You can list just about anything online but... should you? Well, that depends. Do you want to surprise everyone on the internet? Have people question your sanity? Maybe even receive a few prank calls? Then go ahead. Put those used dental prosthetics on sale. Make that tennis ball chair work for you.

But if you aren't that much of an opportunist, I suggest you join the other side, (silently) judging them. There's a subreddit called r/WTFgaragesale, and it features all the funny, weird, creepy, and downright disgusting things people are trying to sell both in real life and online. Here's a collection of pics the sub has from the latter.

#1

How To Avoid Awkwardly Asking Someone To Take Their Shoes Off At Your Door.. Sold!

How To Avoid Awkwardly Asking Someone To Take Their Shoes Off At Your Door.. Sold!

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Darko Pešić
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1 year ago

This is awesome :D

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u/Lyle_the_Crocodile, one of the moderators of the subreddit, said "people will sell almost anything, weird stuff from prosthetics to coffins, or stuff that's broken/worn out and they just don't want to throw it away."

"It can be overwhelming, looking at a local marketplace like Facebook Marketplace or Offerup, but I see it as a net positive," u/Lyle_the_Crocodile told Bored Panda. "If someone, somewhere wants your old prosthetic leg, it's better to sell it to them (or give it away), rather than having it end up in a dump. The clutter and chaos of the modern online marketplaces is a reflection of modern consumerism and waste, so it's hard to look at some of it, but it's important. A landfill full of prosthetic body parts is just as full as a landfill full of car tires and electronics."

Personally, the moderator thinks the most popular listings online feature something boring that people are upgrading, like phones or furniture. "There are a ton of people that... shall we say... underestimate or understate the wear and tear on a couch, for instance, and think that a couch that's torn up by a dog, or just decades of normal use, is still worth over $100."

#2

Is It Weird That I Actually Kinda Want This?

Is It Weird That I Actually Kinda Want This?

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SentimentAndBadJokes
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1 year ago

No, my friend. Not at all.

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#3

I Check Offerup For Chairs Every Few Days....

I Check Offerup For Chairs Every Few Days....

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Andrew Gibb
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1 year ago

a tradition that should remain in the past.

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However, u/Lyle_the_Crocodile thinks that there are a lot of joke listings as well. They said the mod team tries to not allow such content on the subreddit because they don't want it filled with "Among Us Shaped Chicken Nugget" posts, but they're not always successful. "If you click through Facebook Marketplace listings and view the sellers' profiles, it often becomes clear that they're posting it to be silly with their friends. I'd estimate that approximately 5% of all Gen Z guys, for example, have posted some variation of "For sale - THESE HANDS" (an invitation to fight, not an ad for manual labor, like my millennial brain initially thought)."

"On the other hand, a lot of the weird listings are real," the moderator highlighted. "I posted an ad on Facebook Marketplace for some medical training mannequins once, and FB alerted me every single time someone shared the post on their wall. Some of us sellers just want to reduce waste and make money, while making the world a more bizarre and happy place. In the case of the medical mannequins, I sold one to a commercial real estate agent that wanted to put it in surprising places in the buildings he was selling, with a hidden camera to catch the reaction of people when they see it. I sold several to a couple that was turning their pole dancing studio into a haunted house. Trust me, there are plenty of weird buyers to make it worth it for us weird sellers to keep doing what we're doing."

With 166K members, the community of r/WTFgaragesale is not very close-knit in any way. "It's more of a passive way to enjoy the absurdity inherent in the modern peer-to-peer e-commerce landscape," the moderator said. "Sometimes the threads are full of puns, other times disbelief and unanswerable questions about what kind of person sells x, y, or z, and every once in a while the thread will be just people defending the seller and telling the OP that the item in question isn't THAT weird."

#4

All Hail Titty Frog

All Hail Titty Frog

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Dynein
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1 year ago

Not just titties... o.o

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#5

Only Once

Only Once

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K Witmer
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1 year ago

Did they claw their way out

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#6

Helloooo, Officer!

Helloooo, Officer!

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Jayne Kyra
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1 year ago

I think these are Christmas ornaments popular among gay men. Featuring mermen professions.

