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I Have Sold Something to a Pawn Shop

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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...
    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...
    Terrapin Terrapin 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 7, 2008

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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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    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...
    LoneBlogger LoneBlogger 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 15, 2011

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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 2...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 25, 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...
    kittten kittten 46-50, F Jan 18, 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...
    bellatejanita bellatejanita 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 7, 2010

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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...
    wonderlust wonderlust 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 25, 2008

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 5, 2011

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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...
    Grottisendsitback Grottisendsitback 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 25, 2012

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    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...
    toddchaney toddchaney 26-30, M Dec 18, 2012

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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...
    macew2002 macew2002 31-35 1 Response Jan 6, 2011

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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...
    MysticalSkeptical MysticalSkeptical 41-45 Sep 9, 2013

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    When I have done something wrong, I can't live with the guilt, I have to tell the person who I have wronged that I am sorry. The last time I apologized to someone, they forgave me...
    londonqueen londonqueen 22-25, F Mar 17

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    To be honest, I have no idea what I am doing. I feel clueless and lost. I don't even know where to start to explaining my experiences. I don't want to start in the stone age... But...
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    Social anxiety is from low self esteem and self shame. Tell me, have you ever seen someone who thought highly of themselves have social anxiety? I don't think so, I never have. Or...
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    Now when it comes to people that lie, I absolutely hate it. If I look like crap, tell me. If you think I may have got something wrong then tell me. Don't sugar coat it, just tell...
    squishyarmadillo squishyarmadillo 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    About a year and a half ago i found out that i was positive for hsv 1 & hsv 2. (herpes simplex virus). My hole life felt like it was turned up side down, for someone that was...
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    I have done something simply for attention and I regret my actions. In doing so I have hurt the one I love. I have been selfish and insensitive. I was thinking only of myself. It...
    SubmitandServe SubmitandServe 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    What have I done to you to make you want to see me suffer? I don't believe I have done anything....yes I got sick a lot and i had panic attacks almost every day. I didn't know...
    IcyDragon IcyDragon 16-17, F 17 hrs ago

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    I'm 21 years old, currently away at college. The only family I have is my mother, and we've been literally poor for about a year now. The thing is, we sold one house 7 years ago...
    janefloyd janefloyd 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    - Spams Are So Welcom -After fix my site , i start getting some spams messages. They left messages from the inquiry of my online shop. Nomally , people hate spams, but i have to...
    cookiekong cookiekong 31-35, F Apr 7

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    On Tuesday morning I thought I needed some things from the shops so my wife was going into town to our church. She helps out at a lunch club. Leaving me with about 2 hours to do as...
    babyannie57 babyannie57 56-60, M Apr 3

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    I have to sell some of my dad stuff left me to pay for my divorce and wifes bills. Sooo Sad. She (Wife I'm divorcing already pawned and lost my dads ring he gave me for my...
    gpapania gpapania 36-40, M Mar 17

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    I think serial killers or psychopaths are attractive. Even when they say people are merely instruments, materials to them. When people like that or who has a resemblance to those...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 6

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    No hate. I really want to get pregnant and be a mother. I feel like even though I am young, I am ready for the responsibility of being a parent. I have wanted a baby for a long...
    justanotherpixie justanotherpixie 16-17, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I am definite a shopaholic. I go shopping even when I do not need anything. I thoroughly love to window shop because that is the cheapest way to shop. Once inside the shops, I...
    femaleoncruiseship femaleoncruiseship 46-50, F Apr 6

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    I was a volunteer with The British Red Cross for around 15 years, for almost seven years I became a full time paid trainer running a variety of courses around the south-east. But I...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I have a question for you shoplifter pros. I wanted to know how you can shoplift clothes from stores. An idea came to my mind and I thought if we take something inside the changing...
    Mia97 Mia97 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    My soldier want to get a tattoo that say my names and it crazy bc it his first tattoos love my soldier
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    I got a job nearly 5 months ago at a retail store. I started spending the money I received after my 2nd week there on Christmas presents for people. The purchases were small...
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    I have seen and experienced my fair share of things in life. Paranormal things has always been an interest and is inherently in the family. I also trained at my uncles development...
    Valtielislord Valtielislord 18-21, M Mar 27

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    Last nights dream I had all my powers. All the kids in my neighborhood had been going missing and I was trying to find out why. I began to trace everything back to this one lady...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Apr 4

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    I have been catished by Heidi Namati for over two years! It's sad what people do in order to pay their bills. Thank you Heidi Namati for pawning my moms ring, conning/lying me out...
    marcywayne marcywayne 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Thank you to all our soldiers that have served, are currently serving, will serve in the future, and to all your families for all of your sacrifices! To all our injured and fallen...
    WhoIsLiz WhoIsLiz 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I had another judgemental moron in my inbox today. I won't talk about them personally, that would give them too much credit. However, there is a general principle behind it, and my...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I feel like I owe my old friends an apology. I feel like I’m the reason a lot of my past relationships haven’t worked out. I feel like I’m always wasting time...
    moorelove3168 moorelove3168 18-21 20 mins ago

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    bloody love a good old Chazza shop. I shop more in charity shop then I do in high street shops. You never know who what you might find. and the money goes to a great cause and...
    Renezra Renezra 22-25, F Mar 23

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    Beautiful woman goes in an adult shop and is immediately drawn to the v.......r section She looks at one and thinks Mmmm delicious picks another up and thinks Wow fantastic and...
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    ZacksGirl51713 ZacksGirl51713 18-21 1 Response a week ago

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    I have overcome Schizophrenia!!! Who the SON SETS FREE IS FREE INDEED.....From the moment I fell when I was 19----The voices told me that I sold my soul! I was redeemed! I had just...
    Jesusfoundme Jesusfoundme 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    bkf2 bkf2 22-25, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Today makes it a month since my soldier has left for basic! The first week that he left I was a mess😩 literally, tears over anything but I must say... Finding this app and...
    KGraciee KGraciee 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    My soldier (George) finishes up Red Phase today!! So proud of him and can't wait for this to be all over. One month and two days down!! Wooooo :)
    KGraciee KGraciee 18-21, F Mar 20