Man loses his life savings on a carnival game but wins giant rasta banana.

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  1. soulx
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    http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/05/01/man-loses-life-savings-playing-carnival-game-wins-giant-banana/

    That shit is bananas!
     
  2. DinohScene

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    Another reason not to go to carnivals.

    Expensive banana plush ._.
     
  3. Hyro-Sama

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    I'm sure if he could get Snoop Lion to sign the Banana he could make his life savings back through eBay.
     
  4. Foxi4

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    Gambling... It makes what's worst about us surface... That's terrible, just tragic... :(



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  5. Xuphor

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    I could have sworn I saw this before, but I guess it was on another site.

    Anyway, 4chan was trying to buy the banana off him for $2600, kind o the same thing they did with those beyblade kids that destroyed a bathtub, and had to sell them on ebay. Not sure where the thread for that is though, and I'm not going to search 4chan for it.
     
  6. Chary

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    That...is terrible. I mean, sheesh. $2600 on a carnival game?
     
  7. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    "A fool and his money are soon parted, but the fool gets a bitchin' banana." - Benjamin Franklin
     
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  8. emigre

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    He looks fucking cheerful.
     
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    I didn't think a banana plush could look stoned, but...that photo proves me wrong.
     
  10. Eerpow

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    While $2600 is a lot of money (on a giant rasta banana no less), writing "life savings" make it sound a lot more dramatic, it's not like he's homeless or anything now.

    Wait USN? It's not even a slow news week...
     
  11. Clydefrosch

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    i didnt know you could play double or nothing on a carnival tossing game...
     
  12. narutofan777

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    dis man is a fool. :blink:
     
  13. Rizsparky

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    Worth it! Who woudnt gamble away their entire life savings on a rasta banana!
     
  14. Ikki

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    I'd much rather have a giant banana than a Kinect.
     
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    Not to sound like a snob or anything, but did anyone else laugh at the "he went home to get the rest of his savings" part?
     
  16. frogboy

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    I find the banana prize quite ironic in this situation. He truly went bananas.
     
  17. Black-Ice

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    I pity the fool.
     
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  19. Kouen Hasuki

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    Someone must have seen this man coming, I mean you cant be too bright if you are willing to loose $2600 on a $100 item xD

    But! I may have worked it out... The person at the Carnival running the game may have been a chick... which could explain it as he was thinking with his "Banana"
     
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    YOUR AVATAR :rofl2: