What Lincoln can get you
The Web site Fiverr posts thousands of things wiling members are willing to do for $5. Among the more typical tasks offered are simple Photoshop work, copywriting and webcam-aided foreign language tutoring. That sort of thing.
But things also get weird ... very weird.
One gentleman offers to send a video of himself singing Happy Birthday in Welsh, wearing only a thong and wooly hat.A young lady offers to "create a video or Skype of me talking with my mouth full." "Don't you hate when people talk with their mouth full?! Making noises, grunting, slopping their food while you can see and smell what their eating? What a way to get back at them," she writes. "I will gladly create a video or Skype of me talking with my mouth full grossly and disgusting. You pick the topic or what you want me to talk about and I will do the rest." A street performer will juggle knives at your request (adding a chainsaw will cost you extra) while reciting up to 15 words of your choosing. "I will do the best Donald Duck voice ever for $5," boasts another job-seeker, while another offers to carry a personalized sign while recording a video of himself balancing things on his chin. Ever want a time-lapse video of your message with a bunch of mealworms crawling over it? For just $5 you can make that dream come true. Fans of the band LMFAO might want to take up one woman on her offer to create a parody song from Sexy And I Know It for you or your business. "I will let you beat me at Words with Friends," writes another seller of the Scrabble-like game. "I don't often lose, so this should make you feel extra special. I will take my turns slowly, so that you can savor the victory." Other offers that caught our eye: "I will go to the store of your choice and videotape dancing behind a random stranger without them knowing." "I will ask Furry Freddy