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If, however, you have things you no longer use but they are in good condition and you think they have value, chances are, you can actually sell them online.

Various collectibles, exercise equipment, furniture, electronics that aren't too old yet, and luxury items are a good place to start.

Check Amazon, eBay, Etsy, and Craigslist for your items. If you see plenty of them, that's a sign that there is a market for them.

If you want to really make sure, save all the listings you see on the earlier mentioned websites. Then come back a few days later and see if the listings are still active. Great items sell rather quickly and listings get closed. You won't have trouble selling those items and can probably increase your asking price a bit.

#7

The Perfect Bed To Preserve Virginity!

The Perfect Bed To Preserve Virginity!

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Andrew Gibb
Community Member
1 year ago

they can just use the floor (so I've heard)

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#8

Today On Fb Market Place

Today On Fb Market Place

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Jihan Kim
Community Member
1 year ago

the planet of seagulls

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#9

We Love Facebook Marketplace

We Love Facebook Marketplace

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Andrew Gibb
Community Member
1 year ago

I bet it is comfy

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When choosing a platform for selling your stuff, think about reliability, relevance, customer experience, and costs. You also need to keep in mind the type of item you're selling, for example, handmade items will likely do better on Etsy than on Craigslist.

On every platform, you will have to create an account and build out your product listing. Get the best photos that you can and write a compelling description — these things have a huge impact on how many potential buyers reach out to you.

Once you're done, publish the listing but it's a good idea to double-check it and make sure everything is correct.

#10

Woman Makes Her Regretful Husband Model Her Handmade Ponchos. Hilarious

Woman Makes Her Regretful Husband Model Her Handmade Ponchos. Hilarious

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Leah L
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1 year ago

I love how even the dog can’t look at the camera lol

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#11

Found This Gem In Free Pile Outside My Work

Found This Gem In Free Pile Outside My Work

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Mark Howell
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1 year ago

Looks like Freddie Mercury ;o)

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#12

Why Do People Say "Brand New" When It's Clearly Not?

Why Do People Say "Brand New" When It's Clearly Not?

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SentimentAndBadJokes
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1 year ago (edited)

I drawer the line at this...

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For hot items, you might start getting inquiries within the next few hours. The bulk of people will probably reach out in 24-48 hours. Make sure to respond to them as quickly as possible and close a deal.

But if you're on a platform that does the selling for you (like Amazon), there's nothing else you need to do. Just sit back and wait.

#13

Eat Your Heart Out, Kirk Cameron

Eat Your Heart Out, Kirk Cameron

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Jihan Kim
Community Member
1 year ago

those death marks are disturbing

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#14

Dead *ss Tree

Dead *ss Tree

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Andrew Gibb
Community Member
1 year ago

I hate plastic plants- what is the point?

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#15

I Mean.. Someone Is Gonna Like It, Right?

I Mean.. Someone Is Gonna Like It, Right?

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Life is ?
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1 year ago

Not bad

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#16

This Couch Is Awful Taste And You Cannot Change My Mind

This Couch Is Awful Taste And You Cannot Change My Mind

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Samantha Lomb
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1 year ago

It would be great in a kid space. You could never tell if they spilled anything on it

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#17

You've Got A Friend In Me

You've Got A Friend In Me

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Andrew Gibb
Community Member
1 year ago

there is probably to infinity and beyond numbers in the box

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#18

Harry Potter Teeth, Mmmmmmm

Harry Potter Teeth, Mmmmmmm

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KJ
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1 year ago

Where did they get all the teeth from?

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#19

If He Has Buyers, I Am In The Wrong Business

If He Has Buyers, I Am In The Wrong Business

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Andrew Gibb
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1 year ago

the breath of Britney Spears- goes for a load of cash. So I've heard...

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#20

$20 For Old Doll Head Found While Hiking

$20 For Old Doll Head Found While Hiking

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Life is ?
Community Member
1 year ago

No, there's an underground market for those.

