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If You Were Offered $100K To Eat A Piece Of Bread/cake/scroll/croissant Would You Go For It?

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A friend of mine has made the following statement:

Someone asked me if I would be willing to eat a croissant and film my reaction to it and offered to pay me $150 for it! :rolleyes:

I said no way! But having thought about it for a little while, I'm thinking it might not have been such a bad endeavour. I'd want to bargain with them a little bit and I think I'd want a higher price though... More like 10-100 thousand dollars maybe???

What do you think? Would you eat something laden with gluten so that you could earn a certain amount of money?

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For $150, I wouldn't do it, but I think would do it for a lot more money.

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It would have to be more than $150 but I've got a kid going to an out of state college. :D

And it has to be something really tasty!

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It's the filming that would make me ask for more money. I mean, what are they going to do? Follow me into the bathroom? Seriously?

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There is too much depersonalization fostered by the internet and reality television, so people are thinking that games and gambling, combined with voyeurism, have the better outcome than real life doing the right thing.

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Would you eat something laden with gluten so that you could earn a certain amount of money?

I recently was glutened at my daughters wedding reception and the "effects" are still very fresh in my mind (and body).

No I would not.No amount of money is worth that .Not to mention the fact I would not want a camera there during the explosions :blink:

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I may do it for $10K or more but would feel conflicted inside knowing what I did after being soooooo careful for nearly six months. :o

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I would be all over that. But it would need to be a hell of a lot more than $150 for me to purposefully eat gluten. I'm thinking over $3000.

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Reminds me of an old joke

He: Would you have sex with me for a million dollars?

She: Yes

He: Would you have sex with me for ten dollars?

She:What do you think I am?

He: We have established that, Now we are dickering over the price.

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He: Would you have sex with me for a million dollars?

She: Yes

He: Would you have sex with me for ten dollars?

She:What do you think I am?

He: We have established that, Now we are dickering over the price.

I think I'm going to hell for snickering over this one as loudly as I did. :lol:

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You know, for a million, I'd do it. Think I could advertise on craigslist and find a willing rich person to offer? I've got some student loans and medical bills...

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How could I find someone willing to pay me that sort of money though? :huh:

Where should I go? :lol:

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After being to hell and back, health wise, and now living each day as a gift and a day of grace, there is no amount of money you could pay me to ruin what is otherwise priceless.

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If someone gave me 100K, I'd definitely eat gluten. I'd do it for as low as $3K but I also have a wedding and honeymoon to pay for :)

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After being to hell and back, health wise, and now living each day as a gift and a day of grace, there is no amount of money you could pay me to ruin what is otherwise priceless.

I'm with you, kiddo.

No amount of $$$ can compensate me for the the years I have spent in gluten-induced hell. If you lived what I have lived, you would not even find this question amusing..... :unsure: and I have a gigantic sense of humor. B)

I suppose some people think watching someone have "potty issues" is entertaining or funny?? (if so, geesh, get a life !!!!)....but loss of brain function, burning nerve pain, ataxia, hair loss, insomnia and joint pain, needing help with getting dressed or being picked up off the bathroom floor because I am so drained of energy, head banging from a migraine and soaking wet and trembling from nervous system impairment? feeling totally disoriented??...wow...that's not so much fun nor very pretty to watch...just ask my husband how much "fun" it's been....

Not sure celiac disease symptoms should be considered a "you tube" event. :rolleyes: WTF??? It's hard enough to be viewed with credibility as it is....many people thinking Gluten-free is "just a fad" and some people told--for years-- "it's all in your head"...

Man, if someone I knew asked ME that question, knowing all I have been through, my husband would probably punch his lights out. :lol:

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It's the filming that would make me ask for more money. I mean, what are they going to do? Follow me into the bathroom? Seriously?

Lol ! How much do I need to eat? A bite of cake will cost you 100k. Film the results ..... don't think so. :o

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For $100k you can film me eating a hundred Dunkin Donuts...

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You're a brave man, Richard!!!

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I'm with you, kiddo.

No amount of $$$ can compensate me for the the years I have spent in gluten-induced hell. If you lived what I have lived, you would not even find this question amusing..... :unsure: and I have a gigantic sense of humor. B)

I suppose some people think watching someone have "potty issues" is entertaining or funny?? (if so, geesh, get a life !!!!)....but loss of brain function, burning nerve pain, ataxia, hair loss, insomnia and joint pain, needing help with getting dressed or being picked up off the bathroom floor because I am so drained of energy, head banging from a migraine and soaking wet and trembling from nervous system impairment? feeling totally disoriented??...wow...that's not so much fun nor very pretty to watch...just ask my husband how much "fun" it's been....

Not sure celiac disease symptoms should be considered a "you tube" event. :rolleyes: WTF??? It's hard enough to be viewed with credibility as it is....many people thinking Gluten-free is "just a fad" and some people told--for years-- "it's all in your head"...

Man, if someone I knew asked ME that question, knowing all I have been through, my husband would probably punch his lights out. :lol:

I wholeheartedly agree! I would have to be pennyless, homeless and very desperate for the money before I let someone film my reactions, one of which is seizures. Medical suffering should not be a source of entertainment.

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I think I'm going to hell for snickering over this one as loudly as I did. :lol:

We can go together :P

um, one croissant.......not for $150 no way. Maybe for

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Reminds me of an old joke

He: Would you have sex with me for a million dollars?

She: Yes

He: Would you have sex with me for ten dollars?

She:What do you think I am?

He: We have established that, Now we are dickering over the price.

Now, THAT's FUNNY!!!! :lol::lol:

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For $10-1000K? I could possibly stand the (at least) day and a half of seizures. Then the couple of days of recovery would be pushing it. For $150? No! I'm not trying to bragg or boast about anything, but I make $150 in four hours at work and hopefully even less time after my annual review. So,,, $10-100K, maybe. $150,,,,,,, no, not worth my time. :D

Later!

Ray

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$150 NO way, not ever - $100K absolutely, especially if I get to choose the item!

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$150 NO way, not ever - $100K absolutely, especially if I get to choose the item!

Yes, you would most certainly get to choose the item! ;)

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