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14 Things You Shouldn't Buy On Craigslist

The phrase "you get what you pay for" is especially true over the holidays. Don't let these appliances, furniture, and electronics scare you too much, though. h.h. gregg has got your back.

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1. Ad: "I have a couch and love seat for free. you have to pick up and load. needs cleaning. does have a couple of tears. Will pay you 20 dollars to pick up."

Translation: I will literally pay you to get this nightmare away from me; it has ruined everything I've ever experienced.

2. Ad: "ABSOLUTE BARGAIN!!! BRAND NEW, NEVER USED, STILL IN-PLASTIC. BOUGHT FOR A GIFT LESS THAN A MONTH AGO FOR $340.00 BEST WAY TO REACH ME, IS MY BUSINESS #"

Translation: This picture is just an example of what it could look like if the plastic cover was off because I totally have this real mattress.

4. Ad: "Studio Beats By DRE (REAL!!!!!!!!!!!!) - $160: These are the real thing, not like the ones you can find peope here on craigslist selling in bunches and many colors. Dont buy knock offs or immitations for 150 or less."

Translation: Pay me $160 or more for these fake Beats by Dre headphones.

8. Ad: "$125! THIS IS GREAT FOR SOMEONE TO FIX AND SELL! ONE OF A KIND WHITE COOKTOP ONE KNOB MISSING AND ONE BURNER NOT WORKING THE STOVE IS IN PERFECT CONDITION! CASH AND PICK UP ONLY!"

Translation: Add another button and sell it, but do not keep it if you value life.

9. Ad: "Hello I have a brand new in the box Samsung Galaxy S4.b [...] The Phone needs to be gone today."

Translation: "In the box" is a loose term, but please buy it before I get caught. Caught? You said caught. I said before I aught to sell this to someone else.

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