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Old 01-31-09, 03:46 PM
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What's the best find you got from a garage sale?

At a garage sale today, my wife and I found 24, Seasons 1-4. The guy sold them to us for only $1.25 each. $5.00. I already have season 1 and they looked to be in mint condition, so I bought them all.

Season 3 is missing the 7th disc which has bonus features. But still, great price.

I'll have to write to Fox to try and get the missing disc.

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Re: What's the best find you got from a garage sale?

Only thing:
Desperate Housewives: Season One = $5
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I found many this last summer.

Best one would be "The Song Remains The Same" 2 discer for $1.50, looks like it was never even played.
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Nothing,The only garage sales I've checked out were junk....
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Last Summer, a friend told me about a garage sale just a mile from my house with tons of DVD's and VHS. I picked up my first(and still only) Criterion, Equinox, for $2.00 The DVD's were cheap and mint shape! Yee-ha, that was a fun day!
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The E.T. DVD gift set complete and in excellent condition for only $8.00.
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Farscape Season 1 in mint condition for $20 the guy counted to single dvd cases to come up with the price.
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Re: What's the best find you got from a garage sale?

Nothing found at a garage sale. But about 4 years ago I was surprised that when we got rid of our Disney VHS they were selling like hotcakes at $5. I was going to get rid of them for $1 but decided to just price them at $5 and go down. Noone asked to go down on the price.
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Re: What's the best find you got from a garage sale?

It's been a couple of years since I've even checked out a yard/garage sale, but the three finds that come to mind offhand are:
  • 1978 KISS fan club belt buckle (50 cents)
  • Factory sealed audio cassette of Waylon Jennings's Waylon: An Autobiography audiobook (also 50 cents)
  • Planet of the Apes (2001) 2-disc SE complete with every insert and even bonus CD-ROM (circa $3)
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My mother bought the Millennium Falcon and AT-AT walker at a garage sale when I was ten or so.
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Re: What's the best find you got from a garage sale?

"I'll buy that for a Dollar!"

Last Summer a Garage Sale I went to had the first two Superman Movies (Wide-Screen) for a Buck each!
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Re: What's the best find you got from a garage sale?

At a flea market, found a sealed Criterion that had just been released the previous Tuesday - grabbed Robinson Crusoe On Mars for $5.
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At a flea market, found a sealed Criterion that had just been released the previous Tuesday - grabbed Robinson Crusoe On Mars for $5.
A lot of what's available at flea markets are bootlegs.
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Most the people who have garage sales around me don't really have much for dvd's and when they do it's not usually a very good price. The only good deal I ever saw I picked up which was A Few Dollars More for $3.
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It is a good place to find people unloading unwanted gifts~
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Re: What's the best find you got from a garage sale?

$3 for the 4-disc Shelley Duvall's Fairie Tale Theater box set, and then sold on Amazon for $125.

I've found a lot of great DVD deals.

$1 for the Led Zeppelin "DVD", and The Rodney Dangerfield collection.

I've found a lot of great DVDs for a buck a piece at sales.
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Re: What's the best find you got from a garage sale?

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$3 for the 4-disc Shelley Duvall's Fairie Tale Theater box set, and then sold on Amazon for $125.
This is on my list of titles I want, but not badly enough to actually buy. $3? Insane!
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a long time ago when dvd was still fairly new...went to moving sale where guy was selling his whole collection..he was selling all his dvds for 10 each which was good deal at the time..
I grabbed everything I could as there was mob of people. Picked up Criterions Spinal Tap and Sid and Nancy-knew Criterion from laser disc so figured they were "worth it"...held onto them for many years on my shelf-never got a round to watching them though. Sold them online .
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Re: What's the best find you got from a garage sale?

bought the angel complete series and alias complete series for about $20 each
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Sid & Nancy CC last summer, disc has a few scratches... only $3, so I didn't care.
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Casino Royale for $5 Bucks brand new sealed.
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Got The Doors for a dollar, practically new a few years ago.
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Slumber Party Massacre 1 and 2 double feature for $4

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