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Make Money Being Stupid

Discussion in 'Offline Marketing' started by waynegm, Sep 7, 2012.

  1. waynegm

    waynegm Junior Member

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    Friend of mine made a professional sign - goes to stadiums, arenas, during big events, stands
    on public ground and earns about $300 .

    Sign simply states:
    Bad Advice $5.00
    Really Bad Advice $7.00
    Results Vary

    Customer asks him a question, and he gives bad advice or really bad advice to them.


    ALso works at beaches
     
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  2. loclhero

    loclhero Supreme Member

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    I can so see how this could make some fun money. Perfect areas where people are in a good mood, have cash in hand and what's 5 bucks at the football game when you'll spend 10x that just to get in?
     
  3. 75INZ

    75INZ Regular Member

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    Haha, reminds me of that guy who would charge for premium hugs next to people giving out free hugs. He got more hugs, too.
     
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    darkhat99 Regular Member

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    sacrifice to make money....isn't this the real thing be goes with money making....
     
  5. AceKing

    AceKing Registered Member

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    you my friend are delusional this is blackhatworld not the cub scouts :)
     
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    Lalalaenhund Power Member

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    Can't tell if not serious or seriously mad
     
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    M1ndfluX Senior Member

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    Great idea. Loved the 'premium hugs' too lolz...
     
  8. synfig

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    Except time traded for earning that money, it can be a good method to pass time and socialize. But to be honest, it's not going to fetch much money.

    I have seen some of the similar signs with - "I can talk to anyone on almost anything, for free" because some people with money have nobody to socialize.
     
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    You friend is a smart person, taking advantage of people's stupidity :)
     
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    Lalalaenhund Power Member

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    They're not stupid... They're paying for entertainment
     
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    The Web Designer Regular Member

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    So, bad advice is entertaining in some parts of this world.

    I love the idea, though.
     
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    charliebeck666 Newbie

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    Great idea. Fortune tellers, psychics, and the like have been using this method for hundreds of years. :p
    Same applies to most churches - but that's another topic of discussion.
     
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    this is hilarious...
     
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    hameem Elite Member

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    Bad advice should be entertaining in any part of the world where people have a sense of humor and a slight bit of intelligence. A slight bit of intelligence is enough to know both parties are there for fun.
     
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    dombeer Newbie

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    That is so funny. Neat little idea and surprised that people actually pay!
     
  16. farfetchedmoney

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    If you are incredibly rich then I will sit at the feet and listen to your elitist attitude towards lack of sophisticated marketing. Otherwise....
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    He would make a lot of money in Times Square. For real.
     
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    Reminds me of the old 900 'Dial an Insult' type numbers, just given a new twist for the 2010's.
     
  19. waynegm

    waynegm Junior Member

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    ok, next time I will tell him to wear a black hat when he does it.
    Thx for the good advice (I'd send you five dollars if it was bad advice)