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Re: What weird/outrageous requests have you seen on Freecycle/Craigslist?
« Reply #105 on: April 22, 2010, 01:51:40 PM »
Ginlyn32, I had the opportunity to meet WarBaby - DH wasn't keen on me going out with a strange guy I had just met on the internet.  I pointed out that any "strange guy" who hangs around etiquette sites and suggests brunch at Shoney's for the meetup probably isn't too scary  :P  (And WarBaby turned out to be a perfectly wonderful guy, by the way!)

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Re: What weird/outrageous requests have you seen on Freecycle/Craigslist?
« Reply #106 on: April 22, 2010, 07:50:09 PM »
Slartibartfest, not saying I wouldn't do a meet n' greet. But you have to admit it's ALOT different from driving cross-country with a near-stranger.

I've met Schmoopie-poo and Bibliophile...but we met at a restaurant.

I don't know...I just think his sister was looking out for her brother. Not saying Schwm would do anything, but how was his sister supposed to know that?

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Re: What weird/outrageous requests have you seen on Freecycle/Craigslist?
« Reply #107 on: April 27, 2010, 10:28:53 AM »
Hoooo-boy, check out what this person is asking for this morning.  Each of these requests was a single, one-line post with "$ITEM Wanted, can p/u in $MYCITY"...

1) Double jogging stroller
2) Medela breast pump
3) Playskool play kitchen set
4) Playskool outdoor play house
5) Papasan infant swing
6) Girls clothing 12mo - 3T
7) Toddler bed and bedding
8.) Crib and bedding
9) Changing table

Guess what, this woman's back!  Today's requests are again IN ALL CAPS with "WANTED $ITEM $MYCITY" as the headline:

1) Double jogging stroller
2) Medela breast pump
3) Pack-n-play

At least this time we got slightly more substance in the message body, again IN ALL CAPS, mentioning that she REALLY NEEDS THESE ITEMS AND CAN PICK UP ASAP!!  At least she closed each one with THANKS so I suppose that's a (minor) point in her favor....

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Re: What weird/outrageous requests have you seen on Freecycle/Craigslist?
« Reply #108 on: April 27, 2010, 10:30:09 AM »
Ginlyn32, I had the opportunity to meet WarBaby - DH wasn't keen on me going out with a strange guy I had just met on the internet.  I pointed out that any "strange guy" who hangs around etiquette sites and suggests brunch at Shoney's for the meetup probably isn't too scary  :P  (And WarBaby turned out to be a perfectly wonderful guy, by the way!)

He thinks you're a lovely lady, too.  :)

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Re: What weird/outrageous requests have you seen on Freecycle/Craigslist?
« Reply #109 on: April 28, 2010, 01:12:14 PM »
Ok this one is funny!   ;D

And no it is not one item



Garment rack Elliptical Machine (Area)



Giving away two garment racks, and one elliptical machine to anyone that wants them. Everything comes apart for easy transport. Available nights after 6pm and weekends for pick. Let me know what time you would like to get the items.

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Re: What weird/outrageous requests have you seen on Freecycle/Craigslist?
« Reply #110 on: April 28, 2010, 01:57:05 PM »

that she REALLY NEEDS THESE ITEMS AND CAN PICK UP ASAP!! 

Oh noes!   What will she do if she doesn't get them? :o

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Re: What weird/outrageous requests have you seen on Freecycle/Craigslist?
« Reply #111 on: April 28, 2010, 02:03:56 PM »
Ok this one is funny!   ;D

And no it is not one item



Garment rack Elliptical Machine (Area)



Giving away two garment racks, and one elliptical machine to anyone that wants them. Everything comes apart for easy transport. Available nights after 6pm and weekends for pick. Let me know what time you would like to get the items.

And here I thought exercise machines in general were garment racks. 

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Re: What weird/outrageous requests have you seen on Freecycle/Craigslist?
« Reply #112 on: April 29, 2010, 09:59:01 AM »
Ok not one but two requests for Viagra & Viagra/Perks.  Really?  You want me to sell you drugs?  Can I see your badge officer?

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Re: What weird/outrageous requests have you seen on Freecycle/Craigslist?
« Reply #113 on: April 29, 2010, 11:51:16 AM »





And here I thought exercise machines in general were garment racks. 

Not always, if they are in the bathroom, they become towel racks.

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Re: What weird/outrageous requests have you seen on Freecycle/Craigslist?
« Reply #114 on: April 29, 2010, 04:56:28 PM »
My boyfriend just found out about this winning personals ad that a guy he knew in high school just posted: http://littlerock.craigslist.org/m4w/1715626839.html

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Re: What weird/outrageous requests have you seen on Freecycle/Craigslist?
« Reply #115 on: April 29, 2010, 05:13:19 PM »
My boyfriend just found out about this winning personals ad that a guy he knew in high school just posted: http://littlerock.craigslist.org/m4w/1715626839.html

Oh man! That guy is a real winner, an uneducated intellectual elitist? Any woman who would stoop so low as to date someone like him REALLY has an issue!

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Re: What weird/outrageous requests have you seen on Freecycle/Craigslist?
« Reply #116 on: April 29, 2010, 05:17:35 PM »
My boyfriend just found out about this winning personals ad that a guy he knew in high school just posted: http://littlerock.craigslist.org/m4w/1715626839.html

Oh man! That guy is a real winner, an uneducated intellectual elitist? Any woman who would stoop so low as to date someone like him REALLY has an issue!

I'm betting money that this was written by an angry ex girlfriend. It's just too awesome!

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Re: What weird/outrageous requests have you seen on Freecycle/Craigslist?
« Reply #117 on: April 29, 2010, 07:34:16 PM »
My boyfriend just found out about this winning personals ad that a guy he knew in high school just posted: http://littlerock.craigslist.org/m4w/1715626839.html

Oh man! That guy is a real winner, an uneducated intellectual elitist? Any woman who would stoop so low as to date someone like him REALLY has an issue!

Oh Lordy! I think I might've dated this guy, because there can't be 2 people this pathetic in the world!



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Re: What weird/outrageous requests have you seen on Freecycle/Craigslist?
« Reply #118 on: April 29, 2010, 08:35:57 PM »
My boyfriend just found out about this winning personals ad that a guy he knew in high school just posted: http://littlerock.craigslist.org/m4w/1715626839.html

Oh man! That guy is a real winner, an uneducated intellectual elitist? Any woman who would stoop so low as to date someone like him REALLY has an issue!

Oh Lordy! I think I might've dated this guy, because there can't be 2 people this pathetic in the world!

Like the village idiot and the village drunk - I think that these are an archetype that every village is issued.....at least in the 21st century.
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Re: What weird/outrageous requests have you seen on Freecycle/Craigslist?
« Reply #119 on: April 30, 2010, 10:32:40 AM »
Bummer, the personal ad is blocked here at work...I'll have to look at it later!

Here's today's awesome post from my Freecycle list...

I am looking for some gardening stuff so I can make an attempt to grow my own vegetables.
I am looking for any of the following;

Tomato cages
top soil
Lg planting containers
Mulch
Compost
plant starters or seeds
small amount of Horse manure
Wood pallets
rain barrel
watering can
Sun Shine (lol)
and what ever else may help with my venture.

Every little bit helps.


So she wants to grow tomatoes, but doesn't want to put any effort or money into the project.  I wonder if she'll be asking for people to come water and weed her tomatoes in a few weeks?   ::)