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Here's proof that people will spend mad cash on just about anything for their pets.  Gregg Miller of Boston won an Ig Nobel award (laugh then think) for selling fake balls for neutered dogs.

Great quote... "Considering my parents thought I was an idiot when I was a kid, this is a great honor."


Posted by sedgemonkey @ 10/7/2005 09:32  |    5

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OMGFossil (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 10/8/2005 03:03
If I were neutered I would be pretty pissed to find out the spares don't really work

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halfliquid (Level 1 Private) @ 10/7/2005 22:09
Aww, come on. If you were a neutered dog, you would like to have a spare set around!

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OMGFossil (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 10/7/2005 20:38
yeah I was in an MSN convo discussing this.

".toast.stalker.cyko.~I.S.M. says:
PEACE: a young man who goes by the internet alias of supersuit organized a circle jerk for world unity
.toast.stalker.cyko.~I.S.M. says:
i can so win"

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sedgemonkey (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 10/7/2005 15:40

The Ig Nobel is not the same thing as the Nobel Peace Prize. It's more of a goof.

http://www.improb.com/ig/what-are.html


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me7356 (Level 4 Murderer) @ 10/7/2005 15:08
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Wow. Some people are reeeaaally stupid for inventing such things, and others are reeeaaally stupid for buying them, but the dumbest of all are the ones who nominate them for the Nobel Peace Prize.
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