Weirdest Things on Brown University Buying and Selling

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Ever wanted some cheap secondhand furniture? Tried to sell back some textbooks for more than 1/10th of their retail value? Chances are you’ve used this Facebook group. But it’s not all tables and Math 100 books. They say that you can learn a lot about someone by going through their trash—and I say you can learn a lot about Brown students by going through some of the stuff we’re selling on Facebook (mainly that we’re all really weird).

This one starts off kind of normal but then rapidly gets super weird. Just wait, the horns actually become kind of a theme for us.
This one starts off kind of normal but then rapidly gets super weird. Just wait, the horns actually become kind of a theme for us.

 

If you go over to someone's house for dinner and they try to serve you out of a porcelain duck RUN.
If you go over to someone’s house for dinner and they try to serve you out of a porcelain duck RUN.

 

Why would you ever URGENTLY need a rubber chicken, though?
Why would you ever URGENTLY need a rubber chicken, though?
Ah yes, a large single bull's horn. Exactly what I've been looking for.
Ah yes, a large single bull’s horn. Exactly what I’ve been looking for.

 

Things take a turn from the weird to the downright creepy.
Things take a turn from the weird to the downright creepy.

 

Is this more or less creepy than the Ouija board? Can't decide.
Is this more or less creepy than the Ouija board? Can’t decide.

 

I like the effort that went into photographing this one.
I like the effort that went into photographing this one.

 

Do you see what I mean about the horns?
Do you see what I mean about the horns?

 

I have SO many questions about this, starting with: is this legal?
I have SO many questions about this. How did the seller get this? Is this vandalism? Who would buy this? What even is a shingle? Dirt? $100? Is this a joke?

 

More horns. This time, instead of displaying them you can wear them on your head?
More horns. This time, instead of displaying them you can wear them on your head?
Okay so shot chess actually sounds super fun. Why have I never heard of this before?
Okay so shot chess actually sounds super fun. Why have I never heard of this before?

 

MORE horns! Except instead of displaying them or wearing them on your head now you can drink out of them.
MORE horns! Except instead of displaying them or wearing them on your head now you can drink out of them.
Just selling a pie. Somehow the most normal, yet also the most weird.
Just selling a pie. Somehow the most normal, yet also the most weird?

 

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