Craig and his wonderful list

craigslist bud light christmas treeThe 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...

"If you would like to stop living in that box and move into my apartment I think we can work on your biting problem together."

"You were like an angel in a room full of grief..."

"If you remember me tell me what color my glow was." (You'd probably remember a glowing person, right?)

Yes, what would come of a conversation about e-cigarettes.

Pretty sure the spelling of her name isn't the factor keeping them from connecting, but at least he's covering his bases.

From the Annals of Possibly Less-Than-Good Ideas: hitting on the woman who goes to the gym with the enormous, muscled boyfriend.

"I never want you to wear baggy sweatpants, but if you did id definitely get more working out done."

Her complete lack of direction resulted in his tongue being tied.

Racino pickup line: "if you are free would not mind feeding your machine for a while."

The rare server-for-customer missed connection.

Wonk seeks lady wonk.

You'd notice Murphy if you saw him in Lansingburgh.

Random items available

For free: a Christmas tree made out of 220+ Bud Light Platinum bottles, "Everyone whose seen it has been pretty impressed with it so I decided to give it a fighting chance to live on."

For sale: a 1940s marble soda fountain ($7500)

For sale: an old bank of post office boxes ($1999)

For sale: two neon signs, one that works -- it says "WIGS" ($75)

For sale: a box truck with changeable side message ($6000)

For sale: Great Dane puppies ($1000)

For sale: a miniature Jersey heifer, "Ruby" ($500)
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(Thanks, Dawn!)

photo: Craigslist item "FREE BUD LIGHT PLATINUM TREE!! and others (moving sale)"

Comments

With 220+ bottles, that tree is worth at least $11. Someone will be all over that bad boy.

I thought CL prohibited the sale of animals on the site?

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