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The official thrift/discount store bragging thread - Part II (Return to the Thunderdome)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by SpooPoker, May 18, 2015.

  1. vexco

    vexco Senior member

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    My GF and I work together as receptionists(from home) but she HATES thrifting. I wish she would help. 2 extra eyes never hurt anyone.
     


  2. SpooPoker

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

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    its two extra hands to put something in the cart as well
    add a kid and its 4

    jussayin
     


  3. vexco

    vexco Senior member

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    Shit, the last part is impossible. However I'm trying to get her into it. At least looking through womens stuff at first.
     


  4. ChetB

    ChetB Senior member

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    Woah, blast from the past. I had this exact hat as a teenager.
     


  5. ethanm

    ethanm Senior member

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    The Arabic says palace of something. I'll look closer when I get to a computer.
     


  6. PLaydice

    PLaydice Senior member

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    just pm me and ill tell you about your polo fellas......
    gonna post finds later.
    I got a Big E sumpthin lol
     


  7. SpooPoker

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

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  8. double00

    double00 Senior member

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    last time i was at one of my local spots i found something but it didn't have a tag. i asked the lady and she was like

    "oh, this levis. $14.99"

    fuck, what about this thing on the bottom?

    "don't trip, don't trip. imma give you the Playa's Price"

    sweetie!
     


  9. barrelntrigger

    barrelntrigger Senior member

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    Wait, what? Any pics or brodeetz to go with the text for reference?
     


  10. drlivingston

    drlivingston Senior member

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    My wife is forbidden from shopping with me until she can cure her eBay re-seller Tourette's Syndrome. There is nothing more disturbing than being in a consignment store trying to be inconspicuous about checking prices on my phone, only to have your wife ask you from across the store about how much something would sell for on eBay. [​IMG]
     


  11. MJMcRibb

    MJMcRibb Senior member

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    Some mid-week highlights:

    Brioni
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    Baldwin
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    NWT Fred Perry Laurel Wreath Collection
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    PRL 3/2 SC
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    J.Lindeberg SC
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    Orvis wool
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    Orvis cotton
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    Baldwin selvedge
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    Aforementioned PRL suit. Didn't notice it's also a wool/cash blend. Sorry @eazye & @Orgetorix , too big for both of you, I believe.
    [​IMG]
    Loake
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  12. double00

    double00 Senior member

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    @barrelntrigger

    actually that story is part of my last levi's haul, which has been a steady, slow-motion victory over the past coupla weeks...

    (i posted some of it t'other day)

    and which i suspect will continue into this week, maybe beyond

    EDIT: unless, of course, anybody really wants to see pics of levi's samples (which are actually interesting if you like prototype denim, dyes, and fadez!)
     
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  13. Takai

    Takai Senior member

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    No thrifting for me today, but I did manage to finally upgrade my phone to one from this decade. Picked up a good condition S5 today off the CL. Going tomorrow to get it set up(because I dont have a micro sim, and didnt even know that they changed) Talk about a huge upgrade this new technology is fancy; but I miss my keyboard.
     


  14. Woofa

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    No offense taken noble and as said above, I will usually post if something unusual I had not ever seen before but I know I have seen from time to times in the threads.

    The Hilo Hattie is available if anyone is interested for cost plus shipping or preferably a trade. SPOO is not interested in selling these. FYI it is a Christmas one with Santa. Send me a pm if interested.
     


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    Took me forever to upgrade from my old skool razr to a smart phone a few years ago...pays for itself in being able to search in store etc, and no one laughs at me any more (cept it's an S3 Active so already behind the times...again.) The new Verizon pricing has me thinking upgrade and switching from NSA bed buddy AT&T.
     


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