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Show me the money! [Feb. 21st, 2001|07:58 pm]
Brad Fitzpatrick
After 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.

If you're feeling like you have too much money, feel free to go give it to me. Hehehe.
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[User Picture]From: solace
2001-02-21 07:58 pm (UTC)

LMAO

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
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[User Picture]From: bradfitz
2001-02-21 08:00 pm (UTC)

Re: LMAO

It's supposed to be funny. :-)
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[User Picture]From: nighthawk
2001-02-21 08:01 pm (UTC)
Brad, you god damn bum, work for your money like the rest of us. :)
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[User Picture]From: bradfitz
2001-02-21 08:06 pm (UTC)

Re:

heh, that's boring.
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[User Picture]From: angelicdestiny
2001-02-21 08:24 pm (UTC)
oh damn, thats a good idea.
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[User Picture]From: blythe
2001-02-21 08:27 pm (UTC)
why don't you hurry up, make some money, then come over here for dinner. :P
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[User Picture]From: bradfitz
2001-02-21 08:28 pm (UTC)

Re:

free food!

i'm there.
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From: opiummmm
2001-02-21 08:56 pm (UTC)
Hahaha I'm sooooo generous....me and my 2 bucks ^_^
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From: ahze
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=)
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From: (Anonymous)
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?

~Lucky
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[User Picture]From: eli
2001-02-21 09:28 pm (UTC)

Hmmmm

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.
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[User Picture]From: erik
2001-02-21 10:00 pm (UTC)

Re: Hmmmm

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.
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[User Picture]From: muerte
2001-02-21 10:10 pm (UTC)
$5? I gave you $5?
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[User Picture]From: erik
2001-02-21 10:15 pm (UTC)
You gave him $10! It has your name up there twice!
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[User Picture]From: mrwiz
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 !
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[User Picture]From: insomnia
2001-02-22 12:01 am (UTC)
I am willing to donate $2 for every $10 you get if you spend the money on a long vacation...

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[User Picture]From: bradfitz
2001-02-22 12:03 am (UTC)

Re:

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.
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[User Picture]From: perigune
2001-02-23 08:52 am (UTC)

Cute idea...

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 ^_^
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