# Get rich. Fast.

1. Jan 12, 2006

### Ratzinger

http://www.milliondollarhomepage.com/blog.php [Broken]

This twenty-one old british student by the name Alex Tew became a millionair in just four months. All he did was selling pixel points on his webpage.

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2. Jan 12, 2006

### nazgjunk

I still don't understand why, though. This is btw an old story.

Why would people look on that site? Well, I looked once, because I was curious. But now I have no reason whatsoever to go there. Why pay for ads on a place hardly anyone visits?

3. Jan 12, 2006

### matthyaouw

A dollar for an ad is probably about the cheapest you'd get. Most people probably figure "What have I got to lose?"

I'm pretty jealous for not coming up with that myself to be honest :grumpy:

http://blog.outer-court.com/zero/

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4. Jan 12, 2006

It's actually a minimum of $100 for an ad, he only sells the pixels in 10x10 blocks. Otherwise the ads would be too small to see. And this site has been all over the news recently so I imagine there have been a lot of visitors. 5. Jan 12, 2006 ### Pengwuino Actually the reason it isnt old news is because the final ... i think either 100 or 1000 pixels are being auctioned off at ebay as we speak for something like$200,000.

6. Jan 13, 2006

### Kakarot

actually it went for a crappy \$38,000 because the bids were fake lols