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(Trump Store)   "Hm. $90 for a baseball is too much, and $85 seems too cheap... let's go for the middle. That won't look suspicious or anything, right?"   (trumpstore.com) divider line
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2020-06-29 1:25:04 PM  
99 votes:
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2020-06-29 1:20:41 PM  
53 votes:
i filled up my cart and closed the window
 
2020-06-29 1:06:58 PM  
44 votes:
If you love Trump, order 14!
 
2020-06-29 1:05:52 PM  
44 votes:

TheHighlandHowler: Experience the world of Trump

Ick. No.


Scene.

You wake up in a bathtub full of bloody ice and remember nothing of the night before. What's worse to see on the mirror in lipstick: "Call 911 or you will die" or "Welcome to the world of Trump"?
 
2020-06-29 1:38:08 PM  
26 votes:
It's like, 20 items.
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2020-06-29 1:33:09 PM  
26 votes:
Just don't ask him to throw one again.
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2020-06-29 1:22:29 PM  
23 votes:
I hear it comes in packs of 14.
 
2020-06-29 12:57:20 PM  
23 votes:
uhh... USC gonna be mad
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2020-06-29 2:33:35 PM  
20 votes:
I do not want to tell them they have a bug.
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It's all over the road... just like Trump's wacky brain.
 
2020-06-29 1:25:43 PM  
19 votes:
Q) What's black and red and covered in stitches?
A) I hate this timeline.
 
2020-06-29 1:35:43 PM  
17 votes:
I bought one of these baseballs but it declared bankruptcy three days after delivery.  Would not buy again.  Three stars.
 
2020-06-29 1:27:40 PM  
15 votes:
You get a free oven if you buy 14 at a time.
 
2020-06-29 3:19:18 PM  
14 votes:
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2020-06-29 1:27:25 PM  
14 votes:

jayphat: [Fark user image image 425x657]


I ordered 8.

I will get around to finishing that purchase any minute.
 
2020-06-29 1:00:26 PM  
14 votes:
Experience the world of Trump

Ick. No.
 
2020-06-29 1:39:12 PM  
13 votes:
Added a bunch of XL, XXL and 3XL shirt to the cart. Sorry fatties.
 
2020-06-29 1:38:49 PM  
13 votes:
Probably not selling many of the black ones to the MAGA crowd...
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2020-06-29 1:26:58 PM  
13 votes:
Subby is being naive if subby thinks 88 was the result of any math.

/count my words
 
2020-06-29 1:41:20 PM  
12 votes:
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2020-06-29 1:37:41 PM  
11 votes:

abhorrent1: [Fark user image image 572x91]


Looks like they're limiting what you can add to cart now.
They must have read the "abandon cart" story from the other day.


I was able to get $10,990 worth of shiat in the cart before I couldn't add anymore.
 
2020-06-29 1:34:21 PM  
11 votes:

KB202: Let's fake a right wing organization and get some nazi to donate 1000 balls and then start batting practice on the ellipse.


Maybe get some really proud boys to stand there in some designer Hugo Boss baseball uniforms (maybe one team in black and silver, the other in grey and black) and play baseball with these balls.

Oh, and maybe they can try to "call their shots" before each time at bat, taking a moment to reach with an outstretched arm and point with their whole hand to where they think the ball will go.
 
2020-06-29 2:57:46 PM  
9 votes:
For $130,000 you can buy one that can get past 1st base.
 
2020-06-29 2:28:10 PM  
9 votes:
I'll just leave this here, for no particular reason.


Fans Boo President Trump at World Series Game 5, Chant 'Lock Him Up' | NBC New York
Youtube XK9Lcy8-U44


/Les Expos sont là!
 
2020-06-29 1:25:14 PM  
9 votes:

TheHighlandHowler: Experience the world of Trump

Ick. No.


I only like mushrooms on pizza.
 
2020-06-29 1:22:13 PM  
9 votes:
If it had 88 stitched into it somewhere. Honestly, I think this is just a coincidence of where they thought they could extract the most value from rubes.
 
2020-06-29 1:57:32 PM  
8 votes:
i.imgur.comI think Fark is telling us something.
 
2020-06-29 1:40:03 PM  
8 votes:

OddLlama: It's like, 20 items.
[Fark user image 607x264]


Didn't take long to get to 20K
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2020-06-29 1:28:13 PM  
8 votes:

Sword and Shield: TheHighlandHowler: Experience the world of Trump

Ick. No.

Scene.

You wake up in a bathtub full of bloody ice and remember nothing of the night before. What's worse to see on the mirror in lipstick: "Call 911 or you will die" or "Welcome to the world of Trump"?


I see you've been to east St. Louis as well.
 
