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"

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