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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The Things You Find On Craigslist
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.
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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.
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Craigslist Ad Looking For Replacement Friend
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.
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
Just Cancelled My Weekend Plans After I Saw This On Craigslist
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.
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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.