“The email from ebay said examples of things you can’t sell include ghosts, spirits and souls,” the 24-year-old from Boscombe told the Bournemouth Echo. He had placed a starting limit of £25,000 but hadn't received any offers although more than 400 were watching the bid.
Was he serious? And was that his real name? Knoxx, a laptop repair technician, insisted that yes, that was his real name, and no, while he had hoped to get publicity for his band, Paradigm -- it wasn't a publicity stunt but a very serious offer. He would have gone through with the deal.
"The owner of my soul would get a percentage of my lifetime earnings, 10% ownership of the band's music, and 10% of my estate upon my death.'
The Cornwall-born graduate of the Arts Institutehad received two bids via email - one apparently serious one from an American. see: