Monday, December 17, 2007

Dad sells son's Christmas present after catching him smoking pot and nets $8910

Man! I bet that kid felt stupid. As a parent I know the joy of finding the perfect gift and then not to be able to give it to give it to the kid is heartbreaking, though making a huge profit I'm sure helps to mend his broken heart :-)

After catching his 15-year-old smoking pot, a father sold the hard-to-get "Guitar Hero III" video game he bought his son for 90 dollars for Christmas at an online auction, fetching 9,000 dollars.

The sale took place after the father spent two weeks searching for the video game for the Nintendo Wii gameboard.

"So I was so relieved in that I had finally got the Holy Grail of Christmas presents pretty much just in the nick of time. I couldn't wait to spread the jubilance to my son," the father wrote on the eBay website.

"Then, yesterday, I came home from work early and what do I find? My innocent little boy smoking pot in the back yard with two of his delinquent friends."

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"I am still considering getting him a game for his Nintendo. Maybe something like Barbie as the Island Princess or Dancing with the Stars ... I know he will just love them,"
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