Looks like there are still more gullible people in this world because just as soon as the last “iPhone” auction ended, there is a brand new iPhone listing on eBay. Only this time, we can gain even more knowledge about the 5 bidders and the sellers. For this auction, we can now clearly gain the following information:
- The bidders are gullible and blind
- The seller can’t spell
- The seller can make a cardboard iPhone that is to scale
If you look closely at the image supplied on the auction (above) you can clearly see that this seller dusted off the trusty Epson Inkjet and made a cardboard replica. Note to bidders: You may want to try closing your eyes and wishing really hard for an iPhone to form in your hand. You may have better luck using that method.
The seller must have also been in a huge rush to post this on eBay because it is riddled with misspellings.
At least the bidders have the fortune of keeping their naivety private (the bidder names… more...
So this guy, like so many others before him, is using the “people are willing to help out a poor sap on the internet” premise, by launching a site and video called, BuyMeAnIPhone.com. It’s funny because without the caps it looks like this guy is Frankenstein selling mean iPhones! “Grrr Arrrr BUY MEAN IPHONE Arrr!”
But internet stunts like this rarely work. For every Million Dollar Homepage, there is the guy who wanted to propose to his wife on a Super Bowl commercial and failed. Sure this guy only wants $0.75 per donation but he’s got a big hill to climb before jackpot. If only this guy spent that same effort making a video for our Win an iPhone promotion, he would be a front runner and 2 months away from his dream: without all the hassle of making a website.