Craigslist laugh of the day.....

Ashful

Minister of Fire
Mar 7, 2012
15,033
Philadelphia
Hes probably thinking the grocery store bundles sell for about $5 and these are the same amount of wood.
... and they probably are. But those are kiln-dried split hardwood, not green rounds.
 
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Dug8498

Feeling the Heat
Jun 20, 2018
259
Southern NH
... and they probably are. But those are kiln-dried split hardwood, not green rounds.
Where we are many of the gas stations sell pine that isn’t all that seasoned (usually 6 months or so) and they are charging $7 for a bundle of 4-5 extremely small splits; they’re making out pretty well I’d say.
 

Dmitry

Minister of Fire
Oct 4, 2014
789
CT
Has anyone noticed over the past few years people are trying to something for nothing? Not just firewood but everything. I have seen stuff that is worth $200 and someone is asking $5000 it is insane! The worst is when you offer to take care of it or offer what it is worth they get offended. When you show or tell them what the item is going for they think you're nuts.

Not on craigslist but down the street from me a guy had a big stack of wood (pine) out front his house basically on the curbside. I stopped to ask him if I could take it all or some. I was just passing by and figured on my way I would grab some for campfires. He said I had to buy it, I figured okay asked how much I was figuring like $10 for all or was just joking around. He wanted $300 for about a cord of pine logs! I looked at him to see if he was kidding, he wasn't. Truly insane, I didn't bother arguing just walked away shaking my head. I don't know what he thought he had there.
I see it all the times. I've been trying later to humor myself with ads like this:
https://offerup.com/item/detail/555358977/

Why bother to buy new $17 cord at HD, if you can drag your ass to stranger house and buy used one for $20
 
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Dmitry

Minister of Fire
Oct 4, 2014
789
CT
Has anyone noticed over the past few years people are trying to something for nothing? Not just firewood but everything. I have seen stuff that is worth $200 and someone is asking $5000 it is insane! The worst is when you offer to take care of it or offer what it is worth they get offended. When you show or tell them what the item is going for they think you're nuts.

Not on craigslist but down the street from me a guy had a big stack of wood (pine) out front his house basically on the curbside. I stopped to ask him if I could take it all or some. I was just passing by and figured on my way I would grab some for campfires. He said I had to buy it, I figured okay asked how much I was figuring like $10 for all or was just joking around. He wanted $300 for about a cord of pine logs! I looked at him to see if he was kidding, he wasn't. Truly insane, I didn't bother arguing just walked away shaking my head. I don't know what he thought he had there.
I see that all the time. I'm trying to humor myself with ads like this:
https://offerup.com/item/detail/555358977/
Why go to HD and buy new cord for $17 when you can drag your ass to stranger house and get old cable for $20
 
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Dobish

Minister of Fire
Oct 26, 2015
1,991
Golden CO
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Free for only $20....
 
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Dobish

Minister of Fire
Oct 26, 2015
1,991
Golden CO

ErikR

Burning Hunk
Oct 12, 2013
138
northern WI
"Seasoned several years"..... Yea, un-split and lying on the ground :(





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But wait.... there's more..... You do the work and only get half the product......




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And lastly...................... Reminds me of the highly valuable black walnut trees





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Chas0218

Minister of Fire
Sep 20, 2015
504
Beaver Dams New York
Wow that first one has me scratching my head. Just add a car battery to your stove to keep your hot water heater going? Really?

At least it's free.
https://elmira.craigslist.org/zip/d/maple-wood/6740641877.html
https://binghamton.craigslist.org/zip/d/free-firewood/6744043794.html
 

Ashful

Minister of Fire
Mar 7, 2012
15,033
Philadelphia

Nathaniel241

New Member
Aug 17, 2017
8
Fort Morgan, CO
On a Facebook buying and selling group, someone posted this last week, but I've seen it a few times in the last couple months. I finally had to share. I can't tell if the picture is showing what they think a "quart" is or just showing some of the wood. I don't think they honestly know its called a cord. Doesn't inspire confidence. Either way I don't think that I would ever pay $120 for a "quart" of wood. Maybe a gallon?



November 1 at 4:27 PM ·

Firewood
$120
Firewood for sale 120 a quart call 970 768 3153 for more information
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Jan Pijpelink

Minister of Fire
Jan 2, 2015
1,646
South Jersey
On a Facebook buying and selling group, someone posted this last week, but I've seen it a few times in the last couple months. I finally had to share. I can't tell if the picture is showing what they think a "quart" is or just showing some of the wood. I don't think they honestly know its called a cord. Doesn't inspire confidence. Either way I don't think that I would ever pay $120 for a "quart" of wood. Maybe a gallon?



November 1 at 4:27 PM ·

Firewood
$120
Firewood for sale 120 a quart call 970 768 3153 for more information
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I just fell off my chair and help! I can't get up!
 
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Dataman

Minister of Fire
Sep 10, 2018
577
Newport, Wa
I love the ones offering free stumps for firewood. You must dig up and haul away that 800 monster. Or they want trees taken down, but U keep the wood. FOR FREE! In dangerous places too. Last one I saw I kept emailing, they finally quit since no one will do the work for FREE
 
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Ashful

Minister of Fire
Mar 7, 2012
15,033
Philadelphia
On a Facebook buying and selling group, someone posted this last week, but I've seen it a few times in the last couple months. I finally had to share. I can't tell if the picture is showing what they think a "quart" is or just showing some of the wood. I don't think they honestly know its called a cord. Doesn't inspire confidence. Either way I don't think that I would ever pay $120 for a "quart" of wood. Maybe a gallon?



November 1 at 4:27 PM ·

Firewood
$120
Firewood for sale 120 a quart call 970 768 3153 for more information
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c'mon... that's at least 8 or 10 quarts of wood.
 

jetsam

Minister of Fire
Dec 12, 2015
4,272
Long Island, NY
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On a Facebook buying and selling group, someone posted this last week, but I've seen it a few times in the last couple months. I finally had to share. I can't tell if the picture is showing what they think a "quart" is or just showing some of the wood. I don't think they honestly know its called a cord. Doesn't inspire confidence. Either way I don't think that I would ever pay $120 for a "quart" of wood. Maybe a gallon?



November 1 at 4:27 PM ·

Firewood
$120
Firewood for sale 120 a quart call 970 768 3153 for more information
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She must have ten to fifteen quarts there, that's $1200-$1800!
 
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jetsam

Minister of Fire
Dec 12, 2015
4,272
Long Island, NY
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Do NOT mess with the man's "GREEN pail". It is under heavy surveillance.


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No detail as to what the slandered sizes are or what was said about them.

Would sort of like to know what Chainsaw Detailing Service they had come out to clean and detail that saw for the photo.



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I think I remember reading that this model doesn't draft well.
 
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