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Brian T Klug has balls, I'll give him that. Why else would he have bought a Discovery Channel CD-ROM (Windows 98) incorrectly priced on Amazon to the tune of $2,904,980,000 just to see what would happen?
http://gizmodo.com/5439761/curious-man-buys-3-billion-cd+rom-for-windows-98-on-amazon-shipping-was-an-extra-4?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+gizmodo%2Ffull+%28Gizmodo%29
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Re: Man Buys a Win98 CD-ROM for $3 Billion ? Shipping Was An Extra $4
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2010, 09:29:33 PM »
Wow, why didn't he contact me, I would have sold it for a lot less.  ;D
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Re: Man Buys a Win98 CD-ROM for $3 Billion ? Shipping Was An Extra $4
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2010, 09:35:55 PM »
I have one I would have sold him for 1.5 Billion.  ;D PLUS I would have thrown in some Windows 3.1 floppies.
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Re: Man Buys a Win98 CD-ROM for $3 Billion ? Shipping Was An Extra $4
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2010, 11:41:21 AM »
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OK ... let the bidding wars begin !

I have an original W98SE that I'll let go for a measly $1 billion.    ;D


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Re: Man Buys a Win98 CD-ROM for $3 Billion ? Shipping Was An Extra $4
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2010, 01:45:51 AM »
No reasonable offer refused. I'll even throw in Win 3.1  ;D
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Re: Man Buys a Win98 CD-ROM for $3 Billion ? Shipping Was An Extra $4
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2010, 05:41:55 AM »
Just my luck- I paid 4 billion. :(
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Re: Man Buys a Win98 CD-ROM for $3 Billion ? Shipping Was An Extra $4
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2010, 06:25:06 AM »
How about 3 tins of Club Des Billionnaires brisling sardines ???
http://www.millionairefish.com/sardines.asp

They are quite tasty on toast.