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Some of the most outlandish Airtasker jobs ever posted

From paying to have someone cook a barbecue, scull a beer, draw a picture or share their life story—online task outsourcing platform, Airtasker, has certainly opened the door to a whole new world of crazy.

While its proven a useful tool for those who are particularly time poor or without the right resources to get something done independently, others have taken it upon themselves to discover just how far ‘taskers’ will go to earn some extra coin. 

Among the most bizarre was a job that required the assistance of someone to help ‘call on/summon ghosts’.

A whopping $300 was on offer for the right person to help someone communicate with the dead 

The bizarre job offer was shared to a task board dedicated to the sharing of ‘Funny AirTasking stories/anecdotes’, with its creator offering $20 to the person with the craziest tale. 

More than 60 stories shared with the poster outlined the strange things people will do and offer money to have done.

But the task that won itself the final payout was one that requested a cartoon drawing of Star Wars character, Darth Vader, riding a bicycle with an owl on its handlebars.

When an Airtasker user requested someone make her father a quirky Christmas drawing, it's unlikely she thought it would rank the highest on a 'funny story' list

When an Airtasker user requested someone make her father a quirky Christmas drawing, it’s unlikely she thought it would rank the highest on a ‘funny story’ list

A bespoke cartoon drawing of Star Wars character, Darth Vader, riding a bicycle with an owl on its handlebars won its creator $20

A bespoke cartoon drawing of Star Wars character, Darth Vader, riding a bicycle with an owl on its handlebars won its creator $20

‘(The) brief was for a drawing of Vader on a bike with an owl on handlebars. I don’t ask question on such an awesome idea, I try and facilitate crazy ideas,’ the tasker explained. 

Another shared how what started as an innocent request to cook a barbecue for five Scottish girls, rapidly escalated into an evening of unexpected promiscuity.

‘I go and cook the bbq and they are getting pretty drunk and verbally inappropriate,’ he explained, before later in the evening he recalled, ‘being pushed into a room by two of the girls to engage in coital activities with one of their friends.’

 

 

One user shared how what started as an innocent request to cook a barbecue for five Scottish girls, rapidly escalated into an evening of unexpected promiscuity

One user shared how what started as an innocent request to cook a barbecue for five Scottish girls, rapidly escalated into an evening of unexpected promiscuity

A poster described a tasker as a 'legend' after accepting $10 to have a stranger come to his home and scull a can of Victoria Bitter beer

A poster described a tasker as a ‘legend’ after accepting $10 to have a stranger come to his home and scull a can of Victoria Bitter beer

A poster described a tasker as a ‘legend’ after accepting $10 to have a stranger come to his home and scull a can of Victoria Bitter beer.

‘The guy came over and sculled Three. Absolute legend,’ he wrote.  

Even celebrities have been spotted utilising the useful platform, with fitness guru and television personality Michelle Bridges calling on people to try out her recipes for $500.

Fitness guru and television personality Michelle Bridges has even used the service to call on people to try out her recipes for $500

Fitness guru and television personality Michelle Bridges has even used the service to call on people to try out her recipes for $500

Singing sensation Guy Sebastian needed some extra assistance too when preparing to shoot a music video for his track, Black and Blue.

He enlisted someone to paint the entire outside of his home black, which he was about to renovate, the day before the shoot.

His wife, Jules, has also previously revealed the couple often sourced help with putting together Ikea furniture. 

Singing sensation Guy Sebastian needed some extra assistance too when preparing to shoot a music video for his track, Black and Blue

Singing sensation Guy Sebastian needed some extra assistance too when preparing to shoot a music video for his track, Black and Blue

 He enlisted someone to paint the entire outside of his home black, which he was about to renovate, the day before the shoot

 He enlisted someone to paint the entire outside of his home black, which he was about to renovate, the day before the shoot

One user also recalled the time he accepted an offer to tell a man some funny stories about his life. 

Much to his relief, his yarn was of great entertainment to the task poster and ended up earning him $20.

‘In the end he thought my story was the funniest, if a bit overly meta, and I got 20 dollars! Woo hahah,’ he said. 

One user recalled the time he accepted an offer to tell a man some funny stories about his life and ended up being paid $20 because they were the 'funniest' 

One user recalled the time he accepted an offer to tell a man some funny stories about his life and ended up being paid $20 because they were the ‘funniest’ 

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