For the first time in my adult life, I've started raiding the mini-bar. I've no doubt this is going to leave me with a $30 or $40 bill for not very much in the way of beverages, but after a lifetime of contempt for mini-bar users, I suddenly understand their plight. I don't know my way around China, haven't found a convenient local minimart, and suffer from extreme jet lag. I am what's known as extremely price inelastic. I've suddenly realized that business travelers aren't rich, or necessarily able to charge the minibar to their expense accounts. Rather, they're simply exhausted.
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