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Haunted Gmail Account
image Confirming my theory that haunting is the ultimate way to add value to any product on eBay, a haunted Gmail account is now up for sale on the auction site. Of course, the value of Gmail accounts is plummeting now that so many of them are available. But a haunted Gmail account that places a curse on whomever owns it... that's something special. I'm tempted to make an offer on it myself. (thanks to Lothar in the Hoax Forum for this find)
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Posted by The Curator on Wed Jun 30, 2004
How are so many Gmail accounts available. How does one go about getting an account? I'd like to have one.
Posted by Casey W.  on  Wed Jun 30, 2004  at  11:33 PM
Simply email me at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and I will give you one.
Posted by Ateo Fiel  on  Thu Jul 01, 2004  at  01:32 PM
I've got a whole s-load of them too.. they keep increasing the amount of invites I get... I wonder if that's just the way you get an address, in order to (hopefully) keep down the number of abusers...
Posted by Bob S. Yunkle  on  Fri Jul 02, 2004  at  06:25 PM
I could use a gmail invite -- anyone who can help out, drop me a note at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Posted by Ben Syverson  in  chicago  on  Fri Jul 02, 2004  at  09:53 PM
I don't believe it. I'm buying it. I'm gonna be just fine. Nothing that you can't feel and touch with your hands could possibly be haunted. Ghosts live in houses, not wires and hard drives.
Posted by john  in  NH  on  Sat Jul 03, 2004  at  10:50 PM
Maybe it contains some sort of virus... I don't know... Can you make them like that?
Posted by Max  on  Sun Jul 04, 2004  at  07:10 PM
A computer virus can't turn into a real one and it can't make you vanish. I think the whole story is fake and there's nothing wrong with the invitation.
Posted by john  in  NH  on  Mon Jul 05, 2004  at  12:24 AM
Umm, things that you can touch could not be haunted either.
Posted by Bob S. Yunkle  on  Mon Jul 05, 2004  at  03:16 AM
what do you mean, Bob S. Yunkle? I still don't believe it's haunted. Right now it's only selling for $2.25. I guess he spoke too soon when he said "confirming my theory that haunting is the ultimate way to add value to any product on eBay."
Posted by john  in  NH  on  Mon Jul 05, 2004  at  12:40 PM
anyone wanna buy my dirty underwear? my HAUNTED dirty underwear I might add?

yes- it has a certain ring to it. I will try it on e-bay and confirm/discard the theory.
Posted by parazyte  on  Wed Jul 07, 2004  at  01:27 PM
John, the auction ends today and the haunted gmail account is now up to $10.50... which is pretty good for something you could pretty easily get for free elsewhere. So I think my 'added value by haunting' theory still is holding up.
Posted by The Curator  in  San Diego  on  Wed Jul 07, 2004  at  02:23 PM
>But a haunted Gmail account that places a curse on whomever >owns it....

That should be "whoever." Check with your favorite grammarian!

Len
Posted by Leonard Morgenstern  in  Walnut Creek, California  on  Fri Jul 09, 2004  at  01:23 AM
ok fine then
Posted by john  in  NH  on  Fri Jul 09, 2004  at  03:39 PM
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