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PayPal Bot Launch!

I have added the option to subscribe to the bot with PayPal, something that many people have requested. Simply scroll to the bottom of any page on this site… enter any keywords you like, and subscribe for $1/day. As an aside, it is surprisingly difficult to integrate PayPal with WordPress. I was forced to put […]

Stats!

I finally set up a stats page, which I have been meaning to do for a while. It shows the distribution of the cost of items bought by the bot and a word cloud of the item descriptions. I know the images are a bit small, I am going to try and upload bigger versions […]

Bobcat-In-A-Box Update

The Bobcat In A Box bot has been going for a few months now, and I have been quite surprised at how many people want to receive random packages from the internet! The bot has bought over 2,000 packages so far, the vast majority falling into the $.50-$1.50 range with free shipping. Many are craft […]

First!

Our xkcd bot has been live for over a week now, buying random packages from Amazon and eBay. Including…. Goldilocks and the Three Bears – Amazon Bamboo Style Sling Shot Toys – eBay Bubble Wrap 10m x 50cm – Amazon Blue Led 5MM Light – eBay Dramatic 80’s Fishnet Gloves, Black – Amazon It is […]