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Live-Blogging Curbed's Craigslist Power Hour, City by City

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Welcome to Renter Week 2011's Craigslist Power Hour! For the next full hour, Curbed National—along with every Curbed city blog—will become Craigslist central, and that means all the desperate, tenant-seeking starchitecture, nutjob roommates, things related to sleeping on a couch, people with too many pets, and cheap-rent-at-the-expense-of-dignity you can handle. Below, we're liveblogging the action, culling content from the city sites as well as from our own stalker tendencies. Stay with us from 2 to 3 p.m. EST.

2:02
Off to a solid start. Seems like there's a ton of people who want to live somewhere without paying rent in Atlanta. This guy makes a pretty sweet offer:

2:05

Oh, lord. There's something about granny panties happening in Chicago. Just gotta model them for some sweet, sweet free rent.

2:09
Our crazy cousins over in San Francisco have rounded up the good/bad/ugly pet-friendly Craigslist rentals. Which just made us think about cute sleeping puppies:

2:11
Someone's giving away a sorta-free week of a timeshare in DC! Holla!

2:13

Some smartypants brainiac MENSA member is charging $545 a month to sleep on his couch in a town where you can buy a whole house for $500. Brilliant!

2:16
Perhaps that guy knows this fellow Detroitan, who's a "radio DJ by trade, and all I ask of you is that you don't have rolling baggage (stalkers, baby mother and/or father drama, etc), don't be a flunkie, or a moocher." $375 a month, people.

2:22

Rent some STARCHITECTURE! No, not the Walt Disney Concert Hall, but a certain NYC residential building designed by a One Mister Frank Gehry. Cost: a zillion dollars per square foot per month.

2:24
Someone's looking for a roommate who doesn't drink, smoke, or do drugs. In the Hamptons. Good luck, pal.

2:26
Meanwhile, in San Francisco, they're a bit more open-minded: "whether you're a vegan or carnivorous, straight edge or a drunk, hella heter-nonormative or the kinkiest of gender-f**king sex workers, whatever, we don't care. All we ask is: don't be a self-righteous jerk."

2:28

ZOMG there's an East Hollywood rental for $495 a month. Possibly the cheapest in town.

2:29
Down South in Dallas, there's a naked dude who's "just looking for someone to talk to now and then" is looking for a female roommate. Rent's free, y'all. #winning

2:30
Three-minute intermission: stretch your legs and ogle pimp cups for sale in Seattle.

2:33

Detroit people: want to live in a house with three single women, all with kids and dogs? "If a little laughter or crying or running through the house is going to annoy you, then don't bother responding." Booyah!

2:34
New Yorkers: ProCro. BoCoCa. 'Nuff said.

2:37
"These sweet furnished rooms won't last!" So, uh, rent them now? ?

2:39

There are exactly 168 Los Angeles Craigslist ads that mention the Hollywood Sign.

2:41
There are lots of nudists in DC. And they're all looking for roommates! Yay!

2:44

Daises and pastel colors and Murphy beds, oh my! Such adventures in apartment staging can be yours for the distinctly Manhattan asking price of $2,250 a month.

2:45
Gauging. Eyes. Out: "125 a month everthing included!!!!!!!! looking for females or males no older then 27 thats looking for a room. its 125 a month its important to be attracted not big and a freak Lol o yea why u think the rent so cheap lol."

2:47
Oh, sweet. Some guy in Boston wants $1,180 a month for a roommate in a clothing-optional house. Don't worry, though, he's "more of a
laid back nudist" and is "respectful [enough] to throw on gym shorts or be dressed for house guests or cooler weather."

2:50
Jesus, Detroit, why are you so messed up today? Your citizenry apparently looks like this:

2:51
A butler needs housing! He is a "* Nooks and Crannies Perfectionist !!!!!!!"

2:54

Sure, a massive 10-bedroom Hamptons spread isn't a party pad and is instead more suitable to "courteous people." Whatever you say.
2:55

Cockblocked by Craigslist, oh snap! The Detroit peeps find listings that allow for no overnight guests. Fun times.
2:56
Would you live with someone whose avatar eats children?

2:59
There's a guy in Jersey who's looking to move in with his 14 cats. OK.

3:00
We're done! In the spirit of positivity, we'll leave you with one pretty nice NYC listing and a really rad-looking word cloud.

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