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Man runs up 8k tab in iTunes Store, fiancée dumps him

In response to a call for readers' most embarrassing DVD purchases on Entertainment Weekly's website, Dalton Ross got an interesting comment from a woman named Susan who thought it might be fun to share with the world why her engagement was called off.

I used to wonder how my husband-to-be had more than 700 music CDs and more than 300 movie DVDs and hundreds and hundreds of record albums until I discovered that he had $43,000 in credit-card debt. In looking at his last bill (for one month) he had charged more than 8,000 iTunes at 99 cents each and had charges at places that sell music and movies, too. This guy made $45,000 a year. Called off the wedding.

If true - and since it's on the Interwebs it must be true - Susan made the right choice! And she saved both of them from even more debt.

8000 songs from the iTunes music store?
$7920

Average cost of a wedding in the US?
$27,490

Posting about your failed relationship and shattered dreams on the Internet?
Priceless.

Perhaps someone should introduce this guy to Free Tuesdays? Is there an iTunes Anonymous chapter for guys like this? There's a reason why 1-Click purchasing should be off by default.

[via TheAppleBlog]

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