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PostSubject: 08/19   August 19th 2011, 10:17

Do you have a yearly yard sale?
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PostSubject: Re: 08/19   August 19th 2011, 10:23

Our whole Neighborhood has one the last weekend in May. You would not believe how many people are out at 6:00am to yard sale. We usually do really good this year we hardly had anything but I threw it out there anyway and still made around 200.00 so that was good.
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PostSubject: Re: 08/19   August 19th 2011, 10:25

No. We live out in the country so we don't get the traffic that you would in town. I do a children's consignment sale twice a year and the rest of our stuff I donate. Books, videos and games I give to our library, it's small so they don't get a lot of funding. What they don't put in circulation goes to their book sale.

And they are A LOT of work!

Now ask me if I go to thrift sales... YES! Love my thrifting!
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Sherry C
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PostSubject: Re: 08/19   August 19th 2011, 10:35

I used to have them quite often, but after my last one, I decided it wasn't worth it! Too much work and too many crazy people out there! lol

For example: At my last sale, I had an item priced under $2.00. A lady carried the item around forever and told me about her hardships, etc., so I gave it to her. Big deal, one less piece to donate. A few weeks later, she's parked in front of my house, I go out and ask her if she needs something. She proceeds to tell me that was one of the nicest things anyone has ever done for her - blah, blah, blah and she was acting really creepy. Luckily, I don't live there anymore!
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PostSubject: Re: 08/19   August 19th 2011, 12:14

I donate to a local charity here. I too live out in the country with not as much traffic.

Sherry that would give me the willies a bit too!
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