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Live Blogging the Garage Sale

I hate garage sales. That said, you can imagine how disgusted I am that it’s 6:54 on a Saturday morning and I’m sitting in the driveway waiting for people to come and haggle over stuff I’d rather just throw away. We’ve already had customers. Two women on bicycles stopped in at 6:05 and promised to come back for the Playskool scooter and a very nice set of youth golf clubs. Let the fun begin!

This way to the crapapalooza!7:03 You know, I’m actually sort of proud of the signs I put up at 5:45am. I hate when people put out shabby, hand-drawn signs that look like they were made by mental patients. Keep an eye out for those. Actual mental patients probably price their items poorly, yielding big deals!
7:05 Walkers stop by and promise to come back later. Great! See you then!
7:32 Zack is going around re-pricing things he thinks are worth more. It’s tough seeing your treasured playthings sold for $.25.
7:47 First cash transaction: $50 for a huge pile of assorted junk. $50? Maybe I was wrong about this…
8:10 Holy crap! It’s getting crowded…people are buying our garbage. Amazing. Continue reading