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Thread: Fellow Freegle and Freecyclers on here?

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    Default Fellow Freegle and Freecyclers on here?

    Are there any fellow FREEGLERS and/or FREECYCLERS on here?
    What have you offered and what fab stuff have you aquired?
    The net curtains (for keeping out the damaging bugs) and spare garden fork have proved really useful.

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    I have been given a waterbutt, some debris netting and some old windows for the building of a cold frame at some point. Oh and some watercress plants ready to seed. I regularly give my surplus plants away on freecycle.

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    I've also been given a water butt! Which is great at the moment. I put quite a bit of stuff on there and get the most random stuff back?! I've put a Christmas cake, fairy lights, picture frames, fridgefreezer, old oven, and plenty more. I've collected an organ for a friend, a sofa (that looked brand new!), another fridge freezer, blue glass bottles for my wedding!!! I think freecycle is great! But I am sad because mine doesn't seem to be working at the moment I can offer stuff and reply to emails but my replies to other peoples posts don't seem to work so I miss out on the things I'd like I missed out on a vintage kenwood mixer the other week

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    I've given away all sorts of things from new electric sockets to a metal bed and have received lots of items too. Once got a load of storage heater bricks (something like 85 of them). The blue ones that can't be used outside work in the greenhouse as a thermal mass to balance day/night temps and my lotty shed is standing on the brown ones.

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    I use freecycle, more to rehome than receive. I've rehomed lots of children's stuff, toys, clothes, uniform. It's amazing what people can find a use for. I do sometimes get cross with the wanted ones where basically it's to furnish and whole house but the leather sofa has to be in good condition and the correct colour. And then there's the people who don't reply to offers or worse still turn up to collect. Just niggles really but I'd much rather give something away than throw away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WendyC View Post
    I do sometimes get cross with the wanted ones where basically it's to furnish and whole house but the leather sofa has to be in good condition and the correct colour.
    Me too! Someone on my local group wanted a caravan and it had to be immaculate! Cheeky so and so's !
    WendyC and spanish_gardener like this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Muppet194 View Post
    Me too! Someone on my local group wanted a caravan and it had to be immaculate! Cheeky so and so's !
    I always think you'll get what you're given and delete the email!

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    going to pick an apple tree that's laden tomorrow, by the looks of it they're eaters, possibly discovery. Although i'm not too fussed as I use loads in chutneys etc...

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