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Someone Bought A Dumb Starbucks Cup For $52
If you thought standing in line for a cup of coffee for Dumb Starbucks was dumb, we found something even dumber: someone made $52 selling a Dumb Starbucks cup.
It didn't take long for some enterprising souls to start hawking merchandise featuring the Dumb Starbucks logo. Paper cups and the FAQ sheet being handed out at the coffee shop-cum-art gallery went up on eBay. It looks like someone paid $52 for the honor of owning a cup. Someone else is trying to get $100 for a dumb venti. A seller is asking $69 for the FAQ sheet, but there are no takers for now. For $299, you can get the whole set.
The Dumb Starbucks isn't officially selling any merch besides the cups (and yes, it's funny to hear the word "authorized" in this context):
FYI Dumb Starbucks is not selling any official merch yet (hats,mugs,shirts). The cups you get from our baristas are our only authorized item— Dumb Starbucks (@dumbstarbucks) February 10, 2014
But that hasn't stopped entrepreneurs from selling hats and T-shirts (here and here) that are technically a copy of a copy. So who sends out the cease-and-desist letters: Dumb Starbucks or Starbucks?
Update 4:30 p.m.: The man behind Dumb Starbucks has been revealed.
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