The Best of Craigslist
March 18, 2003 7:22 PM   Subscribe

Everyone knows about Craigslist, but does everyone know about these continually-updated best-of pages for the NY and SF lists? Posts range from amusing to disturbing to meta to debauched to curious to amusing to desperate to brilliant to literary to ...
posted by grrarrgh00 (14 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
craigslist is fantastic,
i found a place to stay in ny when all hope was gone..
i used to keep looking at it when i got back , thanks for reminding me about a great site.
posted by sgt.serenity at 7:43 PM on March 18, 2003


i begged them to let me go along on the marti gras thing but nobody answered my email.
posted by hob at 7:49 PM on March 18, 2003


My personal favorite:
Old Chinese Woman Who Tickled My Shaft
posted by UrbanFigaro at 8:07 PM on March 18, 2003


My all-time favorite:

Best Moving Sale Ever In The History Of The World

"Sad Eagle says 'My ears are ringing with the tortured cries of our country's forefathers because jou refuse to buy these cups, mang. STOP THEIR PAIN, MANG, PLEASE.'"
posted by sklero at 8:59 PM on March 18, 2003


I liked this one:
Lord of the Rings tribute band forming. (note poster's e-mail address)

The key to Best of Craig's List is that the postings need no commentary. The (un)intentional humor is usually well-crafted.
posted by Down10 at 9:09 PM on March 18, 2003


blacktable does a weekly run down of craigslist.
posted by rdr at 9:52 PM on March 18, 2003


That is one funny blackboard.
I thought this was funny:

Cute Girl Giving Me the Finger On the F --- Is It Love?
posted by alicesshoe at 10:01 PM on March 18, 2003


Man, we found our house on CL. We got all our furniture on CL. And then, thanks to the (very fucking scary, I must say) CL parenting forum, I even found my friends on CL.

I see the other new cities where it hasn't caught on, and I'm just stunned at the missed opportunities. Wake up, Phoenix! Jeez.
posted by padraigin at 10:31 PM on March 18, 2003


>Lord of the Rings tribute band forming.

" Only the most dedicated need apply. No druggies! No flakes!"


That project is going nowhere. Even the characters in the books don't seem very believable unless you remember they have plenty of pipeweed induced brain-damage.
posted by skallas at 11:33 PM on March 18, 2003


I don't know about Craigslist....

(There's always one, isn't there!)
posted by salmacis at 12:42 AM on March 19, 2003


Any Craig's List alternatives for the Boston area?
posted by Civil_Disobedient at 2:24 AM on March 19, 2003


There's actually a Craig's List for the Boston area.
posted by grrarrgh00 at 3:47 AM on March 19, 2003


Wasn't Led Zeppelin a Lord of the Rings tribute band?
posted by padraigin at 8:45 AM on March 19, 2003


No, grrarrgh00, alternatives to the Craig's List for Boston.
posted by Civil_Disobedient at 9:12 PM on March 19, 2003


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