Choose Your Own Adventure: If Groupon Were Acquired By …

If Groupon’s rebuke of Google last Friday taught us anything, it’s that sometimes the coolness conferred by just saying no is worth more than any amount money no matter how astronomical.

But still, you can’t help but think of what might have been if Groopon, Groogle or whatever you had chosen to call it had actually come to fruition.

For those of us with not so vivid imaginations, artist Azhar Bande-Ali has mocked up some of the possible outcomes if the coupon network had succumbed to the hypothetical and not so hypothetical advances of some of the biggest players in the field, above. You saw it here first.