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Old 07-23-2014, 08:48 AM
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I last got the movie PSYCHO (1960) on VHS
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Old 07-23-2014, 12:35 PM
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A free piece of cake. It was the manager's anniversary and as a regular customer I was invited to partake

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Old 07-23-2014, 02:38 PM
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9 years ago I needed a toaster oven, microwave, and some utensils for my hangar. What better than to go to a thrift store, support their work, and get some perfectly workable items. I eventually upgraded them all and took the originals back to the same thrift store so they could be sold again. Still in working order.
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Old 07-23-2014, 02:52 PM
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The last thing I got from a Thrift Store would have been a receipt for my taxes for the items I dropped off.
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Old 07-23-2014, 03:24 PM
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The last thing I got from a Thrift Store would have been a receipt for my taxes for the items I dropped off.
Good point. That would be at least twice a year.

Actually, come to think of it, since it might be considered a thrift store, but this year I hauled several old computers and several boxes of computer parts and old phone items to a place in PDX responsible for their correct disposal. Then I went into their used parts store and picked up another charger for my ThinkPad. The correct disposal of these things is becoming more and more iffy. Batteries, too.
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Old 07-23-2014, 03:26 PM
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The last thing I got from a Thrift Store would have been a receipt for my taxes for the items I dropped off.
Jim.......Ditto. I usually donate my old items to the VFW thrift store or to the Florida Sheriff's Boy's Ranch thrift store.
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I have probably bought a couple of thousand records (LPs) from thrift stores over the years.

Any classical records that they might have are usually in unplayed - mint condition, while their rock records usually look like they had been used as frisbees.
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I have probably bought a couple of thousand records (LPs) from thrift stores over the years.

Any classical records that they might have are usually in unplayed - mint condition, while their rock records usually look like they had been used as frisbees.
Only reason I visit them other than to drop of donations.
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A free piece of cake. It was the manager's anniversary and as a regular customer I was invited to partake
Excellent,you were lucky buddy
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100's of CDs at $1.00 each. A lot of current music but also a huge amount of classical in mint condition. Think of classical as the rock n roll of it's time. Listen to classical on a revealing system and you will understand.

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