Life just gets more and more surreal, people find new clever ways to use craigslist.
Here's the story of a guy who did one trade after another, with great results:
Seventeen-year-old Steven Ortiz is fairly sure he
is the only student at Charter Oak High School who drives a convertible
Porsche to school.
Steven started his lucrative journey when his
friend gave him an old cell phone – the sort most people would throw
away or shove into a junk drawer.
He traded that phone for a better phone, which he then traded
for an i-Pod touch. He traded that for a series of dirt bikes, a MacBook
Pro, and a 1987 Toyota 4Runner.
At the time, Steven was just 15 and unable to drive his new
acquisition. So he quickly swapped it out for a souped-up off-road golf cart,
another more valuable dirt bike, a streetbike, then a series of cars
ending with a 1975 Ford Bronco. He spent a few months enjoying each
acquisition before determining he was looking for something else.
It was that Bronco that got him the Porsche. Because some older
Broncos are considered collectibles, Steven estimated his was worth