Tuesday, March 5, 2013
You have WHAT for sale?
Sometimes I like to check out Craigslist to see what's for sale.
Sometimes I find some cool stuff...but more often I find some stuff that makes me question humanity.
Seriously??? Where do these people get this stuff?
Or better yet, what made them EVER look at these items and think, "OH MY GOSH!!!! I HAVE to have that." And then they actually purchased it.
And then there's the ones that have something pretty cool, but come on...there is NO way it's worth the price you put on it.
So here are a few "gems" I've recently found for sale on Craigslist.
I'm starting our little treasure trove in the Antiques section:
~ This is a Hamilton Beach Shake Mixer...I think it's circa 1941 or so.
It's in great shape, I'll give them that. And apparently it still works.
But good heavens, it's marked at $495.00
Four HUNDRED and ninety-five dollars!!!!!!!!!!
The same person has a 1970 Hobart 5qt. mixer for sale for $1200.
All I have to say is that those shakes and baked goods better taste like they came straight from heaven above if you're gonna spend that much money on the machines used to mix them up.
~ Antique hand carved Chinese Oxbone Boat
Now, I can appreciate the time that it took for someone to hand carve this boat...but I have to tell you, this ranks high up on my "That is the most hideous thing I have ever seen in my ENTIRE life" meter. Seriously...it's horribly ugly.
Want to know something that's even more hideous???
The price tag on this baby is $2500.00!
And get this...the person selling it says in their description, "I don't really want to get rid of this, but I found out how much it's worth, so I decided to try and sell it."
Heads up dude: You're getting your wish, because NO ONE I know would be willing to drop $2500 on this thing.
~ WANT TO BUY!!!!
"A porcelain Buddha - will pay fair market value"
Is there a market for porcelain Buddha statues?
~ Brass giraffes or camels
$150 each. There's no picture of these...I just can't imagine how awesome some brass giraffes or camels would have to be to spend $150 on them.
Let's move on down to "free" items
~ Free bread
I kid you not, this is the very first entry when I clicked on "free". Hmmm....
~ Horse Manure
I $#!* you not!!!!
No matter whether it's free or $500, putting someone's used toilet in my house creeps me out a bit.
~ Free Art on your wall
Before you see one of the pics this person posted. Please know that the idea behind this dude's reason for posting this is really pretty cool. But the "samples" he posted are UBER creeptastic...
See what I mean?
"Oh look honey, just what we've been searching for. A dude with a bullet hole in his forehead for above the mantle."
Actually, now that I look at that closer, it may be a 3rd eye, not a bullet hole.
THAT changes everything!
Now let's take a gander at what people are looking to purchase:
~ Underwear or Panties????
I truly don't know what to say about this.
~ "I need somebody that knows how to do good tattoos"
I guess if you're looking for "good tattoos" you can be pleasantly surprised should the tattoo turn out AWESOME!
~ Newborn/Infant (for photo shoots...but still, it's a little funny to post that)
~ hot dog cart
~ Porkrind pellets (to use at home for a snack)
On second thought...I should've titled this post "Craigslist Creepers"