Tiny Fish tank scam!

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Here’s a really tiny aquaponic garden. Stick a plant in there and it’ll supposedly be fertalized by the fish poop.

The first thing I’m sure you’ve noticed is that the “tank” part is way too small to comfortably house anything larger than a SeaMonkey. This is basically a fish killer.

However, that’s not why this is here.

Both in the text, and in the video, these guys claim to have invented this device, but not yet begun manufacturing.

Very strange. Then why can I do this?

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(There are a lot more. I just got bored of taking screenshots.)

He’s not an inventor at all! He’s just a reseller!

If I wanted to buy mass produced crap from some random reseller, I could go to Etsy.com! (Zing!)

But wait, there’s more!

I really wish I could take credit for this next piece of detective work, but no dice. The credit goes to this observant project commenter :
For all backers - I would be wary of this project. The project creator had another project that turned out to be a scam... I recognized his voice in the video. Just a heads up. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/75321040/free-roll-machined-gamers-dice/comments


The comment thread on this one is great.

The project owners try to answer questions about how they’re making the dice, and quickly reveil that they don’t have the first clue how these things are made!

At one point they talk about making the silicone mold for the CNC process! (The whole point of CNC is that you don’t need molds.)

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She thinks she has a book deal.

I HAVE A BOOK DEAL

You’ve got a book deal! Congratula- wait. You need six thousand dollars?

I think there’s been a misunderstanding here. Let me diagram this out for you.

Sorry, lady, but if a publisher is asking you for money they’re not really a publisher. At best they might be a vanity press, at worse they’ll just disappear with your money.

Anyway, let’s listen to her video :

I believe I am a best-selling author. I have wrote a ten-thousand page book about coming out of bondage of things that have a stronghold on us.

TEN-THOUSAND PAGES?!? Holy crap! I’ve got to diagram this out again.

This is a truly record-breaking book! Amazing. No wonder the “publisher” wants so much money, they’ll have to cut down a whole forest to print it!

Wait a minute.

Oh, Maybe she meant to say “Ten-thousand words“. That’s not a novel! That’s a term paper!

So what we have here is a woman that is being scammed by a vanity press, who needs money to print her book, which is either a record breaking 10,000 pages long, or about 35 pages long.

That’s more than a little sad, actually.

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