Damn. On this Reddit thread users are recounting stories of the single most expensive mistake they’ve ever made. The first response is one from “zestyping” about how he met Larry and Carl Page in 1998 and politely declined Larry Page’s invitation to work at Google. Instead, he went to graduate school while Google went on to become one of the largest companies on the web.
What’s interesting though is that he still holds that original Google business card. Check it out, exclamation mark and all.