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This is pretty funny, but the more I thought about it, the more I think it's ingenious.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260148596999

This product has a decent market to the wanna teenager buying stickers and emblems for their car.

In addition, this product will probably actually pass as the real thing to the casual eye.
 

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Re: Ingenious... wasn't sure if this should be in the funnies or

Haha, wow...that is genius! This definitely creates a whole new market for products of a similar nature.
 

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Re: Ingenious... wasn't sure if this should be in the funnies or

I'm not going to say squat. Right when I get done laughing insulting the guy, he'll probably get a plug on Oprah and be selling 250,000 of them a week.
 

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Re: Ingenious... wasn't sure if this should be in the funnies or

OMG I saw that over at LP or TL ... if the guy sells 20,000 its really a sad state of affairs for our country .... almost as bad as "I personally believe, that people can't find America on a map, because U.S. Americans don't have access to maps, and that in the Iraq, we shoud help South Africa, such as, therefore, because the Asian countries too...."
 

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Re: Ingenious... wasn't sure if this should be in the funnies or

Did you see the questions they were asking the seller?

My fave is the guy who wants to buy 2 (wants a discount), so he can mount one on the roof, and another inside the car-- so it looks like he has one when he sits inside!

WOW!

:iamwithstupid:

Sheesh. And I thought the guys who bought Lexus tags for their Toyotas were bad.

-Russ H.
 

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Re: Ingenious... wasn't sure if this should be in the funnies or

OMG I saw that over at LP or TL ...

Thinking about putting one on the Lambo? :smx9:
 

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Re: Ingenious... wasn't sure if this should be in the funnies or

My Lambo doesn't have a top ... its been tossed aside in the garage, behind the toolbox with all the scorpions.
 

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Re: Ingenious... wasn't sure if this should be in the funnies or

Some great questions from the auction... I love how the guy actually answers them all.

Q: What is this magnetic technology? so is it a sticker or a magnet?
A: It´s a magnet and a sticker so it can stick better to the car.

Q: Is this the kind of sunroof that slides back or only pops up?
A: This sunroof is only ornamental, it´s a sticker that gives your car the look of a real sunroof, but it doesn´t slides back or pops up.

Q: Does the product come with instructions on how to cut the hole in the car roof?
A: This sunroof is ornamental, it is only a layer of stickers that attaches to your car, without any holes and gives the car the appearance of a sunroof.

(My favorite - if you're a car forum buff)
Q: how much horsepower does this add?
A: The self adhesive sunroof doesn´t add any horsepower to the car.

Q: How does the sun get thru the roof?
A: The sun won´t get thru the roof, because the self adhesive sunroof is a sticker that gives your car the look of a real sunroof, but you don´t make a hole to the car.

Q: can I get away with only buying one, for two cars... and switch which one I put it on depending on my mood?
A: Once you install the sunroof if you take it off, the sunroof won´t damage your car, but it will not be able to use on another car, this is for prevent burglars to steal it.:smilielol:

Q: my car does not have an anti lock braking system - i am interested in an abs light for my dash - i cannot afford nor am i interested in the actual braking benefits of an abs system - i am solely interested in tricking people into thinking my car is safer than it is. do you or are you looking into prototyping this product - it seems like its up your alley.
A: We are working on new ideas, thank you.
 

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Re: Ingenious... wasn't sure if this should be in the funnies or

Heck ya, Jesse.

I'd bet you could even buy Lambo tags for your Toyota! ;)

-Russ H.
 

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Re: Ingenious... wasn't sure if this should be in the funnies or

I honestly can't remember looking at a car and saying "Wow, that sunroof looks great". I actually prefer the clean look of no sunroof.
 

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Re: Ingenious... wasn't sure if this should be in the funnies or

I honestly can't remember looking at a car and saying "Wow, that sunroof looks great". I actually prefer the clean look of no sunroof.
Well, there ya go. Another great business idea.

Just email the guy, and he'll probably come out with a kit that paints over a sunroof, for people who don't like 'em! :rolleyes:

-Russ H.
 

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