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Fun with Freecycle (Mid-day OT)

I have been a member of my local Freecycle list for almost 13 years. It’s been fun - I have managed to give away some amazing things, and have received some interesting things as well.

Best get? A mellophone, which I then passed along to a kid who needed one for marching band.

Best giveaway? 35 cans of half-empty interior and exterior paint that was left in the shed of our previous house. The owners before us didn’t take it with them and the local junk haulers wouldn’t take it, but some hobo is a busted truck came and picked it all up, no questions asked. I don’t even know what they wanted it for, but they got it out of my house so it’s all good.


I have also managed to give away an opened half-gallon of Lactaid milk (bought for my FIL to have with his coffee, so like half a cup was gone from it). Someone totally took it. Gave away 9/16 of a set of dinner dishes. Gave away rusty and bent tomato cages.

Currently trying to give away assorted mason jars, half-opened boxes of Capri-Sun, and half-burned up jar candles that I don’t like the smell of anymore. I will be shocked if I’m unable to unload any of this.

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve given away or gotten via Freecycle or similar? 

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