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Gold: It's For More Than Just Wealth Preservation

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Presented with little comment, aside to note that 32-year-old Indian Datta Phuge, thought this $25,000 solid gold shirt would be just right to attract female attention: "I know I am not the best looking man in the world but surely no woman could fail to be dazzled by this shirt?" So much for the yellow metal being a barbarous relic.



Source: Daily Mail


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Sun, 01/06/2013 - 20:16 | 3128170 jack stephan
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Birdie num nums.....

Sun, 01/06/2013 - 20:27 | 3128196 logicalman
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If anyone has to go that far to get a woman they are going to get the wrong one.

A good friend of mine once told me 'I've never paid for sex in my life but it's cost me a fortune getting it for free!"


Sun, 01/06/2013 - 21:01 | 3128272 Karlus
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Wow dude...really?


Seems you might have a lot to learn about women.....skinny hot young women that is :)

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 00:24 | 3128716 merizobeach
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"they are going to get the wrong one."

Who the hell said anything about wanting only one?

Sun, 01/06/2013 - 20:49 | 3128241 Likstane
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This guy is a Bad-assed MF!    Gold?, bitchez?

Sun, 01/06/2013 - 21:01 | 3128271 Acidtest Dummy
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Bad-assed MF who is concerned that he's not pretty enough? Riiight.

Sun, 01/06/2013 - 21:13 | 3128296 Likstane
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Pretty enough?  I don't think he cares!!  He has a shirt made of GOLD !!! That is a fucking BAD-ASS in my neighborhood!!

Sun, 01/06/2013 - 21:18 | 3128298 Yellowhoard
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Know the difference between a gay mustache and a straight mustache?

The smell!

Sun, 01/06/2013 - 21:22 | 3128316 akak
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Is that from firsthand experience?

Sun, 01/06/2013 - 21:17 | 3128308 YouThePeople
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Like a seventies porno Boss.

Sun, 01/06/2013 - 21:49 | 3128376 Bansters-in-my-...
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I have never had homosexual feelings before,but that Datta Phuge gives me little woody.

Datta boy.

Sun, 01/06/2013 - 22:14 | 3128449 Cosimo de Medici
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Brahmins step aside, there's a new Top Caste in town!

Since we're on the subject of Indians and gold, it seems somewhat deflating to think that a land that has long cherished gold and may always have had more of it than any other nation has a history replete with wave after wave of invasion and colonization, and even today has a population where less than a quarter of them has access to proper and sanitary plumbing.  What good did it do them?  Possession alone bestows on its holder nothing, since in and of itself the metal has limited value.  Datta's a Phuge-in' shame.

Sun, 01/06/2013 - 22:30 | 3128482 akak
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Ah, the post hoc ergo propter hoc logical fallacy --- "If following this, then because of this" --- one of the lesser-used specious arguments made by the idiotic anti-gold crowd, but still a standby when desiring to make a cheap and disingenuous shot against gold owners.

I'm almost surprised that you did not also trot out the "You can't eat it", "It earns no interest", and "It's too heavy" arguments against gold as well.  Oh well, there's always next time.

Sun, 01/06/2013 - 22:15 | 3128452 Clowns on Acid
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Have one made out of Platinum that Bernank can wear while printing another $1T USD.

Sun, 01/06/2013 - 22:21 | 3128467 cbxer55
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Have shirt. Looking for boat to sink in. 

Sun, 01/06/2013 - 22:24 | 3128479 rokka
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Apparently Datta Phuge has been spending too much time on zerohedge recently  

Sun, 01/06/2013 - 22:25 | 3128481 mt paul
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but does he have any

trillion dollar coins ..

Sun, 01/06/2013 - 22:53 | 3128554 Glass Seagull
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Good looking AND pragmatic. This guy must be in on all the bus rapes.

Sun, 01/06/2013 - 23:04 | 3128582 BlackHorsewithScales
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Is it wrong for a man to desire another man to remove his shirt?  ($25k gold at or above spot should be < 1 lb.:  light enough to liberate.)  I think not counselor.

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 00:44 | 3128732 Acidtest Dummy
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Of course it's not wrong. Remember, it's a funny funny world -- it takes all kinds of people, and we've got all kinds of people. Did you notice the sleavies?


Mon, 01/07/2013 - 01:11 | 3128793 awakening
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The premium probably cost him a shirt (equivalent of the raw materials used for the shirt assembled).

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 01:13 | 3128797 Max Power
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When he gets married and subsequently divorced who gets the 7 and who gets the 11?

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 01:13 | 3128799 Divine Wind
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I would love to know is how they made a Tungsten-cored thread that was not brittle.




Mon, 01/07/2013 - 02:07 | 3128843 Godisanhftbot
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 wierd shite in India these daze

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 07:47 | 3129039 spentCartridge
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That's a nice chunk off of the old 60' cube block, ain't it?


That dude & Mr. T could start their own central bank racket with all that bling ...

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 08:54 | 3129094 Disenchanted
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but surely no woman could fail to be dazzled by this shirt?"


You'd need a shirt like this to get the attention of a majority of American women:

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 08:56 | 3129095 GFORCE
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One douchebag doesn't alter the status of a barbarous relic!

This is like when Jay-Z dumped dollars for Euros in his videos and then the whole eurozone imploded.

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 10:17 | 3129240 d edwards
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Would attract females-and robbers!

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 11:12 | 3129397 Y2JPD
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Mr. T has got nothing on this dude!

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 11:23 | 3129430 Anasteus
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Yes, gold is more than just wealth preservation. The report leaked from Buba confirms it too.

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 11:47 | 3129510 Tom Terrific
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I can just imagine how sexy he looks to the ladies squatting in the middle of the yard in his gold shirt taking a big nasty steaming shit and then wiping his ass with his fingers.  He'll also be the toast of the town at the ceremony where he's throwing his dead mother into the Ganges.

Fabulous, he should be on the cover of the Indian Vogue or preparing to debute on India's Got Talent.

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 12:51 | 3129733 tsx500
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i know this cat has some dough...but still i'm guessin' he's hung like a moth  !

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 19:44 | 3130695 raki_d
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The shirt is worth $250000 not $25000.
It is 1.27 crore rupee
Weighing 3.25kg of 22carat pure gold
Each $ is approx 53 rupee

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 17:18 | 3130697 raki_d
Mon, 01/07/2013 - 22:48 | 3131557 Papasmurf
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Bordello relic.

Wed, 01/09/2013 - 09:40 | 3135955 pgballs
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At least we now all know who "bitchez" is - and it seems he's taken the advice finally. 

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