eBay Nutcase of the Week: The alleged last bag of Woolworths Pic 'N' Mix can be yours

Gary Cutlack Intellectual Property, Internet, Retail, Web 2.0, Websites, Weirdness Leave a Comment


If you missed out on the thrilling, frenzied, staff-assaulting, dignity-sapping, blatant and aggressive looting of the once-proud Woolworths brand over Christmas and the New Year, there’s still time to get yourself a bit of Woolies history.

Enterprising store manager Ed Adams, of the Petts Wood branch in Orpington, London, decided to nick/liberate the last remaining scraps from his branch’s Pic ‘N’ Mix display counter – an 800g selection of “delicious nostalgia” he’s now put up for sale on eBay…

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eBay Nutcase of the Week: Woman sells cheating husband's condom wrapper and "the tart's knickers"

Gary Cutlack Apparel, Internet, Web 2.0, Websites, Weirdness 4 Comments


A spurned wife is currently selling a photograph of a pair of knickers she found in her bed, along with a “small” condom wrapper her husband foolishly left behind as evidence of his adultery.

The angry lady’s listing originally offered the actual knickers, but was taken down due to eBay laws regarding the selling of used underwear. An eBay spokesman said “We let her know about the policy and instead she’s now selling a photograph of the offending knickers…”

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eBay Nutcase of the Week: Man wants £744,000 for half his future earnings

Gary Cutlack Digital Music, Intellectual Property, Internet, Web 2.0, Weirdness Leave a Comment


Following the hot, international news sensation that was the life-selling nutcase, we brings news of a new eBay nutcase.

The nutcase in question is 33-year-old Canadian musician Ashley MacIssac, who rather worryingly decalred himself bankrupt in 2000, and has stuck his potential future earnings up for auction. And he wants quite a bit of money…

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