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Man Using Web To Barter Paper Clip For House

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#1 yano


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Posted 29 April 2006 - 10:26 AM

Talk about a man with a vision! :thumbsup:

[quote name='http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/internet/04/17/paper.clip.to.house.ap/index.html']BOSTON, Massachusetts (AP) -- Kyle MacDonald had a red paper clip and a dream: Could he use the community power of the Internet to barter that paper clip for something better, and trade that thing for something else -- and so on and so on until he had a house?

After a cross-continental trading trek involving a fish-shaped pen, a town named Yahk and the Web's astonishing ability to bestow celebrity, MacDonald is getting close. He's up to one year's free rent on a house in Phoenix.[/quote]


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Posted 29 April 2006 - 11:09 AM

Amazing...once again, one mans junk is another man's treasure. :thumbsup:

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Posted 01 May 2006 - 07:31 AM

There is a market for everything, junk or otherwise. The trick is to find that market. And the internet has made it possible. Just ask the folks at ebay.

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Posted 11 July 2006 - 02:33 PM

The guy finally did it.



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Posted 11 July 2006 - 10:22 PM

I saw this on my local news! Very neat. Now are we going to have to start a

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Posted 12 July 2006 - 01:27 PM

Outstanding, I have the first Grand Funk railroad recording on 8 track tape..... i'm going for the yacht :thumbsup:
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