During the Qingming festival (also known as Ancestor Day or Tomb-Sweeping Day), Chinese communities burn effigies of money and luxury items to honor their ancestors. This year, iPad 2 replicas are among the popular items that people are purchasing to offer to their deceased relatives. But, like its real-life counterpart, paper iPad 2s are in short supply
. Reuters spoke to Jeffrey Te, a shopkeeper on the outskirts Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, who ordered 300 iPad 2 replicas from a manufacturer in China. All 300 of the paper iPad 2s (boasting a capacity of 888 gigabytes, a lucky number in Chinese culture) sold quickly, leaving only first-gen iPad replicas and Galaxy Tabs sitting on his shelves.