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Old 06-20-15, 06:41 AM
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After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

German Man Takes Revenge on Ex-Wife by Sawing Everything They Own in Half, Selling It on eBay

Everybody handles breakups differently, and a German man has found a hilarious (albeit demented) out-of-the-box way to express his anger with his ex-wife. The two have been together for 12 years before splitting up, so the handy man took it upon itself to split in half everything they owned with help of a saw and other power tools. And then put his share up for sale on eBay.

The heartbroken guy posted a video of the feat on his YouTube channel, which shows you that you can practically cut in half any kind of object, regardless if it’s a chair, an iPhone 5, a big-screen Samsung TV or an even bigger Opel Corsa car. In what follows, you can see what Der Juli is selling on eBay, after cutting his half, and how much it’s priced at.

The best thing about it is that each product has its own story, in which the owner explains why he’s selling the product, and how it relates to his former wife (see below).

Half a teddy bear – €51: “Although she doesn’t need a stuffed animal to snuggle, there are affectionate fellow workers for that.”



Half a mail box – €40.50: “The mailbox hung for many years on our house until my wife turned int my ex-wife and increasingly unpleasant shipments arrived in it.”



Half a motorbike helmet – €34.50: “My ex-wife thought in the divorce she should be entitled to a greater part of all our things, including mine. She has never been on a motorbike.”



Half an iPhone 5 – €78: “I generously left her half of everything, even my beloved mobile phone. That way she can no longer secretly send WhatsApp hearts to a younger work colleague. She doesn’t need it anyway as she lives with one.



Half a Samsung TV – €24.75: “Of course, also the TV that I have purchased so she can comfortably watch ‘Germany’s Next Top Model’ on it.”



Half an Opel Corsa – €62: “My ex-wife wanted 50% of all our things, including our beloved little city car. Although it’s not clear to me why she’d still want a dinky old Opel. Her new guy is impressively motorized, I hear.”



Video:

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His ebay items: http://www.ebay.de/sch/der.juli/m.ht...p2047675.l2562

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Old 06-20-15, 07:07 AM
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Re: After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

Only reading what's in the post but why is the wife taking anything in the divorce?
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Re: After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

At least they didn't own a house.

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Re: After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

This explains the video I just saw. I was looking at YouTube's popular video feed and saw this video of random stuff being cut in half. It wasn't particularly interesting and the description was in german so I was left wondering why it was so popular.
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Re: After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

I wonder if they had kids .
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Re: After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

Originally Posted by TomOpus View Post
I wonder if they had kids .
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Re: After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

Originally Posted by TomOpus View Post
I wonder if they had kids .
Probably not, since it's increasingly common in Germany (and Europe in general) for couples to not have kids these days. If I'm not mistaken, it's become enough of a problem that the German government pays you to have children.
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Re: After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

You used to get medals for having kids in Germany


Real dick move on this guys part
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Re: After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

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You used to get medals for having kids in Germany


Real dick move on this guys part
Maybe. But if it helps him get over the situation, cheaper than therapy.
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Re: After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

This guy is a straight up psychopath and a moron. Who does that? It isn't even funny. Good luck hooking up with any future women. His pick-up line will probably be: "I'm the guy who cut up everything we owned" potential date: "stay away creep!"
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Re: After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

Originally Posted by hal9000 View Post
This guy is a straight up psychopath and a moron. Who does that? It isn't even funny. Good luck hooking up with any future women. His pick-up line will probably be: "I'm the guy who cut up everything we owned" potential date: "stay away creep!"
I agree. He very publicly showed the world who he is.
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Re: After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

Guy's not good with finances.

1. Liquidate assets for money.
2. "Split" money in half. Base it on the mathematical value. Not the mass. Don't cut the dollar bills in half!
3. Profit.
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Re: After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

I don't think the guy is a psycho, he is a guy going through a divorce after 12 years of marriage and dealing with it the way he wants. I wouldn't do it, but I understand it.
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Re: After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

This reads like an Onion article.
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Re: After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

I agree with Dave. We all do what we have to to deal, this is his thing. His ex-wife's thing was to get herself some cow-orker dick, but she jumped the gun a bit and started while still married.
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Re: After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

Someone needs to point Eddie Money towards this thread.
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Re: After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

Well, that little stunt may bite him in the bottom. Splitting assets doesn't mean cutting them in half; he presumably still owes her half the original value of all the items, and now has a bunch of junk to show for it.
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Re: After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

Originally Posted by Shannon Nutt View Post
Someone needs to point Eddie Money towards this thread.
It took 12 years for this couple to split? Eddies got to be feeling a lot better about the six months or whatever.
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Re: After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

What wasn't publicly disclosed is that after the divorce the man has also developed split personality disorder.
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Re: After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

Originally Posted by kvrdave View Post
I don't think the guy is a psycho, he is a guy going through a divorce after 12 years of marriage and dealing with it the way he wants. I wouldn't do it, but I understand it.
Sounds kinda like Chris Rock's take on OJ ...

"I'm not sayin' he shoulda killed her .... but I understand." *enormous grin*

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Re: After a 12yr split...man splits in half everything they owned

Originally Posted by nickdawgy View Post
This reads like an Onion article.
it's because it is a fake: http://factually.gizmodo.com/todays-...-hi-1713065476

it was a viral promotion for a service that finds you lawyers.
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Originally Posted by AGuyNamedMike View Post
I agree with Dave. We all do what we have to to deal, this is his thing. His ex-wife's thing was to get herself some cow-orker dick, but she jumped the gun a bit and started while still married.

cow-orker
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William Fichtner?
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Originally Posted by Deftones View Post
it's because it is a fake: http://factually.gizmodo.com/todays-...-hi-1713065476

it was a viral promotion for a service that finds you lawyers.
Wow now I feel...


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