Flea Markets

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  1. PyroChamber Not lactose, it's milk!

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    Does anyone here, besides me, do a lot of their shopping at flea markets?
     
  2. Strange Registered

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    Like what kind of shopping? Clothes, grocery, furniture?
     
  3. PyroChamber Not lactose, it's milk!

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    Hell, anything. Flea markets have just about everything, some have a lot of good comic stuff.
     
  4. Spiderpig crispy around the edges

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    I go to 'em to get comics, and random stuff like videos.

    I actually got an Iron Man comic worth 15 or 20 bucks for $.25.
     
  6. tzarinna Mamochka

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    I haven't been to one in awhile. It's something I know will not end well. I have to look at everything and that is time consuming and wears me out. Plus, I maybe the only women alive that hates to shop.
     
  7. Shuley Registered

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    So stop looking at everything, I can breeze through a store or flea market in an hour. Just have to look around fast.
     
  8. tzarinna Mamochka

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    You miss a lot of good stuff breezing through so quickly. Plus it's my busy body side that doesn't want to miss a thing.
     
  9. GoldenAgeHero Registered

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    i havent been to a flea market in so long, i miss those days.
     
  10. Steve Vai Registered

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    Number 1 does

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  11. Strange Registered

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    Where did the term Flea Market come from?
     
  12. Steve Vai Registered

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    Fleas came up with the idea until pesky humans stole it
     
  13. jaguarr Be Your Own Hero

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    Not true. My wife loathes shopping. Unless it involves shoes, and then all bets are off. :o

    jag
     
  14. Kable24 Member of the NRA

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    The Wife and I just got home from a flea market. Picked up a lot of stuff.
     
  15. Tsunulia Queen of the Kitties

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    I'm right there with ya T. I despise shopping at big chain stores...



    But when it comes to flea markets, I'm all over them:D I've gotten tons of great stuff from flea markets and yard sales. :up:
     
  16. FrankCastle6 Registered

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    yea i love flea markets...if nothing else they're just kind of fun
     
  17. Batty for Bats! Registered

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    No. I do not buy other people's ****! Flea Markets (atleast around my parts) are dingy, dirty, smelly, P.O.S's. Same goes for "garage sales" "yard sales" and "Goodwill" "Salvation Army". To me, that's like digging through a ****ing dumpster. No thank you. What some-what nice things I have were all brand new at one point whenever I purchased them.
     
  18. tzarinna Mamochka

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    Have you never watched Antique Roadshow?
     
  19. Batty for Bats! Registered

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    Sadly yes whenever I was at my mom's growing up and nothing else was on. Currently: I do not.
     
  20. PyroChamber Not lactose, it's milk!

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    I don't know what it is, but some of the flea markets in Illinois have some of the hottest girls behind the counters there.
     
  21. PLAS Registered

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    well, you tend to find some interesting stuff in flea markets
    rare, out of print vinyl albums
    old, vinatage or intereting instruments
    if you're in a band, it's an endless source for original stage clothes
    voodoo dolls
     
  22. Wilhelm-Scream Registered

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    I don't want used voodoo dolls.
     
  23. redmarvel Red, White and Buxom

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    I used to go to the "Merchant's Market" at Warden and Eglinton... but I don't think you can consider that a real flea market.

    About once or twice a year I hit the "Farmer's Market" in Stoville...but again, I'm not sure that can be classified as a proper flea market.

    I don't think they have proper flea markets around here much anymore. A lot of vendors lease space on a regular basis in the two I mentioned above.
     
  24. Strange Registered

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    Flea market = Swop and shop

    At least that is what they are called in the mid-west. When I lived in the south they were called flea markets.
     
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    flea markets are fun but i always feel like i need a shower after going to them.
     

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