So, this was happening on a Craigslist ad posting in Boston ...
For $100/hour I will come to your holiday party dressed as the Elf on the Shelf and sit in any location you assign me while I stare emptily at your guests for the duration of the event.
I specialize in holiday themed events, either yours or an un-expecting friend's, but I also offer contracted private investigation and babysitting services. Please inquire about these rates, as they are negotiable based on the task at hand.
My services have been in high demand this season, so I now require atleast 48 hours notice in advance of any bookings and appreciate your understanding.
Thank you, and happy holidays!
The screenshot by Imgur user TechTacs linked back to an ad that has now been removed. Not sure if it was because this was deemed an inappropriate ad, this guy has removed it, or if this was a prank. Either way, I'm just thankful the Internet is forever and people have an amazing sense of humor. Or, if this is real - the creepiest sense of humor. BABYSITTING?! Never. No. Stop. No.
Merry Christmas, everyone.