July 1, 2019 at 11:22 am #1571401MelodyKeymaster
This is a facebook page for weird thrift store finds. Somebody found a flapcat and posted it. Some of the comments are hilarious!July 1, 2019 at 2:50 pm #1571423SusieKeymaster
I think I spent most of yesterday looking at that FB page! Some very strange stuff in there.July 1, 2019 at 4:54 pm #1571455Lisa ZParticipant
There used to be a website years ago, back when funny things had their own websites instead of Facebook groups harrumph!, that would post weird listings on eBay. It used to be very popular. I can’t remember the name of it though.
Sitting young oriental dragon koi gold and whiteJuly 1, 2019 at 5:25 pm #1571458pipsxlchParticipant
I would enjoy that, too bad they’ve all gone to Facebook where we can’t see them. Is the photo a link that I can follow in?
I remember stumbling across a blog once where someone posted their trash scavenging finds. Apparently this person made a decent living at it, they rescued some valuable and ‘whyever would some idiot throw that out?’ items. What I’d followed to the blog was a white male they’d found.
I have only rarely found Windstones at thrift/resale shops. If they’re cheap enough/good enough condition for me to make a little selling them, I pick them up. I have had some garage sale, and quite a few Craigslist finds.July 4, 2019 at 9:27 am #1571663drag0nfeathersParticipant
I saw an Emerald Oriental Sun Dragon once at a Flea Market. Looked pretty good, one chipped claw, easy fix. I tried to keep a poker face and asked, “So how much is that dragon up there?” thinking maybe they would say $50 bucks, $100 bucks… the thoughts running through my mind if the guy would say like $20 bucks or something, I tried to keep my composure… but then he answered $800 and I promptly picked my eyes back up off the table and said “Thanks but no thanks”
I’ve never been that lucky person who finds a Windstone at a thrift store or something like that. I do remember somebody grabbing the entire set of hatching royalty in brown for like 50 bucks at a yard sale and it was the stuff of legends. Also someone else got a whole collection of beautiful pieces for a steal at an antique shop which included a Green or a Brown Emperor. I forget which. I only DREAM of stuff like that happening to me!
I wish I had a Windstone radar in my head that pinged off random Windstones when they were close by. I’d be the yard sale queen.
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Barn Swallow, Dreamscape, Orion, Poison Dart, and Fireberry DragonsJuly 4, 2019 at 3:46 pm #1571685pipsxlchParticipant
I remember those finds! I don’t remember that we ever saw pictures of any of them though, so I never was sure if they were really real.
I’ve only had a very few- like 2 or 3 in all the years since 86? thrift or resale store finds. One of them was prices way out of my range, so stayed there. And there was 1 flea market find.
Craigslist really has been my friend for finding them. It’s where I located the garage sales that had them too. Most often, I find them under ‘dragons’ or ‘unicorns’ or such and not Windstone.
Oh yeah, and once I found 2 prints at a thrift store for $1 each.
And shopgoodwill.com seems to get them fairly often.
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