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Fragger

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#1 12 years ago

Would you buy goggles for your dog? An add for a buck per pixel? Well, sounds stupid but it's not. http://weirdtechnewshub.blogspot.com/2006/07/top-10-dumbest-online-business-ideas.html




CyberRaptor

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#2 12 years ago
7. PositivesDating.com
How would you like to go on a date with an HIV positive person? Paul Graves and Brandon Koechlin thought that someone would, so they created a dating site for HIV positive folks last year. Projected 2006 sales are $110,000, and the two hope to have 50,000 members by their two-year mark.

That's actually not a bad idea. Just because people get HIV doesn't mean they'll necessarily want to give up on sex. This way, they can hook up with other HIV positive individuals and will thereby reduce the risk of further spreading the disease. Everyone's a winner.




*Soviet.Power

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#3 12 years ago
1000000 pixels, charge a dollar per pixel – that’s perhaps the dumbest idea for online business anyone could have possible come up with. Still, Alex Tew, a 21-year-old who came up with the idea, is now a millionaire.

That's not that dumb. That website offers a great advertising oppertunity for businesses, even though they have to pay a lot of money for enough space to advertise.




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#4 12 years ago
*Soviet.PowerThat's not that dumb. That website offers a great advertising oppertunity for businesses, even though they have to pay a lot of money for enough space to advertise.

Actually, considering how high-profile that website has become, that's pretty damned cheap for advertising. Of course, the only problem is that the website has no content, so the number of visitors it receives will drop off monumentally now that it's run its course...

Anyway, my personal favourite from that list just has to be LaserMonks.com. Made me chuckle... Cistercian monks providing office supplies! Who'd have thunk it?!




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#5 12 years ago

This almost makes me think that some of my ideas would probably work.

Who wants to buy some of the rubbish I have in my room?




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#6 12 years ago

That idea's been done already. Link




-DarthMaul-

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#7 12 years ago

wtf, antenna balls? lol I have never seen those around..

My favourite dumb business on the list is the fake plastic wishbones hahaha.




colonel_bob

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#8 12 years ago

Fark.com for the win.




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#9 12 years ago

Look at this. http://cgi.ebay.com/Air-Guitar_W0QQitemZ250008986438QQihZ015QQcategoryZ621QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem The annoying thing is, people actually buy these.




colonel_bob

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#10 12 years ago
Cloak RaidersLook at this. http://cgi.ebay.com/Air-Guitar_W0QQitemZ250008986438QQihZ015QQcategoryZ621QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem The annoying thing is, people actually buy these.

I wouldn't buy it without a picture, I know that for sure.