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I Love Garage Sales

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    Pull Over Now

    At last it's time to go to every garage sale I can find.The weather is fine and I'm needing NOTHING ! Actually I change my Xmas tree theme every year and buy decorations to dress up my new look. I  see a sign. and my car just turns in like a well trained guide dog.My...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F May 17, 2008

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    Treasures

    You have to look close sometimes to find them, but little treasures may be lurking behind every garage sale sign. My parents were antique dealers and because of that i am always on the lookout for old things or collectibles from my era. I have a hard time passing up a good yard...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 7, 2010

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    And auctions and second hand stores

    and antique shops and American pickers and ricks restorations.......
    GCoppola GCoppola 46-50, F Feb 4, 2014

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    A Garage Sale Convert

    My hubby is a garage sale guru.  If you live on the Island like me, one of the best places to go garage sale-ing is out East in the beginning of the summer.  Rich people throw out cool stuff.  I was previously a thrift store maven exclusively until meeting the...
    daynabug daynabug 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 16, 2008

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    I Love Garage Sales

    A few years ago I stopped at a garage sale. The woman had passed away and her sister was clearing out the condo.  I was fortunate to find a couple of multipacks of panties.  They were unopened and offered at a good price.  I decided to buy them both and continue to look...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Sep 11, 2012

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    Just Not Today

    Today's "garage sale" run, was like a wild goose chase. The ones that were in our neighborhood had nothing but baby and toddler clothing and toys. Geesh, what a waste of gas. Then the farther out we went the worse it got. There were signs up everywhere and yet when we went to...
    delilah5 delilah5 56-60, F Jul 27, 2013

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    Have A Lot Of Relative's Estates To Liquidate

    Since no estate liquidators are interested in what I have (not high-end enough), I'm attempting to sell at a garage sale type venue. I just had a 3-day sale and only 6 people stopped and I made just $35. I don't know what people are looking for, but apparently it's nothing I have...
    debodun debodun 61-65, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2013

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    During the summer months I'm an avid garage sale and auction hitter. I buy things and change them into art. I have a farm and lots of room to work. I drive to the city and hit...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Jeff Guidie is a Sales Executive with sixteen years of rich experience building teams, driving revenue and profit growth for multimillion dollar and Fortune 500 companies. In his...
    jeffguidie jeffguidie 36-40, M Feb 6

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    Back in the 70's winter in Upper Mich revolved around snow machines for my father. You get a free weekend and grab some buddies and go riding sleds. I don't think there was a lot...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    Red Bull hats sales,online sales hat, and to provide the latest for you to buy a hat, one of the most popular and best selling hats . hat Pay attention to the maintenance...
    mbtshoes2011 mbtshoes2011 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Redneck blonde in Sears A blonde redneck went to Sears and she asked, "How is much is this TV?" The salesman said, "Sorry, we don''t sell to blonde rednecks." The next day she...
    BytheBy BytheBy 46-50, F Jan 28

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    A young man from Nebraska moves to Florida and goes to a big "everything under one roof" department store looking for a job. The manager asks, "Do you have any sales experience...
    BytheBy BytheBy 46-50, F Jan 28

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    How the fight starts (2) The Humorless Husband Saturday morning I got up early, quietly dressed, made my lunch, and slipped quietly into the garage. I hooked the boat up to the...
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    Back in the early 1970's parenting was a whole lot different then today. "Tough Love" was well practiced. No kid wanted his dad involved if he got into hot water. Extreme fear...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 4 Responses Feb 6

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    This pretty little girl comes up to me when I call her. She isn't mine but my bus stop is next to her house and she lives a block away. I see her Tuesday and Thursday mornings. I...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 2 Responses Feb 13

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    On a bitterly cold winter morning a husband and wife in Dublin were listening to the radio during breakfast. They heard the announcer say, "We Are going to have 8 to 10 inches of...
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    No Two Days Alike I am a multi line field insurance adjuster which means in lay terms, I am in the field and I am trained to do all kinds of insurance claims. At the present, I...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 11 Responses 1 day ago

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    I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, 'Where's the self-help section?' She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose. George Carlin
    timothyc31 timothyc31 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    Hello, this is my first time posting on this site so sorry if I sound a bit awkward. Anyway I was wondering if anyone had any advice to a novice padder on how to make a fat suit...
    KasseanaTheGreat KasseanaTheGreat 18-21, T Feb 3

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    With Valentines day coming up now is a perfect time to shop for intimate apparel. As I have gotten older I find it becoming more difficult to be passable in public. I just got...
    Stephaniegirl226 Stephaniegirl226 36-40, M 4 Responses Feb 6

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    The Upper Peninsula of Mich always gets slammed with lots of snow. I remember snow so deep I could walk across it and right up the roof of the garage. Most families have snow...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F Feb 9

