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Trade Game

Objective - End the day with the most valuable item acquired in trade.

Setup: 

One object to be given to you by the professor.

One Public Twitter Account

A tweet @aaronhonsowetz with the hashtag #BisonTrade and a photo of your group.

Rules:

Your group can start trading 8am on Friday, September 7th.  Your group will take the object given to you by your professor and trade it for another item.  Trades will take place either on campus or in the town of Bethany.  Each trade needs to be photographed with the person you are trading with, be posted to a public twitter @aaronhonsowetz account with the hashtag #BissonTrade, and be a reply to the initial photo of your group.  

You can only trade items for other items.  Meaning no trades for cash and no trades for services.  Trades have to be made with someone who is not a member of your group.

To Get full Credit on the assignment each group must make a minimum of four trades.

The assignment is worth 8 homework points.

Deadline: The first four trades must be completed by 6pm Friday, September 7th.  Additional trades beyond the first four can be made and posted on twitter for potential extra credit until 11:59pm Saturday, September 8th.

Extra Credit:

The last object received in trade will have its value assessed by looking at prices for it on ebay and Amazon. 

The group with the the highest valued item acquired from trade amongst all course sections will earn 2 extra credit points.

The group with the the second highest valued item acquired from trade amongst all course sections will earn 1 extra credit points.
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