August 25, 2011Craigslist SCORE!!! Pink American Standard Bathroom Sink and Toilet
By Sara In AZ
So, as you know from last week, I was checking out what Craigslist had to offer. I am pretty lazy about checking Craigslist really, maybe I will check it every week or so. Maybe longer.
I’m sure I miss a lot of cool stuff because I am not that great at checking Craigslist all the time. It was about a year ago that I checked Craigslist and just missed getting an awesome Crane Criterion pink sink and toilet. By the time I contacted the seller someone else was on the way to pick it up. Oh well. I guess someone else in AZ likes pink bathroom stuff besides me! Every time I go on Craigslist I always have to check if there is any pink bathroom stuff available.
And it looks like this was my lucky day!
Wait, what – FREE????? *Angels Singing* Am I reading this right. Did they just say “Free”? A FREE pink toilet and sink??? I was like completely freaking out. My mind was racing, “Is it still there?”, “What am I going to do with a pink sink and toilet right now?”, “Will Mike even go for this?”. It was a long shot y’all, but I knew I had to take a chance. I cleared a pink toilet and sink pickup with Mike first, and then I called the number in the listing. The lady said the toilet and sink were in great shape, they just needed cleaning, and that, yes, they were still in the alley. This was around 2pm. I thought “Crap, will they still be there at 6pm when Mike gets off of work?” I told her that I did want them and that I hoped they were still there when we came by later to get them.
I’m nervous. I’m pacing. I’m waiting for Mike to get home so we can go get the pink sink and toilet just sitting in that alley. Minutes seem to take hours to pass.
Finally Mike gets home from work and we take off to Scottsdale to collect our pink toilet and sink. The lady calls when we are on our way, “Do you still want the bathroom stuff? Because if you don’t I have about 3 or 4 people who called after you who want it too. I wanted to give you first dibs though, since you were the first one that called”. Ummmmmm, YES I still want it, and then I told Mike to put the pedal to the metal!
I was almost surreal driving through that alley, looking for the pink toilet and sink. I was worried every second that they would be gone already. That someone cruising the alleys had just picked them up, not realizing they already had an owner. And at last there they were, sitting out in the hot sun and dirt, just waiting for us to pick them up.
Here is our new pink American Standard toilet. It is in really great shape, it just needs to be cleaned like she said. And the white toilet seat – that has gone to toilet seat heaven y’all. We will put a pink one on there when the time comes.
I love it!
Yes, the toilet and sink are both marked “Standard”.
Ahhhhhhhh look, Made In USA.
And here is the matching sink. It is the same color pink as the toilet. It definitely needs a cleaning too, but I love it just the same!
All I need now is a pair of chrome legs and I’m all set!
Oh, and the right house to put them in too! 🙂
Now I’m left wondering who are all these other people in AZ who want pink bathroom stuff????? Hmmmmmmmmm…………………………