Saturday, November 5, 2011

8 Hours... Wasted?

I'm going to keep this short.  I know I ooh'ed and aww'ed about the auction I was going to today.  I showed up MEGA early to check out all of the stuff.  It was a large turnout, as expected.  I bid on MANY, MANY things.  I got outbid on MANY, MANY things.  I have never been to an auction where I couldn't buy ANYTHING.  Everything that I thought was amazing and that I could definitely sell, someone else thought the same thing... and they paid full blown retail prices... and sometimes way more than that.  I sat for 8 hours.  My arm was tired of bidding.  My ass sore from sitting.  I finally won 2 chippy old sleds and then I left.  I was so disheartened.  THANKS, MOM, FOR STICKING IT OUT WITH ME! :)

Is everyone else starting to experience the skyrocketing price phenomenon that happens when cold months arrive?  Please tell me I'm not the only one.



  1. Holy toledo --- I just looked at the prices things sold for on your previous post. Sorry for the disappointing results but you never know ... the next auction could be all yours! (Trying to keep the glass half full) ;-)

  2. Here's hoping to good weekend with the sales!!


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