I Like to Buy Used

Not Everything should be store-bought. Where's your sense of ingenuity? 70 People

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    i love going to fles markets n yard sales. its amazing the stuff people get rid of. i love clothing , but hate to spend alot of money on them. i find clothing w/ the tags still on r barely worn for 50 cents n a dollar. n i have children n grandkids. i get them great stuff 4...
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    26-30
    Sep 11, 2009

    Why Not?

    I love old and weird clothing that I can only find in used items stores. Also old furniture. I also like to sell or give the stuff I don't want anymore. I think it's a great way to exchange things, and it also contributes on reducing the amount of garbage in the world.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 14, 2009

    Dolls

    i started collecting dolls a few yrs, ago. not any certain kind older dolls, rubber, plastic, cloth, small r large, whatever caught my eye. today at the flea market i got a shirley temple hard plastic doll, that winds - up, she still walks n moves her arms for 10 dollars. i love...
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    26-30
    Sep 13, 2009

    Another Way To Recycle

    Buying things secondhand is good for both planet and budget.  To me, it's yet another way to be kind to Mother Earth.A while back, I needed a large plastic tumbler.  Not two, not eight, one.  And I found a perfect one in a resale shop.Me buying that used cup means that a new...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 5, 2011

    The Good Part

    Books may have little cards or notes in them...I love that..used things need love, and I want to rescue them
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    26-30
    1 Response Sep 15, 2009

    Thrift Stores Are Your Friend!

    When i was a kid my mom would always try to drag me into the salvation army kicking and screaming. but when i went to school for real estate and couldn't just show up in my worn out jeans that i wear to work, i was desperate for some more professional clothing, and completely...
    prplfae prplfae
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 6, 2009

    It Depends Of Course!

    There are some things you really don't want to buy used though! I am not making a gross list, lol.
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    26-30
    Apr 5, 2011

    The Good Part

    Books may have little cards or notes in them...I love that..used things need love, and I want to rescue them
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    26-30
    1 Response Sep 15, 2009

    One Man's Trash Is Another Man's Treasure

    I love 2nd hand shops, and I love OpShops too. So many lil treasures to be found.  Knick Knacks galore and lots of pre-loved things waiting to be loved again. Being a collage artist, these type of shops have a multitude of 'art supplies' in them for me. Old magazines and...
    NoodleNZ NoodleNZ
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 15, 2009

    Call it thrift therapy.

    I am a hardcore treasure hunting junkie. With the exception of mattresses and undergarments – I’ll buy anything used. I’d say about 95% of the stuff in my house is from yard sales, thrift stores, craigslist, or auctions. Patience has proven to be quite effective in my life...
    sls84 sls84
    31-35, F
    Nov 23, 2014

    Ooooh! Purdy! I Love To Spray Paint

    I visit yard sales and thrift stores in search of patio/porch furniture, plant stands, pots, decor. Then I sand whatever paint or finish they were in their former life and whip out the spray paint. In my world lime green is an earth tone. I especially love the way lime and...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart
    56-60, F
    4 Responses May 26, 2013
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