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Souls come and go, but an iPod Mini is forever
May 21, 2004 1:38 PM   Subscribe

How much is your soul worth? I really couldn't say. Currently this dude's soul is worth 97 dollars.
posted by chunking express (21 comments total)

 
ooh! I hear they're selling kidneys on eBay now, too. And HAUNTED PAINTINGS!!! Now where'd I put my credit card?
posted by item at 1:46 PM on May 21, 2004


thanks for the post, I'll keep watching because i will definitely sell my soul for an iPod mini too if the bid goes that high.
posted by disgruntled at 1:49 PM on May 21, 2004


ditto
posted by Grod at 1:50 PM on May 21, 2004


A friend of mine did this a long time ago. Offered up his soul in a jar. eBay cancelled the auction under the guise of not allowing the auctioning of body parts. My friend wrote them a long missive about how dare they imply that the soul is a corporeal body part, that eBay had denigrated his religion and he planned to launch a discrimination lawsuit, etc etc but eBay was unafraid!
posted by xmutex at 1:50 PM on May 21, 2004


I remember in High School I was without a lunch one day, so I had to sign on a napkin that I forgave all rights to my soul to any person with the napkin. I gave the napkin to a kid named Mike in exchange for a slice of cheese pizza.
posted by whoshotwho at 1:57 PM on May 21, 2004


the bidding was up to $95; sell! Do it again with new e-bay account, you'll have more than enough.
posted by thomcatspike at 2:02 PM on May 21, 2004


how long until ridiculous, bogus ebay auctions stop being represented as cool, interesting, or funny? the world may never know.
posted by kjh at 2:02 PM on May 21, 2004


The joke is on the high bidder... this guy's soul is probably going to hell for downloading illegal MP3s for his iPod...
posted by wfrgms at 2:08 PM on May 21, 2004


how long until jaded, cynical attitudes stop being represented as cool, interesting, or funny? the world may never know

np: very ape
posted by keswick at 2:13 PM on May 21, 2004


You'd think "god_333" would have a higher feedback rating...
posted by andycoan at 2:14 PM on May 21, 2004


The guy lives in Scarboro, ON. No one on their right mind would want his soul.

eBay'll kill this before it finishes.
posted by dobbs at 2:15 PM on May 21, 2004


Which is dumber: bogus eBay auctions like this, or the people who make bogus bids on the bogus item?

There are much better ways to collect money from strangers.
posted by me3dia at 2:18 PM on May 21, 2004


The guy may make a killing off of this sale, but he'll forever after be rowing his rowboat in a circle.
posted by soyjoy at 2:20 PM on May 21, 2004


Have we learned nothing from The Simpsons?
posted by mbd1mbd1 at 2:26 PM on May 21, 2004


This guy also sold this gift wrap. Not quite as funny, but he also bought this dock for the iPod he doesn't own yet.
posted by whoshotwho at 2:52 PM on May 21, 2004


Looks like it's a bidding war between god_333 and satan_00!
posted by clevershark at 3:07 PM on May 21, 2004


> how dare they imply that the soul is a corporeal body part,
> that eBay had denigrated his religion and he planned to
> launch a discrimination lawsuit, etc etc but eBay was
> unafraid!

Well of course, it's an incorporeal body part, they never said otherwise.

N.b., unlike Satan I'm not willing to wait until you die naturally. I buy your soul, I want possession right now. Shuck that physical body and climb into the collection jar.
posted by jfuller at 3:44 PM on May 21, 2004


You mean to tell me you sold your everlasting soul for that?

Well, I figured I wasn't usin' it....
posted by triv at 2:55 AM on May 22, 2004


Man posts hilarious ebay auction for soul!
Something never before imagined by human minds!

Edgy, hilarious, and full of Simpson's references. Genius.
posted by kavasa at 5:52 AM on May 22, 2004


xmutex - do you mean this guy who sold his soul in a jar on ebay?
posted by nyoki at 7:18 AM on May 22, 2004



Have we learned nothing from The Simpsons?



Mmmmm....forbidden donut....
posted by dejah420 at 9:40 AM on May 23, 2004


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