Ten Bad Ideas That Seemed Good At The TimeMichael Ballaban7/07/13 3:29pmFiled to: AOLWAnswers of the weekendanswers of last weekendAOTDAOtW2545EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkA lot of ideas are offered in earnest. Gerber Singles, for instance, I'm sure seemed like a good idea to somebody in some meeting, but it was clearly ridiculous. Same with buying Newsweek. Sometimes, though, those bad ideas find their way into cars. Even though they seemed alright at the time, they sometimes had disastrous consequences.