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Your Thrift Store / Bargain Finds:16 - 22 July 2012
Dwayne Hendrickson
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This is the traditional weekly thrift and bargain finds list.

These lists may start empty, but as always, add your items.

Put in what you consider a bargain, tell us how much you paid and the place you got it from. Bargains can be thrift store finds or any second-hand purchases or discounted boardgames bought new.
Don't forget to add your encounters with the Thrift Store Irritant Squad and any other embellishments in order to make it even more interesting.

Last week's list:
Check out the quality and quantity of last week's loot.
Your Thrift Store / Bargain Finds: 9 -15 July 2012

The current "RPG Thrift Store/Bargain Finds" list:
Please add your notable thrift finds of RPG items. Share the joy!
Your RPG Thrift Store/Bargain Finds: July 2012

The current "Video Game Thrift Store/Bargain Finds" list:
Please add your notable thrift finds of Video Games. Share the joy!
Your Video Game Thrift Store/Bargain Finds - July 2012

The Thrift & Bargain Dumpster:
Is there treasure to be found among dead rats and ungames? Discuss.
Unwanted Rejects - Thrift/Bargain Finds Left Behind: July/August 2012

Strange Bonuses in thrift purchases:
Strange Bonuses in Thrift Purchases

The Weekly Thrift List Wayback Machine
The Grand Vizier is maintaining a list of all the weekly thrift lists through time, and will be adding stats and interesting tidbits for each week.
Your Thrift Store Bargain Finds Through Time

Games to thrift just for the components
Speaking of parts, here are a list where the games may not be great, but the bits sure are. There are many great ideas for repurposing thrifted bits here.
Thrift store games you buy just for the components
Thrifting games to get indented dice

Game Rescue - Spotted on Craigslist:
Is there treasure to be found on the list of Craig? Discuss.
Game Rescue - Spotted on Craigslist: 2012 Edition

The NON-Game Thrift Store/Bargain Finds:
Games, of course, but what other goods do you grab while thrifting?
Your NON-Game Thrift Store / Bargain Finds - July/August 2012


Thrifty Market Dome:

From buying to trading, from spare parts to treasure. All can be found at these stalls...
Flea Market 21: Always Bet on Flea! (for July 2012)
We're still thrifting for you in 2012!
2012 SPARE PARTS RESOURCE LIST
The Thrift Guild Trades Made and Gifts Received List 2012

The Thrift Find of the Week:
Admire the latest selections of the all-knowing and infallible judges of thrift.
2012: Thrift Find of the Week for 2012
2011: The Thrift Find of the Week - Volume 6, Number 1 / The Thrift Find of the Week - Volume 6, Number 2
2010: The Thrift Find of the Week - Volume 5
2009: The Thrift Find of the Week - Volume 4
2008: The Thrift Find of the Week - Volume 3
2007: The Thrift Find of the Week - Volume 2
2006: The Thrift Find of the Week


Our GeekGuild:
Welcome to The Ancient and Loyal Order of Thrifters. Enter the halls of thriftdom at your own risk. Please do mind the stacks of prized games, do not mention the musty smell and try not to sneeze. Make sure to bow before our King Hakfoo I, and pay your due respects to previous Kings Belial, Great_Mazinga, minionhunter, Krazygit, EvilTimmy and Blackwind.

The Order's Anthem:
Sing along with our good old thrifty theme song...

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326. Board Game: N.Y. Chase [Average Rating:6.45 Overall Rank:2463]
G. Gomez
United States
Chula Vista
California
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Amvets $3.99
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327. Board Game: Clue [Average Rating:5.62 Overall Rank:6632]
G. Gomez
United States
Chula Vista
California
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DAV $1.99, not complete, but I like the box.
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328. Board Game: Miscellaneous Game Magazine [Average Rating:6.46 Unranked]
G. Gomez
United States
Chula Vista
California
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A bunch of White Dwarfs, $0.65 each. DAV.
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329. Board Game: Clue: The Great Museum Caper [Average Rating:6.66 Overall Rank:1292]
G. Gomez
United States
Chula Vista
California
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Amvets $3.99. Not inventoried yet.

