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[–] ilikeskittles 13 points -9 points (+4|-13) ago 

His gift was being a visionary. He could see what was going to be hot.

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[–] Morbo 2 points 13 points (+15|-2) ago 

He was not visionary in predicting what would be popular. He was more like PT Barnum in that he knew what would make easily manipulated people get excited about. He was an effective marketer rather than a trendsetter.

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[–] uvulectomy 1 points 6 points (+7|-1) ago 

Yet he couldn't see that woo-woo quack medicine wouldn't cure his cancer.

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[–] ilikeskittles 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

That's a good point.

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[–] vernichter [S] 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

To buy things for 6 cent and sell for 6 dollars.