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ironflange Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-15-07 11:31 PM
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29. I used to work in one
It wasn't a very pleasant experience. We had one of only two in the city, and it wasn't exactly busy. This was in the mid-1980s. Now, there are at least 50 of them, and they all seem to be going strong. What does that say?

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  -Have you ever bought anything in a pawn shop? Maddy McCall  Mar-15-07 02:24 PM   #0 
  - yes, several musical instruments  AllegroRondo   Mar-15-07 02:27 PM   #1 
  - I bought my ex a really nice guitar in a pawn shop.  Maddy McCall   Mar-15-07 02:28 PM   #2 
  - Same here. Musical instruments were a good deal at the pawn shop.  Gormy Cuss   Mar-15-07 03:27 PM   #13 
  - A gun, that I used to rob a liquor store where I got arrested and had to pawn my watch to make bail.  ohiosmith   Mar-15-07 02:28 PM   #3 
  - Why didn't you just repawn the gun an restart the vicious cycle?  TheFriendlyAnarchist   Mar-15-07 02:30 PM   #4 
     - The gun was seized and not returned to me until after the trial. I used it ot rob a 7/11 so I could  ohiosmith   Mar-15-07 02:49 PM   #7 
        - It all makes sense now. . .  TheFriendlyAnarchist   Mar-15-07 03:16 PM   #11 
           - good  ohiosmith   Mar-15-07 03:35 PM   #16 
  - Yup!  Breeze54   Mar-15-07 02:38 PM   #5 
  - I pawned my video IPOD  Roon   Mar-15-07 02:39 PM   #6 
  - The movie "Spaceballs".  Alexander   Mar-15-07 02:50 PM   #8 
  - A bike, some records and a few tools  seemunkee   Mar-15-07 03:01 PM   #9 
  - Maddy, have you ever shopped at Hudson's?  BOSSHOG   Mar-15-07 03:06 PM   #10 
  - I do. And "Dirt Cheap" too.  Maddy McCall   Mar-15-07 03:32 PM   #14 
     - "Dirt Cheap" in St Louis is a liquor store chain.  AllegroRondo   Mar-15-07 03:38 PM   #18 
        - "Dirt Cheap" here has the stupid bird theme, too.  Maddy McCall   Mar-15-07 03:48 PM   #19 
  - My ex husband pawned all my valuables  skygazer   Mar-15-07 03:20 PM   #12 
  - Dang, skygazer.  Maddy McCall   Mar-15-07 03:33 PM   #15 
     - I chalk it up to experience  skygazer   Mar-15-07 03:36 PM   #17 
        - The rationale of a junkie.  Maddy McCall   Mar-15-07 03:49 PM   #20 
  - I'd like to buy a saxophone for my son (we're renting one now)  marzipanni   Mar-15-07 05:12 PM   #21 
  - They dont put the stuff out for sale to the general public  Imagine In Texas   Mar-15-07 07:30 PM   #25 
  - power tools and misc construction stuff.  KG   Mar-15-07 05:22 PM   #22 
  - I witnessed this exchange before:  pinniped   Mar-15-07 05:35 PM   #23 
  - I used to deal with pawn shops on both ends.  ganeshji   Mar-15-07 07:22 PM   #24 
  - Pawned a rifle to pay to take my son to Duke Children's for an important appointment...  benEzra   Mar-15-07 08:41 PM   #26 
  - I buy CD's  Generic Brad   Mar-15-07 09:33 PM   #27 
  - years ago (when I was quite young  salin   Mar-15-07 10:08 PM   #28 
  - I used to work in one  ironflange   Mar-15-07 11:31 PM   #29 

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