Browsing Craigslist, as I usually do on a nightly basis, I come across this gem of an ad for a Volvo S80.

"Only 68k miles and I'm just the second owner. It does need a little bit of tlc. Drivers window needs replaced (comes with new window) it does not start at the moment. It needs the alarm and/or electrical system looked at, ran good before. I don't have money to put into to it right now."

Let's break this down here sentence by sentence:

Only 68k miles and I'm just the second owner.

Ok. I can believe that.

It does need a little bit of tlc.

Yikes. A Craigslist ad saying it needs a bit of work really means it needs a lot of work. But, lets see what is wrong.

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Drivers window needs replaced (comes with new window)[.]

Hmm... a '99 with low mileage, that is strange. What happened?

It does not start at the moment.

Well that escalated quickly. That may be a serious issue. Dead battery? Bad starter?

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It needs the alarm and/or electrical system looked at, ran good before.

Ok. That is strange. Why is the alarm bad? Wait, the window is busted. Now it doesn't start. And the alarm and electrical system isn't good? This sounds like it may be stolen. But it ran before. Well of course, any car ran before some point. A rusted out 1965 Chevy did run at one point.

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I don't have money to put into to it right now.

That still doesn't sound right to me.

Other Issues

No Contact Info

How do I reach this man other than E-mail?

Two really bad pics

And no interior pics also. Not to mention how filthy it is. You couldn't at least hose it down? Or show me the inside at all? Or turn your phone horizontally? Really?

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Price

$2750 seems quite low for a low mileage Volvo. I'm doubting this ad a lot.

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People just amaze me sometimes. Am I wrong here?