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If you had a few extra bucks, what would you spend it on? 
 
Before you answer, keep in mind I don’t want it to be anything practical.  It should be something frivolous.
 
Come up with anything?
 
Here are some of my suggestions with the pros and cons included:
 
  1. A giant swimming pool filled with chocolate pudding.  Pro: Delicious.  Con: Mom always said you should wait a half hour before swimming. Therefore I’ve created a catch 22.
  2. Build a casino with chimpanzees as the dealers.  Pro: I think chimps have the bad habit of hitting on 19 in Blackjack.  Cons: They might throw feces when they lose.
  3. Have the Victoria Secret fashion show take place in your living room.  Pro: Super models are walking through your living room in lingerie. Con: They probably still won’t talk to you.
  4. Buy a Bugatti Veyron sports car.  Pro: You own one of the most high-end sports car ever made.  Con: Simon Cowell owns one and do you really want to have something in common with that d-bag?
 
The reason I’m even bringing this ridiculous topic? Jeff Bezos (the creator of Amazon.com) is having a giant grandfather clock built on the side of a mountain in West Texas.   It will cost $42 million.  Bezos is worth about $18 billion so it's like you or me splurging on a new sofa for the living room. This story comes from the Wall Street Journal, which says Bezos is calling it the "10,000 Year Clock."   
 
A few questions come to mind.  First, will he be able to return it if it doesn’t run for 10-thousand years?  Second, doesn’t he have a wristwatch or at least a clock on his phone?
 
 
 


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