You know what's cooler than a 5 percent discount?
A 100 percent discount.
I forgot to sign up for the drink special on Groupon.
How are we going to pay for all these appletinis?!
Why are you so obsessed with group discounts?
Because they're exclusive, and fun, and they lead to a better life.
A Stanford MBA named Roy Raymond wants to buy his wife some lingerie but he's too embarrassed to shop for it at a department store. He comes up with an idea for a high end place that doesn't make you feel like a pervert. He gets a $40,000 bank loan, borrows another $40,000 from his in-laws, opens a store, and calls it Victoria's Secret.
But he wouldn't even need that loan, if he had a Groupon!
Wholly unsatisfied, he continues refreshing the webpage, over and over and over.