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#61 wugenius

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 06:18 PM

I've been saying this for a while now. But it still seems like folks wait till Saturday night at 8:50pm to try and get in on a sale price and then they blame flippers/hoarders when there's none left. You definitely have to get there early to get a deal sometimes or else if it is a great deal it'll be gone if you wait too long.


Yeah. Oftentimes I see a deal way too late since I'm working or not checking the forums enough. I'll try if I think I have a realistic chance, but I don't blame hoarders at this point, I blame my lateness. Even without hoarders deals will still sell out even if ideally there is one per customer. Just the nature of business.

I also think what happens with things like Skylanders, is that hoarders and flippers put in work to get as many as they get. They call stores, check constantly, etc. If I really wanted something I would try to do the same thing, even if my intentions are to keep and enjoy something rather than flip. It really is a matter of time, and how bad I want something.

#62 Kerig

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 08:56 AM

lol "real job". I made $46,000 last year at my "fake job". Buying stuff at flea markets and thrift stores and generally hunting treasures down. That seems real enough to me...


That's not a real job or a fake job...it's a modern-day Suburban Indiana Jones adventure! I'd watch the reality show, I'm sure it would be better than American Pickers.

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#63 Percy Harvin

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 01:21 PM

That's not a real job or a fake job...it's a modern-day Suburban Indiana Jones adventure! I'd watch the reality show, I'm sure it would be better than American Pickers.


haha, I wish it was that exciting! I had images of my bloated self wearing an Indy hat and switching a bag of sand with what I find on the shelves. Then running out the store with the treasure while the natives (the various miscreants and vagabonds that inhabit seedy thrift stores) chase me down. Completely ridiculous. (but that would make a good opening credits):whee:

#64 spmahn

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 05:52 PM

lol. 46k is like 1st year out of college money.


46k was first year out of college money 10 years ago. Most people today are lucky to make minimum wage first year out of college today.