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WANTED: Great stories about the "classifieds" (Jan. 18, 2014)

From long-lost siblings who found each other through Craigslist to the world's funniest Kijiji ad, the classifieds are full of spectacular stories. So this week, DNTO wonders: when you looked to the classifieds, what did you really get?

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