eBay Nutcase of the Week: Person pays $10,000 for digital picture of a "seven legged spider"


The beginning of this story is mildly amusing. An Australian man called David Thorne attempted to pay an outstanding bill of $233.95 by sending the utility company a drawing of a spider he made on his computer – which he valued at precisely $233.95.

The utility company replied to his email in a very serious manner, saying it was “unable to accept drawings as payment” and a whole heap of internet hilarity entailed as the conversation between David and the poor admin assistant was beamed around the internet.

Then things start to officially go TOO FAR. David Thorne gave his spider…