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thrift store gems

Postby ben_smart » Tue Jun 21, 2005 10:20 pm

what great finds have you made at thrift stores? (or garage sales, or whatever)

super nintendo, all components: $6
alf dinner tray: $0.25
run-dmc on vinyl: $0.37
atari2600 game storage box with over 30 games: $20
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Postby The Lamp Incident » Tue Jun 21, 2005 11:18 pm

My record playing system: $12
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Postby Brass Eye » Wed Jun 22, 2005 12:01 am

Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut: $0.50
yellow jumpsuit: $4.00
some jackets: $5.00 each
hanging out with friends and making fun of thrift store patrons: priceless.
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Postby Rory » Wed Jun 22, 2005 2:24 am

Hundreds of comic books from a dumpster: free.
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Postby Spoon » Wed Jun 22, 2005 7:23 am

I used to buy the nastiest vintage ties from a local thrift shop as they were only a buck or two a peice. My most prized one was a puke green tie made out of burlap with pink and yellow polka dots.
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Postby kksuck2 » Wed Jun 22, 2005 11:40 am

I've been looking at a set of golf clubs at the local thrift store- it's only $12 for a full set and a bag- I don't play golf- but if I had clubs - I'd at least go to a driving range and hit balls into oblivion. So far this summer season- I haven't found any real good items at yard sales- but I'm looking.
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Postby ben_smart » Wed Jun 22, 2005 2:11 pm

i'm on my way to a couple of places now.
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Postby ben_smart » Wed Jun 22, 2005 4:44 pm

all i got was a garfield drinking glass. it was a quarter. but, i got in my nightmare on elm street dvd, today. i got that for $0.99.
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Postby kksuck2 » Wed Jul 06, 2005 3:30 pm

On the weekend, I walked away with a 25 cent frisbee- that's pennies per throw- I wish *insert whichever DMFFA member name here* mother was as cheap.
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Postby smokozziben » Thu Jul 14, 2005 12:21 am

I had my pool league tonight at this hole in the wall bar, and it was right next to
this crazy vintage shop I have never noticed before. It looks a little fancy so I don't
know what the prices will be, but it'll be worth a trip back down there just to try on
stuff. I saw this orange jacket with all this intense beading only on the bottom side
of the wrist. Pill box hats and everything. Tea, anyone?
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Postby Adict4DeadMilk » Fri Jul 15, 2005 12:58 pm

most vintage shops are overpriced it might be fun trying on stuff and fucking around but if you truely want vintage stuff youre better off garage sales and thrift stores

i got a bright orange winter jacket that had people express on the back (which is an old low cost airline) for $2.50 and i also got this sweet ass old smokers jacket but my sister threw old mashed potatoes on it so its dead now
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Postby trashlikeyou » Fri Jul 15, 2005 1:11 pm

I got a way awesome old man cane for $1.00 at a flea market, and I got a Nobodys cd for like $2 at the same place.
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Postby Creepy_Old_Goat » Thu Jul 21, 2005 8:28 pm

I got an old electric guitar that I believe was homemade in the sixties.
Still works just fine... and it has now become my favorite guitar to play.
It's also really frickin' lightweight!
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Postby trashlikeyou » Sat Jul 23, 2005 4:47 am

I got Bucky Fellini on vinyl for $7 at a used record store, not exactly a thrit store, but to me it was a hell of a bargain.
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Postby mags » Sat Jul 30, 2005 1:44 pm

...I got a purse ( handbag in english) on ebay last week, for 10p, plus 1 pound postage, its the ever open thrift store you don't need to leave your chair for.
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