Shoestring Theory

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A shoestring theory is…

January 31, 2008 at 3:36 pm by thetheorist

an idea that you suspect is true based on personal experience or anecdotal evidence, but for which little or no evidence exists to prove its validity.

A primary function of the internet is to facilitate the development and growth of shoestring theories.

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  • 1 Mikey Fletcher Jan 31, 2008 at 4:32 pm

    My best example of a shoestring theory, is when I had a hunch that my neighbors were cool. Turns out I was wrong. they were awesome!! Too bad I didn’t act on my assumptions earlier. We could have had even more High Council meetings. The blog looks great.

    I know this responce has nothoing to do with Ebay or small business, so feel free to delete.

  • 2 thetheorist Feb 1, 2008 at 1:51 pm

    Awww, thanks! Coming up with new theories is going to be fun.