Parents attempt to sell baby on eBay



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25.05.2008 - 05:31
Insineratehymn
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I couldn't resist posting this.

sauce: http://www.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/europe/05/24/ebay.baby.ap/index.html?iref=mpstoryview

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BERLIN, Germany (AP) -- Authorities in southern Germany said Saturday that they have taken custody of a 7-month-old boy after his parents posted an ad on eBay offering to sell him for one euro, the equivalent of $1.57.

Peter Hieber, a spokesman for police in the Bavarian town of Krumbach, said the baby was placed in the care of youth services in the southwestern Allgaeu region, although the child's 23-year-old mother insisted that the ad was only a joke.

Authorities have launched an investigation into possible child trafficking against the baby's mother and 24-year-old father, neither of whom was identified.

"Offering my nearly new baby for sale, as it has gotten too loud. It is a male baby, nearly 28 inches (70 cm) long and can be used either in a baby carrier or a stroller," police quoted the ad as reading.

No offers were made for the child in the two hours and 30 minutes the ad was posted on Tuesday. EBay later deleted the posting but assisted police in tracking down the parents.

Several people who saw the ad alerted police.


I don't know whether to be amused or offended. Thoughts?
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25.05.2008 - 05:39
Dangerboner
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Germans are brutal.
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25.05.2008 - 19:24
GT
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Haha that's good fun...amazing what you can sell in that place
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25.05.2008 - 19:46
Lucas
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I would have bought the baby for the lulz.
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25.05.2008 - 19:59
Thrashette
That's so funny and sad at the same time.
Some people are taking this way too seriously. The parents DID say that it was a joke, even though that's not exactly good humour.
Poor baby... his parents tried to sell him and no one was willing to spend 1 euro on him
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25.05.2008 - 20:12
Bararey
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haha, yeah I read this news in our local paper this morning, I'm hoping it was just a hoax/a bad joke and there was no real baby involved
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25.05.2008 - 20:18
Stalker
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Damn, I hope that parents' asses were properly kicked... What a world...
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26.05.2008 - 00:56
Insineratehymn
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Written by Lucas on 25.05.2008 at 19:46

I would have bought the baby for the lulz.

I went onto eBay and bought a baby for the lulz. I didn't know it was real, until I got reports from others that it was. It was a real baby that was being sold by its parents for one dollar.
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26.05.2008 - 01:28
Varegan
Hamranakara
sometimes i really cant understand these people, I can gladly kill them with a blunt brick I also prefer to kill my kid insted of selling him for 1$
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26.05.2008 - 01:47
selken
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Written by Varegan on 26.05.2008 at 01:28

sometimes i really cant understand these people, I can gladly kill them with a blunt brick I also prefer to kill my kid insted of selling him for 1$


You can give him/her to an orphan.

and I also would like to kick those parents' asses, but killing a kid is not the right thing, they don't are responsible for our lacking of condoms xD
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26.05.2008 - 01:54
Varegan
Hamranakara
Written by selken on 26.05.2008 at 01:47

Written by Varegan on 26.05.2008 at 01:28

sometimes i really cant understand these people, I can gladly kill them with a blunt brick I also prefer to kill my kid insted of selling him for 1$


You can give him/her to an orphan.

and I also would like to kick those parents' asses, but killing a kid is not the right thing, they don't are responsible for our lacking of condoms xD

I give him/her to an orphan and they will feel his/her mind with religious nonesence shits!!! my child is my child, I wont give it up alive!!! dont persist
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26.05.2008 - 03:45
selken
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Written by Varegan on 26.05.2008 at 01:54

Written by selken on 26.05.2008 at 01:47

Written by Varegan on 26.05.2008 at 01:28

sometimes i really cant understand these people, I can gladly kill them with a blunt brick I also prefer to kill my kid insted of selling him for 1$


You can give him/her to an orphan.

and I also would like to kick those parents' asses, but killing a kid is not the right thing, they don't are responsible for our lacking of condoms xD

I give him/her to an orphan and they will feel his/her mind with religious nonesence shits!!! my child is my child, I wont give it up alive!!! dont persist


that's a very good point xD xD I rather die instead of getting into religious shit.... xD
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26.05.2008 - 13:42
-tom-
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I'd say the police were retarded for taking this obvious joke seriously but read the comments in this thread.
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26.05.2008 - 13:46
Smurfophagist
It seems that the father of the baby found a way how to have fun and also make money.
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26.05.2008 - 14:14
Valentin B
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it's obviously a really bad joke... come on, who in the hell would buy a baby on e-bay and even try to get away with it?
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26.05.2008 - 17:28
Marcel Hubregtse
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Written by -tom- on 26.05.2008 at 13:42

I'd say the police were retarded for taking this obvious joke seriously but read the comments in this thread.


Exactly.

And what I find even more worrying about the police and state is that they force the parents tol be examied by a psychiatrist.
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01.06.2008 - 07:57
LeChron James
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at the obvious joke, i laugh

though i think requiring that the parents be evaluated is a bit excessive.
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10.08.2008 - 13:36
Oracle
Orcinus
OMG thats sooo wrong!!!!
Obviously it was a joke, noone would ever get away with selling babies or kids on ebay lol.
Its really cruel if it wasnt a joke...
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10.08.2008 - 16:29
Elio
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obviously a joke but where's the fun????:noidea:
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10.08.2008 - 20:09
Mr. Doctor
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LMAO... I'd but the baby just to bother the parents.

C'mon police!!! It's just a [freak] joke.... take it easy. This shit maded my day.
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24.08.2008 - 18:42
Insects Of Death
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damn thats hardcore
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22.09.2008 - 19:01
Jonnz of Steel
Hahaha that's classic!
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22.09.2008 - 20:05
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Written by Elio on 10.08.2008 at 16:29

obviously a joke but where's the fun????:noidea:
Maybe it was a test rather than a joke? To see if people would be willing to buy really anything on an internet auction...? Just a thought...
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22.09.2008 - 21:18
Elio
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Written by owl on 22.09.2008 at 20:05

Written by Elio on 10.08.2008 at 16:29

obviously a joke but where's the fun????:noidea:
Maybe it was a test rather than a joke? To see if people would be willing to buy really anything on an internet auction...? Just a thought...

It's lame anyway IMO.
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22.09.2008 - 21:45
Introspekrieg
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Written by owl on 22.09.2008 at 20:05

Written by Elio on 10.08.2008 at 16:29

obviously a joke but where's the fun????:noidea:
Maybe it was a test rather than a joke? To see if people would be willing to buy really anything on an internet auction...? Just a thought...


I know that's what I was thinking... but social experiments are frowned upon unless you have a master's degree in sociology, anthropology or psychology or are making money off of it (aka Trigger Happy TV, Balls of Steel).
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24.09.2008 - 10:07
nana.MD
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04.10.2008 - 17:46
ThunderAxe1989
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Written by Thrashette on 25.05.2008 at 19:59


Poor baby... his parents tried to sell him and no one was willing to spend 1 euro on him

Yes but then what you also gotta put into consideration.....some people wouldn't entertain such nonsense, meaning like they wouldn't spend a euro on the kid to make the situation look legitimate and okay. That's sort of how I feel anyway. Then when it grows up, how do you explain that to him

what's going on with these people man
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