Selling a baby? Here's how not to do it!

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26 May 2008, 7:29 pm

http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/0805 ... _ebay_baby

:roll: EBAY!?! If you're evil enough to sell your baby, at least sell them at the black market or something instead of selling it for a EURO :x :evil: :x



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26 May 2008, 7:56 pm

When I was a kid I wanted to sell my brother. I would take him around through the neighborhood yard sales with a free sign attached to his shirt until my mom tracked us down and put me in a time-out. I admitt that was a horrible thing to do, but looking back on it I laugh. I'm sure if the internet was around then I would have tried to sell him on Ebay, but I was only a kid. This adult selling a baby for a euro is insane and stupid. Even if it was a joke it was pretty dumb. Although I probably would have bought the baby just to get it away from it's crazy parents.


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27 May 2008, 2:53 pm

:lol: morons! Although, is it a lot worse than shoving them in ridiculous outfits and taking pictures of them? :lol:

http://www.theonion.com/content/video/r ... _s_parents <-- link to the Onion article on out-sourcing childcare overseas (seemed satirical at the time; now very close to the bone!)



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27 May 2008, 3:24 pm

It depends on what you mean by ridiculous outfits. If it's something that's "cute" (even if it isn't), then it's not the worse thing in the world, but if it's like an outfit of raw meat, that would be really cruel.



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28 May 2008, 4:25 pm

Just goes to show some people's sense of cruel humor.



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28 May 2008, 5:25 pm

Aw, must have been an ugly child cause no one bade anything.


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28 May 2008, 7:08 pm

I wouldn't have bid in fear of being arrested



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29 May 2008, 12:43 pm

There was a similar case this week, except the couple posted on craigslist, asking for $10,000. They said it was a hoax--now if they didn't actually have the baby I could see the joke, but they did:

http://www.canada.com/theprovince/news/ ... a8ac9fa83c



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30 May 2008, 2:24 pm

ebec11 wrote:
I wouldn't have bid in fear of being arrested


I'd say that was the reason no one placed a bid. The auction did not get any bids at all.


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