This wallet raised $170k on Kickstarter for good reason. Now it's in our store

Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2016/09/15/this-wallet-raised-170k-on-ki.html

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But WHO are you, anonymous copywriter?

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I wrap my cards with an elastic band. It costs nothing.

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Everything I need is either tattooed somewhere on my body or in an embedded chip.

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If this goofy wallet-ish thing changed your life, it says more about your life than it does the wallet.

A rather obnoxious friend of mine uses a rubber cock ring to perform essentially the same function as this overpriced geegaw.

I sometimes use an asparagus rubber band (as a wallet, that is.)

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Hey man whatever works for you if is fine by us…

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For perspective, this (currently) puts this particular wallet as the 18th most funded wallet on Kickstarter.

And it’s offered for sale on [the creator’s website] (http://www.nomatic.com/pages/wallet) for $19.99, so I don’t know how 20% off of $19.99 is $18.99 instead of $15.99.

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Extra clueless points for name-dropping of one of the most infamous cases of kickstarter gone wrong as if it was a wholly positive example.

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It gets worse.

Amazon recently had a sale underselling the original Kickstarter price (while many Kickstarter backers still have yet to receive their coolers).

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Just make sure not to rub the magnetic strip together!

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Sweet slime-envelop’d Cthulhu, that’s a lot of wallets! Most of them looking like clones of one of two basic layouts. Hard to believe they all can get so much kickstarter support.

Personally I don’t like too-skinny wallets any more than I like too-skinny phones, (or for that matter too-skinny sex partners). Here is the wallet I carry, holds as much stuff as a mini tool bag and built hell for stout.

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So… If you need cash, everyone around you can see how much you’re carrying, unlike a traditional wallet, when you can just pull out the individual bills that you need. What a really terrible idea.

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I guess that works. I’d be the last person to cast…

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I love Sophia!

Caution against flashing a big wad of cash in the wrong environment is not paranoia, it’s common sense.

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I know. I was just ribbing you. I basically agree with you :wink:

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