home with me.

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Entry by rs1

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Entry by LAJL

If there's an As seen on TV label on a product, I won't even think about buying it. SMOKELESS GRILL TV No More Bulky Wallets! Wallet mAomicleam COP

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Entry by Gino Reyes

I'm a grown lazy-ass man. Tying shoelaces are for children. > GRACKEDCON

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Entry by rs1

CRACKED.OONT If the price of admission is my email address, I'm out of there. Sign Up Now to Save on Everything H Daily Sales of up to 70% OFF ever Ho

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Entry by rs1

Design July 7. 2019 THE SAMSUNG BESPOKE COLLECT VIEW ALL  PROTOS Anything with bespoke in its name is a dealbreaker. Because it's probably expensive

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Entry by rs1

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Entry by John E.

I won't use a mouse if it does not have the back and forward buttons. CRACKEDOON

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CRACKED CON IIIIL A FUSICR When something that doesn't need batteries slaps on a reason to need batteries, It's a big fat nope for me.

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Entry by Level5Vegan

Trying to sell me womens' clothing? NO POCKETS = NO SALE!

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Entry by PollyDarton

I cannot stand any clothes LOGO with large corporate logos emblazoned on them. What may have once been a status symbol is now just free advertising fo

don't care how great your gadget is. If it's motion-activated, I'm out.

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Entry by rs1

Dealbreaker: anything with green LEDS. They make any product look like a gaming peripheral. PITCH 1111 yama MANUAL 111N 11 Roland 1111I 1111 UGOUTSYNT

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Entry by rs1

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I won't buy wireless headphones. I worry that they're only one error away from broadcasting my weird music tastes to everyone. Wires feel more secure.

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Is your dessert mint-flavored? That's hard pass for me. I prefer dessert when it does not taste like biting into toothpaste.

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CRACKEDC COM Eriylo' There's no quicker way to lose my business than by requiring me to buy half a dozen dongles on day one. Adding new connections oi

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Entry by rs1

A flash drive with no key ring is a dealbreaker. If I don't attach it to something I'll lose it for sure. CRACKEDOON

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Entry by rs1

CRACKEDOON INSTANT DEALBREAKER: USB POWER FOR NON- COMPUTER ITEMS.

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Entry by LAJL

Get ready now. Speed through pre-order on 9.13. re-order for iphone 11 and iphone 11 Pro starts on 9.13. Get all the I stay away from pre-ordering stu

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Entry by PollyDarton

CRACKED COM I like the idea of home-delivery recipe subscriptions... but then seeing how incredibly wasteful they are is a on-starter for me. One meal

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Entry by Gareth

If a product is CRACKEDCON sold in deliberately manly BLACK RIFLE packaging, I'll -COFFEE COMPANY- go looking for the gender- JB neutral PARK versio

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Entry by LAJL

If a new game is released only with online multiplayer, that's a hard pass from me. CALL DUTY BLACK OPS I'm already a nOOb. I don't need a 13-year-old

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Entry by Scott Laffey

I hate 8p oln smart appliances that nag. Whether it's a dryer reminding me there are still clothes in it, or a fridge telling me I've had the door

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CRACKEDCO COM The more a product advertises that it's a non-GMO food, the less likely 1 am to buy it. NON 1 GMO Project VERIFIED NON nongmoproject.org

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Entry by rs1

Dealbreaker: anything with relaxed lit in the title. I still have a little pride! CRACKED.OON

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Entry by Scott Laffey

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CRACKEDo COM I hate buying new furniture and being expected to build it. !!T 1 6x TO 2 2Bx 12x 16x 10x 20x 16x 2x I'm not handy, and resent being sold

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Entry by Scott Laffey

I don't care how sleek a new car looks. If I need the Rosetta Stone to tell what the indicator lights mean, it's not for me. MTMT 00 120 O 70 140 80 S