Apr 27, 2019 - Economy

1 fun thing: Demanding tasks

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TaskRabbit is an on-demand platform that lets users request almost any sort of service, including putting together furniture made by IKEA (which bought TaskRabbit in 2017).

The intrigue: But some of the tasks are simply bizarre, according to a report from CNBC:

  • Impersonating a woman at that woman's own birthday party.
  • Steam cleaning a concert costume for "Weird Al" Yankovic.
  • Distracting a 5-pound Chihuahua for 2 hours while its owner worked nearby.
  • Cleaning an apartment in which a "show pig" kept running around and making a mess.

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