X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Woman Buys Wooden iPad for $180

by Conner Flynn
Advertisement

You know the old saying, Don’t take any wooden nickels? Well, you shouldn’t get suckered into buying a wooden iPad for $180 either.


Sometimes I don’t know what is wrong with people. They are so desperate to not pay full price for an i-Gadget that they get ripped off. Take this story for instance.

This 22 year old woman is in a McDonald’s parking lot, when two guys approach her, offering to sell her an iPad, which was in a FedEx box. They wanted $300. Did she ask to see it first before offering money for it? No. Instead, she offered $180 and these guys took her up on the offer.

Well, big surprise, when she opened the box she discovered a piece of wood with black tape around the edges. On the back was a large Apple logo. It even had a fake screen printed on it, with icons and everything.

The moral of this story is simple: Don’t be stupid. All she had to do was ask to have a look. This ended up costing taxpayers some money too, because the police investigated it. They should have just left it alone. Stupid ends up costing us all.

[via The Smoking Gun]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Mount St. Helens Is About to Blow Up

Mount St. Helens Is About to Blow Up

Parks Project National Park Caps

Parks Project National Park Caps

Robot Dog Obstacle Course

Robot Dog Obstacle Course

Advertisement
Nissan Navara Dark Sky Concept Is an Observatory on Wheels

Nissan Navara Dark Sky Concept Is an Observatory on Wheels

Some Chevy Colorados Deploying Airbags While Off-Roading

Some Chevy Colorados Deploying Airbags While Off-Roading

Race Driver Takes Rental Van to Nürburgring to Break a Record

Race Driver Takes Rental Van to Nürburgring to Break a Record