Enron 'Crooked E' For Sale
September 17, 2002 1:41 PM   Subscribe

Enron 'Crooked E' For Sale "The ultimate symbol of the bankrupt power trader -- one of the ubiquitous chrome signs dubbed "the Crooked E" for its distinctive slant and commentary on the company's questionable dealings -- is on the auction block." The sign is only one of thousands of items up for sale September 25th and 26th, at the Houston Radisson Astrodome hotel.
posted by gummi (7 comments total)
I myself, am thinking of buying up all of the stock certificates available on eBay. My bathroom needs new wallpaper.
posted by gummi at 1:45 PM on September 17, 2002

On a slightly unrelated topic, has anyone else noticed the uncanny resemble the slanted DELL 'E' is to the Crooked Enron E?

posted by puffin at 2:31 PM on September 17, 2002

Will they be auctioning Ken Lay's testicles? I hope so.
posted by Ty Webb at 2:39 PM on September 17, 2002

And here in Boston, a number of people have noted the similarity of the Enron sign to the Economy Hardware logo. (I know about the "number of people" because when I mentioned it at Economy a few months ago, there was a chorus of groans and laughter from the staff at the registers directly under the giant logo.)
posted by swerve at 2:59 PM on September 17, 2002

...maybe the white house will buy them.
posted by blackholebrain at 3:08 PM on September 17, 2002

This one is being webcast. I like to check DoveBid occassionally, can get some good deals if you keep your eyes out. Beware of transaction charges, though.
posted by benjh at 7:32 PM on September 17, 2002

Before reading this post completely, I thought there were ecstasy pills floating around, stamped with the Enron "E" logo.

"Yo man, how were those double-stacked Enrons you took last night...?"

"Man, those were totally crooked..."

posted by tpl1212 at 9:04 AM on September 18, 2002

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