Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Plate and Croissant NFT

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Auction off a non-fungible token of the halfbakery's plate and croissant icon. (See more info on NFTs at the link below.) Shirley some well-to-do baker or alumnus is willing to pay more than the advertised 50¢. Proceeds to bakesperson for continued maintenance and upkeep of the place. And of course all usage rights would be maintained.

NFTs are just getting underway and are very successful. I understand @jack has the bidding for the first ever tweet up in the 2 millions now.

tatterdemalion, Mar 08 2021

Non-fungible token https://en.wikipedi.../Non-fungible_token
[tatterdemalion, Mar 08 2021]

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Sparks Huge Bidding War As $400 Million NFT Crypto Mania Spirals Out Of Control https://www.forbes....ol/?sh=5dcbeb387ce0
[tatterdemalion, Mar 08 2021]

What's an NFT? And why are people suddenly spending millions on them? https://www.cbc.ca/...explainer-1.5933536
[tatterdemalion, Mar 08 2021]

Nyan Cat is being sold as a one-of-a-kind piece of crypto art https://www.theverg...t-sale-chris-torres
Perhaps my favorite example. [tatterdemalion, Mar 08 2021]

NFT https://www2.bfi.or...eople/4ce2b94d44a0d
National Film Theatre [pertinax, Mar 10 2021]

NFTs are both priceless and worthless https://www.engadge...ency-153023551.html
"It is no longer possible to ignore NFTs, the crypto off-shoot that can tie intangible assets to specific, unalterable tokens." [tatterdemalion, Mar 12 2021]

Have your OWN NFT https://www.hydropo...-technique-kit.html
Bargain Price of only AUD$499 [AusCan531, Mar 12 2021]

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       But which plate and croissant icon? The one you see up there in the top-left of your screen is not the original one.
hippo, Mar 08 2021
  

       Technically (unless we see each others screens in person) we each see a different one.   

       Some might argue that you see a different one 50 or 60 times a second but that would be silly so let us not argue that.
pocmloc, Mar 08 2021
  

       I recommend the Nyan Cat link for some ideas on both of those observations.
tatterdemalion, Mar 08 2021
  

       When meme culture meets tulip bulbs
Voice, Mar 08 2021
  

       [When meme culture meets tulip bulbs] modern con artists rejoice?   

       We are about due another soapy pop aren't we, been a long time since dotcom & crypto currency hasn't really delivered yet.
Skewed, Mar 08 2021
  

       I've got a NFT for sale here which represents the first ever NFT purchase transaction - anyone?
hippo, Mar 08 2021
  

       For some odd reason I was expecting the plate and croissant to become some sort of newfangled halfbaker coat of arms, or secret society like the skull and bones.
RayfordSteele, Mar 08 2021
  

       IMHO, "NFT"s are the personification of "a fool and his money are soon parted". Spending thousands (or millions) on something worthless just because some-one else wants it.
neutrinos_shadow, Mar 08 2021
  

       It's not fungible, doesn't that mean that no-one else wants it?
pocmloc, Mar 09 2021
  

       //Spending thousands (or millions) on something worthless just because some-one else wants it.//   

       Real Estate values in Vegas are entirely based on this premise. Who wants to live in a desert town where old acts go to die?
RayfordSteele, Mar 09 2021
  

       But it is an act you blindly love.
wjt, Mar 10 2021
  

       Suddenly NFT seems to be mentioned everywhere. Having performed a cursory investigation, I think it's something I can safely ignore entirely.
Loris, Mar 10 2021
  

       ^   

       Furthermore,   

       //It is no longer possible to ignore NFTs//   

       Really? Hold my beer ...
pertinax, Mar 12 2021
  

       //It is no longer possible to ignore NFTs//   

       Really? Hold my beer ...   

       <Pertinax is immediately bowled over by the North Fremantle Train>
AusCan531, Mar 12 2021
  

       What - again?
pertinax, Mar 12 2021
  

       AKA "Irrational Exuberance"
UnaBubba, Mar 13 2021
  

       What - again?
pertinax, Mar 13 2021
  
      
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