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I Have Sold Something to a Pawn Shop

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 116 People

    Pawned My Dearest Guitar For Mom...

    Around 2 years back, I had sold my adorable guitar at a local pawn shop. I added some more money and bought a beautiful ring for my mom (for her birthday). but thanks to Cash Pawn Sales ...where I had sold my guitar..I was able to buy a guitar again after an year. Though it was...
    toddchaney toddchaney 26-30, M Dec 18, 2012

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    Good & Bad

    I have been on both sides of the pawn shop coin I tell ya. When times were good I may have sold something to them because I simply had no use for it. But when times are tough, I have had to walk in those places with things I did not want to let go of and simply did not have a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 5, 2011

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    On No!

    When I was  younger. I had to pawn my guitar cause me and my mom couldn't afford food. I didn't mind it though, It was for the good of my mother and I.
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy 22-25, F Mar 5, 2008

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    Lost My Treasured Wedding Ring To A Pawn Shop

    I knew the grace period was about to hit but I FEARED looking at the receipt so I ignored it for days. I forced myself to look at it last Monday to find that the last day of grace was 8 days earlier...so I called the pawn shop and begged for my ring. I was afraid they would say I...
    bellatejanita bellatejanita 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 7, 2010

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    I Lost A Lot More Than I Got Outta These Deals

    The guys at the pawn shop outside of town have gotten used to me already. I've been in town for about 6 months and have already sold or pawned all that I gained this spring . I hate being poor, I also hate being so disorganized and sucking so bad at budgeting that I find myself...
    CinimonGypsy CinimonGypsy 41-45 Sep 9, 2013

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    Needed Quick Cash

    .This past November I was struggling with a low bank account and was still over a week away from getting my first paycheck at my new job. Normally I would have been able to deal with it, but it was somewhat of a problem because it was about a half hour drive to get there and...
    Grottisendsitback Grottisendsitback 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 25, 2012

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    Sold My Class Ring

    When my wife and I first got married back in 1984, we needed some cash for something. It seemed like a crisis at the time, but I'm sure we could have managed. Anyway - I pawned my high school and college class rings for not very much money. When I consider how much gold is...
    LoneBlogger LoneBlogger 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 15, 2011

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    In Singapore, a pawn shop is only

    for gold. I sold a 999 baby finger ring for SGD $90+ that supported me for a week. I sold it away because it was something I picked up outside and had no need for it. I pawn other jewellery just for the loan and redeem them when I'm ready. I never knew I'll have to live partly...
    kucinta kucinta 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Pawn Shop Stories

    First off to the people that wrote these stories im sorry for your experiences. It does sound as if some of the people who wrote them though put alot of the blame of their own situation onto the buisiness. Because in fact that is what they are, A BUISINESS. For instance the...
    macew2002 macew2002 31-35 1 Response Jan 6, 2011

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    So Many Tears

    I sold my 17 inch mac powerbook. It wasn't to a pawn shop per se, but to a computer resale store. Same thing in my eyes because in the end I lost my lovely little 'puter to pay rent for moi, and also the rent of a conniving ex-best friend.
    wonderlust wonderlust 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 25, 2008

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    Needing The Money

    Years ago, after going through a bankruptcy and a divorce, I needed money to the pay the rent.  Having few assets that I could sell, I resorted to raiding my jewelery box and the video wall. I took everything I could find into the pawn shop. I sold it (for much less than...
    Blueeyedaquarian Blueeyedaquarian 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 8, 2010

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    The Pawn Shop Sometimes Is Your Only Choice

    So I can admit that a few pawn shops have my 2 guitars. I loved em but couldnt play them. I tried teaching myself, i didnt have the money to get real lessons. So they were sitting in my corner collecting dust. Time came where I need some moeny for an unexpected bill, so the...
    Terrapin Terrapin 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 7, 2008

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    Ah the Memories!

    : ) i was also engaged at 16, but i didnt hawk that one. he actually took it back and gave it to another girl! after my first marriage, i had lost my job and walked away from the marriage with nothing. i was in a bind and i did sell those rings- and got very little from a pawn...
    kittten kittten 46-50, F Jan 18, 2008

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    Yeah

    A couple months ago we got screwed around by some movers and my money ran out faster than it should have. I ended up selling my coin collection to a dealer downtown. About 20 years earlier than I'd have liked to have sold it, and not in the most financially rewarding manner, but...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 25, 2008

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    What a spectacular day! I went Christmas shopping with my mom today and I actually almost finished all my shopping. I only have to buy something for my mom - then I'm done...
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