How dumb is really dumb?
A woman from South Carolina was looking to score a sweet deal on an iPad, but what she got instead was a block of wood with a photo of an iPad pasted to the top.
Ms. Ashley Mcdowell, from Spartanburg, South Carolina was purchasing dinner from a local McDonald’s when she was approached by two men in the parking lot, who wanted to sell her either an iPad or a laptop.
While showing her a brand new iPad, the men explained that they had purchased the iPads in bulk, and were now selling them for the discounted price of $300 from the trunk of their rimless Impala. McDowell explained that she only had $180 in cash with her, and the men generously agreed to accept the money.
The men handed her a Fed Ex box, and rather than checking it out at the scene, McDowell drove home. When she opened the box, she didn’t find an iPad – instead, she found a piece of wood that had been painted black and decorated with an Apple logo.
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Two clichés that come readily to mind are, you get what you pay for and if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
/just unbelievably stupid
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