Craig and his wonderful list

craigslist corgi portraitThe good thing about Craigslist: It's a window into our fellow community members' wants, needs and aspirations. The bad thing about Craigslist: It's a window into our fellow community members' wants, needs and aspirations.

Good or bad, we'll let you decide...

Who reads 50 Shades of Grey in a waiting room? She does, apparently.

The flip flops! You could have opened with the flip flops!

"You complemented my scarf and offered to buy me a drink." Dude. He was totally flirting with you.

He considered her collection of purchases "a classy choice amongst a variety of junk."

Hmm, what could her line of work be...

"You complimented my legs at the airport then got on a plane and left."

It was a tough question, apparently.

We gotta admit, sometimes we're surprised by what works for people.

Filed under: missed connections from other people's dates. (It's a surprisingly large file.)

He was foiled by ambiguous comments about an octopus ice tray.

"We are both sexy so we deserve people who are actually serious!!" Oh, is that how it works?

They want to have a regular threesome -- you know, platonically.

"All I'm really looking for is an invisible unbiased friend."

Ohhh, snap.

Freedom is just another word for a cat that wasn't really lost.

Random items available

For sale: a zebra drum, "made entirely of real zebra hide" -- "We are preparing to move and do not need to bring this with us." ($100)

For sale: a century-old barber shop chair ($2100)

For sale: an antique adding machine, "still works great" ($100)

For sale: 9 skeleton keys (make offer)

For sale: a 1983 VW Rabbit ($2000)

For sale: a piglet ($100)

For sale: a Corgi painting ($40)

photo: Craigslist item "Corgi painting and knick-knacks"

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

The Northeast, upper Midwest, and the South... uh, really?

The map above is via Quartz. And it's based on the work of a linguistic researcher who sifted through millions of Twitter posts looking for... (more)

Green power

Farther afield: The power company for Burlington, Vermont -- a city of 42,000 residents -- says it now gets 100 percent of its electrical power... (more)

In-between places: Waterford

The Capital Region is full of cities, towns, villages, and hamlets. And some of these places -- like Albany or Saratoga Springs or Troy or... (more)

GMO apple

The company that created the "Arctic Apple," the genetically-modified apple variety that's said to resist browning, has been field testing the variety on trees in... (more)

Found Footage Festival at Proctors

Could be (cringe-inducing) fun: The Found Footage Festival tour, a film and live comedy show, will be at Proctors this Wednesday. Blurbage: The Found Footage... (more)

Recent Comments

I think *not* composting sounds odd. Especially when we constantly hear about our ever growing landfill.

The Northeast, upper Midwest, and the South... uh, really?

...has 1 comment, most recently from Bob

City Line Bar and Grill

...has 8 comments, most recently from Ron

In-between places: Waterford

...has 1 comment, most recently from J

GMO apple

...has 1 comment, most recently from Jamie

The week ahead

...has 1 comment, most recently from Dan Roesser