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Windows 7: eBay Nutcase of the Week: Person pays $10,000 for digital picture of a "seven legged

20 Nov 2008   #1
echrada

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
eBay Nutcase of the Week: Person pays $10,000 for digital picture of a "seven legged

The beginning of this story is mildly amusing. An Australian man called David Thorne attempted to pay an outstanding bill of $233.95 by sending the utility company a drawing of a spider he made on his computer - which he valued at precisely $233.95. Skip related content
Related photos / videos eBay Nutcase of the Week: Person pays $10,000 for digital picture of a "seven …More The utility company replied to his email in a very serious manner, saying it was "unable to accept drawings as payment" and a whole heap of internet hilarity then ensued as the conversation between David and Jane, the poor admin assistant, was beamed around the internet.

Then things start to officially go TOO FAR. David Thorne gave his spider drawing to a Swedish man, who put it on eBay - and it's now sold for $10,000. Which means, to summarise, a poorly-drawn GIF of a spider has just sold for $10,000, thanks to being marginally famous on the internet. We've seen some quite extreme nutcases over the years, but few that come close to paying $10k for a thing you can get for free by simply pressing PRINT SCREEN.

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20 Nov 2008   #2
Ex_Brit

Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 8.1 Pro w/MC (all x64)
 
 

There's one born every minute.
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20 Nov 2008   #3
Barman58

Windows 8.1 Pro x64 x3 + Windows 10 Preview, Ubuntu
 
 

Hey Guys,

Anyone want to buy a $10,000 avitar?

20% discount for forum members



Mac OSX Version available - only $20,000


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20 Nov 2008   #4
smarteyeball

 
 

oh dear....

If anyone's interested, I have a drawing of a bridge to sell....
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