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Kickstarter’s infamous Potato Salad will be funded to the tune of $55,000

02
Aug
2014

Zack Danger Brown of Ohio took to Kickstarter a month ago with a humble goal in mind: he wanted $10 so he could make potato salad. He hadnt yet decided the specific ingredients beyond the potatoes, and he might never have, but his overt trolling of the most popular crowdfunding platform was picked up by the internet and rapidly overfunded hundreds of times over. The satire had turned to serious money by July 7th, when more than $30,000 had been pledged, and today the campaign completes with a final total of $55,492.

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