|Show me the money!
||[Feb. 21st, 2001|07:58 pm]
ahze's suggestion earlier, I've decided to make my "Give me money" page..... check it out. Just think --- if I could get 50,000 to give me a dollar or two, that's like .... a lot of burgers.After |
If you're feeling like you have too much money, feel free to go give it to me. Hehehe.
hahah, if you get hooked up on this, i'm gonna be your new best friend :P
i'm curious tho, what's the "best value" in the 15 dollar donation??? ;P
It's supposed to be funny. :-)
Brad, you god damn bum, work for your money like the rest of us. :)
oh damn, thats a good idea.
why don't you hurry up, make some money, then come over here for dinner. :P
Hahaha I'm sooooo generous....me and my 2 bucks ^_^
2001-02-21 09:18 pm (UTC)
I am jealous!
oh , you are evil! you already have 9$! That is 4 times more money than I made in over a year that you made in 10min!
I should get some cut here! 75% should do it O=)
2001-02-22 02:08 pm (UTC)
And you came up with this whole thing? Interesting to say the least... I can send you money how?
2001-02-21 09:28 pm (UTC)
I don't know, I think this makes you a sell-out(or something). I mean sure, it's kinda of cool and funny that you could do nothing more than create a page that says "give me money" to get money. It just seems kind of...I don't know...arrogant. The only reason you can succed in this is because you have made a name for yourself(which is cool, don't get me wrong). Thousands of people know who you are because you've done some really cool shit and made a name for yourself. By asking for payment you kind of take away all that made it what it is, made you what you are. Look at me, I have power. Look at me use my power to get what I want. The great ones never ask for recogniztion type of thing. I don't know, maybe my explanation wasn't clear. I clicked on your site and it felt like it should have big bold letters across the top that said "I SOLD OUT." But, maybe it's just me. Good luck.
2001-02-21 10:00 pm (UTC)
I suppose you could liken it to any celebrity.. I mean, we (indirectly) give celebrities money.. when they do good work. We go see their movies, or buy their book, or buy their action figure, or whatever. We give them money because they give us something in return. This is how the world works.
But to just walk up to Brad Pitt and say "Hey, you've made a name for yourself. You deserve $50.00" is ridiculous. And $50.00 is pocket change to a guy like that anyway, just as $2.00 is pocket change to Brad.
Basically what's wrong with it is it supports the notion that you can do nothing and get paid for it. The Mexicans have futily been thinking this might work for years, and look how far it got them.
2001-02-21 10:15 pm (UTC)
You gave him $10! It has your name up there twice!
2001-02-21 10:25 pm (UTC)
heh heh heh
dude, brad, you gotta like, start one of these pages up for me. ::grins::
H A R !
I am willing to donate $2 for every $10 you get if you spend the money on a long vacation...
Hey, I'm thinking I'm going to drive down to the bay area with a couple friends this spring break.... in a couple weeks. So yeah, I'll be getting a vacation. We'll have to hang out when I come down.
After all, if you don't ask you don't get!
But regrettably, I'm only paid monthly in Hell and underpaid at that, so you may have to wait a bit for a contribution from MinkiLand ^_^