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Pssst. Hey Buddy. Wanna Buy Some Used Pinot?

Thanks to some fellow bloggers and readers, I was clued into a funny phenomenon that's going on with the Google ads on the right side of the page. This phenomenon looks like this:


I guess when you're eBay and you're a 58 billion dollar company you go kinda wild with those niche ad placements. There must be at least one person in the universe who would buy some used Pinot Noir, so why not put an ad up? I'm thinking of that spit bucket scene in Sideways.

Listen if any of you readers out there are so desperate for some Pinot that you're thinking of clicking on that ad over there --> Stop. Relax. Take a deep breath, and give me a call. I'm sure we can work something out.

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