Last night, I was playing a Shitty Mobile Puzzle Game and it offered to let me skip a puzzle for some small but nonzero amount of money.

Today, I discovered this thing where Google tried letting people subscribe to not see ads:

Now I'm just reflecting on the sheer bizarreness of an industry where you pay companies to not do things.


walking up to people and making obnoxious dumb noises at them and offering to stop for $5

(startup or performance art? why not both?)

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