You Get What You Pay For: 14 Free Craigslist Items That Make Us Wonder Who? And Why?

One person's trash is another's... we're not sure what. Here's a list of some of the strangest most interesting items currently priced at $0 on Craigslist

Tanning Bed

Tanning Bed Craigslist Photo

Nothing weird here! Just a tanning bed full of a stranger’s dead skin cells and who knows what else.


Chinchilla Craigslist Photo

The owner must have not realized that a living, breathing animal requires care and attention.

Enfamil Premium Toddler Formula Samples

Baby Formula Samples Craigslist Photo

Because why wouldn’t you want to feed your baby something you got for free on the Internet and then free from a stranger?

Steel Pole Filled with Cement

Cement Filled Pole Craigslist Photo

Great for... we have no idea.

Catch Phrase Game

Catch Phrase Game Craigslist Photo

The game is a great party starter and its origin story might be an even greater conversation starter. Double-whammy.

Solar Heated Above Ground Swimming Pool

Solar Heated Pool Craigslist Photo

Whether you think this is the best item available for free on Craigslist or you think this is the worst item available for free on Craigslist, you’re right.

2 Darth Vader Masks

Darth Vader Masks Craigslist Photo

Like the old saying goes: “2 free Darth Vader masks is better than 1 free Darth Vader mask.”

100 Empty Bottles of Jack Daniels

Empty Jack Daniels Craigslist Photo

You might have a drinking problem if...

Commercial Dish Washer

Dish Washer Craigslist Photo

You had us at “free bucket of soap.”

Used Parrot Stand

Used Parrot Stand Craigslist Photo

Not until you tell us what happened to the parrot!

Palm Trees

Palm Trees Craigslist Photo

This really seems more like a ploy to get tree removal service for free. “Oh yeah, I have a bunch of old grass you can have for free if you just mow my lawn and take what you cut.”

Leis Made Out of Candy

Candy leis Craigslist Photo

Van or Internet, it’s never a great idea to accept candy from a stranger. Especially in handmade jewelry form.

Breast Pumps

Breast Pumps Craigslist Photo

“Text me” is the entire description. Thank you for making a potentially creepy transaction even creepier.

Broken Hairdryer

Broken Hairdryer Craigslist Photo

Broken... just like our spirit after researching this.

Drew DiSabatino is a freelance writer for iVillage. Follow him on Twitter and Google+.


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