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TED Pass Going for Big Bucks on Ebay

The TED conference happens next month. Since it's an invite-only event, most of us won't be going. But somebody is putting his VIP pass up on ebay. Current price? More than $33,000.

It's not just a pass to the conference. You also get to have lunch with Meg Ryan.

My favorite part? You have to sign a waiver agreeing not to be annoying and try to sell your products and/or services to other TED attendees.

By the way, the ticket is being sold with the blessing of TED. The proceeds go to charity.

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I'm curious to see what gets announced at the TED conference this year, but not to the tune of more money than my student + car loans combined!

Sent by alice | 6:09 AM | 1-30-2008

I remember in the mid-late 90s when I first heard about the TED conference, it was from my boss, who happened to be named Ted. Silly me actually believed for a while it was an annual gathering of folks named Ted. Seriously, if I were named Ted, I'd go to an event like that.

Sent by andy carvin, npr | 8:58 AM | 1-30-2008