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10 Of The Weirdest Things Ever Auctioned Off

Sometimes you can get good deals from auctions. But you can always get a great deal with GEICO. Well, you already knew that. Here are some interesting facts you might not know!

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3. A former law student tried to pay his loans off by auctioning his name off on eBay.

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His eBay listing stated, "If you want my first name to be ‘Bob’s Supermarket’ and my last name to be ‘.com’ I’m cool with that, or if you want the first ... name to be an entire business name — whatever works."

Fun Fact: The bidding started at $75,000.

8. Dinosaur bones were sold at an auction for more than $650,000.

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The bones were of a diplodocus, a large, long-necked, plant-eating dinosaur.

Fun Fact: The bones sold are one of the few complete skeletons of diplodocus longus ever found.

But did you know that auctioneers make bad grocery store clerks?

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