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Dad pays daughter $200 to stay off Facebook

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The Facebook Wall -- not the virtual one, but a real wall, at the company's New York offices. ( / Jeremy A. Kaplan)

How much would you need to be paid to delete your Facebook account? Maybe $500? More?

Well one teenager agreed to delete her account after her father paid her off -- for a measley $200.

Fourteen-year-old Rachel Baier's father Paul -- vice president of Boston energy company Groom Energy Solutions -- drew up a legal agreement promising to pay her $200 if she could stay off the site for six months.

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She didn't even get the payment as a lump sum.

She will be paid $50 in April, and another $150 in June.

Surprisingly, the whole agreement was her idea.

"She wants to earn money and also finds Facebook a distraction and a waste of time sometimes," her father told The Daily Dot. "She plans to go back on after the 6 months is over."

Regardless, we reckon Rachel should have held out for more.

Clearly she hasn't seen the film Clueless or she would have learned to never accept a first offer.

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