2020-06-29 1:55:13 PM  
7 votes:
A perfect gift for the Heavy Hitter in your life. A final solution for your shopping needs.
 
2020-06-29 1:27:25 PM  
7 votes:
Trump's selling baseballs for precisely one Hitler of money?

Cute.

Horrible but cute.
 
2020-06-29 1:10:19 PM  
7 votes:
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In before price gets raised to $89
 
2020-06-29 4:57:49 PM  
6 votes:
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This is rather amusing...

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*snicker*
 
2020-06-29 3:09:52 PM  
6 votes:
88 dollars for a dark object you can beat with a baseball bat?

Jesus F*cking Christ. Do they throw in a free dog whistle?
 
2020-06-29 2:37:54 PM  
6 votes:

Mikey1969: Ivo Shandor: A perfect gift for the Heavy Hitler in your life. A final solution for your shopping needs.

FTFY...


Can this be Trumps latest nickname?
 
2020-06-29 1:49:54 PM  
6 votes:
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2020-06-29 1:35:52 PM  
6 votes:
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Looks like they're limiting what you can add to cart now.
They must have read the "abandon cart" story from the other day.
 
2020-06-29 5:45:39 PM  
5 votes:

tracer03: Percise1:

Who can get the highest cart total?

$10,491. Excluding shipping, handling, taxes, and grift surcharge.


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Now I just have to wait until mom falls asleep so I can grab her credit card...
 
2020-06-29 2:37:00 PM  
5 votes:

jayphat: [Fark user image 425x657]


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2020-06-29 2:26:21 PM  
5 votes:
I should send this to Trump... maybe he has a clogged drain in that swamp he was going to drain.
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It is a mighty white, might right price.
 
2020-06-29 2:04:19 PM  
5 votes:
Does it include electronics that play loud "boo's" when you squeeze it?
 
2020-06-29 1:58:05 PM  
5 votes:

abhorrent1: [Fark user image 572x91]


Looks like they're limiting what you can add to cart now.
They must have read the "abandon cart" story from the other day.


VPN+Incognito

Lots and lots of carts
 
2020-06-29 1:26:39 PM  
5 votes:
It's like Supreme except for white trash.
 
2020-06-29 4:38:16 PM  
4 votes:

RoboZombie: Over at the official DJT Campaign site they limit you to 3 of any item:
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I want the shirt that says "Deflower the Police"
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2020-06-29 4:18:03 PM  
4 votes:

OddLlama: It's like, 20 items.
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I have 750 items in my cart ($38,800 + tax). Hope nobody wanted the red and white flip flops in any size or vintage flag long sleeve shirt in any size or color.  They're all in my cart.
 
2020-06-29 3:03:43 PM  
4 votes:
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2020-06-29 2:18:36 PM  
4 votes:

Ivo Shandor: A perfect gift for the Heavy Hitler in your life. A final solution for your shopping needs.


FTFY...
 
2020-06-29 1:47:36 PM  
4 votes:
I had to look up 88. Racist for Heil Hitler. This douche nozzle is just a piece of s***. There's no way that's an accident.

ncsb. My old pin number on my debit card was 6942. My teenage daughter was using it a couple of months ago and I had to give her my pin. She paused for a moment and goes "eewww, you're sick". I changed it after that.
 
2020-06-29 1:47:20 PM  
4 votes:
They will lower the price to $66.66
 
2020-06-29 1:41:37 PM  
4 votes:

some_beer_drinker: i filled up my cart and closed the window


Ditto. I got some of the yellow and greens. All other colors "sold out"
 
2020-06-29 5:26:56 PM  
3 votes:

RoboZombie: Over at the official DJT Campaign site they limit you to 3 of any item:
[Fark user image 850x514]


They'll know it's a fake order for sure. No Trumper wears a medium t-shirt.
 
2020-06-29 3:13:57 PM  
3 votes:
Total non-story, they were just priced sarcastically.
 
2020-06-29 2:45:01 PM  
3 votes:

jayphat: RoboZombie: Over at the official DJT Campaign site they limit you to 3 of any item:
[Fark user image image 850x514]

Can you add 3 to cart, go back to said item and add 3 more.


I added 1 at a time, I have 80 baseballs in my cart for $7040.  They claim it is now sold out.
 
2020-06-29 2:08:17 PM  
3 votes:
Trump Is Ending a 109-Year-Old Presidential Tradition | NowThis
Youtube UIi5f42HGxM


First president in over a hundred years...
 
2020-06-29 1:48:43 PM  
3 votes:

Wine Sipping Elitist: jayphat: [Fark user image image 425x657]

Unless some popular cart software is coded super bad, most inventory is pulled from the distributor's feed and is reduced only when the item is shipped or the site should reduce only when a purchase is made. Otherwise all the search bots/crawlers will make your store unusable.

