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Old 26-07-2019, 04:16 PM   #1
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Default Do you like browsing Charity Shops? Do you buy from them?

What do you think of charity shops?

Would you buy from them? What would you buy?

I buy books and clothing if its in really good condition which usually is the case.

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Old 26-07-2019, 04:18 PM   #2
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Books.
Bought some excellent finds before
Also cast a look if they have old glass or pewter
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Old 26-07-2019, 05:37 PM   #3
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Books only, I used to volunteer in a charity shop and they check everything over with a fine tooth comb so I would say its very rare to find anything of real value any more
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Old 26-07-2019, 05:40 PM   #4
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I could go into any charity shop and dump about 90% of their non clothing stock in a skip as it will never sell in a month of sundays. The staff have not got a clue what sells and what does not
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Old 26-07-2019, 07:19 PM   #5
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I could go into any charity shop and dump about 90% of their non clothing stock in a skip as it will never sell in a month of sundays. The staff have not got a clue what sells and what does not
Landfills are full enough.

And I'd honestly rather buy anything second hand other than clothing.
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Old 26-07-2019, 07:46 PM   #6
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Landfills are full enough.

And I'd honestly rather buy anything second hand other than clothing.
I got a great pair of shoes




ok when i say great one is great and one has a little too much platform for my liking and is very roomy
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Old 26-07-2019, 07:49 PM   #7
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ok when i say great one is great and one has a little too much platform for my liking and is very roomy


I got a lovely pair of black sandals from M and S for 2.50.
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ok when i say great one is great and one has a little too much platform for my liking and is very roomy
Somebody probably died in them
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Old 26-07-2019, 07:55 PM   #9
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Not often, but sometimes if you need something cheap and last minute it’s a great shout.
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I volunteered at a charity shop and quit the moment I was checking a board game and a spider came crawling out the box
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I get books for my son, he loves reading and found a load of the David Walliams books in a charity shop for 99p each.....
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I get books for my son, he loves reading and found a load of the David Walliams books in a charity shop for 99p each.....
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I do but I have enough tat.. I could open a charity shop of my own haha! Having a declutter and it feels so zen
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Only books

However I went in to look at the books one day and noticed a Kipling bag, brand new with the tags still on, went over and had a good look thinking FAKE! but no it was actually genuine and the exact same as one I already have only in a different colour so I bought it for 6.99 (this specific bag costs £79) I was well chuffed with that
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However I went in to look at the books one day and noticed a Kipling bag, brand new with the tags still on, went over and had a good look thinking FAKE! but no it was actually genuine and the exact same as one I already have only in a different colour so I bought it for 6.99 (this specific bag costs £79) I was well chuffed with that
That is amazing Josy. Well spotted. Absolute bargain. Surprised one of the staff hadn't had it. Usually they get first dibs.
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