Nov. 29, 2011 at 2:59 PM ET
I don't really know what I expected to find on a site called "This Is Why I'm Broke" when I first heard about it a few months ago, but I certainly didn't think that it would become the main stop for my geeky holiday shopping needs.
Yet here I am — debit card in one hand, mouse in the other.
This Is Why I'm Broke is not a traditional shopping site — meaning that it's not an retailer or reseller and won't take any of your money. Instead it'll provide you with a collection of some of the silliest, geekiest, and strangest items on the Internet — along with links to online shops which offer them.
There are things like water jet packs, suit pajamas, flying radio controlled sharks, jedi bath robes, 7-foot gumball machines, custom bobbleheads, glow-in-the-dark toilet paper ... and well, you're probably starting to get the idea. This Is Why I'm Broke basically lists everything a geek's dream store would contain — which should make holiday shopping a breeze.
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