Dayton, approaching fast
silent700 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 24 00:00:50 CDT 2007
On 4/23/07, Ensor <classiccmp at memory-alpha.org.uk> wrote:
> I don't know if eBay is exactly to blame for that.
> Here in the UK the "interesting" stuff started getting displaced by piles of
> PC junk about 10 - 12 years ago (I can get PC stuff anywhere, without
> travelling long distances to radio rallies). But then again, if you avoid
> the traders in the main tents and concentrate on the "carboot" or "flea
> market" sections there's usually more than enough goodies to be had. :-)
I'd agree, it's much the same way here. The indoor only 'fests (or
rallies :) are never as rewarding as those that allow outdoor (and
generally no-charge) sales. In fact I rarely even look inside as it's
mostly retail vendors these days, or the "professional" junk-sellers.
Also right-on about the PC factor. "Oh, you're into old computers,
eh? Well I've got this pallette of 286 clones back here...."
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