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#21

My Fiancée Sent This To Me And I Couldn’t Help But Feel It Belonged Here

My Fiancée Sent This To Me And I Couldn’t Help But Feel It Belonged Here

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Miss Cris
Community Member
1 year ago

Noooooo

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#22

There Are No Words

There Are No Words

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Pantea
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1 year ago

I totally believe that they need it gone.

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#23

Y Tho

Y Tho

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Andrew Gibb
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1 year ago

I love big butts and I can not lie

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#24

Umm I Don't Think This Is Apple Official

Umm I Don't Think This Is Apple Official

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Rose the Cook
Community Member
1 year ago

Expensive bean sprouts.

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#25

Just What I Needed To Complete My Bathroom Aesthetic

Just What I Needed To Complete My Bathroom Aesthetic

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Andrew Gibb
Community Member
1 year ago

having a satanic dump

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#26

The Things You Find At Government Surplus Auctions... Birthing Simulator

The Things You Find At Government Surplus Auctions... Birthing Simulator

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Max
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1 year ago

I'm assuming it's for medical students.

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#27

Not A Garage Sale But I Thought You Might Enjoy

Not A Garage Sale But I Thought You Might Enjoy

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Watching
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1 year ago

That's more of Bill than I ever wanted to see.

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#28

He Haunts You

He Haunts You

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Andrew Gibb
Community Member
1 year ago

by Bandy Poohol?

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#29

“No Lowballers”

“No Lowballers”

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Raven Sheridan
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1 year ago

Looks like Pizza the Hutt from Spaceballs!

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#30

Teeth In Great Shape

Teeth In Great Shape

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
1 year ago

Aren't these moulded to fit the individual? Still gross anyway.

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#31

For The Classicist Who Needs To Charge Three Phones And A Tablet

For The Classicist Who Needs To Charge Three Phones And A Tablet

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J. F.
Community Member
1 year ago

Good for the more fancy gamers

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#32

Mmmhhhmmm Premium

Mmmhhhmmm Premium

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troufaki13
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1 year ago

50% off! Practically a steal!

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#33

For When You're Lonely

For When You're Lonely

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Life is ?
Community Member
1 year ago

Evil dead vibes

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#34

The Vodka Bottle Full Of Cigarette Ashes I Posted Here About 2 Years Ago Is Still Up, And The Price Was Dropped By A Whopping $4.76. What The Hell

The Vodka Bottle Full Of Cigarette Ashes I Posted Here About 2 Years Ago Is Still Up, And The Price Was Dropped By A Whopping $4.76. What The Hell

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Madison Sadler
Community Member
1 year ago

Ew

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#35

Todd

Todd

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Princess Toadstool
Community Member
1 year ago

I love todd

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#36

Tbh It’s So Well-Made I Kinda Want It, But It Freaks Me Out

Tbh It’s So Well-Made I Kinda Want It, But It Freaks Me Out

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Myrtille rat
Community Member
1 year ago

It's made from the mask of Dj Hi_Tek from the Die Antwoord band; I would have buy it even twice that price

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#37

I Hope This Is Satire But I Truly Don’t Know ...

I Hope This Is Satire But I Truly Don’t Know ...

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
1 year ago

So does that mean I've been sitting on a gold mine (sorry, lint mine) for the past 2 years?

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#38

How To Properly Sell Firewood In Kentucky

How To Properly Sell Firewood In Kentucky

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SentimentAndBadJokes
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1 year ago

What's she trying to sell here again?

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#39

Hot Dog Statue - Two Lovers Holding Hands. Can Also Be "Personally Ordered With Any Customizations Wanted (Mini Hotdog Babies, Pregnant Hotdog, Rockstar Hotdog, Etc)"

Hot Dog Statue - Two Lovers Holding Hands. Can Also Be "Personally Ordered With Any Customizations Wanted (Mini Hotdog Babies, Pregnant Hotdog, Rockstar Hotdog, Etc)"

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Life is ?
Community Member
1 year ago

This was a 5 year old's summer project that their parents posted online to make money I guess.

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#40

KFC Zinger

KFC Zinger

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Andrew Gibb
Community Member
1 year ago

is this during the great KFC starvation in lockdown 2020?

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