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This article was published on May 18, 2015

‘Drunken impulse-buying as a service’ is here

‘Drunken impulse-buying as a service’ is here
Bryan Clark
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Bryan Clark

Former Managing Editor, TNW

Bryan is a freelance journalist. Bryan is a freelance journalist.

After a night out with friends indulging on one-too-many Jägerbombs sometimes all you want to do is a buy a shirt with Nic Cage’s face on it. Look, we’ve all been there.

Until now, your options were pretty much limited to late night Amazon sessions, or some bargain bin diving at websites like eBay. But, no more.

Now, this semi-ingenious – or just outright awful (we haven’t decided) – idea that goes by the name Drunk Shopping will send you a text Sunday morning at 2am (that’s Saturday night, for those who have a social life) with one amazing – or not-so-amazing – offer to buy something you probably don’t need (but definitely want). That said, you’re drunk, life is short, and who couldn’t use a soup ladle shaped like The Loch Ness Monster?

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To jump on the party train, text “heyyyyyy” (that’s six “y’s” if you’re playing along at home) to 551-333-7865. It’s only available in the US right now and is the product of a former BuzzFeed employee.

➤ Drunk Shopping

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