Spiteful glitter website sells for $85k days after launching

The Australian website that invites you to torment your enemy by sending him or her a box of glitter has sold for $85,000 just days after launching.

Mathew Carpenter, the creator of ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com  launched the website on Jan. 13, offering the evil boxes for about $10. 

Carpenter said that he made about $20,000 in just a week. But then, within days of launching, he put the whole website up for sale, with this ad on the website ProductHunt.com

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“Hi guys, I'm the founder of this website. Please stop buying this horrible glitter product — I'm sick of dealing with it. Sincerely, Mat.”

Carpenter was apparently burned out after a full week of success.

“You know, after a whole seven days in the glitter distribution business I just thought it wasn't for me.” (TheStar.com

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