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Craziest/Most Bizarre Things Sold On E-Bay?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by The Owl, Sep 21, 2005.

  1. The Owl

    The Owl

    Aug 14, 2005
    Atlanta GA
    Ahhh, let's see, things sold on E_bay that definitely giv one pause for thought:

    1) Several actually tried to sell their souls

    2) Air Raid Sirens

    3) A fully functional Russian twin-turboprop transport plane (you had to pick it up in FL)

    4) A Time Machine (looking suspiciouslly like a 1930's vintage refrigerator)

    Your turn--------------------
  2. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    I remember an F-14 Tomcat being sold a while ago.

    Other than that I saw a chicken vagina last night.

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Staff Member Supporting Member

    Ghost in a bottle. This past Spring somone tried to sell the Communion they recived from the Late Pope John Paul II on ebay thankfully the issue was resolved outside of ebay.
  4. Planet Boulder

    Planet Boulder Hey, this is a private residence...man

    Nov 10, 2001
    6,482 feet above sea level
    I once had impure thoughts. Oh, and I pluck my ear hair.
    A while back, some guy bottled his dog's farts and sold them.
  5. TheEmptyCell

    TheEmptyCell Bearded Dingwall Enthusiast

    Jul 16, 2005
    Belfast, UK
    Me and my buddies are planning on selling jars of Fresh UP of Michigan Air, as well as Real UP Snowballs. If you make it, somebody will buy it.

    If that falls through, I don't really need my soul...
  6. smperry

    smperry Administrator Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Bay Area, CA
    Endorsing Artist: Martin Keith Guitars
    The first five I thought of:

    Some male virgin offered himself up. Another guy offered his ex-girlfriend. Other people have tried to sell advertising space on their body. Some town went on sale a few years ago. Somebody else offered to give a buttkicking to the highest bidder.

  7. Ericman197


    Feb 23, 2004
    One of my favorite auctions was the fat trucker guy sellings his wife's wedding dress. I vaguely remember him actually putting it on in the pictures.
  8. Dan1099

    Dan1099 Dumbing My Process Down

    Aug 7, 2004
    I'd probably buy UP air. It doesn't get much better than that. Whereat in houghton are you? I vacation up there every year, at a place right on little traverse bay with a few of my friends. Outside of Lake Linden, if you know the area.
  9. A possessed doll is one that comes to mind.
  10. A couple of weird ones I have seen over the past 12 months;

    A peice of nutra grain (cereal) that looked like ET.
    A peice of string.
    A BMW for $5 (sold by pissed off ex wife).
    A bag of flour that looked like Dennis Hopper.
  11. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    The nuke silo.
  12. Mysticflame


    Feb 8, 2005
    Interesting. Hmmmm.

    - Norweign aircraft carrier, $7 million dollars

    - The Ring of Mortality, "Lets you live until you die!" 50 cents

    - Hurricane air in a jar "Seller is not responsible for any damages caused by the contents of the bottle." $50
  13. i remember seeing a half eaten ham sandwich...the seller informed us that it is delicious.
  14. A fellow I know tried to sell his soul, but he got shut down.

    I remember when the old hippie tried to sell frozen meat from the 70s.
  15. Against Will

    Against Will Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2003
    Big Sound Central
    I believe Brad Cook tried to sell a proported 'time machine' that was indeed a Ti-81 Graphing calculator, with some photoshop magic and cunning disguises designed to fool the hapless buyer into purchasing the item.

    My favorites were:

    -An Air Guitar

    -A 60-foot diameter, interstellar satellite dish.
  16. popinfresh


    Dec 23, 2004
    Melbourne, Aus
    That bloody peice of toast..
  17. I remember seeing a Russian surplus nuclear missile (I don't think the missile was still nuclear, they prolly changed the warhead or something). In the same auction was the truck from which to launch the missile. Ebay apparently forced the seller to split the two items into two separate auctions. I also saw a nuclear bunker for sale on ebay. That was something else.