This time last month, Nathaniel Mott warned that Kickstarter’s loosening of rules might lead to a drop off in quality of projects, or even an increase in outright scams.

So, was Mott right to be concerned? Let’s take a look shall we?

This guy wants two million pounds to buy a yacht for a photo project…

 

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This person wants $20,000 to explain a new science that examines why “certain features appear in all living beings born in the same year…”

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This pineapple wants $5000 to go on tour…

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Hand made Marble statues of Kobe Bryant, LeBron and Messi? $20,000 please!

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Or put some soil in some expensive shoes for just three grand

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Or find some cheap shoes and take photographs of them for twice that amount

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And then there’s this

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See! Nothing to worry about!

Feeling pretty stupid now, huh Nathaniel?