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This article was published on November 30, 2015

    Cards Against Humanity made $71K on Black Friday selling nothing – here’s how it was spent

    Cards Against Humanity made $71K on Black Friday selling nothing – here’s how it was spent
    Natt Garun
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    Natt Garun

    US Editor

    Natt Garun is the former US Editor at The Next Web, managing the North American team on content, events, features and reviews coverage. She Natt Garun is the former US Editor at The Next Web, managing the North American team on content, events, features and reviews coverage. She previously wrote for Digital Trends, Business Insider, and Gizmodo. Facebook | Twitter | Google+

    Remember Black Friday? That day where you exchanged a black eye for 30 percent off the newest Wii U game at Best Buy? Yeah, well, if you were one of the people who didn’t do that and instead spent $5 buying literally nothing from game maker Cards Against Humanity, you’ll be happy to know you contributed to the team’s total earning of $71,145.

    Yes, the comma is in the right place.

    The team also followed up shortly after to report how they’ve decided to spend the cash. In an update, CAH wrote that it has raised nearly $4 million for charities around the globe since 2012. This year, however, the team kept all the cash and spent them on what they presumably never got for Christmas.

    Although most of the team members spent the majority of the cut on themselves, they did use a chunk of it on charitable donations to organizations like Planned ParenthoodWikimedia Foundation, DonorsChoose.org, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and more.

    Take Jon, for example.

    jon
    I’d like to know how he got reservations to Alinea that quickly.

    Well done, Scott.

    scott
    Sensing a musical theme here!

    Karlee knows how to fucking live.

    karlee
    Do you, girl.

    And Maria shows you how you make it through Thanksgiving weekend with family.

    maria

    What would you do if $5,000 suddenly landed in your bank account on Black Friday weekend? The results probably wouldn’t be much different than CAH’s.

    Cards Against Humanity Black Friday