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Craigslist destroys classified ads, but will this destroy Craigslist?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Inky_Wretch, Mar 24, 2008.

  1. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Seems like this is happening more and more, somebody put up a fake ad telling all the Craigslisters to show up at a house and take all the stuff in it for free. How long until somebody wins a court case against Craigslist over this?

  2. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    Modern American logic: If it's on the Internet, it must be true.
  3. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    That is all kinds of messed up, especially the people who thought it was ok to brandish the ad to the man as if that was their get out of jail free card.
  4. zebracoy

    zebracoy Guest

    Fantastic ending to that story - if not slightly forced.

  5. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    I'm surprised there haven't been more stories like that. Sounds like a sick way that crazed parents could get back at the local coach for not giving little Johnny enough playing time.
  6. Pete Incaviglia

    Pete Incaviglia Active Member

    The story has one big hole: Why would anyone want to do this to the man? Did the reporter not even ask "So, Mr. Salisbury, why do you think someone would do this to you?"

    Give the reader something. At least ask.
  7. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Or an angry ex-girlfriend or boyfriend.
  8. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

    Or an angry reader.

    Or an angry student.
  9. Flash

    Flash Guest

    Huge question that goes unanswered! That's all I could think: Who did he piss off?

    At the same time, a lot of people need to be ashamed of themselves.
  10. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Maybe the horse.
  11. Tom Petty

    Tom Petty Guest

    wasn't that filed by an electronic journalist?
  12. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

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