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Bizarre Stuff People Considered Spending Their Stimulus Checks On


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    Since stimulus checks are still a big topic these days, I thought I'd do something different. Americans have been known to be weird and kooky when we want to be, especially if other people are watching on social media. In a land of excess, there isn't a limit to what kind of weird or useless stuff we can splurge on. I have the image in my head of Jim Carrey in Dumb and Dumber with the big hat on walking down the sidewalk with beer, pinwheels, and a paddle ball game.

    I found a list of quotes/tweets made by people who were considering buying stupid stuff. Also stupid stuff people actually bought. I'll share a few here. Everyone feel free to contribute:

    "Why did we get our stimulus check and the first thing I bought was an inflatable dinosaur costume"

    “Hear me out — Who wants to combine their stimulus checks with me, and we can buy a tiger,” writes one likely fan of “Tiger King.”

    “Looking forward to using my #Stimuluscheck to purchase another AR-15 and some 30rd mags,” writes one gun lover.

    One user bought luxury toilet paper and tweeted: "Y’all shouldn’t have given me that $1200"

    One user literally bought a truck bed and turned it into a bed.

    A Star Wars fridge of Han Solo frozen in carbonite.

    Cowboy boot roller skates

    Some of these were just jokes, but some were actual purchases or serious considerations. *facepalm*

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    BlankCheck Wrote:

    Since stimulus checks are still a big topic these days, I thought I'd do something different. Americans have been known to be weird and kooky when we want to be, especially if other people are watching on social media. In a land of excess, there isn't a limit to what kind of weird or useless stuff we can splurge on. I have the image in my head of Jim Carrey in Dumb and Dumber with the big hat on walking down the sidewalk with beer, pinwheels, and a paddle ball game.

    I found a list of quotes/tweets made by people who were considering buying stupid stuff. Also stupid stuff people actually bought. I'll share a few here. Everyone feel free to contribute:

    "Why did we get our stimulus check and the first thing I bought was an inflatable dinosaur costume"

    “Hear me out — Who wants to combine their stimulus checks with me, and we can buy a tiger,” writes one likely fan of “Tiger King.”

    “Looking forward to using my #Stimuluscheck to purchase another AR-15 and some 30rd mags,” writes one gun lover.

    One user bought luxury toilet paper and tweeted: "Y’all shouldn’t have given me that $1200"

    One user literally bought a truck bed and turned it into a bed.

    A Star Wars fridge of Han Solo frozen in carbonite.

    Cowboy boot roller skates

    Some of these were just jokes, but some were actual purchases or serious considerations. *facepalm*

    I saw a good amount of this as well. I actually noticed a ton of people saying there would be spending it on ridiculous things. I have to say though, buying a truck bed and turning it into an actual bed is probably the most ridiculous one I've seen.

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    BlankCheck Wrote:

    One user bought luxury toilet paper and tweeted: "Y’all shouldn’t have given me that $1200"

    Happy That's the best one.