Over the summer I developed a real love for garage sales....and hate. The problem is that people ask WAY too much for their old stuff. When I have a garage sale I truly ACTUALLY want to get rid of the stuff. (who wouldda knew, right?) So if someone offers me 1 cot pickin penny for something I take it, no matter what its "value is" which is just a made up number anyway. Its only worth what the customer wants to pay. When you bought it you got to pick out the color or style, you got a receipt, a warranty....etc. So selling it to "make up for your losses" is the dumbest thing I have ever heard. ITS USED!! Not worth 95% of what you paid for it! And if you bought it and didn't use it I agree its worth slightly more than used but not even close to what you paid for it. Because it sat in YOUR home and collected YOUR very precious dust( I assume is the reason for your insane prices) does not make it more valuable to the consumer. PLEASE someone explain this to me before my head explodes! Maybe this is not the case everywhere else but it is here and just to give you some ideas I saw 9 west used (not in good condition) shoes for $20 a pair, $40 for some used sheets (not sure what the thread count was but it had a hole in it) floral arrangement baskets (the ones you can get at walmart new for $5) for $30 each. Do you people have garage sales for the fun in draggin all your crap out, not selling anything, then packing it back up and putting it away just to try and do it all over again the next summer? You have an emotional attachment? No one cares if you are emotionally attached. If you are, don't try and sell it. I dont care if you are emotionally attached and wont compensate you monetarily for it! I could keep going but I think you got it....and if you dont you are probably one of those "people" I speak of!
OMG YES! When I have sales,nothing is over $5. I want to sell it that day,not drag it all back in. The last few hours are $5 a bag. Whatever you can smush in there goes! I've seen some ridiculous prices. I just walk away shaking my head!
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