5 Awesome/Weird Things for Sale in St. Cloud Facebook Marketplace
My wife and I just used Facebook Marketplace for the first time.
Last week, we bought a home. We've never owned a home. It's nice. It's more than twice the size of the apartment we were living in before. It costs less (monthly, anyways). It has a lawn. We didn't have a lawn mower, however and -- with warmer weather and grass-cutting season on the way, agreed we needed one sooner rather than later.
One of our friends uses Facebook Marketplace regularly and has had nothing but positive things to say about it. So -- after price shopping new lawn mowers first -- we decided to give Marketplace a try. Sure enough, we found plenty of name- and off-brand lawn mowers at half or a third the price of a new one including a nearly-new Toro mower for just $80. We reached out to the owner, agreed to purchase and arranged to pick it up. We now have a nearly-new lawnmower sitting in our new garage.
Curious to know what else is available for cheap or even free on Facebook Marketplace, I took some time to browse online listings in the St. Cloud area. While most are reasonable items someone someplace might want, I couldn't help but question -- or laugh at -- these five items below.
1. "Nice Butt"
Sara Andrews in St. Cloud is selling a nice butt for $10. Don't worry -- it's not really a butt. It's a pair of Levi Extreme Motion jeans a nice butt might fit into.
2. Ginger Ale
Daniel Lee in Sauk Rapids is selling Ginger Ale for $5. He's got a 12-pack, 2 bottles and four minis. Assuming he's selling it all together for $5, that is a steal.
With the Netflix docuseries Tiger King all the rage right now, custom anything were bound to be a thing. Tanisha Gerving in St. Cloud does custom order Tiger King mugs for $6, and I'm not at all upset about it!
If you're looking for a restaurant-style trash can (for some reason), Nasir Kahn in St. Cloud is selling one for $25.
So THAT's where the street light on the corner of Division and 22nd Ave went! Just kidding. Apparently Jason Lauerman in Clear Lake was going to use as a yard light pole and never got around to putting it up. It's yours for the great price of just $70 if you want it.