What kind of pain will it work on?
I have found it works really well on mental anguish inflicted by pointy haired bosses and ass hat-wearing peers
A computer will be able to do YOUR job some day too.
If a robot show up that can climb a 1500 ft. tower and install a microwave dish, I'll be happy to let it do it. But somehow I kinda doubt it...
The typical ruralite will just laugh at the idea
Which is precisely why I made the distinction about large urban centers in my O.P.
What about the other guy who spent $19k and didn't win shit?
Put the pipe down, AC. It wasn't $18,000 worth of lottery tickets, the winner was chosen based on performance (amount of referrals).. $18,000 was the cost of implementing his strategy. Which happened to be the best one. If someone else spent $19,000 on a less successful strategy, well that's the way the cookie crumbles.
You can call the boosted post-acquisition Jet.com stock value a windfall, but I find no reasonable way of calling it an "accident".
Mediocrity finds safety in standardization. -- Frederick Crane