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The Official 2013 Thrifters Scavenger Hunt Thread

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

  1. capnwes

    capnwes Distinguished Member

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    I'd like to solve the puzzle! "The THRIFT of victory and the agony of defeat" Knocked 12 items off the list while you all were sleeping. Gotta love these 24 hour PA thrift stores.
     
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  2. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Brianpore B&S (BS) ambassador-in-chief

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    [​IMG]

    Also, 24 hour thrift stores?
     


  5. capnwes

    capnwes Distinguished Member

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    Well yeah. When else would I have time to thrift?
     


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    Smaegol wants Precious pin! WE WANTS IT, PRECIOUS!
     


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    Brian, re: #3 - how can you get a bonus point for grenadine if the base point is for knit? No such thing as a knit grenadine, AFAIK. Grenadine is a weave.
     


  8. Brianpore

    Brianpore B&S (BS) ambassador-in-chief

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    Getting all technical are we [​IMG]... Find any "knit style' pointy end tie for 1 point and a "knit style" grenadine weave pointy end tie for a bonus point.
     


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    I found a solid black tie yesterday! Was amazed to see it.

    100% Polyester [​IMG]
     


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    Yesterday, I noticed, peripherally, a not unattractive blonde female of 20-something age who was quite pointedly looking at me while I tried on a plaid, 3 button Structure sport coat at the nearby full length mirror, size 38R. I finally glanced her way and she looked at the fit of the coat, looked me in the eye, nodded, smiled and went on her way. I almost bought the damned thing on the spot until I looked at the content tag. 60% cotton, 40% polyester. :censored:
     
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    capnwes Distinguished Member

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    Look closely at the last photo of this listing.
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=300927657259
     


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    60% of the time, it works every time.
     


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    Halfway done! [​IMG] After all the complaining about prices going up, I still cant manage to find a suit marked at anywhere near 100.00.
     


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    Knocked out a bunch this morning. Found a stack of 9 NWOT Kolte pointy-end knit ties... that counts for 9 points right? [​IMG]
     


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