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    A man and his wife were having dinner at a very fine restaurant when this absolutely stunning young woman comes over to their table, gives the husband a big kiss, says she'll see...
    WYYNA WYYNA 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 11

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    Blonde at the Shoe Store A blonde walks into a shoe store and tries on a pair of shoes. "How do they feel?" asks the sales clerk. "Well, they feel a bit tight," replies the blonde...
    coloco coloco 61-65, M 3 Responses Feb 15

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    Newlook have a sale on girls!!! Leggings from £16 too £13!!! Only £3 but woo hoooo salessssss!!!!!!
    Louisexoxo Louisexoxo 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 16

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    I know, I know. I talk about my kids too much. Don't care. These girls are a hoot. LOL They talk to me. Sometimes without breathing. Sometimes so much that I threaten to change my...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Feb 17

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    This young shoe salesman sure gave me personal service the other day. Not only did he help me pick out some sneakers and flops, he took off his own shoes and socks and let me see...
    beachfoot12 beachfoot12 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    My 68 candy apple red coupe is sitting in the garage patiently waiting for the deep freeze of winter to make way for spring.Then i can start cursing season first cruse blue ridge...
    Jazonx Jazonx 36-40 a week ago

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    Three things i heard today that made me feel good. First thing, even though i don't live there, weed is now legal in Alaska. Second and third are Congress is trying to pass 2...
    thongluvr582 thongluvr582 31-35, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    At the mall Me: miss how much that poster of that beautiful girl? Saleslady: that's a mirror ma'am..
    Sweetheart16 Sweetheart16 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    my eldest daughter at 8 months old... myself carrying her and talking to a carpet sales man when all of a sudden she burps loudly right in the guy's face...he closes his left eye...
    tiffaz1984 tiffaz1984 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    When I hold you in my arms and say you are a wonderful woman. When I look at you and see only a perfect woman. You tell me you're not perfect . Who in this world is ? I will never...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    Dangerously in Love...I love you... I love you... I love youBaby I love youYou are my lifeMy happiest moments weren't completeIf you weren't by my sideYou're my relationIn...
    Nyx613 Nyx613 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    That person was my married female cousin. :/ I know i shouldn't be in love with her but i can't help it.I just love the way she made me laugh when i was feeling down in the dump...
    Stephanieloveowl Stephanieloveowl 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    He is my the love of my life. He is the father of two wonderful boys. He is the man I married and I love him with all my heart. I watch him everyday and think to myself how lucky...
    Mendmyheart Mendmyheart 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    Ellie Goulding - Love Me Like You Do You're the light, you're the night You're the color of my blood You're the cure, you're the pain You're the only thing I wanna touch Never...
    TheFemaleGrimReaper TheFemaleGrimReaper 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    This is the child your caste system took from my parents...over genocide...this is the child that grew up wondering how she'd fend for herself because of YOUR secrets and YOUR All...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Jan 28

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    .... so deeply in love with a married man. its such an amazing yet scary feeling. After living in separate countries he came here to live with his wife for the first time last...
    jeebeez2015 jeebeez2015 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    Évery guy i fall in love with, just doesn't love me back. Its like I don't deserve love. I mean, there are maybe a couple boys who likes me but they are not my type. If you know...
    fearismyname fearismyname 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    Well I guess there isn't no love for me and there will be no one to cuddle with .When I started talking to him I really thought I was going to be with someone that I wanted to...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    If we get what we want And still are unfulfilled, The question becomes did we really get what we want? I suppose I satiated my desire But in that satiation there was no...
    myvoyce2 myvoyce2 36-40, F Jan 28

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    narcissistic maybe- i grew up with no self confidence. i was the black sheep of my family and the middle child, chubby and shy. when i graduated i started loosing my "baby weight...
    snelletrail snelletrail 26-30, F 10 Responses Jan 28

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    Tell me is it really hard to see That you make it so hard on me But go ahead and sting with your lips Cause you're just about to kill me Won't you set me free But give me one...
    Sohryuden Sohryuden 18-21, F Jan 28

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    I love coffee and love the smell of it when I brew it in my Keurig. I bought Tim Horton's dark roast and I love the smell. I love the smell of McDonald's coffee too.
    Balloonboy33 Balloonboy33 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk ft. Bruno Mars https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPf0YbXqDm0 cannot get enough of this song love it to bits.... If you have not heard this song please...
    Gaffa1234 Gaffa1234 22-25, F Jan 28

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    Someone really important to me really needs guidance right now. I know we have hurt each other a lot and it's just a rough patch and I need to know how to give him my strength so...
    Dreamerrrrrrr Dreamerrrrrrr 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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