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I doubt it's a lie. what would be the motivation? There's very little trolling on HN. I see no reason to doubt its authenticity.

Do you have showdead on? Do you scroll to the bottom of every post? It seems like every third post has garnered a squadron of useless flip replies that sit at -4 or dead. A troll post of this variety is almost on the level of effort of the one word "yes" and "no" posts that show up when the headline is a question.


For argument's sake, what single founder (male, 20) sold their company (assuming it was a website) for $5m last month? Shouldn't that be publicized? Even if it's not, the guy is likely full of it.

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