10 wild businesses you won't believe exist

From dog wigs to manly cupcakes to rent-a-friends, these companies fly in the face of conventional wisdom to prove America's entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well.

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Jul 4, 2013 4:16PM
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What's strange about renting goats? It's pretty standard in western Washington state.
Jun 26, 2013 12:13PM
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Best of luck to all of these businesses, I don't have a need for their services and don't think I ever will.   It is the right of everyone to start a legitimate business and if they can find a market good and stay in business good for them.  
Jun 26, 2013 10:18AM
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for about 15 years before my  first retirement, I had a side-line business called 'wet spots.' I operated and maintained as many as 15 agricultural irrigation systems each year for some local farmer friends.
Jun 26, 2013 12:03PM
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What about the festivus for the rest of us business.  I thought that was pretty hilarious.
Jul 5, 2013 8:33AM
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Hey, I absolutely adore the "SomethingStore" idea!  The box can be made appropriate for who you are buying it for - for example, a $10 box for a boy or girl, $15 box for a woman, etc. - it will be like doing Secret Santa all year long! 
Jun 26, 2013 10:47AM
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I have a business of recording .. you record your vocals and send them to me and I mix them down and make you a cd . great for friends and family .  email me  at     in memo type recording
Jul 5, 2013 12:02AM
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We have goat renter here. I love em! I go by Naval Kitsap-Bangor Base and they have used them on several occasions to clear bru**** a green way to do it. Win, win.
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In some places, I suppose "rent-a-goat" could be considered an escort service.
Aug 15, 2013 5:25AM
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I bought the OraBrush dog system for both of my dogs...It works great on my aging pups and their nasty breath! PLUS is came with 2 people brushes with each dog brush! (there is a bacon flavored paste that goes on the dog brush)!

 

Jul 4, 2013 11:22PM
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That's 10 seconds I'll never get back.
Jul 3, 2013 10:40PM
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They forgot the best one!  .  Much, much more of a wild business then any of these.  They even send it anonymously.
Jul 23, 2013 8:24AM
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You were right, I didn't believe them.  And they are "flurishing"?
Jul 4, 2013 7:35PM
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RastaVacations: weed friendly travel. You would have thought it would be there.
Jun 26, 2013 10:41AM
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We'll all need My Pet Chicken when our economy is no more and wilderness survival explodes in popularity.
Jun 26, 2013 10:06AM
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Ha! you should check out my business.. but it's only for those who have a good sense of humor.. just google "Smoky Pole BBQ Blend"..  I have a line of "playful" Spice Blends, to say it nicely..ha!
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