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Old 05-04-2009, 08:21 PM
 
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I've sold alot of gear on the site. It has saved me hundreds of dollars vs Ebay and newspaper ads. It is basically an online newspaper ad.

Sad that the newspapers are going broke, but their classified ads are really inconvenient to view on the web.
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Old 05-05-2009, 01:09 PM
 
Location: North Alabama
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Well I bought my ladder. Saved $40.00 and he brought to my office. I am happy / he is happy. I may try selling on there.
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Old 05-05-2009, 02:17 PM
 
Location: Huntsville, AL
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I've used Craigslist. The response times are slower here than they are in California (bad if you're selling, good if you're buying), but if you don't mind waiting for a while it's a good way to unload your junk and make a little money. Especially useful for bulky items or items that are too "niche" to sell at a garage sell. I unloaded a truckload of moving blankets via Craigslist.
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Old 05-05-2009, 04:57 PM
 
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I have never purchased anything from Craigslist but I have sold a few things. Really easy to list. The only thing is that people will contact you to purchase and then not get back to you when you try to get back with them. I guess it depends on what you are selling.
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Old 05-05-2009, 05:31 PM
 
Location: South Carolina
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I have used it in the past to sell things and boy the only thing I hate about it is the no shows . people who actually email you and tell you a time they are going to come and then they never show up , never call and it irks me to no end and some people think it is okay just to not bother to call either . I dont know where they learned anything from but you dont just do that to people . so I call those that dont show up the craigslist losers !!! I mean I dont have time for people who dont bother to show up .
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Old 05-05-2009, 05:45 PM
 
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Craig's List has a lot of jobs posted too. If you lose you job it is a great place to look.
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Old 05-08-2009, 11:20 AM
 
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I've used it once on a whim when I wanted to buy some landscape rocks. I was so surprised when I got a reply and ended up with just what I was looking for.
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Old 05-08-2009, 03:43 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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We sold a refrigerator and 2 cars through Craigslist. Also rented out a couple of houses.
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Old 05-08-2009, 04:04 PM
 
Location: North Texas
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I just used it! Just be careful...don't want that CL killer!
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Old 05-08-2009, 05:51 PM
 
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I've used it to find good, competent, cheap mechanics. I call several, get a price, and they come over and do the work for at least half the price of a shop. Shops won't let you watch what they're doing, and I've been burnt too many times to ever let someone work on my vehicle, unless I get to "help"
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