Who Likes Goodwill Stores?

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I miss going to thrift stores. You pick up a lot of interesting things. I remember we found a PS1 game being sold for about $5 and it sold it for about $125 on ebay. xD
 

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I haven't been to one in a while but I always loved them, I should invest some time into one..
 

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We got our table set up in the garage at the moment, until some more people come over to help get it in the basement.......played several games last night....pool rules!
 

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I used to peruse the Goodwill stores for the occasional opportunity to find musical instruments, militaria, antiques and collectibles etc. that might have slipped their way into the inventory.

Now that they put all of this online on their auction site, the steal of a deal finds are virtually no mas. Prices on the site are driven up to full retail and beyond.
 

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Just got some cool leather Star Trek styleChairs at our local thrift shop. I make it a daily ritual to go there now. The Local Salvation Army is mostly about cloths, but the Thrift shop is about furniture and everything else. I get more of a thrill from the latter.
 

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I used to peruse the Goodwill stores for the occasional opportunity to find musical instruments, militaria, antiques and collectibles etc. that might have slipped their way into the inventory.

Now that they put all of this online on their auction site, the steal of a deal finds are virtually no mas. Prices on the site are driven up to full retail and beyond.
Yeah that happens all to often at these type of stores. I guess they seek to maximize profits, not necessarily give great deals. Good for them for trying to reach a larger audience and make more money. Bad for most bargain hunters.
 

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I have purchased clothes in the past at the thrift store as well as things I know I can flip on ebay. This has saved me so much money that was better spent on gibsons and of course the gibsons were used norlins. Funny thing is every time I go in those places I look at the guitars just in case. It would be one thing to have a 50s goldtop but to have one you found in a thrift store..........kerplunk, opps, pardon me.
 

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I buy most of my clothes at GW or Value Village type stores.
 

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I love 'em.

Pro tip: go to the nearest Goodwill/SallyArmy/thrift store to a rich neighborhood. They get better stuff.
 

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Holy crap, some of these names.
 

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Some Goodwills have better items than others. I know people who will
travel to nicer towns or cities (money) and find incredible bargains.
 

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I wonder how high the pile of clothes is on the pool table. I took the cue when I was in high school and a friend had a full-sized table with no balls. Just the family's clothes.
 

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I buy most of my vinyl records there
 

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My friend Shonna works for Goodwill in payroll. She's been there for over 20 years. She says that they try to always sell things in the location that they were donated in. So, nicer area, nicer stuff normally.
 

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Found many treasures at the thrift shops. :)Donate stuff when I can. It’s always for a good cause.
 

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I wonder how high the pile of clothes is on the pool table. I took the cue when I was in high school and a friend had a full-sized table with no balls. Just the family's clothes.
The pool table never made it to my house...it's still in the basement of my parents house and my mom uses it as a junk table. I will get it back one day but it will just come with the house at that point. Ain't nobody gonna drag that mf out of the basement now lol
 


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