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Jerks for Charity

Wear an armband and be humiliated for it
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This charity would consist of two sides. It would sell (at cost) armbands. It would also collect money for well-functioning charities supporting worthy causes. For every $100 donated a person would receive a "jerk card" entitling them to make some obnoxious, belittling, or inconveniencing statement or act to anyone wearing the armband. Such things as cutting in line (if everyone is wearing the armband), stealing a parking place, or questioning their ancestory. Obviously no property damage or physical violence would be condoned. At this point the jerk would be obligated to tear in half (to prevent re-use) and hand over his card and all would be forgiven.

Optionally a person would be able to send in a torn card for a $20 refund.
Voice, Nov 26 2016

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       // no property damage or physical violence would be condoned. //   

       That's where it all falls down, of course ...
8th of 7, Nov 26 2016
  

       + for 8th for reading this.
po, Nov 26 2016
  

       So, like usual, the rich can act like jerks and the poor just have to be subservient.
wjt, Nov 26 2016
  

       //Weak an armband   

       Is that anything like wear an armband?
not_morrison_rm, Nov 27 2016
  

       I take it tax payments are insufficient?
theircompetitor, Nov 27 2016
  

       People wearing the armbands do so in hopes of supporting the charity not with their moneys but with their indomitable spirits?
bungston, Nov 29 2016
  


 

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