Also a very nice BOSTON guillotine $29.99 (game accessory, I guess.)
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330. Board Game: Mission Command Sea [Average Rating:5.92 Overall Rank:4641]
N T
United States
Fargo
North Dakota
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$1.99 Savers, missing some dice but that is easily fixed.
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331. Board Game: The Harry Lorayne Memory Game [Average Rating:3.33 Unranked]
N T
United States
Fargo
North Dakota
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You can't go wrong for 50 cents can you? shake
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332. Board Game: Insight [Average Rating:6.33 Unranked]
N T
United States
Fargo
North Dakota
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Another 50 cent oddity.
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333. Board Game: Outburst Remix! [Average Rating:6.36 Overall Rank:4809]
N T
United States
Fargo
North Dakota
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This is more like it. $2.99 GW, all there, cards still in order.
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334. Board Game: Magikus [Average Rating:4.58 Overall Rank:10743]
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United States
Fargo
North Dakota
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GW, 99 cents, still in shrink? Well you can't pass that up.
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335. Board Game: Play Nine [Average Rating:6.08 Overall Rank:7387]
Grant Miller
United States
Xenia
Ohio
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I had been looking for this game since my wife and I played it with her coworkers over a year ago. 79 cents per pound at GWO.
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336. Board Game: Secret Square [Average Rating:5.67 Unranked]
Grant Miller
United States
Xenia
Ohio
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Have not inventoried, but another 79 cents per pound from GWO for the Disney version.
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337. Board Game: Tripoley [Average Rating:5.49 Overall Rank:9413]
Grant Miller
United States
Xenia
Ohio
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99 cents at "Desert" Valley Thrift.
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338. Board Game: Emperor of China [Average Rating:5.95 Overall Rank:6921]
Grant Miller
United States
Xenia
Ohio
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Contents sealed and 90 cents from Village Thrift.
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339. Board Game: Zathura: Adventure is Waiting [Average Rating:4.42 Overall Rank:10661]
Corette Denney
United States
Pleasant Hill
MO
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Complete and in good shape at Red Racks for $5.98. I know, not very thrifty, but my 13 year old son was begging for it so I caved. I am not convinced this will remain in my collection but it was fun finding it.
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340. Board Game: Mindflex [Average Rating:4.99 Overall Rank:10192]
Pat Johnston
United States
North Liberty
Iowa
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$5.38 at Coralville GW. Wow, market has really tanked on this one too. Kids will get $5 of fun out of it.
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341. Board Game: Syzygy [Average Rating:6.16 Overall Rank:7184]
Pat Johnston
United States
North Liberty
Iowa
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$0.45 at Marion SA...for the tiles. zombiezombiezombie
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342. Board Game: The London Game [Average Rating:5.42 Overall Rank:9522]
Pat Johnston
United States
North Liberty
Iowa
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$0.55 at Marion SA. Travel version, unplayed.
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343. Board Game: Risk [Average Rating:5.59 Overall Rank:9465]
Pat Johnston
United States
North Liberty
Iowa
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$0.95 at Marion SA. Have not inventoried, just bought it for the infantry to use in The Downfall of Pompeii. Something about throwing little guys in the volcano instead of wooden cylinders.
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344. Board Game: The Birds of Summer [Average Rating:5.40 Unranked]
Pat Johnston
United States
North Liberty
Iowa
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$0.99 at Marion SA. My parents are avid bird watchers, so they kids can play this with them. Still working on turning my parents in to gamers...my dad played Looping' Louie with the kids and loved it he last time he was here, my mom's favorite is now Animal Upon Animal. Now to move them to the adult games...
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345. Board Game: Mad Libs Card Game [Average Rating:3.59 Overall Rank:10705]
Pat Johnston
United States
North Liberty
Iowa
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$0.99 at Marion Stuff. My kids are obsessed with Mad Libs right now...it's a blast to listen to their funny stories. At least with this game my son can't use "butt" for every other word. shake
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346. Board Game: Chinese Chess [Average Rating:6.08 Overall Rank:6875]
Pat Johnston
United States
North Liberty
Iowa
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$1.38 at Cedar Rapids GW. I bought this in honor of Mark...you out there lurking? We miss you, Airship!
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347. Board Game: Bausack [Average Rating:6.91 Overall Rank:581]
Pat Johnston
United States
North Liberty
Iowa
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$1.38 at Cedar Rapids GW. Missing a few pieces, but I think I have a parts copy...or I might just dump them all together for Superbandu!
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348. Board Game: Wanted! [Average Rating:5.76 Overall Rank:7428]
Bill Paradise
United States
Glassboro
New Jersey
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Picked this one up today for .99 cents. I meant to put it back, but somehow forgot. Damn old age.
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349. Board Game: Dicecapades! Kids Version [Average Rating:5.08 Unranked]
Bill Paradise
United States
Glassboro
New Jersey
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New and sealed for $2.92.
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350. Board Game: Mission Command Land [Average Rating:5.46 Overall Rank:8968]
Bill Paradise
United States
Glassboro
New Jersey
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Also grabbed this one for $1.91. I already have a copy, but I can always use the bits for other games.
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