I just helped Jack Ma to be slightly richer

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I just helped Jack Ma to be slightly richer

Postby Thinktank » Feb 8th, 2018, 11:26 am

just bought some cheap China stuff from aliexpress just to see if it's any good.

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Now Jack Ma is worth $22 billion, and one dollar more.
Ukraine is broke, and undertook a war on that portion of the country that provided 30% of GDP. Now a draft, for an army, for a war, for a government that will - get this - implement IMF/EU *austerity*.
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Re: I just helped Jack Ma to be slightly richer

Postby Omnitheo » Feb 8th, 2018, 11:58 am

Thinktank wrote:I am going to tell you how I quit the rat race and escaped the cult of materialism. they don't
want you to know this.

Here's what I did. I went out and bought everything I needed, and then quit buying stuff. I ordered
from Amazon. I bought stuff in USA. I looked for sales. Now I am free from the cult of materialism.
I don't need anything else.


Thinktank wrote:just bought some cheap China stuff from aliexpress just to see if it's any good.



Uh huh...
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Re: I just helped Jack Ma to be slightly richer

Postby Fancy » Feb 8th, 2018, 12:00 pm

Guess he hasn't quit buying material stuff like he said he was going to:

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Re: I just helped Jack Ma to be slightly richer

Postby JayByrd » Feb 8th, 2018, 6:43 pm

Fancy wrote:Guess he hasn't quit buying material stuff like he said he was going to:



He didn't quit buying material items, nor did he recently order some cheap junk.

Thinktank's posts are meant as examples, which challenge us to think critically about mass media and consumerism. He would describe it as a social experiment, but it's really just something to make him feel clever.
My fervent hope is that you and your tax dollars will be reunited in the afterlife.

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Re: I just helped Jack Ma to be slightly richer

Postby Fancy » Feb 8th, 2018, 6:54 pm

So that would make it a failed experiment then. No surprise.
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Re: I just helped Jack Ma to be slightly richer

Postby Bsuds » Feb 8th, 2018, 7:05 pm

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Re: I just helped Jack Ma to be slightly richer

Postby Thinktank » Feb 8th, 2018, 7:40 pm

JayByrd wrote:
He didn't quit buying material items,


I tried.

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Buying stuff and waiting a month for it to come from China is a new thing. Usually, people want their stuff right now.
But if Aliexpress can save me money, then I'm willing to give them my VISA number and wait a long time. I will report
back when the stuff comes on if it was worth it.

Anything for a buck is what I always say.



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Re: I just helped Jack Ma to be slightly richer

Postby Fancy » Feb 8th, 2018, 9:33 pm

Oh I love cartoons - when's the next one?

Try Amazon - couple of days and you have your stuff
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Re: I just helped Jack Ma to be slightly richer

Postby foodsmith » Feb 9th, 2018, 11:20 am

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Re: I just helped Jack Ma to be slightly richer

Postby Thinktank » Feb 16th, 2018, 4:36 pm

Good thread. :up: Would read again.

But did you know if you order four things from Jack Ma, they ship four different packages?
I thought they would want to save on freight charges and put everything in one package - but no.

And how can stuff get here in only 14 days from China? how do they do it?

And the quality - good.

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Will buy stuff from China again.
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