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This article was published on March 23, 2009


    All good things come to those who wait 230 days

    All good things come to those who wait 230 days
    Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten
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    Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten

    CEO and co-founder, TNW

    Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and pr.co. Boris is very active on Twitter as @Boris and Instagram: @Boris.

    On August 6, 2008, exactly 230 days ago, I stumbled upon a cute little project called WillDrawAnything. The site promises that its owner “Will Draw Anything For $2”. Always in for an experiment I paid the $2 expecting a cartoon within a few days. Unfortunately, or luckily, the site became popular pretty soon resulting in a backlog of, well, over 200 days.

    The rules of WillDrawAnything are pretty simple: you pay $2 via paypal and supply a sentence, title or subject (no x-rated content). The cartoonist, DJ Coffman, will make you a 72 DPI cartoon based on the information you supply.

    This is what i got:
    draw-anything-620

    Not bad for $2 right? My only wish would be that mr Coffman will increase the price to a reasonable $10 and cut down the time to 2 or three days. If he could do that I wouldn’t mind ordering a cartoon a week to use here on the blog or in our newsletter. But sometimes you gotta take the web as it is offered to you.

    For now, go to willdrawanything.com and order your own cartoon so you can have it by November 8, 2009.