The exaggerated First Offer Technique is usually implemented being totally aware that you can’t meet the offer. There is also hope that somewhere between the BANTA and WANTA, the dealer will offer you the highest you can hope for. This makes the competitors to often counterattack by making an equally exaggerated offer. A negotiator may be tricked into making a deal which is profitable for the person using the technique.
Some negotiators may also try to deceive you by saying “Well, I would never usually go this low, but as I am fond of you, I’m going to do this for you”.
There are quite a few techniques that one can apply while having a negotiation, however it is crucial that you apply the most appropriate one. You should know how to encounter difficult situations in a high-pressure negotiation.