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Paperclip TradePaperclip Trade
['pɛɪpəklɪp tɹɛɪd]
verb, noun
(1) To put an inexpensive item up for trade with the intention of receiving an item worth very slightly more, then trading that for a third item worth slightly more again, and so on.
(2) A trade or series of trades designated for this purpose.
Example Usage:
(1) "Do you believe that story about the guy who paperclip traded his way to a Baby Paint Brush?"
(2) "I've mentioned in my wishlist that this is part of a paperclip trade."
See Also: The Trading Post
Category: Items and Restocking
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