From Craigslist with love?

Do you love Craigslist, and swear it is the best thing ever?

I think Craigslist is a joke, and have had nothing but weird spammer people contact me.

Let me back up and explain some of my experiences with The Craig.

This past year I have been in the process of cleaning and remodeleing my house, and  then listing some of my no longer wanted or needed items on Craiglist.

Things like.

9ft pool table

Brass bed

 

While the ad was running I had some strange e-mails inquiring about the items.

 

Thanks for mailing back,i am an Oceanographer and i am buying this for Dad, i am at sea right now, I can only pay through PayPal at the moment as i don’t have access to my bank account online,but i have it attached to my PayPal account, and this is why i insisted on using PayPal to pay,all i will need is your PayPal email address to make the payments,and if you don’t have a paypal account yet,its pretty easy to set one up at www.paypal.com,i will be expecting your email.I have a pick up agent that will come for the pick up after payments.I will like to have communicate and discuss this via Phone but i am 95% Deaf and i do use hearing piece so that was why i have prefer to communicate more through Mail …So kindly get back to asap…i need to see more photos also and i will like to know the last asking price.

(Sorry,,,sounds like a scammer to me!)

This is how the scammers work on craigs list…They contact you with a question…like is your ______(fill in the blank still for sale?)  or they contact you with an another question.. but they leave out one of the numbers of a phone number they want you to call…..so you e-mail them back to answer their question…once you do they have your personal e-mail address.  Then the scamming e-mails begin.

This is One of the most outrageous e-mail to come out of something I tried to sell on Craigslist.

 

Is your merchandise still attainable? Umm…this might be  off topic but you sound interesting in your posting. Do you want to get coffee sometimes? I promise I’m not a weirdo, just feeling lonely. If you’re interested, meet me on my exclusive dating profile (it’s like facebook for adults), there’s no cost to sign up! My pics and my  phone # are all on there so get in touch with me. There are too many scammers on here so if you’re  real call me and maybe we can meet to become friends and maybe more? You never know! OK, I won’t bother you again! You’ll be amazed to see who I am! :)

Really?

Trying to get a date this way??

OMG! at least this one gave me a good laugh!

 

xoxo,

Janice

 

 

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