Best Of

17 people selling stuff online guaranteed to raise a smile or your hackles (or both)

There’s a rather fabulous Twitter account called The State of Selling which keeps an eye out for funny instances of people trying to sell stuff online.

Mostly they will raise a smile, sometimes they will raise your hackles and just occasionally both at the same time.

Here are 17 favourites.

1. Incredible interaction


3. It thinks it’s better than you

4. A what bed?!?

5. We appreciate the honesty

6. Swapping your kitchen appliances for a games console. We’ve all been there

7. “Hairstratiners”

8. Easy mistake to make

9. (Another) easy mistake