Pointless action is pointless


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2020-06-29 1:40:25 PM  
3 votes:
UX complaint -- the color selection in the order form and preview image are not linked or handled by a single field.  You make one selection on the form, but you have to click an entirely separate part of the page to change the preview image to match.  I wonder how many customer complaints that'll generate when people do not get the product they intended to order (assuming anyone at all buys any of these).
 
2020-06-29 1:38:22 PM  
3 votes:
I'll pay $88 for it if I'm allowed to throw it at Trump's face.
 
2020-06-29 1:37:14 PM  
3 votes:

Invisible Obama: KB202: Let's fake a right wing organization and get some nazi to donate 1000 balls and then start batting practice on the ellipse.

Maybe get some really proud boys to stand there in some designer Hugo Boss baseball uniforms (maybe one team in black and silver, the other in grey and black) and play baseball with these balls.

Oh, and maybe they can try to "call their shots" before each time at bat, taking a moment to reach with an outstretched arm and point with their whole hand to where they think the ball will go.


"I'm going to hit this ball over to Kyle over there. See Kyle? He's over there up in the outfield bleachers."
 
2020-06-30 3:01:10 AM  
2 votes:

Jclark666: How much should we charge for this dog bow tie?


shiat, forgot the other thing I was gonna say - this dog bow tie is a twofer as it also functions as a dog whistle.
 
2020-06-29 5:37:09 PM  
2 votes:

jayphat: [Fark user image 425x657]


Your post had 88 funnies when I saw it, so I de-Hitlered it by adding one!

The idea of abandoning digital shopping carts is good, as long as it doesn't end up with those digital carts rusting in digital creekbeds, blocking digital pedestrians from digitally walking on digital paths and generally making our digital parks look unsightly.
 
2020-06-29 4:26:20 PM  
2 votes:
Donald Trump action figure (priceless):

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2020-06-29 2:40:34 PM  
2 votes:
Over at the official DJT Campaign site they limit you to 3 of any item:
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2020-06-29 2:25:35 PM  
2 votes:
guys hes a back to the future fan one of the character's is even about him relax libbys
 
2020-06-29 2:21:20 PM  
2 votes:
Just go ahead and see what $88 dollars will get you!
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2020-06-29 2:11:07 PM  
2 votes:
$11,639.99
 
2020-06-29 1:47:57 PM  
2 votes:

LarryDan43: The KKK hardball league has an official ball for the first time.


Kyle's strike zone starts right about here
 
2020-06-29 1:46:48 PM  
2 votes:
Baseball | Fireside Chat with J. H. Eden | Enclave Radio
Youtube KYQz0rJR_f8
Trump makes JH Eden seem like a much better President.
 
2020-06-29 1:46:29 PM  
2 votes:

OddLlama: It's like, 20 items.
[Fark user image 607x264]


Shoot.  Gift wrapping is unavailable.  Well I'll put all the ones I want in my cart and wait until it is, I guess.  Hope I don't forget.
 
2020-06-29 1:34:17 PM  
2 votes:
I'm what collection would this be the centerpiece? Pre-integration memorabilia?
 
2020-06-29 1:28:18 PM  
2 votes:

TheHighlandHowler: Experience the world of Trump

Ick. No.


I'm pretty sure orange makeup and a bucket of KFC costs less than $88.
 
2020-06-29 12:53:56 PM  
2 votes:
88 bucks for a baseball.

You can get game-used MLB baseballs all day long for 50 bucks or so, less for little known players, more for autographs.

Can't help but wonder if the 88 is intentional.
 
2020-06-29 11:59:37 PM  
1 vote:

special20: RoboZombie: Over at the official DJT Campaign site they limit you to 3 of any item:
[Fark user image 850x514]

I want the shirt that says "Deflower the Police"
[Fark user image 498x884]


Something tells me that ship has sailed. In the back of a police cruiser. At the ripe old age of 14.
 
2020-06-29 11:16:46 PM  
1 vote:

Ishkur: The virtual store has an infinite supply of shopping carts and a limitless number of items. It shouldn't matter how much you order but don't pay for (though marketing might not like the optics, but.... well, fark marketing).


Not to argue, but then why does this say that I have the inventory cornered on blue ties?

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2020-06-29 8:19:42 PM  
1 vote:

Lurk Who's Talking: (long disturbingly wholesome ramble)


Is this some Gen Z attempt at ironically bad snark?  I just don't understand New Fark at all.
 
2020-06-29 6:28:53 PM  
1 vote:
While the baseball is stupidly overpriced, the real travesty is that this doesn't come in orange as would be fitting...

