Thursday, June 2, 2016

Thursday Twister: Craigslist Photo Awards

Welcome back to the Third Annual Craigslist Awards, I hope you enjoyed a word from our sponsors, but I'm sure you are all anxious to open that final envelope.  Drum roll please...and the Award for Best Picture goes to: 1988 Acura Legend (tip from Safety Fast).



See a "better" craigslist photo? Put it in the comments below.  Be sure to use the new image embedding feature.  [image src="http://www.IMAGE_LINK.com" width="400px"/]

23 comments:

  1. The ad should also get an honorable mention for best script. Fine fine use of English.

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    1. That first one has the rare Thumbnailhead V8

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    2. I see your "tiny pictures" and raise you "Google Street View tiny pictures"
      1982 Honda Accord

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    3. Oh crap! hahahaha! People are ridiculous

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    4. Good from far, far from good.

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    5. Good from far, far from good.

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  3. There's this gem: http://dayton.craigslist.org/cto/5601929431.html
    [image src="http://images.craigslist.org/00000_dakkw9IDGzs_600x450.jpg" width= "400px"/]

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  4. I couldn't figure it out at first but pictures taken of pictures on a cracked screen!
    kids these days

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    1. I think scammers take pics of pics on phones so that a google image search can't quickly find the source of the pics. Or drugs are legal in Stockton now.

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  5. I feel quite sympathetic towards the seller of the Legend. There is a humane honesty about the ad, both about their situation as well as the faults of the car. Sure, they should be going outside to take 3-5 photos, but I do wish them the best.

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  6. I am selling my pocket bike - $75

    [image src="https://images.craigslist.org/00q0q_97genaE3Trz_1200x900.jpg" width="400px"/]

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  7. I'm not saying this vehicle has been in a rollover accident, but I'm not NOT saying it either.

    [image src="http://images.craigslist.org/00K0K_58HhNLQczQi_600x450.jpg" width="350px"/]

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  8. 67 Camaro RS for $15,000 - do you see one in this picture?

    [image src="http://images.craigslist.org/00A0A_3g7E6i2IsVp_1200x900.jpg" width="400px"/]

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    1. The seller has thrown in the towel it seems.

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  9. this Explorer is kinda dreamy

    [image src="http://images.craigslist.org/00s0s_cAyBolhKv2A_1200x900.jpg" width="400px"/]

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    1. Here's a dreamy 1970 Challenger 318. Guess which one is for sale, or is it both?
      [image src="https://images.craigslist.org/00101_jHNmoi12HnS_600x450.jpg" width="400px"/]

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  10. OK, one more - was this Honda used to mix concrete? - ad says "bring a trailer", so i'm going to buy it as a imvestament

    [image src="http://images.craigslist.org/00K0K_jWmPE7ALc4i_600x450.jpg" width="400px"/]

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    1. Probably need a trailer because of the added weight of the concrete. Can no longer move under its own power.

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  11. Future Thursday Twister suggestion: Indecipherable craigslist ads.

    My nomination can be found here http://wausau.craigslist.org/cto/5611981453.html

    "61 vela it 4 door product car lines are straight doors clothes good. No title need gone kids need new cars and dads toys gotta 1000 bucks or best offer takes it. Thursday's last day and then it's going south where price is doubled has all original motor and tranny 3 o. The tree motor will start"

    - John

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    1. John...yes...that is good. But I counter with this.

      porsche 356

      Porsche bin totly restort 200 mil entwalft in axident engen transmission still running euro body schop estament 5000 parts 10000 leber laik new mohr info call frank
      [image src = "http://images.craigslist.org/00n0n_4fU1Gph1GZ9_600x450.jpg" width="500px"/]

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  12. Wow. Just wow. Except that the nearly indecipherable pidgin English of the text may be the least absurd part of the ad. The 'vehicle', the setting, the price - this one has it all!

    Thanks for sharing,
    - John

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