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Cleaning shop, taking inventory and recharging the zing.  We’ll be stirring the pot again on Wednesday, June 30th.  Until then, save up some cuckoo posts for us.

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OFFER: Microwave- Sharp r-401c microwave. Black, 1.4 cubic feet, 22″ by 12″ by 17″ on the outside.

Works great, BUT the display does not work. So, you can’t see how much time you

are typing in, nor can you see how much time is left. You just have to trust

yourself. Please acknowledge that you are ok with it in the response.

Also, please let me know if you can pick it up (in Ixxxxd) this week after 7PM.  Thanks.

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Aww hell…this made me giggle.

WANTED: Verizon Cell Phone Desperate-I just washed my husbands phone in the washing machine and he is not a happy camper. Before I have a miserable weekend listening to him how I did this and really don’t have the money to spend on a new phone , does anyone have one that stills works but they have gotten an upgrade.

Would really appreciate it.

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  • ok #freecycle people — driving across town for 2 used sippy cups is not “green”. You can #recycle those, now! Do that. #sheesh- by jesuismoi
  • [Missoula-Freecycle] OFFER: jazz pants
  • I’d just like to state for the record that Freecycle is magical. People will take ANYTHING as long as it’s free.- by MetalMo
  • Gotta love Mattoon’s Freecycle Yahoo Group. Someone is wanting to give away a Horse. #fb- by EvanCourtney
  • [Missoula-Freecycle] OFFER: Chicken Manure
  • [Missoula-Freecycle] TAKEN: Old charcoal
  • Really doesn’t want to Freecycle her computer desk to someone who types entirely in capitals – is that wrong of me? ;)- by cybermule


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Freakcycle is celebrating Waah Waah Week.  Grab a tissue and cry along with us.
  • WANTED: Verizon cell phone-  My father’s is in rehab and his cell phone broke. Does anyone have a old Verizon compatible phone with a working battery? Verizon will turn it on for him for a nominal charge.  I gave an old Verizon phone to a freecycler once, now it’s my turn!  Thanks
  • WANTED: Executive/computer chair-Leg broke on the one I have. Looking for a replacement ASAP. If you happen to have one spare, I could really use one since I also sleep in mine.(Cannot lie down due to severe acid reflux)  Thanks in advance  Joe
  • WANTED – GPS/BOOSTMOBILE PHONE/LEATHER COUCH OR RECLINERS- WOULD BE VERY GREATFUL FOR GPS DUE TO I GET LOST ALOT AND WOULD FEEL MORE COMFORTABLE WITH ONE.MY PHONE BROKE AND NEED TO REPLACE.THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION. HAVE A GOOD DAY
  • WANTED: washer and/or dryer- A friend of mine was just telling me that her washer died. So she went to the laundromat, brought the clothes home to dry them, and her dryer broke too now. She and her husband cannot find a job right now, and they really could use some help. Anyone have a washer/dryer they don’t need anymore that is still working? Thanks for reading.
  • WANTED: TV- ok so i have given away about 4 tv’s on freecycle over the past 2 years and now our family is in need ,hoping someone can help us .  Our cat broke our tv last night as it fell off the stand . please if you know of anyone having a tv they no longer need we would be appreciative and grateful . looking for a color 19 in .tv( not too old ). do not need a remote. due to space no larger than a 19in.thanks for looking , can p/u right away .have a nice day .
  • WANTED: Hi my name is sal and I’m in desperate need of a printer, I live on staten island, just got laid off and my printer broke while I was printing my ressume,can any one help out I would really appreciate it. Thank you everyone, my number is 3×7-xxx-xx26, have a great night

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WANTED: The BlackBerry Curve 8530 phone

Date: June 7, 2010 1:02:12 PM EDT

Hi. This is a long shot but looking for a BlackBerry Curve 8530 phone. I have the Storm & it is not working good & would like to switch to a Curve phone. Please email me!! Thank you!

Saw the post above and thought, hmmm, maybe we should save this one for our “Choosy Beggars” category and so I set it aside.  What makes this one worthy of that fine distinction is that they are asking for a specific and fairly new model BlackBerry.  Most Freecyclers with their feet firmly planted on terra firma a.k.a. reality will usually word their request as follows (these are all actual FC posts we saved):

  • WANTED: ATT cell phone- dog ate mine-UGH!!

or:

  • WANTED: Sprint Cell Phone- Hello,I am in need of a Sprint cell phone.  My Blackberry fell off the sink into the, you got it, the toilet!!  I didnot have the insurance on it.  If anyone has a Sprint phone they are no longer using, please please, let me know.  I will put it to good use and never leave it in the bathroom again!!  Thanks for looking….

A bit dramatic yes, maybe even stretching the truth but like we’ve mentioned on Freakcycle before, sob stories work on us, the gullible Freecylers that we are.

Why did we post the time on that Curve phone request?  Because a couple of hours after posting their first WANTED, they came back with the one below.  A BlackBerry Storm is just as good as the Curve even when “it is not working good”, right? Solution…Bling blao…bling it out.

WANTED:Rhinestone/any cool blackberry storm 9530 phone covers. :

Date: June 7, 2010 3:20:56 PM EDT

Hi I’m looking for a rhinestone phone cover for my Blackberry Storm. If u have any other cool storm phone covers that will be good too. Email me please! Thanks!

Brilliant (not a pun).

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OFFER: “Bongers” massage tools-Not really sure how you’d describe these. They’re intended to be used for Shiatsu-type massage and claim to cure everything from cellulite to headaches.

In good condition except one may have slight dog drool on it from when my dog thought it looked like a fun toy.

See picture – http://bit.ly/bakWKU

If interested email me your availability to pick up in the west xxs after 5 pm

on Sunday or after 7 pm on Monday.

As always no flakers please.

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