Free Your Stuff Berlin is getting weird

by James Glazebrook

Free Your Stuff Berlin is more than just a Facebook group where Berliners can give and get all sorts of um, stuff, for, well, free. It’s also a gathering place for Berlin’s poor and tired, its huddled masses, its wretched refuse – whether object or human. We’ve been watching the wall on the lookout for freebies, furniture and nicknacks for our new space, and, well, it’s been getting weird…

The strangely specific


The overly optimistic

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The cheapskates


The persistent

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Seriously, just buy a muffin tin.

The inattentive


The spammers


Hilarious name for a mix, mind.

The poorly-prepared new parents


The colour blind

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The bonkers


The busybodies


The dreamers



The up-to-no-good

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What’s the hurry? Homeowners set to return soon?