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Yahoo recently offered Facebook a $1.4 billion buyout, according to a crazy rumor heard at SloshCon. Tipster says Facebook rejected Yahoo (they're waiting for a $2 billion offer, remember?). Now that takes balls bigger than Stephen Colbert's.

What does this teach us? That Esther Dyson knows all. The conference socialite wondered what two Yahoo and Facebook execs were up to, chatting at a party (pictured). Guess Yahoo's Toby Coppel was one roofie away from making the deal.

Earlier: Yahoo and Facebook execs chat it up [Valleywag]
And: News Corp to Facebook: Talk to the hand [Valleywag]