Kyle MacDonald's house The world's largest paperclip, installed at Bell Park in Kipling in MacDonald made his first trade, a red paper clip for a fish-shaped pen, on July 14, He reached his goal of trading up to a house with the fourteenth transaction, trading a movie role for a house. This is the list of all transactions MacDonald made: He then traded the pen the same day for a hand-sculpted doorknob from Seattle, Washington.
From paper-clip to house in 14 trades From paper-clip to house in 14 trades A year-old Montreal man appears to have succeeded in his quest to barter a single red paper-clip all the way up to a house.
Jul 07, July 8, A year-old Montreal man appears to have succeeded in his quest to barter a single red paper-clip all the way up to a house. It took almost a year and 14 trades, but Kyle MacDonald has been offered a two-storey farmhouse in Kipling, Sask. MacDonald began his quest last summer when he decided he wanted to live in a house.
He got a response almost immediately from a pair of young women in Vancouver who offered to trade him a pen that looks like a fish.
MacDonald then bartered the fish pen for a handmade doorknob from a potter in Seattle. In Massachusetts, MacDonald traded the doorknob for a camp stove. He traded the stove to a U.
MacDonald then traded the keg and sign for a Bombardier snowmobile, courtesy of a Montreal radio host. MacDonald and his girlfriend will fly to the town next Wednesday.
The town is going to hold a competition for the movie role. MacDonald, who has attracted international media in his quest,said the journey has turned out to be more exciting than the goal. This may be the end of this segment of the story, but this story will go on," he said.Well, on July 14, , he went to Vancouver and traded the paperclip for a fish-shaped pen.
The pen was traded the same day for a hand-sculpted doorknob from Seattle. On July 25, he went to Amherst Mass and traded the doorknob for a Coleman camp stove (with fuel).
Description: Seems to be some kind of red paperclip. Who could ever find this valuable? One red paperclip is a website created by Canadian blogger Kyle MacDonald, who bartered his way from a single red paperclip to a house in a series of fourteen online trades over the course of a year.
MacDonald was inspired by the childhood game Bigger, Better. His site received a considerable amount of notice for tracking the transactions. Apr 18, · Since last July, he’s managed to turn a red paper clip into a year’s free rent on a house in the desert, the Associated Press reports.
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