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Website of the Day: Things For Sale That I Will Mail You

Do you ever joke around with friends and say things like "If you pay me $5,000, I'll sail to China and back?" I know I have, at least after a beer or two, and now there's actually a legit site that brings fairytale fantasies to fruition.

Things For Sale That I Will Mail You lists personal assignments for artist David Horvitz to achieve, like asking for $2,443 to go to Iceland to find you three things or offering to go to a small Okinawan island for $1,626 to send you an envelope of star sand (this one is my fave). You can donate as much as you like, and once David receives the full amount, he adds the task to his "view all purchases" page. It not only lists all of the adventurous tasks he's fulfilled, but it includes the name of the person who paid for his trip. A very cool idea indeed.

To learn how to post your favorite websites to our Website of the Day group,

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I know that this long list looks scary, but trust me, once you get the hang of it, it'll be a snap the second time around.

  1. First of all, join the Website of the Day group.
  2. Click the pink "Share" menu on the top left side of the page.
  3. Choose "Blog" and "Regular Post."
  4. Give your story a "Title."
  5. Fill in the "Body" with a link to your favorite website and the reasons why you love it.
  6. Click "Next."
  7. Choose the audience for your story to "Website of the Day" in the dropdown menu.
  8. Add keyword(s) (for example mine for this photo was "Website of the Day").
  9. Change channel to "Technology and Gadgets."
  10. Fill in tag field with relevant tags.
  11. Click "I’m done" to submit content.

So join the Website of the Day group and share information about all your favorite sites! Yours just might end up on the geeksugar homepage!

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debdebx3 debdebx3 7 years
My sister just made the mistake of giving this guy $2 in hopes that she can have a little bit of the sand. Then she read the details and it said you have to donate at least $100. This guy is out of his mind.
kcwebgirl kcwebgirl 7 years
i'm always amazed at the ingenuity of people who get us to give them money to live out our dreams. crazy.
nals33 nals33 7 years
He's making money off of us &living a dream life! That's not fair! lol I'll keep my money, save it &take myself to Okinawa &find that island &send myself some star sand..all by myself! lol (I really wouldn't mind goin to Okinawa again.. :P )
pinkmystic pinkmystic 7 years
Well that's one way to pay your way thru college.
ceark ceark 7 years
I think it's pretty clever. and yes, artschool is rather expensive.
ceark ceark 7 years
I think it's pretty clever.and yes, artschool is rather expensive.
Kaizykat Kaizykat 7 years
It's silly, but I'm sure he's making good money off of it!
loopymoi loopymoi 7 years
I don't think I've ever seen anything like this before.
supercharger5150 supercharger5150 7 years
doesn't seem fair.
supercharger5150 supercharger5150 7 years
doesn't seem fair.
TidalWave TidalWave 7 years
this is silly
TidalWave TidalWave 7 years
this is silly
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