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2020-06-29 5:31:20 PM  
1 vote:

special20: RoboZombie: Over at the official DJT Campaign site they limit you to 3 of any item:
[Fark user image 850x514]

I want the shirt that says "Deflower the Police"
[Fark user image 498x884]


Are those real cops or is that a promo pic for another goddamn CBS cop show?  I might watch that...
 
2020-06-29 5:08:33 PM  
1 vote:
Percise1:

Who can get the highest cart total?

$10,491. Excluding shipping, handling, taxes, and grift surcharge.
 
2020-06-29 3:34:11 PM  
1 vote:
Snowflake Leather Ornament.  

I'm just going to let you get there on your own.
 
2020-06-29 2:53:10 PM  
1 vote:

RoboZombie: darth sunshine: jayphat: RoboZombie: Over at the official DJT Campaign site they limit you to 3 of any item:
[Fark user image image 850x514]

Can you add 3 to cart, go back to said item and add 3 more.

I added 1 at a time, I have 80 baseballs in my cart for $7040.  They claim it is now sold out.

You're doing god'sdog's work :)


I even filled out the buyers info with fake stuff, I'm at the payment page, i'll just hang there..
 
2020-06-29 2:36:00 PM  
1 vote:

centrifugal bumblepuppy: [Fark user image 547x779]

In before price gets raised to $89


Nope, they'll drop it to $14.
 
2020-06-29 2:23:19 PM  
1 vote:

jayphat: [Fark user image 425x657]


Interesting...i think this is 127 items
Fark user image
 
2020-06-29 2:20:42 PM  
1 vote:
Why don't they just a swastika on it and call it a "heritage" baseball?
 
2020-06-29 2:15:02 PM  
1 vote:

Boo_Guy: Just don't ask him to throw one again.
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Totally a guy who "could have been drafted" to a pro team, amitire?
 
2020-06-29 2:07:07 PM  
1 vote:
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If you buy the crew neck, you just get the crew neck. But if you buy the dog whistle full zip hoodie, they know you're a true believer and will get to join the secret club.

Are you people not clued in yet that you aren't in your right mind?
 
2020-06-29 2:05:57 PM  
1 vote:

Mouren: Funny how all these weird coincidences that make the president look like a white fascist keep popping up.
/if one is a mistake, two is coincidence, and three is intentional, what does that make 100?


12 extra.
 
2020-06-29 1:50:48 PM  
1 vote:
If it's not white leather with read laces, it's not a baseball.
These are baseball-shaped knickknacks to put on the shelf of worthless crap your kids will throw away when you die.
 
2020-06-29 1:47:56 PM  
1 vote:

sillydragon: Fark, I am disappoint. Nothing about /r/The_Donald getting nuked yet?

"By the time Reddit formally closed r/The_Donald on Monday, it officially had 790,000 self-described "Patriots" who participated in what has been billed as "a never-ending rally dedicated to the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump," but there was little sign of recent activity. The most popular posts were several months old."

 
2020-06-29 1:43:52 PM  
1 vote:

jayphat: [Fark user image image 425x657]


Unless some popular cart software is coded super bad, most inventory is pulled from the distributor's feed and is reduced only when the item is shipped or the site should reduce only when a purchase is made. Otherwise all the search bots/crawlers will make your store unusable.

Pointless action is pointless
 
2020-06-29 1:38:09 PM  
1 vote:
Today is the Centenniel of the Negro League.
 
2020-06-29 1:35:03 PM  
1 vote:
Think we've crossed from "If you support Trump, you're probably a nazi"

To
"If you support Trump you are a nazi"
 
2020-06-29 1:34:10 PM  
1 vote:

Sword and Shield: 88 bucks for a baseball.

You can get game-used MLB baseballs all day long for 50 bucks or so, less for little known players, more for autographs.

Can't help but wonder if the 88 is intentional.


You really have to ask ?
 
2020-06-29 1:31:03 PM  
1 vote:
I'm guessing that Trump believeq that "HH" actually stands for "Heroic Hair" and none of his sycophants/babysitters has bothered to say otherwise.
 
2020-06-29 1:27:52 PM  
1 vote:
We all know Trump and his circle of grifters will shill anything in the universe for a buck.  I cant get to mad at it tho, because if i had a base of people as dumb as the trumpers are, I would take full advantage of that too.

$88 seems way overpriced, but if idiots are buying them...  meh..

Remember when Carter had to give up his peanut farm?
 
2020-06-29 1:26:30 PM  
1 vote:
I'm sure all these coincidences are just a coincidence.
 
2020-06-29 1:06:28 PM  
1 vote:
About as subtle as a parade of tanks with JATO engines.
 
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