- Go into a store and tell them you're a wholesaler. See if they can give you a good deal on a thousand scarves or twenty thangka at once.
- Ask for something plainly not in the store. Say, " I would pay anything for a ______."
- When waiting for an airport cab tell them that you will pay $4 and whoever catches you gets the fare. Start walking.
- Just wait. You have all the time in the world for a $5 sweater. Wait and wait.
Let me know if you try any of these ideas or your own tried and true solutions!