Craig and his wonderful list

craigslist waste oilThe 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...

It's well known that plumbing is the most romantic of all Home Depot departments.

Just another dated, did welding together, drifted apart story...

"I cannot wait to tie you up..." he says to her.

"[F]or reasons obvious to you an I," he couldn't buy her a drink after the Santa Speedo Sprint. No pockets in the speedo?

"[Y]our chin bone is one of a god..."

Punisher shirt + beard + early morning Hannaford checkout = her thinking about him all day

One thing for which 787 is apparently popular: flirting and driving.

Random items available

For sale: Flexible Flyer 3G -- "3G" apparently meant something else back in the day, because it doesn't look that sled has data service ($50)

For sale: an 1880s railroad map ($220)

For sale: 1950s Eames Herman Miller chair ($2,500)

For sale: a 5-foot church pew ($65)

For sale: a commercial onion slicer ($75)

For sale: a flammable liquids cabinet, apparently for storing flammable liquids, not to put liquids in and then set on fire ($650)

For sale: ram lambs ($125 and up)

For sale: black-tailed Japanese rooster, "quite handsome" ($15)

For free: 80 gallons of waste oil


photo: Craigslist item "Free waste oil about 80 gallons"

Comments

One of the questions on a safety course I took included a question about where to store flammable solvents. The correct answer was the "flammable liquids cabinet" but one of my colleagues took that for a joke answer - of course you wouldn't put flammable liquids in a cabinet that was flammable - and spoiled his 100% safety rating.

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