If you've been watching those clever commercials for Priceline.com, the ones with William Shatner as "The Negotiator," and you're thinking you might try to use their services to save some money on your next vacation, I have some advice for you.
I have since learned that all these advertised low prices come with all kinds of ridiculous strings attached, some of which Priceline and its competitors won't necessarily make obvious for you from the beginning.
Speaking of giant corporations not functioning well:
Except this one is going to fail. Miserably.