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How to make money from something stupid

By Tony Hicks
Friday, August 21st, 2009 at 2:15 pm in Uncategorized.

A man in Everett, Washington, has designed jeans with eyes below the butt, so they wink at you when someone walks.

William A. Jones was watching some woman’s rear end when the idea came to him. For most of us, the last thing we’re thinking about are winking eyeballs when checking out a woman’s backside (which I would never do because I’m married and all). He then tested the idea on a pair of his daughter’s pants – which sort of enters the creepy zone, but we’ll give him a mulligan because it was done in the name of profit. This is America, after all. Then – Voila – Winkers were¬†born.¬†

You’re right. Of course it’s stupid. Instead of winking, it looks like someone’s eyes rolling up into their head after they’ve been shot. But (pun sort of intended) this is how some fearless yabos with no shame make money. Remember, someone in the 70s thought it was a good idea to put rocks in boxes and sell them. Millions of dollars later, everyone had a Pet Rock. It’s that sort of stupidity that makes this country great.

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One Response to “How to make money from something stupid”

  1. Auntie Says:

    It appears you need a rather large “canvas” for them to work

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