Originally Posted by John Galt
what do you mean?
I probably shouldn't have said it that way. One waiting faster than the other is a computer'ism. At any point in time computers are in one of two basic states -- processing or waiting, and no matter how fast a computer may process, all computers wait at the same speed. I am a computer person so this makes sense to me and maybe to some other computer people, but maybe not to a diverse group.
I just meant that if you are the buyer, and you are patient and not in dire need of what the seller is selling, you usually have a good negotiating position.