best of craigslist > seattle > Keyword happy jerks
Originally Posted: 2009-08-02 10:55am

Keyword happy jerks

I am giving fair warning to all that I will be flagging people who post ads that list ridiculous keywords. I am tired of this shit. I am legitimately looking for a place to live and these posts are getting in the way of my search. I am looking for a specific place to live and your trash ads pop up every time. Obviously, that pisses me off. An example is given below:

This ad is for people interested in 1BR, 2BR, 3BR, 4BR, 5BR, 6BR, 7BR, 8 BR, 98112, 98122, 98105, 98103, Capitol Hill, Capital Hill, First Hill, First Hill, Beacon Hill, Queen Anne, Fremont, Wallingford, University District, University of Washington, UW, apartment, condo, bedroom, room, townhouse, U-Village, U-District, Madrona, Laurelhurst, Downtown, Belltown, Leschi, Madison Park, Eastlake, Westlake, Seattle School district, University of Washington, Seattle Pacific University, Garfield High School, Hamilton International Middle School, John Hanford International Elementary, Garfield High School - Accelerated Progress Program for especially gifted students, interstate 5, I5, I-5, 5, I-90, I-405, Hamlin, Roanoke, Eastlake Ave, Fairview Ave, 5th Ave Theatre, University Village, Starbucks, Voxx, Innovative Fitness, Broadway Video, Fairview Park, Gas Works, Whole Foods, Trader Joes, Quick Stop Grocery, Lake Union, Seattle Center, EMP, Seattle Art Museum, Greenlake Golf course, Seattle Center, Queen Anne Pool, Seahawks, Sonics, Microsoft, Amazon, Public Transit, Seattle Streetcar, Sea-Tac, Bellevue, Renton, Auburn, Kirkland, Issaquah, Vancouver, Portland, Spokane, Outback, Red Robin, Harborview Medical Center, Bank of America, Northeast, East of Lake Union, Pacific Place, Nordstrom, Macys, cats, dogs, cat, dog, rabbits, reptiles, birds, pet friendly, new property, YMCA, city hall, Main Street, bus, bus station, train, train station, Amtrak, airport, public library, library, fire station, hospital, police department, night life, nightlife, bar, club, golf, room, 1x1, 2x2, 2x1, laundry, W/D, wd, D/W, dw,

I mean, seriously? Whoever posted this should be dragged out into the streets and shot while everyone claps and cheers. So, said poster, you should realize that you are not going to find a tenant unless you stop pulling shit like this. In fact, I stop looking at ads immediately if I see this. I guess some landlords posting on here don’t realize that not only are they placing ad to rent out an apartment but they are also making a first impression on a potential renter. I would not, under any circumstances, want to rent a place from someone who posts and ad like that.

You can flag my ad if you want, but I am just trying to be a fair person. I am giving prior warning to the brainless fuckers out there that think it is okay to do things like this. If you flag it, they will not receive this message.

Good luck to those of you that are looking for an apartment/house.


  • Location: Seattle
  • it's NOT ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial interests

post id: 1301926277

email to friend

best of [?]