Water, water everywhere
October 11, 2003 10:09 AM   Subscribe

A bucket of water is sold on eBay - not just another crazy auction, as the joke soon turned into a fund raising event.
posted by Orange Goblin (3 comments total)
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posted by ZachsMind at 2:54 PM on October 11, 2003

That's a nice story, but the money raised by the water is chicken feed compared to the $275,000 (in 1864 dollars) gathered in by selling a single sack of flour over and over, 140 years ago in Nevada. One of my favorite tales of crazy America; more info here (page down to "Citizen Extrodinaire")
posted by LeLiLo at 3:28 PM on October 11, 2003

Wow, great story lelilo!
posted by starscream at 6:46 PM on October 11, 2003

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