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People are paying $10 for this silly cactus app

People are paying $10 for this silly cactus app
Photo courtesy of Lucky Cactus Developers

Toss that old rabbit's foot in the garbage. You don't need it for good luck anymore. Now, there's an app for that.

Praise for the good luck app Lucky Cactus has been pouring in. Consumers are thanking the developers, giving the app credit for helping them pass exams, avoid car accidents and even survive near-death experiences. This wouldn't be that odd if the app was free, but the strange thing is that consumers are willing to pay $10 for this "lucky" download.

How did the app's popularity spread? Well, that's unclear. There aren't any misleading claims by the developer in the App Store. In fact, all the developers say about the product is, "Lucky Cactus is a state of mind. Tap it. It may or may not give you luck."

Lucky Cactus

There are no instructions for use beyond that. Should you make a wish before you tap it? After? Or maybe while you tap it? Should you chant some sort of message that ignites the power of the cactus and wills good things to come from the universe? No one is sure. But according to consumer reviews, the cactus works. Period.

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