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Where to find the best free stuff online

Why pay?
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Instead of hunting for yard sales, just visit one of these websites.

The internet is brimming with freebies—you just need to know where to look for them. There are a lot of sites that offer free items—but there are also a lot of scams. We've handpicked the most trustworthy sites and apps for you to turn to, whether you're hunting for a sofa or a smartphone app.

In exchange, you won't have to part with a penny (though you may have to register an email address). Or if you're willing to pay a little, some of these services also provide cheap-but-not-free deals and offers.

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People post a on —including free giveaways. Admittedly, not all of these items are high-quality, but you

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