A novel way of attempting to avoid your end of year exams, but one we're obliged not to endorse 'a course.

Flagpole.com have reported that two students from the University of Georgia posted a Craigslist ad requesting to be slightly maimed - not killed - so they could wangle out of some tests.

The ad, which has since been removed, read: "I am looking for someone to run my friend and I over with their car... We do not want to die, we just want to be injured enough to get out of taking our finals here at UGA. Please do not kill."

The students in question had no money to hand over for the job, rather they preferred to pander to a certain, eh, niche market... the ad closed with "Compensation: hitting two lovely ladies by vehicle w/permission."

According to AJC.com: "It was not known if any job seekers responded to the ad. There were not, however, any reports this week of two students being run over in Athens."