Starbucks cards get $1,000 bids on eBay

The Starbucks Steel Card has a face value of $400.

This final note today, which one can only file under 'What is the matter with you people?'

I don't know if you heard about the fancy new Starbucks card last week. It's made of etched steel and costs $450 -- but is loaded up with just $400 worth of coffee goodness.

But believe it or not, that's not the ridiculous part. There are bids for these things on eBay for close to a thousand dollars.

Then again, this is a company that's convinced us to pay $4 for a cup of coffee...so...

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