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The Official 2013 Thrifters Scavenger Hunt Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by SpooPoker, Jul 17, 2013.

  1. capnwes

    capnwes Well-Known Member

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    The difficulty with this item is that many table lamps are donated after their matching partner was broken.
     
  2. marc roberto

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    Hmmmm. I just realized that the ones I got were missing the hoods. Another reason why one would donate a table lamp. Its still a lamp though.
     
  3. capnwes

    capnwes Well-Known Member

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    No....That is a window candle.

    A window candle is basically a nightlight in the shape of a candle that you place in the window as decoration. They have almost no practical purpose.

    Examples of window candles include but are not limited to the following images....
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  4. capnwes

    capnwes Well-Known Member

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    Hoods? You mean Lamp Shades?
     
  5. capnwes

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    ^^^^Did that conversation really just happen?
     
  6. marc roberto

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    Lol. Yeah it did. Sorry about that. I guess I have a lot to learn. This hunt is actually being very enlightening for me, so thanks.
     
  7. capnwes

    capnwes Well-Known Member

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    Nice one!
     
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  9. DanM

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    Just sayin, shades not necessarily required.
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  10. catside

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    One store, 0 finds. More difficult than it looks.
     
  11. futuremyth

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    Spent about 2.5 hours in one store tonight and only managed to knock out ten or so. What is "the good" Anchor Hocking? I found a few pieces & now wondering if I should've picked them up. Just stuff in good nick?
     
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  13. Stewie

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     I have the red version of the snoopy mug...plus like half a dozen other Fire King mugs.... LOLed when I saw the list...I knew no one here probably had no idea as to what you were talking about.
     
  14. capnwes

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    I figured some would know and some wouldn't. I used to flip the mugs all the time until a few years ago. I still grab the character ones when I see them, but haven't seen one in a while.
     
  15. capnwes

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    In light of our conversation earlier.....

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  16. DanM

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    ^that scene always brightens my day.
     
  17. catside

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    Total 3 hours thrifting, more than I did for last few months. I think scavenger hunt has the potential to get me back in game. Alas, only at 9 and covered most but not all low hanging fruits in the list. BTW I will buy your long, no bend brass shoe horn ( need only one) for twice the money you pay, up to 20, and will pay for shipping. I also am looking for a black cordovan wingtip 9E or 9.5 depending on the last of the shoe, price to be negotiated.
     
  18. TheNeedMachine

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    Have not been out since my long weekend of thrifting over the holiday and this weekend has a birthday and other plans. If I'm lucky might hit some stores before the deadline. I'm at zero.
     
  19. richnet12

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    Thifting has been so good....spend less quality scavenger time looking for items on the list. Another victim of thrift store offers of Ebay riches, The lure of recognition by my peers and cash award has failed to sway attention in the proper direction which may not be ressurected soon...
     
  20. Shoeluv

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    What the hell did you just say? Are you drunk?
     
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