Harry Potter Gags On eToys

from the no-thanks dept

Okay, forget everything we said yesterday about Harry Potter’s publishing company buying eToys. That was a mean joke played by someone who has no authority apparently. Scholastic is backing out and claims it’s too expensive – which is an interesting explanation considering they’re the ones who bid that amount in the first place! It’s an auction. You don’t bid one price and then back out afterwards because it was “too expensive”. Apparently whoever ran the auction didn’t learn from Priceline’s rule. You get their credit card before they bid…

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