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Fried Chicken Addiction
« on: August 10, 2017, 06:38:11 PM »

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Re: Fried Chicken Addiction
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2017, 06:45:15 PM »
Irritated response is probably driving donations.

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Re: Fried Chicken Addiction
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2017, 08:48:45 PM »
why the fuck are people donating?

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Re: Fried Chicken Addiction
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2017, 10:05:16 PM »
why the fuck are people donating?

Because chicken.


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Re: Fried Chicken Addiction
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2017, 10:14:58 PM »
I am surprised someone would do this. This is bad on so many levels.

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Re: Fried Chicken Addiction
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2017, 03:24:46 PM »
Hasn't there always be a ridiculous/surreal/stupid side to GoFundMe?


Not sure how this one is all that worthy of the attention its getting.





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Re: Fried Chicken Addiction
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2017, 09:22:52 PM »
I'm not surprised anyone is doing it, like Dan said, it's the response

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Re: Fried Chicken Addiction
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2017, 04:05:16 AM »
Wasn't there a gimmick a few years back where somebody got many thousands of dollars just to make potato salad?

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Re: Fried Chicken Addiction
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2017, 01:53:06 PM »
Wasn't there a gimmick a few years back where somebody got many thousands of dollars just to make potato salad?

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/zackdangerbrown/potato-salad

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Re: Fried Chicken Addiction
« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2017, 02:43:03 PM »
why the fuck are people donating?

Over 3,000 in donations?

What is going on? 

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Re: Fried Chicken Addiction
« Reply #10 on: August 12, 2017, 02:50:57 PM »
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/zackdangerbrown/potato-salad

If there's something I learned here, it'e that there really is a sucker born every minute.

I seriously want to know who these people are, and what they do to get so much disposable income yet have so little sense they blow it on every fool thing. 

Trust fund babies?  Drug dealers and pimps? 

Kids with parents unknowingly racking up thousands a month in iap?
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Re: Fried Chicken Addiction
« Reply #11 on: August 12, 2017, 03:33:42 PM »
...aaaand, apparently some of the doner's have p.h.d.'s.

Makes sense.  Career students who aren't clever enough to be rich but pull in good disposable income.  Yeah, I could definately see those types funding the stupidest things ever.

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Re: Fried Chicken Addiction
« Reply #12 on: August 12, 2017, 06:38:01 PM »

Over 3,000 in donations?

What is going on?


Good lord! And we can't get one to support the podcasts here lol

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Re: Fried Chicken Addiction
« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2017, 09:08:14 PM »

Good lord! And we can't get one to support the podcasts here lol

You could - if you have a willingness to tell people a half-amusing, self-evident lie.

The plain truth of the matter is that if you needed money for a life-saving operation, among the best advice you could get would be to start a online crowdfunding campaign where you ask for donations on the basis a truly ludicrous premise that no sane person would take at face value. From my own informal survey, maybe 1% (probably less) of serious crowdfunding campaigns succeed.

EDIT: And a potential test presents itself. There's a GoFundMe that just started four hours ago to raise money for the victims of the Charlottesville attack. It's up to almost $12,000 already (asking for the $50k). I'm curious to see if it beats Potato Salad Guy. https://www.gofundme.com/united-cville-victim-relief
 
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