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December 23, 2012

Boing! Boing!

The Gold-Plated Slinky Is Ridiculous This is a $120 14-karat gold-plated Slinky. I hear it only works when it’s going down like the fancy marble steps of a mansion. But that’s neither here nor there. The real question is, why the hell does this exist?

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Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 23, 2012 1:36 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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It exists because someone proved Tom Tusser's axiom.

Posted by: Ed G. Mann at December 23, 2012 5:14 AM

They make pills so you can poop gold. http://goo.gl/KR0ga
It exists because people will buy it, part of that consumerist/capitalist society we live in.

Posted by: Potsie at December 23, 2012 5:59 AM

Because it can.

Posted by: Anonymous at December 23, 2012 7:43 AM

Somebody WILL buy it. Because the can.

Posted by: Sam L. at December 23, 2012 12:02 PM

I'm hoping it was made to piss off "progressives" who spend their miserable lives bemoaning disparities in wealth. "Think of how many government bureaucrats could be paid for with the money that will be spent on these useless toys for the wealthy!"

Posted by: Harry at December 23, 2012 2:27 PM

At least it won't make your hands smell.

JWM

Posted by: jwm at December 23, 2012 7:16 PM

This is a must have for every wannabe gangsta rapper ... wear dat bling roun yo neck, b.i.t.c.h.e.z!

Posted by: edaddy at December 24, 2012 7:18 AM

I am not offended by the Slinky per se, it's a free marketplace, but I gauran-damn-tee that Teh Won's mega rich supporters have similar useless gold/diamond encrusted crap by the effin' bushel while bleating about "fairness".

Posted by: BJM at December 24, 2012 9:28 AM

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