A Geek With Guns

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A Fool and His Money

You know what they say, a fool and his money are quickly departed. Take this example for instance. It’s an application that alerts you when there are lightening lightning strikes in your area and it only costs $5.99!

Of course the article also brings up the fact a whole 58 people are killed (on average) every year by lightening lightning. The population of the United States is 307,006,550 according to Google meaning .0000188921051% of the population of the United States are killed each year (on average) by lightening lightning.

With a risk that tiny who the Hell is going to buy a shitty $5.99 app?

EDIT 2010-08-18 22:02: Proof reading is important just remember that. And no matter how many times you use the closely spelled but completely incorrect word it doesn’t make it right. Thanks for pointing it out Linoge.

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Written by Christopher Burg

August 18, 2010 at 9:00 am

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  1. Making them skinnier kills 58 people a year!?

    Suck! ;)

    Linoge

    August 18, 2010 at 4:54 pm

    • Well it doesn’t physically kill them. See generally lightening them involves putting them on a vegetarian diet. It’s really more of a death of the soul.

      Christopher Burg

      August 18, 2010 at 9:06 pm


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