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The Thrifting Thread

Discussion in 'The Breakroom' started by ran23, Mar 18, 2015.

  1. ran23
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    won 3 casual l/s shirts (GAP and J.Crew), not one slim, everyone fits just fine. Now the wife will not have a fit about me being over dressed. plaids and checks, $8.49 for all
     
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    Picked up a nice English Sport Coat, Protocol, can't find much on the brand. 60% rack is worth it at times.
     
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    Finally some chocolate Cords, now that we are in the middle of Winter. Couldn't pass up $1.18 since I had $ on the books from selling shirts and ties.
     
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    My first pair of Allen Edmond's Black Cap toes, 9 1/2 E with bags and shoe horn! $42.50!!
     
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    Found a lilliput 7" usb monitor at a thrift store yesterday for 5 bucks, works perfectly. Its a really cool little thing.
     
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    For the ever curious....


    ATB,
    Sam
     
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    Nice find on that video and cool use for it! I don't really need a teleprompter, I've got my music player and a mail and chat window on mine. I thought a usb monitor would be slow to respond and of poor image quality but even videos play surprisingly well! Useful little toy.
     
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    Heck.... for $5 you could dedicate it to playing fish videos to amuse your feline and you would still be ahead of the game. ;)



    ATB,
    Sam
     
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    I could do that... If my PC wasn't the second most power hungry device in our household, no way I'm letting that thing idle for having a laugh. I'll try to make the monitor work with one of my raspberry pi's soon enough, that'll open a whole world of useless possibilities.
     
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    The incredible variety of random stuff that you can find at thrift-stores never ceases to amaze me!

    Today's find;
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    ... another 5 bucks well spent :frantic:
     
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    Maybe a contest just to see what kind of unexpected deals/treasures are found... should be interesting to see between you and @ran23 who scores the most. I have to say this one of yours is mind blowing!

    L'chaim!

    Moshe ben David
     
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    I dropped by to tell them I couldn't make the Friday evening sale. He said I could have anything off the Winter rake for 40% off. A brown corduroy soft 3 button blazer by Izod. perfect day today to wear it 40-50's all day.
     
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    got some Black Chelsea Boots today, may go back more from the same owner.
     
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    New (to me) Acer 19" monitor for $8. Now they both match, size wise anyway. :)

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    I'm still working with a 21" and 20' widescreens. Win 10. lucky you
     
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    Linux and GitS, you know what's up
     
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    Just bought 10 Nordstrom Dress Shirts in my size, all patterns. May only keep 2, great price point to resale.
     
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    Any Nordstrom fans here? Some of these are 100% Egyptian Cotton, and they are not on their web site anymore. beautiful shirts, keeping these for me.
     
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    Saw some Cole Haan black Tassel Loafers in an out of the thrift store, $5.40. Will dye and polish these, see what I have. my size.
     
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    The Cole Haan were too big, stretched out. flipping those. the Nordstrom shirts are $15-20. My cost-- $4.40.