$999 "I Am Rich" Video Walkthrough

Purportedly one of the eight [redacted] people who bought I Am Rich has gone all Paris with the video making, and decided to show the rest us more than maybe we needed to really know about the $999 proof that P.T. Barnum was right -- again.

And no need to hurry on that hacked version either, b'okay?

(via TUAW)

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sayam says:

This guy is a retard!!!

Peter says:

Maybe he should retitle the app as "I Am Now Poor". And what the secret mantra really makes you feel like after you buy this stunning piece of artwork:
I am poor
I deserv it
I am an idiot,
unhealthy &
unsuccessful
Seriously, it's too bad that Apple let this app get through into the app store in the first place.

H22kai says:

Very tongue and cheek... hilarious video.

FJR says:

is it just me or has half the coverage on TiPB been about this app lately? Must be a really slow news time for all things iP.

ethan says:

it's Barnum, not Parnum, and we're not even so sure he actually said that a "sucker was born every minute." It was more likely, "A customer is born every minute." Just wikipedia it.
But yeah, this guy is a tool.

ethan says:

wait.....he bought the "i am rich" app for a TOUCH?!!?? What's the matter, buddy? Couldn't afford to sign a two year contract???? weird.

Rene Ritchie says:

The quote I was referring to was "no one ever lost money overestimating the stupidity of the American public", but the less-than-generous nature of blog commenters is probably worthy of a follow-on quote.
Typo fixed, thanks!

CommonCentsIscicle says:

Not sure what's more humorous; the video or the responses. Actually, I think "just wikipedia it" is the most hilarious thing I've read in a long while. For $999, I'd say it's worth the outrage-on-demand from all the Apple zombies.

IphoneGeek says:

You gotta be kidding me, he spent $999 for this :-|