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Found a wallet on the street? Be careful, you may be on film.

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  1. discordian says:

    I was just served with a lawsuit alleging that I am costing the record labels and artists profits by not purchasing any music from RIAA labels.
    Didn’t download any illegally, just haven’t purchased any in years. I will contend that there’s been nothing worth purchasing…

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  2. discordian says:

    I was just served with a lawsuit alleging that I am costing the record labels and artists profits by not purchasing any music from RIAA labels.
    Didn’t download any illegally, just haven’t purchased any in years. I will contend that there’s been nothing worth purchasing…

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  3. Jacob preis says:

    With regard to the wallets, religious people believe (know) that G-d is watching them with every decision that they make…

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  4. Jacob preis says:

    With regard to the wallets, religious people believe (know) that G-d is watching them with every decision that they make…

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  5. htb says:

    The Wallet Test link is fun, but I want to know how they selected the amount of money to put in the wallet ($2.10 plus a fake $50 gift certificate). Is that how much postage would cost to mail it?

    If I use the $2.10 in the wallet to pay for postage to mail the wallet back, then do they rate it as a “stolen contents” wallet or an “honest return” wallet? Surely you don’t have to be willing to pay postage on someone else’s wallet out of your own pocket to be called an honest person.

    Or perhaps the only contact information was a phone number, so it was necessary to meet in person?

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  6. htb says:

    The Wallet Test link is fun, but I want to know how they selected the amount of money to put in the wallet ($2.10 plus a fake $50 gift certificate). Is that how much postage would cost to mail it?

    If I use the $2.10 in the wallet to pay for postage to mail the wallet back, then do they rate it as a “stolen contents” wallet or an “honest return” wallet? Surely you don’t have to be willing to pay postage on someone else’s wallet out of your own pocket to be called an honest person.

    Or perhaps the only contact information was a phone number, so it was necessary to meet in person?

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  7. Curious Thief says:

    As my name suggests, I am an honest guy. I’d be interested to see how the results would differ if the wallets were high end designer wallets flush with cash. I’m no genius but I’m almost willing to bet that the ratio of “honest” vs. “dis-honest” people would be significantly lower…

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  8. Curious Thief says:

    As my name suggests, I am an honest guy. I’d be interested to see how the results would differ if the wallets were high end designer wallets flush with cash. I’m no genius but I’m almost willing to bet that the ratio of “honest” vs. “dis-honest” people would be significantly lower…

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