Properly, that backfired.
A person who listed his girlfriend on the market on eBay as a prank was shocked when the bids reached over $119,000 inside 24 hours.
Dale Leeks, who lives in London, “wished to have fun” so he thought it might be humorous to record his girlfriend of 1 yr, Kelly Greaves, on the public sale web site, CTV Information studies.
He described her situation as “for components or not working” and wrote that she “begins OK however after that there’s a continuing whining noise that I can’t appear to cease. Bodywork is pretty tidy however shut up exhibits indicators of damage. No severe injury however you’ll be able to see that she’s been used.
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“Please [bear] in thoughts when bidding she’s 37 years outdated. Principally very first thing within the morning she may be very temperamental, as soon as warmed up the whining noise lessens however I might be mendacity if I mentioned it goes away utterly. The rear finish leaks a bit however nothing that may’t be plugged.
“Any presents thought-about…could be taken with a component trade with a youthful mannequin. Bought as seen, no returns.”
When Leeks confirmed the itemizing to Greaves, she went together with the prank, considering nobody would see it. However when the couple went to dinner that evening, Leeks’ cellular phone began “going loopy” with a whole bunch of bids and crude messages from events all over the world.
“I believed, ‘Oh no, what have I executed?” Leeks advised CTV Information.
The advert was eliminated by eBay after 24 hours for violating the web site’s coverage in opposition to promoting human physique components or stays, however not earlier than being seen 81,000 instances.
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Whereas Leeks admits he wouldn’t have really offered his girlfriend, when the bids began growing, he joked, “I might have been fairly unhappy to see [her] go, nevertheless it wouldn’t have been so unhappy ‘trigger I might have been crying in my Ferrari or my Lamborghini.”
For her half, Greaves mentioned perhaps it might’ve labored out as a result of “if the brand new proprietor had that sort of cash, then she was going to have a greater high quality of life.”