Writing gig: Help rich people cope with the problems of being rich

Local Web site (no, not the Globe style section) is seeking a blogger:

Special community for people who have earned a lot of money or been born into a wealthy family needs a blog ghostwriter. The focus of the community is providing psychological support for the problems money brings - family tensions, unfulfillable expectations, boredom, etc. To do this you must be intimately familiar with the problems faced by wealthy people. If you grew up wealthy or through some other means can write detailed blog posts on this topic, please get in touch.

Note: You won't get rich with this job - it pays $30 a post.

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      Well, I'd be happy to help

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      Well, I'd be happy to help out these babies, but first I think I'd need some on-the-job training with having immense, problem-causing wealth, in order to begin.

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      I Would Eat The Rich But I Feel Nauseous

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      I guess to know about the problems of the affluent you need to be affluent and thus don't really need any money, thus the low balling of $30.

      Anyhow the concept of those "problems" is so disgusting it makes me want to vomit. Such people don't need psychological support, they need to die in a fire. Such would solve their "boredom" problem.

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      Because?

      Devastating, because they only ranked third?

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      Most of the snobbery

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      Is coming from the $40k/year nonprofit heroes/desk jockeys slumming it up in run-down roach traps along the C line. I'm pretty damn sure the true 1%ers living there don't give a rat's ass about southie townies/bike lanes/etc.

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      I guess the

      Globies never heard of the Wall Street Journal's editorial page.

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      Missed opportunity

      They should have recruited some of the fantasists at the recent Beacon Hill handicapped-ramp meetings.

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      So many questions. So many.

      1. "Blog ghostwriter." When the hell did this become a thing?

      2. If anyone feels that the burden of all that money is causing them pain, I will happily provide pain and money relief.

      3. Do they understand the, shall we say, overt assholeness of offering only $30 per post to provide the illusion that rich people are more thoughtful and literate than they actually are?

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      Is this a joke?

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      This might be some satirical thing. You never know with those Craigslist ads.

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      Yeah, could be

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      Seems there are similar versions for other cities.

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      Emotional, wealthy folks needed?

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      With all the angst on The Hill these days, I don't think the guy/gal seeking should have any problem recruiting for their "special community."

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      I'll make sure not to read this...

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      Rich people: please just shut up and go be rich. We don't have time to listen to your whining. There are people with real problems.

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      Boredom?

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      If they're so bored, they should go out and spend that money. Kick start that trickledown I've been hearing so much about.

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      Is this performance art?

      Wealthy people need peon to help self-aggrandize. Even though it pays a poverty-level wage, we'll call ourselves job creators!

      Almost too rich to believe.

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      This job

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      How the rich get richer and the poor get children.

      i.e. pay someone to create content for your site for you, and don't pay them much; and make everyone feel depressed and go all 3rd World/pre-WW2 family size...for the only fun...available to those w/o "real" problems.

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