[rescue] Cluesticks (was Mounting and Dumping)

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at yahoo.com
Sun Jan 25 23:29:02 CST 2004

--- Bill Bradford <mrbill at mrbill.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 25, 2004 at 10:08:32PM -0500, Patrick Giagnocavo
> +1.717.201.3366 wrote:
> > We need a little more of that here in the USA.
> We needed a little bit more of "no, thats a stupid fucking idea" back
> in '98-99 or so.  ALL THOSE DUMB STARTUPS.  I think the worst one I
> heard about was a guy who wanted to sell carpet over the Internet,
> and have it drop- shipped to the customer.

My favorite question during the "boom" years: Host on CNBC asked the
CEO of Dollar stores if they had plans to go on the internet and sell.

The CEO just looked at the host with a blank face and said: "No."

Asking for money for a stupid startup is OK, it is giving your money to
a stupid startup that is so "sub-optimal"


"I am not into examining other peoples' dumps..." - Sheldon T. Hall

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