A few years ago, I was looking through the free section of craigslist a saw an odd posting titled “free mean ass rooster”. The ad concisely stated that a man was looking to get rid of one “mean ass rooster” for free. To funny! I showed this ad to several friends, simply because I was captured by its unintentional humor and mystery. But soon enough it was removed and the fun was over!
Then, this past September I found myself looking at the free section of the Cincinnati craigslist again, and as luck would have it, I see the following ad:
This was, without a doubt, the same man’s ad looking to get rid of his mean ass rooster! what are the odds of seeing this “sequel” ad out of all the hundreds of weekly postings!?!
I immediately saved this ad and sent it around, then it occurred to me… I now have the opportunity finally find out why that rooster’s rear-end was so mean! So I texted the number in the ad and this was our conversation:
Darn! Someone already swept up that mean, mean rooster! Hah! So I asked my burning question, which he responded with a disappointingly empty answer.
Clearly this guy has a problem with his roosters developing “mean-ass” qualities, so I thought I should offer him my services in case it should happen again (and I decided I’d use his kind of grammar to blend in a bit) :
You never know, it could be a dud.
Maybe that rooster could just from a bad egg.
I’m no veterinarian, but I’m pretty sure that dud is a medical term for a bad rooster.
He never replied to this message, I’m guessing because he was simply baffled that I had figured out that his new rooster was already going bad, and he didn’t want to admit to himself that he had already failed the little guy.
But I couldn’t just leave it there, so I gave it a few months and then texted him back to check in his new rooster:
Now the fun is really starting! Let’s see if I can convince him he ended up with a dud!
I’m pretty sure he meant “who is this” but I answered the question regardless
I’m just trying to help him out of a jam! That rooster will do Mike no good, and he knows that!
That’s the end of our conversation…
For now! I felt like I was pushing Mike a little too hard, so I’ll wait a few months and I’ll text him again, probably sometime around April… So stay tuned for the conclusion!
When I do text Mike again, what should I say about his new nice rooster? Tell me in the comments below!