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Old 08-04-2014, 03:15 PM
 
Location: San Francisco, CA
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In case you needed any proof that the internet enables idiots to do dumb things on a scale never before imagined, here it is.

Potato salad crowd funder raises $55,000 and promised 3,330 people "a bite" - Aug. 3, 2014
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Old 08-04-2014, 04:46 PM
 
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Only slightly more idiotic than people calling 911 because facebook is down...
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Old 08-05-2014, 12:21 AM
 
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I guess the OP has never read about people who went totally broke investing in something their friends told them to...

Who was it who said this? "There's a sucker born every minute"

WC Fields?
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Old 08-05-2014, 06:00 AM
 
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I guess the OP has never read about people who went totally broke investing in something their friends told them to...

Who was it who said this? "There's a sucker born every minute"

WC Fields?
PT Barnum
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Old 08-05-2014, 09:50 AM
 
Location: Streamwood, IL
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there are scores of laughable kickstarters out there; a lot that don't even fir the criteria.
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