Posts Tagged ‘dr evil’

“What It Takes to Buy a House in the Inner Sunset” – Is This a Serious Question? ‘Cause Dr. Evil Has an Answer

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Well, here’s the question:

“What It Takes to Buy a House in the Inner Sunset?”

And here’s the answer: One Million Dollars

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You know, for a really small one.

Oh, I have some notes:

1. The IS is a “recently-discovered” gem? Um, no.

2. And just saying, but not capitalizing the word “Realtor” is among the most serious crimes in the RE racket. Of course this article has been fixed already, but I’ll give it a try: realtor. [R]ealtor, realtor, realtor!

3. And when people talk about “good Realtors,” does that imply that there are bad realtors out there? Who are they? I want names.

4. And, speaking of good and bad, the odds of a kid of the Inner Sunset getting admitted to the “good” elementary school in the area, you know, assuming you put it down as your #1 choice in the public school “lottery,” are one in 500, like literally. Oh, so that’s why the word “school” wasn’t mentioned once in the entire ad / marketing effort / article?

5. And hey, is like right now a “good time to buy” residential real estate? Oh, it is? And actually it’s a “great time to buy?” OK then. (NB: All realtors always say “it’s a good time to buy” in the area where they sell. Always. I’ll just point out that, at least sometimes, this is 100% incorrect.)

6. And four photos but only one with fog? OK fine!

“Wait ‘Til the Girls See This!” Costco Wants to Sell You a Half-Inch-Wide Diamond Solitaire for…$1,000,000

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Dr Evil, certainly, would be impressed by the price of this ring bling from Costco.

Choose or lose:

And an actual photo, I think:

And hey, if you don’t have a Costco card, I can borrow you mine – I’ll give thanks when I get my $20,000 credit next year through the 2% rebate program.

Do whatever it takes to get this rock. You deserve it!

“To inquire about this item, please call (877) 864-8695, or email diamonds@costco.com .

Click here to view IGI certificate Click here to view the GIA report
  • IGI Value: $ 1,601,875
  • GIA #: 5121745439
  • Metal: 950 Platinum
  • Diamond Shape:  Round Brilliant
  • Minimum Diamond Weight: 6.77 ct
  • Diamond Clarity: Internally Flawless ( IF )
  • Diamond Color: Colorless ( D )
  • Diamond Cut: Excellent
  • Ring Size: 7 – Sizeable to any size  (Costco does not provide this service)

Costco makes purchasing the highest quality diamonds easy by offering only the industry’s highest quality diamonds at the lowest possible price.  Our long-standing relationship with our suppliers guarantees we get the best selection at the best value.  Costco’s experienced buying team works with our suppliers evaluating and hand-selecting each diamond for its quality and brilliance.  Our team of Graduate Gemologists then inspects every diamond to ensure it meets the strictest quality standards in the industry in cut, color, clarity, and craftsmanship.  You can be confident your purchase is as special to us as it is to you.

This item comes with a Summation Of Appraisal certificate from the International Gemological Institute (IGI). This is to certify that the item described above is genuine, and has been independently examined in the laboratories of IGI.

Also included with this diamond is a GIA (Gemological Institute of America), Gem Trade Laboratory, Diamond Grading Report. Gem Trade Laboratory is a division of GIA Enterprises, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the nonprofit Gemological Institute of America, Inc. This describes the characteristics of the diamond at the time of the examination based upon 10x magnification.

When returning unique jewelry items, or items containing a 1.00 ct center diamond or larger, Costco warehouses may require additional time to verify the diamond, in which case a refund will be approved upon positive verification and as long as the item is not damaged or changed in any way (i.e. resized or reset). This process may require two to five business days.