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(Mashable)   The annual Christmas cover-consumer-crap-in-gold and make like it's super exclusive and not stupid has begun. Today, a gold-bricked cell phone (pic)   ( mashable.com) divider line
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2013-12-09 11:47:20 AM  
Why would I want a bricked cell phone?

/veal, try it
//all week
2013-12-09 12:04:56 PM  
How much would it cost to gold-leaf my Note 3?
2013-12-09 12:19:19 PM  
The headline of seems to be assuming that I care or should feel sad that I won't own that phone.
2013-12-09 01:56:48 PM  
2013-12-09 03:00:52 PM  
This is stupid, but the HTC One is a freaking awesome phone.
2013-12-09 03:40:11 PM  
FTFA:   While handling this super-limited edition 24-carat gold HTC One, I couldn't help but be struck by its color. Real gold has a yellow hue which makes it distinct and unique from other pure metals.

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And this is where the article hit rock bottom.  The writer is either dropping acid or struggling to fill space.  Either way we all lose...
2013-12-09 04:42:07 PM  
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2013-12-09 04:47:17 PM  
I remember when some store was selling limited edition gold plated matchbox cars.
2013-12-09 07:27:14 PM  
Farkin' goldbricker, dude.
2013-12-10 04:08:51 PM  
A gold leafing kit is about $12. It's just work getting the glue to spread evenly to adhere the leaf w/o bumps, ridges, or swirls.

The spray varnish to cover that is easy.

///three slashes are just right
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