Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Barter Meister Meister Barter

This certainly eclipses any kind of trade I've made in my life to date. Even trading in the stock options from my last employer resulted in a gain that was less than a typical down payment.
Man Trades Items From Paper Clip to House By BRIAN BERGSTEIN, AP Kyle MacDonald started his quest last July with an ad on Craigslist.org

(July 10) - Taking a paper clip and turning it into a house sounds like a cheesy magic trick or a phony instance of resourcefulness on the 1980s TV show "MacGyver."

Kyle MacDonald, however, has pulled it off.

One year ago, the 26-year-old blogger from Montreal set out to barter one red paper clip for something and that thing for something else, over and over again until he had a house...

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1 comment:

ab said...

this story is amazing.