Buddy, can you spare ... uh ... $300,000?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by westland, Oct 1, 2005.

  1. westland


    Oct 8, 2004
    Hong Kong
    Well, this is certainly bizarre ... the guy claims he prototyped it during his lunch hour, and you can have it for only ... uh ... $300,000 (why didn't I think of that? Duh.)

    Top Secret Piano-Bass Invention
  2. what the hell are you selling. i looked at it and dont get it at all. what is he sell a fender for 300000 thats a rip.??????
  3. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    Exactly, bad english notwithstanding.

    It's funny that the auction doesn't say WHAT the invention is supposed to do...
  4. Sounds like "Give me $300,000 and I'll sell you the secret to becoming wealthy." The secret is putting an ad out asking for $300,000 and actually finding someone stupid enough to give it to you.

  5. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    Hold onto your money until the guy gets an issued patent.
  6. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    I was starting to get a little worried, but felt better once he pointed out that it would pass ALL safety tests.
  7. Hollow Man

    Hollow Man Supporting Member

    Apr 28, 2003
    Springfield, VA
    I like that he noted that some of the internet invention sites seemed a bit "dodgy", while in contrast, he's put up an auction on eBay for an unknown item that's verified by he and his friend. Some people defy all logic.
  8. "This is the best invention ever."
    'What does it do?'
    "It passes all safety tests!"

    Let me know if anyone here buys it:p
  9. that must have been a pretty hefty e-bay listing fee.
  10. Jonki

    Jonki I will not slap my Bee!

    Oct 14, 2003
    Arendal, Norway
    looks like a guitar with a baritone neck.
  11. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD

    Feb 20, 2005
    Seweracuse, NY
    Well...it works the same on guitar bass and piano...Not too many parts that can do all that, and interchangeably too. I'm going to guess it's something corny like a neck mount sheet music holder or drink caddy or something.
  12. Aj*


    Jun 14, 2005
    West Yorkshire, UK
    At that price it'd better be a robotic musiscian, excellent, a guitarist with a mute button! Oh wait, no moving parts, damn. Maybe it's a cupholder.
  13. westland


    Oct 8, 2004
    Hong Kong

    Certificate of Safety: No animals (or musicians) were harmed in promoting this product :p Duh-uh-uh!
  14. 300,000 and I don't even get what you made even though there is a real picture of it.

    I've always wanted a peice of paper with someone's doodles on it.

    Yup, I was just about to bid. Good thing I read this. :rollno:

    I've always wanted to give someone 300,000 for something that only has one picture and a no description of what it actually does.

    No, It's called a Fender. :scowl:
  15. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    You mean he won't even give the prototype for the 300K?

    Why does he need to keep it? is it a doorstop?:D
  16. Snarf


    Jan 23, 2005
    New York, NY
    It's amazing how much this guy wrote. But he SAID NOTHING through all those words.

    Funny auction.
  17. Jack


    Sep 6, 2003
    Newcastle, UK
    $10 says its a tuning fork or a cup holder.
  18. DaveDeVille

    DaveDeVille ... you talkin' to me ?? Supporting Member

    + 1 ...

    " remember , you don't have to bid ..."

    ok , i won't ... :rolleyes:
  19. sounds like a deal to me... it said you could make millions off of it!!!

    but seriously... what a freakin' joke!