There are tons of things that you can get on Craigslist. There's an entire section for free stuff. As a matter of fact, there's a lot of good stuff there that you might be able to use as parts or for crafts.

But then there's the other stuff that makes you cock your head sideways and wonder, who the heck is picking this stuff up? And why are these people putting this on Craigslist?These are real listings on Craigslist for Buffalo that you can get for FREE, but why would you want to?



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    Getty Images/iStockphoto

    Betamax Tapes

    Remember these things?  Nobody used them.  But really they were better quality than the VHS tapes that everyone used.  So...what would someone do with these now?

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    (buffalo Craigslist)

    Faded Broken Umbrella

    "The umbrella opens but it stays tilted and doesn't straighten anymore. It's also faded. "

    THAT is how you sell someone on an item.

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    (Buffalo Craigslist)

    Dead Dryer

    It says that it works perfectly.  Except for the fact that it only blows cold air.  So....isn't that a "tumbler" instead then?

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    Getty Images/iStockphoto

    Dead Sod

    "I've pulled some sod and its been just sitting around. It's pretty dead."

    No beating around the bush here.  It's just dead grass.  Who wants it?  Did I mention it's freeeeeee?

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    Soon To Be Dead Rooster

    "Rooster a bit aggressive. If you take, you will have to pickup the rooster as we don't touch him."

    Sign me up for the aggressive rooster.  As long as it's free...

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