The Dumbest Products of the Decade

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Pets.com

We almost feel bad for the now-infamous sock puppy, as he's become the poster pooch for the ridiculously profligate dot-com era. Then we were reminded that the company burned through a reported $300 million dollars in two years of operation. They could afford a Super Bowl ad, but not someone whose primary job was to ask questions like, "Will people really pay a $20 shipping fee for sleeves of cat food?"