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Re: Charity Shops

Post by IronMaidenRule » Sat Apr 18, 2015 3:57 pm

Saw a boxed Spectrum in an Oxfam today, looked in decent condition, £50. Pass it up as it wasn't a C64.

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by deadpan666 » Sat Apr 18, 2015 6:23 pm

I got NBA Jam Tournament Edition on the SNES, from British Heart Foundation, Edinburgh for £2.50 the other week! :)
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Post by jdanddiet » Sat Apr 18, 2015 7:34 pm

I love the way some charity shops think DVD box sets are actually still worth something these days
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by gunbladelad » Wed Apr 22, 2015 9:20 am

Got a copy of "Skate or Die Bad 'n Rad" for the original Game Boy - boxed - for 99p.
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Post by thingonaspring » Wed Apr 22, 2015 9:38 am

jdanddiet wrote:I love the way some charity shops think DVD box sets are actually still worth something these days
I went in to buy a box set the other day, and the guy started counting the number of DVDs to work out the price... I asked him if he was serious. And he was. :roll:

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by ALK » Thu Apr 23, 2015 3:03 pm

My local Cats Protection strikes again.

Lord of the Rings War in the North Steelbook for PS3
GTA Chinatown Wars for PSP
Donald Duck Quack Attack and Tom and Jerry War of the Whiskers for PS2

£1.49 each. Including the PS3 Steel.
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by MadManDan79 » Sun Jul 05, 2015 11:57 am

Picked up a silver ps2 controller from the rspca for £2.50.

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by MadManDan79 » Sun Jul 05, 2015 1:01 pm

I saw a mega drive and about 10 games for £20 in one a while ago in Braintree. I saw a ps2 and about 10 games for the same amount once in Colchester and the other in Ipswich...

I also saw 2 unboxed ps1 consoles selling for £10 each in Southend.

I should have bought the mega drive really as that looked good deal considering speedball 2 was one of the games. The ps2 and games were ok but the games were nothing special...

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by MadManDan79 » Mon Jul 27, 2015 5:44 am

Found a Logitech attack 3 joystick in Helen Rollason cancer research shop for £2.50 so I snapped that up. In another charity shop I spotted alone in the dark new nightmare for £2.

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by retroman83 » Mon Jul 27, 2015 6:08 am

Best I've found so far was Opoona for the Wii for 99p in an RSPCA charity shop.

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by slacey1070 » Mon Jul 27, 2015 11:59 am

Some good charity shop hunting lately

Ps1 inboxes with two controllers and memory cards £10
Ps2 slim with two controllers with memory cards£6.50
Pacman board game in mint condition £10
Gamecube and psu..no controllers £5

Usual ps2 games £1.50 each.
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by Timothy Redux » Tue Jul 28, 2015 2:49 pm

it's thin pickings generally these days, except for PSP as others have found - Moto Gp, boths GTAs and The Warriors were a few I picked up for £1 each in the last couple of weeks. (And Myst)
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by sidney » Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:38 pm

My wife works in a Charity shop and bought me a pristine boxed N64 with controller, manuals and rumble pack for the princely sum of a fiver- not forgetting a mint condition Gameboy Advance SP for the same sum. Her store is not allowed to sell electrical items and most old machines end up in a recycling plant. Happy days!!!!! :D

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by stayAwhile » Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:31 pm

sidney wrote:My wife works in a Charity shop and bought me a pristine boxed N64 with controller, manuals and rumble pack for the princely sum of a fiver- not forgetting a mint condition Gameboy Advance SP for the same sum. Her store is not allowed to sell electrical items and most old machines end up in a recycling plant. Happy days!!!!! :D
If that was where i used to work i wouldnt be allowed to even have if its not permited for sale it HAS to get binned yet they will bend the rules on furniture and sell whats not permited although the furniture and electric store could take anything we got the stuff they didnt want
This guy are sick

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