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Stupid Facebook selling.

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VivaLeBeaver · 29/10/2014 15:37

Real post I've seen this week.

"Got some cheap stuff for sale if you want anything"

Cue 20 posts along the lines of;

"Have you got a patio heater hun?"

"No sorry"

Have you got a wheelbarrow?

No, haven't got a wheelbarrow.

3 days later the thread is still going strong. 20 people have been disappointed that the seller doesn't have what they want and the seller has made no effort to make any suggestion what she does have.

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TooManyButtons · 29/10/2014 15:39

Has anyone actually asked what she does have? Or is it like a 20 questions sort of challenge? Grin

VivaLeBeaver · 29/10/2014 15:44

Noones asked apart from asking for specific things which she doesn't have.

I'm keen to see how long it is before someone hits the jackpot and asks for something she does have.

In the meantime I'm tempted to ask her for some really random stuff. Gas masks?

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NamesNick · 29/10/2014 15:46


yeah ask for gas masks

ask for a beekeepers hut

threepiecesuite · 29/10/2014 15:48

Facebook selling pages give me the rage, especially things like 'hm an weres pick up?'
I also see posts like 'having a clear out, will post pics if any interest, need the space so need gone today'.. yeah, good luck with that.

Rollermum · 29/10/2014 15:48

I think Facebook selling is ripe for a spoof / tumblr.

You see so many ridiculous things like that.

Most irritating, as I've posted about before, is the unnecessarily mardy and grammatically incorrect 'needs gone today'. Arghhh! Be more organised then and fuck off!

CiderwithBuda · 29/10/2014 15:48

This has really made me giggle. Grin

Ask for fork handles and four candles.

Rollermum · 29/10/2014 15:49

Cross post Three!

CatKisser · 29/10/2014 15:51

There's one boiling my pis at the moment on my local one - someone giving away six kittens for free. People keep advising her to do home checks, contact rescue centre etc, but she's just giving them away to every Tom Dick or Harry who responds "me plz" Angry

Mrsjayy · 29/10/2014 15:52

I think they are hysterical I wonder what she does have ? I have glittery shit and really really bad Frozen gifts sets which are awfulon my newsfeed some sweets wrapped in clingfilm with an Elsa sticker on it Hmm

KnackeredMuchly · 29/10/2014 15:54

"Anyone got X I can take off ur hands?"


VivaLeBeaver · 29/10/2014 15:56

Someone on our site is giving away an American bull terrier for free. Someone's so going to have that for dog fighting. Sad

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IneedAwittierNickname · 29/10/2014 15:58

"Got iPhone 4 wont 100"
Nothing like being polite!

Or my favourite of late
Anyone got baby walker for a gurl?
I've got a chicco one hun. It's green.
Uuuhh. I sed for a gurl? !!!

Choccyhobnob · 29/10/2014 16:00

They wind me up so much! Have seen some hysterical random ones like that though where it goes on for ages.

Also people reporting others to the admins because people are being rude to them and when you look on the post (irresistible as it has 50 comments!) you see that they are not being rude but trying to clarify what the hell the donut is trying to sell as their spelling/grammar is so bad it may as well be in another language!

Theresadogonyourballs · 29/10/2014 16:00

Worst one I ever saw - "Free, two guinea pigs, hutch and food. Now have puppy so kids aren't interested any more. Want them gone today".
I'm glad to say she got absolutely torn to shreds AngryAngryAngryAngry. And a lovely lady, (acquaintance of mine), adopted them, (and gave the woman a piece of her mind once she'd got them safely stashed in the car!)

Expedititition · 29/10/2014 16:08

My favourite one was along the lines of '£20 Debenhams voucher.'
Lots of how much do you want for it's.
He came back with '£20'

Coconutty · 29/10/2014 16:10

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threepiecesuite · 29/10/2014 16:10

Haha, yes bad bad Frozen gift boxes in abundance here too. £20 for a bit of pound shop tat.

Tigresswoods · 29/10/2014 16:10

The humour value of these sites is great. People are also soooo rude

IShallCallYouSquishy · 29/10/2014 16:11

Every time I see a "Buggy/walker/playmat for a girl required" I want to reply with "is that different to one for a boy?"


KimberBentonIsGoingSolo · 29/10/2014 16:15

I think they are hysterical I wonder what she does have ? I have glittery shit

How nice for you, but you might want to get a dr to check that out for you Wink

Zucker · 29/10/2014 16:19

Double bed wonts gone

Hm hun?


To much but thanx anyway hun.

Properly laughing out loud at this. Funny because it's so true Grin

On my local selling page there's a running theme of people stating the price and then about 10 people will reply saying "Is the lowest u would go"

I so want a seller to reply with, well I said 200 but I really meant a fiver hun, u interested?

VivaLeBeaver · 29/10/2014 16:21

I'm going to be getting another Baby Oleg toy soon and will sell that. Selling them normally causes a virtual punch up as everyone wants to spend £30 on a shit toy.

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Mrsjayy · 29/10/2014 16:22

Nah I like shitting glitter Grin

Coconutty · 29/10/2014 16:28

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ginslinger · 29/10/2014 16:32

This is my favourite post in theworld - it almost makes me want to sign up for facebook

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