When you have money to spend you tend to spend it, and most people have at least one type of thing they tend to spend money on, be it collectibles, clothes, concerts, food or all of the above and more.
But more important than this bond of buying is the other thing we all have in common- the fact that we've all bought some really dumb stuff in our lifetimes.
"So many improv classes, so many." - Eve, 24
"An expensive, 'realistic'-looking horse mask." - Priscilla, 40
"Customized Patrick Stump mugshot phone case." - Scarlet, 23
"A bachelor's degree in broadcast communications." - Mike, 37
"Yellowed Masonic magazines from the 1920s." - Harry, 30
"The Conor McGregor–Floyd Mayweather fight - Larry, 29
"Black denim jorts with butt flap." - Peter, 23
"An autographed 'King of Queens' script." - Pilot, 29
VICE asked a bunch of people to share the dumbest thing they've ever spent money on, and for the sake of brevity they asked them all to describe it in six words or less.
"I had ten Tamagotchis in 2005." - Ali, 22
"$650 for unlimited Brazilian wax pass." - Lily, 26
"Rare Pappy Van Winkle bourbon bottle." - Thomas, 36
"Starbucks delivery. I had the flu." - Brittany, 27
"Kylie Jenner's dumb $2.99/month mobile app." - Anna, 29
"Airline Wi-Fi that (predictably) never works." - Janessa, 37
"My 2010 marriage to that idiot." - Lauren, 35
I once bought a pair of TUK platform Creepers that were so tall I couldn't walk in them without rolling my ankle or falling flat on my face. Used to love to wear them when I went out to the bars too, so you can imagine how well that went...