The credit cards out there today have a lot going for them. They are able to check out all of the credit card offers, bring one home and then purchase whatever the user wants to purchase with them. They are easy to use, and will give you instant money. Which is why some people went all out and made some of the wildest purchases ever.
Yes, a live shark was purchased with a credit card. Instead of going through the channels that are necessary, they made the deal quickly using a credit card. This might not be a good idea for some, but at the time, it was a good idea to them.