Thrift Stores

Thrift stores are great places to find weird shit and some of them don't smell bad.

The KISS t-shirt from when you were 14 is somewhere inside that cube of clothing

Does she think you have 5 bucks in your pocket, or is she just happy to see you?

Just The Facts

  1. Thrift stores are doing better because of the current recession.
  2. The Salvation Army reports an increase of 330,000 customers over last year
  3. Back when I was a kid, if I bought anything from a thrift store it wasn't good thing. That's before they came up with the upscale term, "Second-hand clothes"

There's a lot of money in old junk

According to the Wikipedia:

Goodwill operates as a network of 183 independent, community-based organizations in the U.S., Canada and 14 other countries. In 2008, Goodwills collectively earned more than $3.25 billion,and used 84 percent of that revenue to provide employment, training and support services to more than 1.5 million individuals.