In our 'hometown'
The 'hot dog man'
Would push his cart along.
He 'undersold' the rest'rants...
THEY sang a mournful song.
"You sell 'em for a nickel each
While WE must charge a dime!
You're messin' up OUR business, friend,
YOUR price is out of line!"
The hot dog man spoke very nice,
"Your problem's oh, so clear.
Don't want you fellers goin' broke
An' all because I'M here."
So next day, on the Main Street,
In view for ALL to see;
His sign read "HOT DOGS ARE A DIME!
BUY ONE....AND GET ONE FREE!"
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Good use of conflict. Good flow and development of anticipation. Good use of surprise. It could have seemed the hot dog man would have folded and moved on. Solution is really cute. Funny. Good humor. --Dan King Sr, firstname.lastname@example.org