Rumors abound that you can buy absolutely anything that your mind can think of on Craigslist. Anything. Well, plenty of us have officially admitted that our imaginations need some fine-tuning and updating, after taking a closer look at the bizarre and hilarious advertisements you can find while scrolling through the site.
Bored Panda brings you this list of the funniest, weirdest and craziest Craigslist ads that you’ve ever seen. From a guy’s ad about him giving away his girlfriend to a purse-snatcher’s dating ad, these will give you a hearty chuckle and will make you reevaluate your life when you realize some of these aren’t jokes at all. So put on your giggling goggles, buckle in and start scrolling. Upvote your faves, drop us a comment about which ads you liked and why, and share with your friends. And in case you need some more awesome viewing material, take a look at our other posts about a guy’s hilarious attempts to sell off his 1999 Corolla on Craigslist, as well as a compilation of the most delusional and funny people to be found on various internet marketplaces. They’re fun, so check them out after you’re finished with this list.
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#1 Saw This Gem On My Local Craigslist
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#2 The Things You Find On Craigslist
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#3 Uber Alternative
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The US ad website Craigslist has its roots in 1995 when Craig Newmark created an email distribution list for his friends that featured local events in the San Francisco Bay Area.
#4 Another Craiglists Gem
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#5 Craigslist: Idiot Needed To Beat Vanilla Dome
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#6 Anyone Need Reminder Tags?
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One year later, it became a web-based service, expanding into other classified categories. By the dawn of the new millennium, Craigslist expanded into other US cities.
#7 Free Almonds!
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#8 Craigslist Ad Looking For Replacement Friend
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#9 Spotted Under Free On Craigslist Baltimore
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As of now, Craigslist operates in 70 countries and more than 700 cities. Wow. The first non-English languages that Craigslist supported were Spanish, French, Italian, German and Portuguese — this happened in 2008.
#10 Found This Browsing My Local Craigslist
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#11 Just Cancelled My Weekend Plans After I Saw This On Craigslist
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#12 A Friend Of Mine (Still Haven’t Found Out Who) Posted This Craigslist Ad For My Birthday. 100 Points For Creativity, -100 Points For All The Chinchilla Texts And Voicemails
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Now, let’s talk numbers because they’re jaw-droppingly huge. Craigslist has over 20 billion (that’s right, that’s a ‘b’, not an ‘m’) page views each month (this one’s an ‘m’, though), and it had more than 49.4 million unique monthly visitors in the US alone.
#13 The Things You See On Craigslist When You Live In Nashville
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#14 This Guy On Craigslist Found A Lost “Dog”
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#15 Amanda On Craigslist
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Craigslist also has 80 million new classified ads each month. The numbers are so stunningly big that it makes perfect sense why there are so many ads that have us laughing out loud.
#16 I Was Looking For Used Laptops In Craigslist
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#17 Craigslist Gold
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#18 It Looks Cute But It Ain’t
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#19 Free Bacon
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#20 My Friend Found Another Indispensable Service On Craigslist Yesterday
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#21 Bread And Gas At Trader Joe’s
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#22 The Only Time I’ve Ever Clicked “Best Of Craigslist”
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#23 Craigslist Cookie Creep
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#24 Take This Baby Out For A Spin
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#25 This Is Not A Joke
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#26 I Saw This A While Back, Maybe It Belongs Here
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#27 Craigslist Ad: “Free Vcr With Old School P***o Stuck Inside”
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#28 Goose The Lobster (Hates Johnny Cash)
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#29 Found On Craigslist In My City
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#30 They Know Their Targer Audience
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