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ADVENTURES IN THRIFTING - Thrift Report #1 (First Finds!) for 2014 - Blokus, Scrabble x2, Statis Pro Baseball, and Yin Yang

-matt s.
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So, on Tuesday I went thrifting. I've only been a couple of times so far this year and turned up nothing.

Tuesday did the grocery shopping, then stopped by the vet. It was near the thrifts. Of course I had to go!

This is what I found as my first finds for 2014:

BLOKUS for $1.99
It was bagged! A good sign. Turned out to be complete and used, but still usable. It will be donated to my wife's school.

SCRABBLE X 2 --> for $1.99 each
So lovely. Lovely smooth older tiles. Yes, they will sell and hopefully pay for everything else and then some. Nice!

This is how I count them quickly. Too bad I'm slow anyhow.

Tagged and bagged!

Now to list them for sale....

A collectible classic. The sales slip inside says it sold for $20.00 way back in 2003! It looks complete but.....

(oops, its sideways - sorry!)

....it has Rubber Bands. Rubber Bands are bad. BAAAAAAAAD!!!!! Its so sad soblue But I was able to save the cards and other stuff. Yea!

(except that one above - it got a little mangled - but it survived!)

Ewwww, they're like dried up little worms!

I got it cleaned up and its now ready to go!

YIN YANG for $1.99
I took a chance because it was cheap looking - very cheaply made. Yet it is lovely. A co-op abstract from 1983! Imagine that!

Clearly I don't have enough time on my hands.....

It was a GOOD thrifting day!

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