Yet another Craigslist Idiot

Dune Posted By Dune, Oct 8, 2011 at 2:47 PM

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  1. Hass

    Hass
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    Mar 20, 2011
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    Alabama, NY
    This guy isn't charging. I sent him an email telling him that he's a fool for not charging people for his premium firewood.
    All those power line sure look like fun.

    http://buffalo.craigslist.org/zip/2631736467.html

    My goodness, I was just about to stop looking then I see this buyer...
    http://buffalo.craigslist.org/grd/2636158490.html

    I need 10-15 cord of GOOD SEASONED hardwood delivered with Diameters of up to 12 inches ok.If you do not have well seasoned do not reply..If you want more than $75.00 do not reply.If you meet the above criteria give me a call 716-445-0259

    Good seasoned, with diameter of 12"?
     
  2. tsquini

    tsquini
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    Jan 8, 2009
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    Loc:
    North Shore, MA
    When you get there to check out the 12 oak trees, they end up being 12 dead pine trees in a swamp.
     
  3. richg

    richg
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    Nov 20, 2005
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    I wonder if he's had any takers?
     
  4. onetracker

    onetracker
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    Aug 11, 2011
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    Loc:
    rondout valley ny
    great analogy
     
  5. Dune

    Dune
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    Jan 14, 2008
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    Loc:
    Commonwealth Of Massachussetts
    Thanks, that was the one I used in the e-mail I sent the guy. I probably should learn to MYOB a bit more, but some people need to get a clue.
     
  6. HittinSteel

    HittinSteel
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    Aug 11, 2008
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    Loc:
    Northeastern Ohio
    I just sent him this........


    Hi,

    I just got a really big chainsaw from a friend and am learning the tree cutting business. I'd be willing to come out and "give it a shot" at felling your trees. I don't have insurance yet (it is really expensive, no wonder real tree service charge money to take down trees hahaha). I'll be pretty neat about things and clean everything up (but I don't have construction skills, so if something like your house gets damaged, I can't fix it!).

    Anyway, if you'd like to give me the opportunity, I'd love to come out and let the chips fly!

    Oh, one other thing, do you have a pretty good homeowner's insurance policy? Just wondering.

    Fred
     
  7. Flatbedford

    Flatbedford
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    Mar 17, 2009
    5,257
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    Loc:
    Croton-on-Hudson, suburbs of NYC
    Did you hear back from the guy?
     
  8. HittinSteel

    HittinSteel
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    Aug 11, 2008
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    Loc:
    Northeastern Ohio
    Just sent it. If I do, I'll post this assclowns response.
     
  9. wannabegreener

    wannabegreener
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    Sep 29, 2010
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    Loc:
    Southern NH
    Hitten steel...

    That was very funny. Great response.
     
  10. krex1010

    krex1010
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    Jan 3, 2010
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    Loc:
    southeast pa
    I actually responded to this guy. I simply said "you're an idiot" his response was classic "takes one to know one"
     
  11. Thistle

    Thistle
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    Dec 16, 2010
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    Loc:
    Central IA
    :lol: Perfect.
     
  12. REM505

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    Mar 14, 2011
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    Loc:
    Chester/Lancaster county area PA
    Now that's funny!
     
  13. richg

    richg
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    Nov 20, 2005
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    Are the leaves falling on Cape Cod yet? They sure are in NJ. I want to put up a web site for j@ck@$$ses like this....list out what it really costs to cut down and process trees. A chipper than can run $70K, saws at $1K each, a chip truck at $40K, climbing harnesses, a log splitter, commercial space to store your equipment, insurance, salaries, gas, diesel etc etc etc. We could just send these mucking forons a link so they could see how stupid they are. Or, we could create a website, "jackassesofcraigslist".....people selling trees, dumb@$$ses looking for outrageous dollars for old junk, etc etc etc. I know times are tough, but it seems like the stupid quotient is off the charts these days.
     
  14. Dune

    Dune
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    Jan 14, 2008
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    Loc:
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    Irene gave the leaves a lttle head start up here.
     
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