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Folks, it's time for another Craig's List Face-Palm Just in time for Christmas

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  • #21
    Originally posted by candyappy View Post
    This owner sounds like a real gem.
    Maybe the owner has some issues that she doesn't care to share. The horse is UTD on vacs and Coggins
    I wasn't always a Smurf
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    • #22
      Originally posted by pAin't_Misbehavin' View Post
      Sadly, I understand exactly what she means.

      The horse can go to Mule Days in Benson, NC - a place with legendary crowds, noise, and craziness - and be ridden all day long without a problem.
      Ahh.. sometimes you just need the right translator. Sounds like a potentially nice horse. But Dear Goddess, the ad is not even in English.
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      • #23
        Once you can read the ad in English, the mare sounds like she's worth her weight in diamonds.

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        • #24
          Originally posted by mrs.smith View Post
          not Craigslist, but saddest ad ever

          http://www.equinenow.com/horse-ad-664402
          Oh this poor baby! What is wrong with people?

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            #25
            Wow--excellent editing job StG! You really changed the whole flavor of the ad from an assault on the English language to an ad someone with a 3 digit IQ would respond to.
            The ads with the shreds of human debris riding yearlings ..... Words fail me. Heartbreaking and enough to make one positively incandescent with rage

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            • #26
              i mostly use my speaking software on my laptop and even it gets the right words/wording most of the time!!

              but some ads make me sad, i looff senors and the way thier discarded
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              • #27
                Originally posted by Finzean View Post
                Gotta love me some craigslist!! It's like the script from Lizard Lick Towing!! lol
                Hey, hey, hey!! Don't you be makin' no fun of Lizard Lick!! I loves me my Lizard Lick!!!

                Oh, and yeah, just the other day, on one of my horse FB pages, someone posted an ad for the cutest little bay mare and, get this, this was in the ad copy (having to paraphrase a bit, can't find it now but if I do, I'll post)...*ahem, cough, cough*..."Kids can ride her, she's lame but at least she won't be able to run away with a kid".

                Yes!!! **fist pump!!**
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                • #28
                  Here we go...

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                  Just in case it's lost, here's the wording... "8 year old pretty bay QH mare. Super kind and gentle and is lame. Great with my little kids, an incredible walk trot horse, too lame to run away with the kids. Very, very gentle on the ground. Please email, call or text 541 XXX-XXXX."
                  GR24's Musing #19 - Save the tatas!!

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                  • #29
                    Originally posted by MediaMD View Post
                    Wow--excellent editing job StG! You really changed the whole flavor of the ad from an assault on the English language to an ad someone with a 3 digit IQ would respond to.
                    The ads with the shreds of human debris riding yearlings ..... Words fail me. Heartbreaking and enough to make one positively incandescent with rage
                    Thanks. It just drives me crazy that people who sell things don't put 5 minutes' thought into how they want to present it, or themselves. It's all marketing. Honestly, I don't even think that disjointedly.

                    StG

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                    • #30
                      Saw this one recently ...

                      "I have an 8yr old mare for sale. She's gentle and she lets you ride her. Also, about a week ago, while she was in heat, she crossed over into the neighbors yard and was mating with their male horse, so there is a chance she could be pregnant..."

                      And another one that simply said, "horse for sale. Please call XXX-XXXX". No picture or any other description. I mean, seriously??


                      Last one: I forget the exact wording, but basically they wanted an extra $200 if they had to be the one to pull the coggins. SERIOUSLY???

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