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01/15/2015 09:15 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

'Ship Your Enemies Glitter' Blows Up In Founder's Face, Is For Sale

Not since Mariah Carey has glitter bombed so spectacularly.

The troll founder of a troll website ended up getting trolled by his own trollish idea earlier this week, but he's still looking to capitalize on it through a potential sale.

Ship Your Enemies Glitter briefly offered to live up to its name, before quickly going viral and having to suspend orders for the foreseeable future, founder Matthew Carpenter told The Huffington Post.

He said the site received over 1.3 million visits and was shared about 300,000 times on Facebook and Twitter within its first 24 hours.

"I'm now going to be packing and shipping glitter to thousands of people constantly for the next few weeks," Carpenter wrote in an email Wednesday. "I'm not sure if I should thank you for the write up."

Carpenter told HuffPost that he removed the order form from the site after he hit about 2,300 orders. He said he now wants to sell the operation. The site's order form now reads:

Purchasing has been temporarily suspended. You guys have a sick fascination with shipping people glitter. We've received all orders & working through them. There was a tonne so be patient.

"This was only supposed to be a side project, so I'm looking for a buyer that can stand being around glitter for longer than 24 hours, unlike me," Carpenter said.

Will anyone buy Ship Your Enemies Glitter? Leave us your thoughts in the comments.

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