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Joe Mako

Sounds like Dark Patterns, see: http://darkpatterns.org/ where they have a libary of them.

Andy W

Flying recently, when checking in at the kiosk to print the boarding pass I am always prompted to take a later flight. Two days ago (for a Delta flight) the prompt was very difficult to find the "no I won't take a later flight option", and actually asked "what travel voucher price would I be willing to take a later flight for". The buttons for the asking prices were large, in red, and at the center of the screen - while the no option was a smaller button in white in the top right corner of the screen.


Joe: that is a wonderful resource. I love it.

Andy: good one!

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