Saturday, August 07, 2010

Craigslist Funnies

I'm always entertained by the Craigslist items for sale!

Come.........take a look at the bargains you can find.

This beauty falls under the category of 'Shabby Chic'

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And she can be yours for the low price of $125!
(dust mites included at no extra charge?)

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This one......

described as Antique (ya never know what that will bring to the table)

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But for the bargain price of $500, you can remove the couch condom and it might be good as new.....uhmm...... or maybe that's 'good as old' since it IS, after all, an antique.


This one was listed as a 'Three Seater Couch'

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What on Earth?!? I guess two sit ON the couch and the 3rd person rolls around on the back cushions until they deflate??


And this one was simply listed as

'Green Couch'

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While it certainly IS green and it looks like it has good bones (gotta love the tufting!), let's look more closely at the description and find out if there might be any special reason for the low price of $30??

**Vintage Green Couch [so far so good]

**Good Condition [I would probably agree.......but wait]

**A few cigarette burns on the lower side of the right arm that are almost unnoticeable [umkay, but still ....cigarettes?? + burns?? -- probably a deal-breaker for me]....then the description goes on to say ..... and one large one (burn) on the right cushion -- we just flipped it over [guess the right side of this couch was where the smoker had his/her time outs?] Sorry, you had me at 'Cigarette'.

Then it says [remember the above noted flaws]

**we bought it 6 years ago and since then it's been in a smoke free, pet free home. [phew that makes ALL the diff in the world!]

and to finish it off

**Cash only, serious offers only [because if you're in the market for a vintage green couch with cigarette burns from a non smoking home, and only have $30 in your budget, they don't want to hassle with you if you're not serious!

1 comment:

  1. That last one had me in tears. ROTFL!! Great post, Robin. This could be a good gig for you! We gave away our old furniture on freecycle and the people who picked it up wanted it for their dog. So there ya go. ;-)


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